Unit of competency details

FSKNUM04 - Locate, compare and use highly familiar measurements for work (Release 1)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
1 1 (this release)Current 14/Mar/2013

Usage recommendation:
Current

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SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 120103 Literacy And Numeracy Programmes 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 120103 Literacy And Numeracy Programmes 03/Oct/2013 
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Unit Of competency

Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 1

This streamlined version first released with FSK Foundation Skills Training Package version 1.0.

Application

This unit describes the skills and knowledge to locate, compare and use basic and highly familiar metric measurements and quantities.

This unit applies to individuals who need numeracy skills at Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) level 1 to undertake a vocational training pathway or workplace tasks.

This unit is designed for integration and contextualisation with vocational units to support achievement of vocational competency.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

Unit Sector

Numeracy

Elements and Performance Criteria

Element 

Performance Criteria 

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Identify and compare highly familiar basic metric measurements

1.1 Locate measurements in highly familiar workplace documents and tasks

1.2 Identify different units of measurements and their use

1.3 Identify the comparative relationship between the units of measurement

1.4 Demonstrate understanding of conservation of amounts

1.5 Use informal language to compare measurements

2. Use basic familiar metric measurements for workplace tasks

2.1 Read digital time

2.2 Use a calendar to record information

2.3 Use am and pm in reference to time

2.4 Read and record basic measurement information

2.5 Add and subtract simple quantities

Foundation Skills

This section describes language, literacy, numeracy and employment skills incorporated in the performance criteria that are required for competent performance.

Skill 

Performance 
Criteria 

Description 

Learning

  • Develops language of measurement

Writing

  • Records measurement and result of calculation

Mapping Information

Not applicable

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=f572fe10-a855-4986-9295-3852c771f178

 

Assessment requirements

Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 1

This streamlined version first released with FSK Foundation Skills Training Package version 1.0.

Performance Evidence

Evidence of the ability to:

  • compare measurements using informal language
  • read digital time
  • mark important events on a calendar.

Note: Where a specific volume and/or frequency is not specified, evidence must be provided at least once.

Knowledge Evidence

Evidence of the following knowledge must be demonstrated:

  • appropriate units of measurement for different measures (e.g. metres for measuring length etc)
  • names and symbols for highly familiar measurement units.

Assessment Conditions

Assessment texts and tasks reflect those typically found in the workplace.

Advice and support is available.

A basic calculator can be accessed.

Culturally appropriate processes and techniques suited to the language, literacy and numeracy capacity of individuals and the work being performed must be used.

Reasonable adjustments can be made to ensure equity in assessment for people with disabilities.

Assessors must satisfy NVR/AQTF assessor requirements, have a sound knowledge of the ACSF and have demonstrable expertise in the vocational contextualisation and assessment of the core skill - numeracy.

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=f572fe10-a855-4986-9295-3852c771f178

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