This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use digital technology to undertake workplace tasks that are simple and routine in nature. It requires the ability to identify and interpret technical instructions, and setup and apply a range of digital technologies to achieve predetermined outcomes.

An individual performing these tasks may work with an expert or mentor where support is available if requested.

This unit applies to individuals who use, or are preparing to use, digital skills to complete workplace activities. This includes existing workers and individuals preparing for employment through vocational education and training. This unit should be integrated and contextualised with vocational training to support achievement of vocational competency.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

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: - use digital technology to complete at least three routine and simple workplace tasks with different required outcomes and in accordance with workplace procedures.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - outcomes of routine and simple workplace tasks; - familiar types of digital technology commonly used in the workplace, their purposes and their uses; - familiar workplace instructions and procedures for the use of digital technology relevant to routine and simple workplace tasks; - relevant ethical and security practices applicable to workplace digital technology; - simple conventions of online etiquette, and; - strategies to review and improve performance.

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