This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to transcribe from an audio source using keyboarding techniques and to produce accurate texts.

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Vocational and further education (TAFE)
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Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit's learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines. Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills: - communication skills to clarify intended meaning, to predict words from context, and to interpret intonation and stress; - listening skills to identify different speakers from their voices, and; - literacy skills to: read and understand organisational procedures; produce a range of documents; proofread and edit work for accuracy against original.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - key provisions of relevant legislation from all forms of government, standards and codes that may affect aspects of business operations; - formats and styles of workplace documents; - organisational policy and procedures requirements, and; - types of audio transcriptions.

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