Course Title: Examine concepts in physics

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4386 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

Term1 2018,
Term2 2018,
Term1 2019,
Term2 2019,
Term1 2020,
Term2 2020

Course Contact: Namrita Kaul

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4837

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