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Unit of competency details

FSKNUM11 - Read and use familiar maps, plans and diagrams for work (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Is superseded by and equivalent to FSKNUM011 - Use familiar and simple spatial information for work 13/Nov/2019

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


Classifications

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 required to read, interpret and use familiar maps, plans and diagrams to locate items and familiar places.

This unit applies to individuals who need numeracy skills at Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) level 2 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 items and places in familiar maps and plans

1.1 Locate items and places in familiar maps, plans and diagrams

1.2 Recognise common symbols and keys in familiar maps, plans and diagrams

2. Use familiar maps and plans for workplace tasks

2.1 Demonstrate understanding of direction and location by describing the location of objects, or route to familiar places

2.2 Follow and give instructions to locate familiar objects or places

2.3 Use mainly informal and some formal oral mathematical language and symbols

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 

  • Foundation skills essential to performance are explicit in the performance criteria of this unit of competency.

Mapping Information

Not applicable

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.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:

  • locate items on a familiar map, plan or diagram
  • use a familiar map, plan or diagram to locate a familiar item in real life
  • give or follow one or two step directions to locate an item on a map, plan or diagram.

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:

  • recognition of commonly used symbols on maps, plans and diagrams
  • north, south, east and west directions.

Assessment Conditions

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

Advice and support is available if requested.

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.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=f572fe10-a855-4986-9295-3852c771f178