Course Title: Evaluate pathway options, design a learning plan and compile a portfolio

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3203

Course Title: Evaluate pathway options, design a learning plan and compile a portfolio

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 60.0

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)


City Campus


360T Education


Term1 2012,
Term1 2013,
Term2 2012

Course Contact: Baia. Tsakouridou

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 44 88

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

The focus of the unit is to evaluate pathway options and plan skills development; design, implement and monitor a learning plan; and compile a portfolio of evidence.

This unit is designed to meet the needs of learners with personal, learning, employment and community participation goals.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VBQU155 Evaluate pathway options, design a learning plan and compile a portfolio


1 Identify potential pathways

2 Clarify learning goals

3 Design and implement an individual learning plan.

4 Prepare portfolio of completed work samples

5 Monitor and update the individual learning plan.

Learning Outcomes

Learners needs and expectations require a focus on individual learner objectives such as:

  • improved language, literacy and numeracy skills
  • new skills and knowledge
  • specific competencies
  • target qualifications
  • new career
  • career advancement

Learner objectives may also include:
• information and advice on courses, learning programs, qualifications and assessment
• individualised learning support systems

Overview of Assessment

This course is delivered as part of an integrated program.

You must demonstrate an understanding of all 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:

  • Course and career research pathway
  • Cover letter and resume writing
  • Face to face course/job interview

Feedback will be provided throughout the semester in class and/or online discussions, through individual and group feedback on practical exercises and by individual consultation.
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