Course Title: Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2014

Course Code: GEDU6046C

Course Title: Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills

School: 360T Education

Campus: City Campus

Program: S0069 - Adult Language, Literacy and Numeracy

Course Contact : Peter Murphy

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99254343

Course Contact

Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Maria Dimitrakopoulos
TAE Administration Officer
School of Education
Building 53 - level 1
18 Cardigan St Carlton 3053

Ph: 9925 4933

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 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.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

TAELLN411 Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills


1. Analyse LLN requirements

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Determine LLN skill requirements of the training specification

1.2 Identify and analyse the LLN skill requirements essential to workplace performance

1.3 Determine the LLN skills of the learner group from validated tools and other sources


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

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Identify resources to support LLN skill development

2.2 Use learning and assessment materials to support identified LLN requirements, customising where necessary

2.3 Apply learning support strategies in training delivery appropriate to LLN requirements and learner group

2.4 Determine assessment strategies appropriate to LLN requirements and learner group


3. Use specialist LLN support where required

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Review course demands and learner profile to determine if specialist LLN support is required

3.2 Access specialist LLN support where available

3.3 Integrate specialist LLN support into training or assessment practice where required


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

Performance Criteria:

4.1 Seek feedback on learning support provided and assessment strategies used

4.2 Evaluate learning support and assessment strategies used

4.3 Determine areas for improvement based on evaluation

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.

Details of Learning Activities

You will participate in class activities such as: anaylysis of case studies, and scenarios, group discussions and working in teams to analyse and apply LLN strategies to a learner group.

Teaching Schedule

Five 1-day workshops running from 9am to 5 pm are scheduled as follows:

Februrary 28

April 3

April 29

May 29

June 18

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

There is no prescribed text for the TAE40110 qualification, customised learner manuals are used.


RMIT Learner Guide Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills

Other Resources

Electronic resources are located on Blackboard

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.

Assessment Tasks

 Short Answer Questions on Blackboard (a due date TBA)

Project 1 - Identify and address langauge, literacy and numeracy skills for a learner group
Using a real workplace scenario (preferred) or a realistic, hypothetical scenario to complete all four sections as listed, directions can be found in the Assessment booklet for the LLN unit of competency
1. ID Needs: Analyse and identify the LLN skill needs of a learner group
2. Plan: Identify strategies and resources to address the LLN skill gaps
3. Deliver: Train and assess learners using the support strategies identified
4. Review: Review the effectiveness of the LLN support.

Assessment Matrix

TAELLN411 Assessment Matrix

Intensive prog session noSemester long prog session noContent/TopicElement
47 and 8Program introduction – LLN
• Determine the LLN skills required for training, workplace performance and that of the learner group
• Select and use resources and strategies to address LLN requirements
• Use specialist LLN support where required
• Evaluate effectiveness of learning support and assessment strategies in addressing LLN requirements
Elements 1,2,3 & 4

Other Information

“In adherence with RMIT’s commitment to sustainability, trainers will seek to incorporate environmental concerns in the facilitation of this course. These include, but are not limited to:
• Conserving natural resources
• Using recycled materials wherever possible
• Minimising pollution
• Applying energy savings measures
• Reducing waste
Students are encouraged to identify and follow environmental and resource efficient ways of working whilst studying this course.”

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