This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to carry out programming activities using a procedural approach.

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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: - perform coding activities to create, maintain and update programs using basic language and layout; - write coding using data structures and standard algorithms, and following guidelines; - debug code; - generate design and code documentation; - test and confirm that the application meets program specifications, and; - record the test results. 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: - describe and explain programming techniques; - describe documentation techniques; - give details of application development processes, and; - summarise testing techniques.

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