Course Title: Use technology for a range of purposes

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C1075 Certificate I in Transition Education

Course Title: Use technology for a range of purposes

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 150

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


365T Global, Urban and Social Studies


Term1 2016,
Term2 2016

Course Contact: Renee Costa

Course Contact Phone: 9925 0886

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

In this unit you will develop the skills and knowledge required to use technology for everyday purposes. It focuses on helping participants to clarify the use of technology and use it to meet individual needs.

This unit contains employability skills. This unit applies to learners with intellectual disabilities. Learners at this level will require high levels of teacher/mentor support.


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VU21781 Use technology for a range of purposes


1.Investigate a range of available technology

2. Apply technology for personal purposes

3. Apply technology for learning purposes

4. Use social media responsibly

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate competency in the above elements.


Overview of Assessment




Assessment Type

Assessment Task 1


Assessment Task 2

Role play with short answer questions

Assessment Task 3

Written activity





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