This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use computer applications employing advanced features in the preparation and presentation of data. It involves manipulating data and accessing support resources to solve routine problems.

It applies to individuals who work under minimal supervision 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 different computer applications employing advanced features and import and export capacities *solve at least three routine problems using support resources. Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: *advanced features and functions of applicable industry standard application software, keyboard shortcuts and features *vendor applications, directions and their features *methods of data transferral between applications *organisational procedures applicable to using advanced features of applications *available support resources for technical support and troubleshooting.

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