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Unit of competency details

FSKWTG04 - Write simple informal workplace texts (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Is superseded by and equivalent to FSKWTG006 - Write simple workplace information 13/Nov/2019

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


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Training packages that include this unit

Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 100705 Written Communication 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 100705 Written Communication 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 write simple informal workplace texts which may be in printed or digital format, such as an email to colleague requesting information, SMS to supervisor, note to co-worker on next shift or instant message to co-worker.

The unit applies to individuals who need writing 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

Writing

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 write simple informal workplace texts

1.1 Identify the audience and purpose of informal text

1.2 Identify text features

1.3 Plan to write text

2. Draft simple informal workplace texts

2.1 Use drafting strategies to write informal text

2.2 Use appropriate layout and organisation

2.3 Use appropriate grammar and vocabulary and writing conventions

3. Revise and finalise simple informal workplace texts

3.1 Check draft text

3.2 Seek advice and assistance from supervisor or trainer where required

3.3 Finalise 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

  • Confirms with trainer or supervisor that text is appropriate to audience and purpose

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:

  • write simple informal workplace texts appropriate to audience and purpose
  • review drafts to finalise informal workplace texts.

Evidence must be collected using simple informal texts 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:

  • features of simple informal workplace texts
  • writing strategies – planning, drafting, reviewing – to complete simple informal workplace texts
  • grammar and vocabulary for simple informal workplace texts
  • writing conventions for simple informal workplace texts.

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 adjustment 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 - writing.

Links

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