This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop spreadsheets through the use of spreadsheet software.  It applies to individuals employed in a range of environments who tend to be personally responsible for designing and working with spreadsheets under minimal supervision.

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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: - design spreadsheets that address a range of data and organisational requirements; - use software functions, graphics and support materials to create spreadsheets, and; - apply knowledge of formatting requirements for workplace documents.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - describe formatting requirements of workplace documents; - identify organisational guidelines on spreadsheet design and use, and; - explain organisational requirements for ergonomic standards, work periods and breaks, and conservation techniques.

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