FINAL PROJECT REPORT

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					                            Foundation Skills Taster Course Program
                                        [Insert FSTC ID]



                                      FINAL REPORT
                  [Insert FSTC Name and Location of Delivery]

*PLEASE NOTE: If you are running more than one Foundation Skills Taster Course
(FSTC), you need to complete a Final Report template for each course (e.g. if you are
running three FSTCs, you need to provide three Final Reports).

                SECTION ONE: ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION

1.      ORGANISATION INFORMATION:
Legal name:
ABN/ACN:
Category of provider:         (Please delete irrelevant options)
                               Language, Literacy and Numeracy Program Provider
                               Registered Training Organisation
                               Non-RTO Community Education and Training Provider


Type of organisation
(i.e. public, for-profit,
not-for-profit):
Postal address:



2.      PRIMARY CONTACT:
Name:
Position:
Work number:
Mobile:
E-mail:

3.      PROJECT INFORMATION:
FSTC Project ID:
Number of FSTC
courses in total
Duration of course
(weeks and
hours/week):
No of clients:
Course
commencement date:
Course completion
                      Foundation Skills Taster Course Program
                                  [Insert FSTC ID]


date:
Geographic location
(urban, regional,
rural, remote):
Family literacy         Yes/No
project:
                       Foundation Skills Taster Course Program
                                   [Insert FSTC ID]




                       SECTION TWO: PROJECT DETAILS

4.     PROJECT DESCRIPTION:
Please provide an overview of the FSTC, including describing the activities involved,
the particular target audience (e.g. residents of a public housing estate, migrant
women), and the location of delivery.




5.     ENGAGEMENT OF THE PROGRAM TARGET AUDIENCE:
Please describe the specific strategies you used to engage the program target
audience in the FSTC including identifying: any efforts you made to facilitate access
to the course; how you may have worked with other organisations to reach the
target audience; the relevance of FSTC activities to the target audience; and what
you did during the course to ensure continued interest/participation. Please provide
your views about the outcomes of these strategies (e.g. what worked well, what
might have been done differently etc).




6.     PROVISION OF PATHWAYS TO THE LANGUAGE, LITERACY AND
       NUMERACY PROGRAM (LLNP) AND OTHER FOUNDATION SKILLS
       TRAINING:
Please describe the specific strategies you used to facilitate pathways from the FSTC
to either the LLNP or other foundation skills training including how you may have
worked with other providers to create these. Please provide your views about the
outcomes of these strategies (e.g. what worked well, what might have been done
differently etc).
                             Foundation Skills Taster Course Program
                                         [Insert FSTC ID]


7.       INTEGRATION OF LANGUAGE, LITERACY AND NUMERACY (LLN) SKILLS
Please describe how LLN skills were integrated into the FSTC, including any
tools/mechanisms/processes that were used to ensure the quality of the embedded
LLN, any assessment methods that were utilised, and the role of the LLN professional
in the delivery of the course.




8.       OPPORTUNITIES FOR SOCIAL NETWORKS
Please describe the strategies that were used to facilitate the development of social
networks among clients, and if relevant, between clients and the wider community.
Please provide your views about the outcomes of these strategies
(e.g. what worked well, what might have been done differently etc).




9.       CLIENT PARTICIPATION RATES*:

Table 1: FSTC client commencements by Program Target Group
Program target group                                      Number of course
                                                          commencements
Volunteer job seekers
Stream 1 (Limited) Participants (no income support,
registered to receive Stream 1 job search assistance, not
in education/ training or work)
Income support recipients who may have activity test
requirements in the future (e.g. Parenting Payment
recipient)
Income support recipients who are unlikely to have
activity test requirements in the future (e.g. Mature Age
Allowance recipient)
Individuals not registered with Centrelink and not
working



*
 You will have confirmed each client as belonging to one of the five target groups identified in these tables as
part of completing the Personal Details Form at the beginning of the FSTC. You may need to refer to these forms
when completing these tables to determine the number of clients within each category.
                      Foundation Skills Taster Course Program
                                  [Insert FSTC ID]




Table 2: FSTC client completions by Program Target Group
Program target group                                     Number of course
                                                         completions
Volunteer job seekers
Stream 1 (Limited) Participants (no income support,
registered to receive Stream 1 job search assistance, not
in education/ training or work)
Income support recipients who may have activity test
requirements in the future
Income support recipients who are unlikely to have
activity test requirements in the future (e.g. Mature Age
Allowance recipient)
Individuals not registered with Centrelink and not
working

PLEASE NOTE: QUESTIONS 10 AND 11 ARE FOR FAMILY LITERACY
PROJECTS ONLY

10.    NUMBER AND CHARACTERISTICS OF FAMILY GROUPS PARTICIPATING
       IN THE FSTC
Please give an indication of the number of family groups who participated in the
FSTC, and a brief description of who comprised the family groups (e.g. grandparents
and their grandchildren, mothers/fathers and their children etc).




11.    OPPORTUNITIES FOR PARENTS AND THEIR CARERS TO LEARN
       TOGETHER
Please describe the specific strategies that were used to foster positive learning
relationships within families (e.g. what sort of opportunities did you provide for
parents (or carers) and their children to learn and grow together?). Please provide
your views about the outcomes of these strategies (e.g. what worked well, what
might have been done differently etc).
                     Foundation Skills Taster Course Program
                                 [Insert FSTC ID]


12.    Other general comments on your FSTC and/or the program
Are there any other comments you would like to make about your FSTC or the
broader program?
                          Foundation Skills Taster Course Program
                                      [Insert FSTC ID]




                      SECTION THREE: FINANCIAL STATEMENT

*Please note that you are also required to provide an audited financial statement
acquitting the funding you received under the FSTC Program within 60 days of the
conclusion of your FSTC (note: providers who received funding to run more than
one FSTC are only required to submit one audited financial statement. This is to be
provided 60 days after the conclusion of the final FSTC).

Please complete the table below to show income and expenditure for the FSTC that is
the subject of this Final Report.
FSTC Information
Number of clients who commenced:
No of clients who completed:
FSTC Income (GST inclusive)
     Funds for this FSTC received from the FSTC Program                         $0
                    Any other funds received for this FSTC                      $0
                            Interest earned on FSTC funds                       $0
           TOTAL INCOME FOR THIS FSTC (GST inclusive)
In-kind contributions
Please list any in-kind contributions to this project:

Volunteer involvement
Were volunteers involved in the project, and if so, how many:
Estimated number of collective volunteer hours:
FSTC Expenditure (GST inclusive)
                                            Staff wages
                                  Project Management
                                               Materials
                                                Premises
                     Travel and Accommodation – Staff
                                         Travel – Clients
                                             Promotion
     Auditing for FSTC (based on quoted audited costs)1
                                                    Other
                                  TOTAL EXPENDITURE
            Total GST provided by the Commonwealth
                 BALANCE (income minus expenditure)
                          Amount repayable to DEEWR




1
 If you received funding to run more than one FSTC, please divide your total quoted audited costs by
the number of FSTCs.
                      Foundation Skills Taster Course Program
                                  [Insert FSTC ID]




                        SECTION FOUR: CERTIFICATION

I certify that all the information provided by me in this Final Report is an accurate
and true account of the activities conducted as part of the FSTC. I understand that
the giving of false or misleading information is a serious offence.



Signature:…………………………………………………………..

Name:…………………………………………………………………

Position:……………………………………………………………..

Organisation:……………………………………………………….

Date:……………………………………………………………………

Telephone:……………………………………………………………


Please e-mail the completed Final Report to DEEWR and Urbis at the following
e-mail addresses: foundationskills@deewr.gov.au and rwilkinson@urbis.com.au

In addition, please send a signed hard-copy of your Final Report to:

Project Officer
Foundation Skills Taster Course Program (Loc C14MT6)
GPO Box 9880
CANBERRA ACT 2601