Course Title: Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills

Part A: Course Overview

Program: S0069

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)

GEDU6046C

City Campus

TAFE

360T Education

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace


Course Contact: Peter Murphy

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99254343

Course Contact Email: peter.murphy@rmit.edu.au


Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge a vocational trainer or assessor requires to identify language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) skill requirements of training and the work environment, and to use resources and strategies that meet the needs of the learner group. 

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

None.



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

TAELLN411 Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills

Elements:

1. Analyse LLN requirements

2. Select and use resources and strategies to address LLN skill requirements

3. Use specialist LLN support where required

4. Evaluate effectiveness of learning support and assessment strategies in addressing LLN requirements


Learning Outcomes

This course unit will enable you to:

• specify the critical LLN skills essential to workplace performance in an identified industry or sector
• identify cultural and social sensitivities relevant to communicating with individuals who are identified as requiring LLN support
• identify sources of resources, strategies and LLN support available in own training organisation and procedures for accessing them
• explain techniques for evaluating own training and assessment practice.
 


Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this unit is by the practical application of your learning and will involve you completing Short Answer questions and a project conducted in your workplace or simulated workplace.