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Acquisition of Vocational Skills 1 (part B) (8794.3)

Level: Level 1 - Undergraduate Introductory Unit
Credit Points: 6
HECS Bands: 1, 4
Faculty: Faculty of Education
Discipline: Academic Program Area - Education


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This unit is part of a year-long unit taken as part A and part B for students preparing to teacher Design and Technology or Outdoor Education. Students undertake practical activities that are related to the acquisition of skills in a specific discipline specialisation such as: engineering and construction, hospitality, textiles, outdoor education or other specialisation as approved by the course convener.

Students participate in a program of theory and practice, learn to apply knowledge in the technology specialisation, and learn how to teach and develop the fundamental skills of Furniture Making, Clothing Production (Textiles), and Hospitality, Outdoor Recreation or other specialisation as approved by the course convener in a workshop environment. This is completed with a Registered Training Organisation with the appropriate scope eg school or TAFE (CIT in Canberra).

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

1. Demonstrate skill development;

2. Apply knowledge of the rules and strategies for the selected discipline skills; and

3. Identify techniques and skills for teaching the acquired Vocational skills in their specialised teaching area - such as Furniture Making, Clothing Production (Textiles), Hospitality, Outdoor Recreation/Outdoor Education or other specialisations as approved by the course convener.

Assessment Items

Contact Hours

Approximately six - eight hours per week.





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