This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify the scope, and the physical and security requirements of a database.

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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: - analyse client requirements; - identify the technical considerations affecting the physical design of a database; - document the database requirements, and; - review the security plan for the database. 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: - explain the principles of databases and database design; - outline the general features, and capabilities, of current industry-accepted hardware and software products; - explain the quality assurance practices that apply to database design; - identify the client's business domain, and; - describe database requirements appropriate for client's business.

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