Using technology in the home & community to support independence

Challenge reference: 1914

Notional learning hours  30
Level E1
Subject area
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:

    • Identify, from a selection, different technological items found in the home, e.g. microwave, vacuum cleaner, telephone, washing machine, toaster
    • Use two technological items found in the home with support, e.g. CD player, vacuum cleaners, microwave, toaster
    • Demonstrate, when prompted, safe practises when using technological items found in the home, e.g. dry hands if using an electric plug
    • Identify, from a selection, different technological items found in the community e.g. cash machine, chip & pin device
    • Use two technological items found in the community with support, e.g. cash machine, chip & pin, self-scan in a shop
    • Demonstrate, when promoted, safe practises when using technological items found in the community, e.g. shielding pin number
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