This Unit Standard is designed to provide credits towards the mathematical literacy requirement of the NQF at Level 3. The essential purposes of the mathematical literacy requirement are that, as the learner progresses with confidence through the levels, the learner will grow in:
a confident, insightful use of mathematics in the management of the needs of everyday living to become a self-managing person
An understanding of mathematical applications that provides insight into the learner`s present and future occupational experiences and so develop into a contributing worker
The ability to voice a critical sensitivity to the role of mathematics in a democratic society and so become a participating citizen
People credited with this Unit Standard are able to:
- Pose questions, collect and organise data.
- Represent and interpret data using various techniques to investigate real life and work problems.
- Use random events to explore and apply probability concepts in simple life and work related situations.