This unit (ICTICT211) describes the skills and knowledge required to engage in basic ongoing review and research of industry specific technologies in order to identify and apply these technologies or techniques to improve aspects of an organisation's activities. It applies to individuals who work under minimal supervision and are responsible for ensuring that the quality of the business process is maintained at the highest level possible, through the appropriate application of industry specific technologies.

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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: - identify basic new and emerging industry specific technologies and techniques, and; - use basic features and functions of identified industry specific technologies to an industry standard.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - outline current technology trends and directions in information and communications technology (ICT), and specifically of the major industry technology standards used in the specified area; - outline vendor product directions; - describe current industry hardware and software products, with broad knowledge of general features and capabilities, and their application, and; - outline information gathering techniques.

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