This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify, select and operate commercial software packages, including a word-processing and a spreadsheet application package.

It applies to individuals who utilise different software applications within a small to large office environment to produce diverse documents.

Unit details

Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
Unit code:
ICTICT214

Assessment

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: *produce three workplace documents using three different software packages including word processing, spreadsheets and one additional software application package on at least one occasion. In the course of the above, the candidate must: *apply workplace health and safety (WHS) principles and responsibilities *follow organisational requirements. Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: *organisational application software packages *technical terminology applicable to reading help files and responding to system help prompts *industry standard business practices applicable to preparing reports using *features and functions of commercial computing packages and of the industry standard software *functions and features of Portable Document Formats (PDFs) *import and export software functions *document linking functions *WHS principles and responsibilities *purpose of input and output devices.

Where to next?

VU takes care to ensure the accuracy of this unit information, but reserves the right to change or withdraw courses offered at any time. Please check that unit information is current with the Student Contact Centre.