Using technology in the home & community to support independence

Challenge reference: 1911

Notional learning hours  30
Level E2
Preparing for Adulthood pathway
Skill
Learning aim

To develop the knowledge, skills and understanding required in order to use technological items to support independent living.

Learning context

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Learning outcomes

What the learner needs to know, understand or be able to do

The learner will:

  1. Be able to utilise technology that is typically found in the home.

  2. Be able to utilise technology that is typically found in the local community.

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Assessment criteria

What the learner need to demonstrate in order to meet the learning outcome

The learner can:

    • Describe what different technological items found in the home are used for, e.g. microwave used to heat food, vacuum cleaner for cleaning, washing machines for cleaning clothes
    • Use at least three technological items found in the home with minimal support, e.g. CD player, vacuum cleaner, microwave, toaster
    • Demonstrate safe practises when using technological items found in the home, e.g. dry hands when using an electric
    • Describe what different technological items found in the community do or are used for, e.g. cash machine used to dispense cash, chip & pin device to pay for an item(s)
    • Use at least three technological items found in the community with minimal support, e.g. cash machine, chip & pin, self-scan in a shop
    • Demonstrate safe practises when using technological items found in the community, e.g. shielding pin number
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