Unit of competency details

BSBADM101 - Use business equipment and resources (Release 1)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
1 1 (this release)Current 25/Mar/2015

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to BSBADM101A - Use business equipment and resourcesUpdated to meet Standards for Training Packages 24/Mar/2015


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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 080901 Secretarial And Clerical Studies  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 080901 Secretarial And Clerical Studies  30/Jul/2015 
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Unit Of competency

Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 1

This version first released with BSB Business Services Training Package Version 1.0.

Application

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to choose equipment and resources to complete a variety of tasks under direct supervision.

It applies to individuals looking to develop the basic skills and knowledge required to use a variety of business equipment.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

Unit Sector

Administration – General Administration

Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENT 

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA 

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1 Select equipment or resources

1.1 Identify and access business equipment or resources required to complete the task under direct instructions

1.2 Estimate quantities and resources correctly to complete the task

1.3 Check equipment for serviceability in accordance with equipment instructions

2 Operate equipment

2.1 Operate equipment in accordance with manufacturer’s specifications and under direct instructions

2.2 Identify equipment faults accurately and take action to ensure equipment is repaired in accordance with manufacturer’s specifications

2.3 Report repairs outside area of own responsibility to appropriate persons

3 Maintain equipment or resources

3.1 Maintain equipment or resources to support completion of tasks under direct instructions

3.2 Undertake maintenance to ensure equipment meets manufacturer’s specifications

3.3 Maintain records concerning equipment or resources under direct instructions

3.4 Store equipment and resources under direct instructions

Foundation Skills

This section describes language, literacy, numeracy and employment skills incorporated in the performance criteria that are required for competent performance.

Skill 

Performance 

Criteria 

Description 

Reading

1.3, 2.1, 3.3

  • Comprehends and follows instructions in familiar texts

Writing

3.3

  • Records and updates documents according to instructions

Oral Communication

1.1, 2.3, 3.1, 3.4

  • Comprehends simple instructions
  • Asks clarifying questions and responds to answers

Numeracy

1.2

  • Uses rounding and other mathematical techniques to estimate quantity requirements

Navigate the world of work

2.3

  • Follows organisational procedures when tasks are beyond own level of responsibility

Get the work done

1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 2.2, 3.1-3.4

  • Follows clearly defined instructions provided by others
  • Completes routine tasks taking some limited responsibility for decisions regarding equipment and resource choices, operation and maintenance
  • Responds to routine problems by referring to instructions or standard procedures

Range of Conditions

Unit Mapping Information

Code and title  

current version 

Code and title 

previous version 

Comments 

Equivalence status 

BSBADM101 Use business equipment and resources

BSBADM101A Use business equipment and resources

Updated to meet Standards for Training Packages

Equivalent unit

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=11ef6853-ceed-4ba7-9d87-4da407e23c10

 

Assessment requirements

Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 1

This version first released with BSB Business Services Training Package Version 1.0.

Performance Evidence

Evidence of the ability to:

  • choose equipment and resources required for tasks
  • operate equipment according to manufacturer or organisational requirements
  • report faults according to organisational requirements
  • maintain equipment and records according to instructions.

Note: If a specific volume or frequency is not stated, then evidence must be provided at least once.

Knowledge Evidence

To complete the unit requirements safely and effectively, the individual must:

  • describe the functions of available business equipment
  • list the key points in operating the available business equipment safely and correctly
  • identify common equipment faults
  • describe how to maintain and store equipment and resources.

Assessment Conditions

Assessment must be conducted in a safe environment where evidence gathered demonstrates consistent performance of typical activities experienced in the general administration field of work and include access to:

  • operational and maintenance manuals
  • organisational procedures related to operation and maintenance of equipment
  • records relating to resources
  • case studies and, where possible, real situations.

Assessors must satisfy NVR/AQTF assessor requirements.

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=11ef6853-ceed-4ba7-9d87-4da407e23c10

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