Course Title: Work with mathematical techniques

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4411 Certificate IV in Tertiary Preparation

Course Title: Work with mathematical techniques

Portfolio: Vocational Education

Nominal Hours: 100

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


174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term2 2021


City Campus


535T Social Care and Health

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2022

Course Contact: Tracey Salter

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4277

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge to work with key mathematical concepts and apply them in a scientific context

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VU22067 Work with mathematical techniques


1 Work with whole numbers, fractions, percentages and ratio

2 Work with measurement to solve problems

3 Work with Pythagoras' Theorem and trigonometry

4 Work with basic indices

5 Work with simple equations and formulae

6 Work with simple equations and formulae

7 Work with formulae and their graphical representations

8 Work with statistical information

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

Assessment may include:

  • Class Activities
  • Assignments
  • Tests