UNL10 Building Literacy Skills

UNL10 is designed to help you develop the knowledge and skills which underpin effective literacy skills. The content is designed to assist and navigate many responsibilities which require effective written and oral literacy skills now and in the future. It will also help you improve your digital literacy skills.

This unit is designed to help you develop your literacy skills to an ACSF level 3 for further pathways in vocational study, employment or service (community, defence). It also provides the underpinning knowledge required to study UNL11 Academic Literacy Skills.

This course is 100% online and self- directed. You are able to enrol at any time during the year and are able to complete the course in a time-frame of up to 12 months.

This course covers 4 topics:

  • Getting organised for study
  • Reading/writing/speaking in community contexts
  • Reading, writing, speaking for the workplace
  • Point of view

UNL10 students should have a satisfactory grasp of the English spoken and written language, grammar and spelling and also have the ability to read and comprehend a range of texts.

The course materials include:

  • Student welcome email which includes instructions on how to access your Online Classroom to submit your assignments online.
  • Coursework and Assessments

The Building Literacy Skills course also includes the following additional resources to enhance your learning experience:-

  • Self-directed Online learning resource
  • Self-directed Literacy Activities
  • Alternate Learning – Links to recommended YouTube clips where teachers explain concepts
  • Additional Learning –supplementary advanced worksheets as PDF documents in online classroom

Domestic students: $300

International students: $339

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You have 12 months to complete this course; however, it may be completed sooner.

In general the course should be completed in a minimum of 55 hours of study. It can be completed in a shorter time; a suggested 11-week study plan is included in the unit outline. The actual time required by an individual student to receive a successful result, however, will depend on the background, time available and needs of the learner.

You have the choice of an examination conducted by an approved supervisor, a ProctorU examination or students may complete their exam at the Unilearn office (TAFEQLD, Alexandra Hills campus).More information about submitting work »

The unit activities, assignments and the Final exam are designed to help students improve literacy skills.

All course-work and written assignments submitted to Connect also will be checked for authenticity using Turnitin.

Candidates, who successfully complete the course, are awarded a Statement of Achievement which lists the percentage mark gained and a grade of Pass, Credit, Distinction or High Distinction. Students who fail to obtain the minimum mark required for a Pass grade, after submitting a reasonable attempt, may then be eligible to sit a second examination at the teacher’s discretion.

Examinations are not held at set times. Rather, they are arranged through the Unilearn office after the student has successfully completed all prior assessments.

Once you have successfully completed the final exam, you will be awarded a Statement of Achievement for submission to QTAC or the like.

Support is available for you from the UNL10 teacher through email, phone calls or weekly zoom help sessions. There is also additional support available at TAFEQLD to help you achieve your learning goals through Studiosity, TAFEQLD Learning support, Library services, Accessibility services.

Before enrolling in this course, you must check with the university you plan on attending to ensure the course meets their requirements for English. (For example: some universities require you to receive at least 75% on your final exam before it will be accepted.)

Enrolments take approximately two days to be processed, but may take longer during our peak times.

As soon as payment is confirmed you will receive an email inviting you into the online classroom.

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