Course Title: Participate in collaborative learning

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4411 Certificate IV in Tertiary Preparation

Course Title: Participate in collaborative learning

Portfolio: Vocational Education

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


375T Vocational Design and Social Context

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term2 2021


City Campus


535T Social Care and Health

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2022

Course Contact: Jane Collins

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4055

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

In this unit of competency you will be participate in collaborative learning situations that replicate tertiary studies. It addresses the skills to participate in group activities, peer evaluation and discussion. 

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities



Assumed knowledge:  

To successfully undertake this unit, minimum language and literacy skills that align to level 3 of ACSF are recommended. 

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VU23097 Participate in collaborative learning


1. Plan group work to complete an academic task

2. Participate in and evaluate academic task

3. Conduct and respond to peer evaluation

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate your competence of the above elements. The outcomes described in this unit relate to the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) and Australian Qualities Framework (AQF). 

They contribute directly to the achievement of ACSF/AQF indicators of Reading, Writing and Oral Communication competence at Level 4.  

Overview of Assessment

This competency is 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. Assessment is ongoing throughout the course. Assessment tasks will require you to demonstrate the application of knowledge and skills through practical projects and/or written tasks. 


Both verbal and written feedback will be provided throughout the semester, as well as individual and group feedback on practical exercises. 

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 manager or the Equitable Learning Services if you would like to find out more. 

The Student Charter summarises your responsibilities as an RMIT University student as well as the responsibilities of the university. 

Your course assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies and procedures which can be found on the RMIT University website at:;ID=qwxbqbg739rl1