This unit (BSBITU306) describes the skills and knowledge required to design and produce various business documents and publications. It includes selecting and using a range of functions on a variety of computer applications. It applies to individuals who possess fundamental skills in computer operations and keyboarding. They may exercise discretion and judgement using appropriate theoretical knowledge of document design and production to provide technical advice and support to a team.

Unit details

Study level:
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: - select appropriate technology and software for design and production of business documents; adhere to organisational requirements when: selecting layout and style; opening and generating files; producing documents within designated timelines; naming and storing documents; printing and presenting documents; - adhere to task requirements when producing documents including: applying basic design principles; applying consistent formatting; using appropriate styles; using correct layouts; proofreading as required; - use appropriate data storage options; - apply knowledge of functions and features of contemporary computer applications, and; - print and present completed documents. Note: If a specific volume or frequency is not stated, then evidence must be provided at least once.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - identify appropriate technology for production requirements; - describe functions and features of contemporary computer applications; - outline organisational policies, plans and procedures, and; - list organisational requirements for document design e.g. style guide.

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