MEM16008A - Interact with computing technology

    Unit code: MEM16008A | Study level: TAFE


    This unit covers accessing, inputting and storing information used in manufacturing, engineering or related environments, using computing technology.


    For Melbourne campuses

    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:

    • ability to enter or retrieve data using appropriate software applications;
    • reading, interpreting and following information on written job instructions, specifications, standard operating procedures, charts, lists, drawings and other applicable reference documents;
    • planning and sequencing operations;
    • checking and clarifying task-related information, and;
    • using numerical operations within the scope of this unit.

    Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge:

    • functions and capabilities of various types of computing technology used in the workplace;
    • functions of software applications;
    • hazards and control measures associated with using computing technology, including housekeeping, and;
    • safe work practices and procedures.

    Required reading

    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.

    As part of a course

    This unit is not compulsory for any specific course. Depending on the course you study, this unit may be taken as an elective.

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