Unit of competency details

FSKRDG02 - Read and respond to basic workplace signs and symbols (Release 1)

Summary

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

Usage recommendation:
Current

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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 interpret and respond to basic workplace signs and symbols in printed or digital format.

The unit applies to individuals who need reading 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

Reading

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. Prepare to read basic workplace signs and symbols

1.1 Identify audience and purpose of signs and symbols

1.2 Identify the text features

2. Interpret and respond to basic workplace signs and symbols

2.1 Use reading strategies to interpret basic signs and symbols

2.2 Check interpretation is correct

2.3 Identify appropriate response to text

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 

Oral Communication

  • Checks with trainer or supervisor that interpretation is correct and response appropriate

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:

  • interpret and respond to basic workplace signs and symbols

Evidence must be collected using a small bank of basic signs and symbols typically found in the workplace.

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:

  • purpose and features of basic workplace signs and symbols
  • reading strategies to interpret basic workplace signs and symbols.

Assessment Conditions

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

Advice and support is available.

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 sound knowledge of the ACSF and have demonstrable expertise in the vocational contextualisation and assessment of the core skill - reading.

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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