This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to plan documents, draft text, prepare final text and produce documents of some complexity.  It applies to individuals who work in a range of business environments and are skilled in the creation of reports, information and general promotion documents that are more complex than basic correspondence, memos or forms and that require review and analysis of a range of information sources.

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: - plan, draft and finalise complex documents that require review and analysis of a range of information sources; - use business technology to apply formatting, and incorporate graphics; - edit the draft text to ensure accuracy and clarity of information, obtain feedback on the draft and revise the draft, and; - apply the enterprise style guide/house style.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - identify the enterprise style guide/house style; - outline formatting styles and their impact on formatting, readability and appearance of documents, and; - explain rules and conventions for written English, as defined by general and specialist sources.

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