This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use computer applications employing advanced features. It involves manipulating data and accessing support resources to solve routine problems.  It applies to individuals who have achieved a degree of autonomy as advanced information and communications technology (ICT) users, and support information technology activities in software applications.

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 at least three computer applications employing advanced features and import and export capacities for efficiency and productivity purposes, and; - solve routine problems using support resources. Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - outline the basic features and functions of relevant operating systems software and system tools; - outline relevant vendor product directions in computer applications, and; - identify commonly available vendor applications and their features.

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