Course Title: Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4277

Course Title: Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 30.0

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

TCHE5749C

City Campus

TAFE

360T Education

Face-to-Face or Internet


Course Contact: Paschal Somers

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4911

Course Contact Email: paschal.somers@rmit.edu.au


Course Description

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to recognise the core language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) demands of training and assessment, and to tailor training and assessment to suit individual skill levels, including accessing relevant support resources. This unit introduces trainers and assessors to core language, literacy and numeracy issues in training and assessment practice. Competence in this unit does not indicate that a person is a qualified specialist adult language, literacy or numeracy practitioner.


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Nil required.



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

TAELLN401A Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills

Elements:

1. Determine the core LLN requirements of the training

2. Access specialist learning support

3. Customise program to develop core LLN skills


Learning Outcomes

The learning outcomes for this course will enable the learner to:

• address core LLN issues in training and assessment practice
provide evidence that includes:
• documentation setting out activities, resources and individual learning plans for a particular learner
• third-party observations of the candidate with a range of learners
• documentation of the use of the ACSF to determine LLN level.


Overview of Assessment

During the program you will complete assessment tasks in class which are listed at the beginning of each module.

Assessment also occurs throughout the program and includes:
• written work such as writing assessment reports and self reflections
• delivery of training sessions
• conducting workplace assessments
• participation in validation processes

There are also two workplace projects which you will need to complete. If you are enrolled in the Intensive program these must be completed six weeks from the end of the course.

When the unit is taken as a stand alone one, participants will be observed addressing LLN issues when delivering and writing a report after working with one learner.