This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to select and use computer software and organise electronic information and data. It applies to individuals who apply a limited range of practical skills with a fundamental knowledge of equipment use and the organisation of data in a defined context, under direct supervision or with limited individual responsibility.

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 and use technology safely and according to organisational requirements; - access, retrieve and store required data; - demonstrate basic maintenance on a range of equipment using manuals or help-files, and; - identify and address faults according to requirements.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - outline the organisation's work health and safety requirements; - outline the organisation's requirements for file naming and storage; - explain why regular back-ups of data are done; - list 'routine maintenance' tasks, and; - summarise the procedure for addressing equipment faults.

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