This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to write scripts to automate solutions, by using basic scripting processes, and application-specific scripting options.  It applies to individuals who may work in information and communications technology (ICT) support roles and who are required to automate tasks.

Unit details

Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
Unit code:
ICTPRG405

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: - develop an algorithmic statement of a solution, for a set process; - produce a functional script to automate a set process, and; - document this script for internal and external stakeholders. 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 debugging for a variety of scripting scenarios; - describe the principles of algorithms, and their application, in computer programming; - describe scripting language syntax, and; - identify and describe scripting techniques.

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