Course Title: Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2014

Course Code: TCHE5749C

Course Title: Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills

School: 360T Education

Campus: City Campus

Program: C5307 - Diploma of Vocational Education and Training

Course Contact : Program Administrative Officer

Course Contact Phone: 9925 4933

Course Contact

Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Peter Murphy
ph 99254343

Nominal Hours: 30

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.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites


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.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

TAELLN401A Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills


1. Determine the core LLN requirements of the training

Performance Criteria:

1.1. Determine core LLN skill requirements of the training specification
1.2. Determine core LLN requirements of the training context
1.3. Use validated tools and other sources of information to determine existing core LLN skills of learners


2. Access specialist learning support

Performance Criteria:

2.1. Determine the need for specialist core LLN assistance for the learner, based on evidence collected
2.2. Apply appropriate strategies for collaboration with specialist language, literacy and numeracy practitioners


3. Customise program to develop core LLN skills

Performance Criteria:

3.1. Select and customise or develop learning and assessment materials that are appropriate to core LLN skills of training specification, training context and learners
3.2. Apply learning support strategies to assist learners to develop required core LLN skills
3.3. Continuously monitor and evaluate approaches to determine areas for improvement

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to:
. determine the core LLN elements of a training program
. access specialist learning support as required
. customise a training program so that the program develops core LLN skills

Details of Learning Activities

Learning activities are dependent upon the mode of delivery. In this case delivery is online so activities may include but are not limited to:

• blog/wiki discussion and participation
• participation in online discussion boards/threads
• keeping an online reflective journal
• analysis/critique of relevant reading material
• individual or group projects conducted through electronic media
• peer teaching and workshop presentations
• online research
• other online activities as decided by the facilitator

Teaching Schedule

February, April, July and September intakes

Sem 2, 2014: Weeks 2-5

Week 2: Determine the core LLN requirements of the training

Week 3: Access specialist learning support

Week 4: Customise program to develop core LLN skills

Week 5: Customise program to develop core LLN skills

Note: While your teacher will cover all the material in this schedule, the order is subject to change depending on class needs and availability of speakers.

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

"Professional Training and Assessment" by Dan Hill, Terry Hill and Lee Perlitz, McGraw-Hill, 2013 will be the prescribed text for this course. It will be complemented by various web-based material and/or electronic copies of other learning resources as required.


Other Resources

At the beginning of the course students will be directed to various web-based material and/or
electronic copies of learning resources.

Electronic resources are located on myRMIT Studies. Handouts pertaining to in-class activities
will be handed out during class.

Overview of Assessment


During the program you will complete assessment tasks which are listed, in detail, at the beginning of the course. These tasks include:


- Workplace based projects
- Contributions to online discussion forums

An assessment policy summarises your responsibilities as an RMIT student as well as those of your teachers.
Your courses assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies and procedures see

If you have a long-term medical condition and/or disability it may be possible to negotiate to vary aspects of the learning or assessment methods. You can contact the program coordinator or the Disability Liaison Unit if you would like to find out more.



Assessment Tasks

To demonstrate competency in this course, you need to complete each one of the following pieces of
assessment to a satisfactory standard.

You will undertake two tasks in order to provide evidence of the ability to:
. address core LLN issues in training and assessment practice on at least two different occasions
. 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.

Submission deadline: midnight of the second Sunday after the last week of the teaching schedule (eg if the last week of the teaching schedule starts Mon February 10, 2014 then the second Sunday after this last week is 23 February).

Grades used in this unit are as follows:

CA Competency Achieved
NYC Not Yet Competent
DNS Did Not Submit For Assessment

Assessment Matrix

The assessment matrix demonstrates how the assessment task(s) aligns with the relevant unit
of competency and will be made available in the first class or through myRMIT Studies.

Other Information

The major learning experiences involve you being an active participant in the e-learning environment. It is strongly advised that you engage with online activities such as blogs, wikis, discussion boards, online quizzes etc in order to maximise your chances of achieving competency. In addition, you are expected to attend any face-to-face workshops that are organised.

You will receive verbal and written feedback by teacher on your work. This feedback also includes suggestions on how you can proceed to the next stage of developing your projects.
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Student Progress
Monitoring academic progress is an important enabling and proactive strategy to assist you to achieve your learning potential. Student progress policy :;ID=vj2g89cve4uj1

Special Consideration Policy (Late Submission)
All assessment tasks are required to be completed to a satisfactory level. If you are unable to complete any piece of assessment by the due date, you will need to apply for an extension. Special consideration, appeals and discipline :;ID=qkssnx1c5r0y



Cover Sheet for Submissions
You must complete a submission cover sheet for every piece of submitted work. This signed sheet acknowledges that you are aware of the plagiarism implications.

Academic Integrity and Plagiarism
RMIT University has a strict policy on plagiarism and academic integrity. Please refer to the website for more information on this policy go to Academic Integrity :;ID=kw02ylsd8z3n

The RMIT assessment charter summarises your responsibilities as a student as well as those of your teachers.;ID=tkn8wtd23h84z

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