This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify, select and operate commercial software packages, including a word-processing and a spreadsheet application package.
It applies to individuals who utilise different software applications within a small to large office environment to produce diverse documents.
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:
*produce three workplace documents using three different software packages including word processing, spreadsheets and one additional software application package on at least one occasion.
In the course of the above, the candidate must:
*apply workplace health and safety (WHS) principles and responsibilities
*follow organisational requirements.
The qualified trainer and assessor will provide teaching and learning materials as required in the form of workbooks produced by the Polytechnic and/or via the Polytechnic e-learning system.
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):