Course Title: Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4277 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

Course Title: Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

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.


Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


360T Education

Distance / Correspondence or Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term1 2017

Course Contact: Paschal Somers

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4911

Course Contact Email:

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


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

TAELLN411 Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills


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

The unit ’TAELLN411 Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills’ is holistically assessed with other units within the TAE40110 qualification. A detailed list of units can be found in the Workplace Project 2 assessment document.