Course Title: Examine concepts in physics

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4411 Certificate IV in Tertiary Preparation

Course Title: Examine concepts in physics

Portfolio: Vocational Education

Nominal Hours: 50

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 required to examine the major concepts in physics such as motion, magnetism and sound and their basic application.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VU22070 Examine concepts in physics


1 Describe and determine basic quantities in the measurement of straight line motion

2 Explain the basic concepts in Newton's laws of motion

3 Explain the basic concepts in magnetism

4 Explain the properties and behaviour of sound

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

Assessment may include the following:
written tests, worksheets, practical reports and assignments