|Unit Standard ID:||12153|
|Unit Standard Title:||Use the writing process to compose texts required in the business environment|
|Module:||Staring A New Project|
|Qualification:||National Certificate: Generic Management|
|Programme:||Certificate in General Management & Leadership|
|Purpose:||The purpose of the unit standard requires learners to follow a process in writing texts and reports required in business. It is intended to promote clear, unambiguous communication in plain language and to improve the quality of written reports and other texts that are specific to a business environment, require a particular format and may include specified legislated requirements. The unit standard enables learners to recognise and effectively use textual conventions and features specific to business texts. |
The qualifying learner is capable of:
1.) Using textual features and conventions specific to texts.
2.) Identifying the intended audience for the communication.
3.)Identifying the purpose of a text.
4.) Selecting the appropriate text type, format and layout for the purpose.
5.) Organising and structuring a technical text appropriately.
6.) Using appropriate grammar conventions.
7.) Drafting and editing a technical text.
8.) Recognising errors and checking for accuracy.
9.)Presenting the same information in different ways.
10.) Using plain language in business.
|Entry Requirements:||There is open access to this unit standard. Learners should be competent in Communication at level 3.|
|Course Objectives:||1.) Make responsible decisions about format, layout and material to be included in the text. |
Reflect on and explore a variety of strategies to write more effectively for different audiences and purposes.
Be culturally and aesthetically sensitive across a range of social contexts in carefully selecting words to create a variety of texts for different audiences and purposes.
See the world as a set of related systems in understanding the consequences of non compliance with legislative and sector requirements for specific texts.
2.) Organise and manage his/her own learning activities responsibly and effectively.
3.) Collect, organise and critically evaluate information from a variety of technical texts.
4.) Communicate effectively using visual, mathematics and language skills in written texts.