Unit of competency details

BSBITU306 - Design and produce business documents (Release 1)

Summary

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

Usage recommendation:
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Mapping:
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Supersedes and is equivalent to BSBITU306A - Design and produce business documentsUpdated to meet Standards for Training Packages 24/Mar/2015


Training packages that include this unit

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SIT - Tourism, Travel and Hospitality Training PackageTourism, Travel and Hospitality Training Package 1.0-1.1 
MSF - Furnishing Training PackageFurnishing Training Package 2.0 
ICP - Printing and Graphic ArtsPrinting and Graphic Arts 1.0-2.0 
HLT - HealthHealth 2.0-3.1 
FWP - Forest and Wood Products Training PackageForest and Wood Products Training Package 2.0 
FNS - Financial Services Training PackageFinancial Services Training Package 1.0-2.0 
CUA - Creative Arts and Culture Training PackageCreative Arts and Culture Training Package 2.0 
CHC - Community ServicesCommunity Services 3.0 
BSB - Business Services Training PackageBusiness Services Training Package 1.0-2.0 

Qualifications that include this unit

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SIT60316 - Advanced Diploma of Hospitality ManagementAdvanced Diploma of Hospitality Management 
SIT50416 - Diploma of Hospitality ManagementDiploma of Hospitality Management 
SIT50316 - Diploma of Event ManagementDiploma of Event Management 
SIT50216 - Diploma of Holiday Park and Resort ManagementDiploma of Holiday Park and Resort Management 
SIT50116 - Diploma of Travel and Tourism ManagementDiploma of Travel and Tourism Management 
SIT40816 - Certificate IV in Asian CookeryCertificate IV in Asian Cookery 
SIT40716 - Certificate IV in PatisserieCertificate IV in Patisserie 
SIT40616 - Certificate IV in Catering OperationsCertificate IV in Catering Operations 
SIT40516 - Certificate IV in Commercial CookeryCertificate IV in Commercial Cookery 
SIT40416 - Certificate IV in HospitalityCertificate IV in Hospitality 
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 080905 Practical Computing Skills  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 080905 Practical Computing Skills  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 design and produce various business documents and publications. It includes selecting and using a range of functions on a variety of computer applications.

It applies to individuals who possess fundamental skills in computer operations and keyboarding. They may exercise discretion and judgement using appropriate theoretical knowledge of document design and production to provide technical advice and support to a team.

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

Unit Sector

Information and Communications Technology – IT Use

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 and prepare resources

1.1 Select and use appropriate technology and software applications to produce required business documents

1.2 Select layout and style of publication according to information and organisational requirements

1.3 Ensure document design is consistent with company and/or client requirements, using basic design principles

1.4 Discuss and clarify format and style with person requesting document/publication

2. Design document

2.1 Identify, open and generate files and records according to task and organisational requirements

2.2 Design document to ensure efficient entry of information and to maximise presentation and appearance of information

2.3 Use a range of functions to ensure consistency of design and layout

2.4 Operate input devices within designated requirements

3. Produce document

3.1 Complete document production within designated timelines according to organisational requirements

3.2 Check document produced to ensure it meets task requirements for style and layout

3.3 Store document appropriately and save document to avoid loss of data

3.4 Use manuals, training booklets and/or help-desks to overcome basic difficulties with document design and production

4. Finalise document

4.1 Proofread document for readability, accuracy and consistency of language, style and layout prior to final output

4.2 Make any modifications to document to meet requirements

4.3 Name and store document in accordance with organisational requirements and exit application without data loss/damage

4.4 Print and present document according to requirements

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

2.1, 2.2, 3.2, 3.4, 4.1

  • Recognises and interprets textual information from a range of sources to determine and adhere to requirements
  • Applies strategies to self-correct and verify clarity and conformity of information

Writing

2.2, 2.3, 3.1, 4.2, 4.3

  • Develops documents using required format, accurate spelling and grammar and terminology specific to requirements
  • Organises content to support purposes and audience of material, using clear and logical language

Oral Communication

1.4

  • Confirms requirements with relevant personnel using specific terminology and listening and questioning techniques

Navigate the world of work

1.2, 1.3, 2.1, 2.4, 3.1, 3.2, 4.2-4.4

  • Recognises and follows explicit and implicit protocols and meets expectations associated with own role

Interact with others

1.4

  • Selects and uses appropriate conventions and protocols when communicating in a range of familiar work contexts

Get the work done

1.1-1.3, 2.1-2.4, 3.1-3.4, 4.1-4.4

  • Uses basic features and functions within applications to access, store, organise data and perform routine work tasks

Unit Mapping Information

Code and title  

current version 

Code and title 

previous version 

Comments 

Equivalence status 

BSBITU306 Design and produce business documents

BSBITU306A Design and produce business documents

Updated to meet Standards for Training Packages

Equivalent unit

Links

Companion volumes available from the IBSA website: http://www.ibsa.org.au/companion_volumes - http://companion_volumes.vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingPackage.aspx?pid=13

 

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:

  • select appropriate technology and software for design and production of business documents
  • adhere to organisational requirements when:
  • selecting layout and style
  • opening and generating files
  • producing documents within designated timelines
  • naming and storing documents
  • printing and presenting documents
  • adhere to task requirements when producing documents including:
  • applying basic design principles
  • applying consistent formatting
  • using appropriate styles
  • using correct layouts
  • proofreading as required
  • use appropriate data storage options
  • apply knowledge of functions and features of contemporary computer applications
  • print and present completed documents.

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:

  • identify appropriate technology for production requirements
  • describe functions and features of contemporary computer applications
  • outline organisational policies, plans and procedures
  • list organisational requirements for document design e.g. style guide.

Assessment Conditions

Assessment must be conducted in a safe environment where evidence gathered demonstrates consistent performance of typical activities experienced in the information and communications technology – IT use field of work and include access to:

  • office equipment and resources
  • relevant software applications
  • examples of style guides
  • organisational procedures.

Assessors must satisfy NVR/AQTF assessor requirements.

Links

Companion volumes available from the IBSA website: http://www.ibsa.org.au/companion_volumes - http://companion_volumes.vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingPackage.aspx?pid=13

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