This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to produce complex legal documents using a range of advanced functions within at least one software package and integrating functions from at least two software packages. A range of legislation, rules, regulations and codes of practice may apply to this unit at the time of endorsement, depending on job roles and jurisdictions.

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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: - follow and interpret instructions; - provide clear and specific instructions about information required; - edit and proofread to ensure: clarity of meaning and conformity to enterprise requirements; accuracy and consistency of information; - numeracy skills to collate and present data, graphs and annotated references; - problem-solving skills to use processes flexibly and interchangeably; - technology skills to use a range of software applications, and; - organisational skills to select and apply the procedures and strategies needed to perform a range of tasks within designated timelines. Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - application of organisation's policies and procedures in relation to precedent design; - developing and testing templates, and; - accepted codes of practice relevant to the workplace.

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