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Statement of Attainment Literacy for the Workplace

Overview

Fee Free TAFE

This course is designed for individuals seeking to enhance their competence in workplace literacy, specifically reading and writing skills.

The course provides units of study that focus on developing the following key competencies:

  • Improving the student’s ability to read, interpret and respond to workplace text in both digital and printed formats, including developing reading strategies to locate and analyse relevant information.
  • Developing writing strategies to write both formal and non-formal text in the workplace for digital and printed formats, including understanding the audience and purpose of the writing and use of grammar, sequencing, and presentation.
On completion of the course, students will have more confidence and skills to meet the challenges of today's rapidly changing workplace environment.

Qualification:

Statement of Attainment - Literacy for the Workplace

Course No:

SA-CM10

Campus:

CIT Reid


*From Semester 2 2025, the location of this course will transition from CIT Reid to the new CIT Woden campus. CIT will provide support for students who will be making the move to Woden. Learn more.

Duration:

The duration of this course is across 8 weeks or 36 hours with additional online learning or part time equivalent.

Cost Info:

Enrolment fees for this course are based on the costs per subject as indicated below. The total course cost may vary depending on the choice of elective subjects or if subjects are attempted more than once. Subject costs identified as Standard are partially subsidised by the ACT Government. Concessions may be available to eligible students.

Further information about fees is available at Course fees and assistance

Likely Job Outcome:

This course will prepare students in the foundation skills of reading and writing which are essential to all jobs.

Application Type:

Standard; Fee Free TAFE
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Additional Information

Delivery for this course is blended; face to face and online.
This course of learning includes optional non-accredited study in Communication Fundamentals and Writing Fundamentals.

Entry Requirements

To meet the inherent requirements of this course students will need to be at exit level ACSF 2 with the aim and ability to progress to ACSF level 3 throughout the course of study.

Potential student might be asked to attend an assessment interview to ensure the suitability of the course for the student’s needs.

Skills Recognition

To study any course at CIT (excluding degrees and non-accredited training) you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

Literacy Skills Information

We suggest that you will need Australian Core Skills Framework levels of at least 2 across reading, writing, learning, oral communication and, depending on your course of study, numeracy skills to successfully complete this course. If you do not have this level, you can still enrol and seek support to improve your skills or you may prefer to begin with a lower level course, or enrol in the Certificate II in Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways (FSK20119) to develop your literacy skills. Please visit CIT Foundation Skills page.

Transition Information

Qualifications at CIT are regularly updated or replaced to meet current industry needs and maximise your employment opportunities. If this occurs while you are part way through a qualification, you may need to vary your learning to meet the new national requirements. CIT will aim to make this as smooth as possible for you.

Subject Cancellations/Changes

To ensure positive outcomes for all students, CIT may need to cancel or change classes at short notice. CIT will make every effort to inform students as soon as changes are made and will also make every effort to offer alternative arrangements for students to meet the requirements of the subject and complete their qualification. In an unfortunate instance when this cannot be met, you will receive a full refund. Please ensure you maintain current contact details via CIT Self Service or by contacting CIT Student Services at infoline@cit.edu.au.


Subject Information

Complete 1 subject

Core: Complete 1

  • FSKRDG010   Read and respond to routine workplace information
    • CIT Code: FOUN283
      Cost: Standard $66.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to interpret and respond to information in routine workplace texts in printed or digital formats, such as instruction manuals, reports, emails, brochures, work instructions, notices, web pages with data and policies.An individual performing these tasks works independently and uses familiar support resources as needed.This unit applies to individuals who use, or are preparing to use, reading skills to complete workplace activities. This includes existing workers and individuals preparing for employment through vocational education and training. This unit should be integrated and contextualised with vocational training to support achievement of vocational competency.This unit is aligned to, but does not fully address, the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) reading core skill indicators .03 and .04 at level 3 in the workplace and employment domain of communication.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • FSKWTG009   Write routine workplace texts
    • CIT Code: FOUN292
      Cost: Standard $44.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to write formal and non-formal routine workplace texts and could be used for a variety of writing types and purposes in printed or digital formats, including letters and emails, instructions, quotation for proposed work factual texts, incident or accident reports, application letter, forms, or formatted job reports.An individual performing these tasks works independently and uses familiar support resources as needed.This unit applies to individuals who use, or are preparing to use, writing skills to complete workplace activities. This includes existing workers and individuals preparing for employment through vocational education and training. This unit should be integrated and contextualised with vocational training to support achievement of vocational competency.This unit is aligned to, but does not fully address, the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) writing core skill indicators .05 and .06 at level 3 in the workplace and employment domain of communication.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil

Related Courses

Certificate II Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways FSK20119
Statement Attainment Preparing for Work
Statement Attainment Communication for the Workplace
Statement Attainment Numeracy for the Workplace
Non-Accredited Training Practical Skills for Work and Learning

More Information

For more information about this course please contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email infoline@cit.edu.au