Course Title: Develop and document a learning plan and portfolio with guidance

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C2180

Course Title: Develop and document a learning plan and portfolio with guidance

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 20.0

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




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


Brunswick Campus


360T Education

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2012

Course Contact: Baia Tsakouridou & Bloss Robertson

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4488

Course Contact Email: &

Course Description

The focus of this unit is to identify and document current skills and plan future skills development with the guidance of an appropriate support person, and to develop and maintain a portfolio. This unit is designed to meet the needs of learners with personal, learning, employment and community participation goals. Learners needs and expectations require a focus on individual learner objectives such as:
•improved language, literacy and numeracy skills
•new skills and knowledge

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VBQU117 Develop and document a learning plan and portfolio with guidance


1 Clarify learning goals

2 Document an individual learning plan

3 Prepare portfolio of completed work samples

4. Monitor and update the individual learning plan.

Learning Outcomes

The outcomes described in this unit relate to:

Performance criteria of all four elements
The ISLPR (International Second Language Proficiency Ratings) descriptors for Reading and Writing. They contribute directly to the achievement of ISLPR Reading 2 and Writing 2


the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) They contribute directly to the achievement of ACSF indicators of Reading and Writing competence at Level 2

Overview of Assessment

This course is part of a full-time integrated program. You must demonstrate an understanding of all the elements of the competencies in order to be deemed competent. Assessment methods have been designed to measure achievement of each competency in a flexible manner over a range of assessment tasks. You may be assessed by reading and writing a news article, online text, poster/flyer class report/project, classroom tasks, homework and mid-term interviews.


Feedback will be provided throughout the semester in class both oral and written, through individual and group feedback on practical exercises and by individual consultation.

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.

An assessment charter ( 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 which are described and referenced in a single document:;ID=ln1kd66y87rc