Relationship to competency standards

Unit Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use fundamental critical thinking skills in work and life situations.

It applies to individuals who need the capacity to think critically, ask essential questions and consider answers to those questions.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.


Understanding the value of curiosity and questioning.
Reflecting on issues and situations.
Asking questions of self and others to broaden own knowledge and understanding.
Structuring questions to suit different situations.
Understanding situations where questioning may not be appropriate.
Developing a considered response or conclusion to a particular question.

Teaching Strategies

Unit offerings

Face to face:

Please note

The Unit Offerings listed above are a guide only and the timetable for any year is the final authority. The College may vary offerings based on demand or other conditions.

This unit may be available in different modes of delivery i.e. online and face-to-face as listed above. The unit content will not differ between these modes of delivery. There will possibly be a difference in the schedule and/or the prescribed assessment tasks, however both will cover and assess the same content.