Unit of competency details

BSBWRT301 - Write simple documents (Release 1)

Summary

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

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to BSBWRT301A - Write simple documentsUpdated to meet Standards for Training Packages 24/Mar/2015


Training packages that include this unit

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TLI - Transport and Logistics Training PackageTransport and Logistics Training Package 1.0-2.0 
PSP - Public Sector Training PackagePublic Sector Training Package 1.0 
FNS - Financial Services Training PackageFinancial Services Training Package 1.0-2.1 
DEF - Defence Training PackageDefence Training Package 1.0 
CUA - Creative Arts and Culture Training PackageCreative Arts and Culture Training Package 2.0 
BSB - Business Services Training PackageBusiness Services Training Package 1.0-2.0 

Qualifications that include this unit

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TLI42715 - Certificate IV in Tram/Light Rail ControlCertificate IV in Tram/Light Rail Control 
TLI42215 - Certificate IV in Rail Network ControlCertificate IV in Rail Network Control 
TLI32615 - Certificate III in Rail SignallingCertificate III in Rail Signalling 
PSP50816 - Diploma of TranslatingDiploma of Translating 
FNS40615 - Certificate IV in AccountingCertificate IV in Accounting 1-2 
FNS40215 - Certificate IV in BookkeepingCertificate IV in Bookkeeping 1-2 
FNS30615 - Certificate III in Insurance BrokingCertificate III in Insurance Broking 1-2 
FNS30315 - Certificate III in Accounts AdministrationCertificate III in Accounts Administration 1-3 
DEF33115 - Certificate III in Sensor OperationsCertificate III in Sensor Operations 
CUA31115 - Certificate III in Visual ArtsCertificate III in Visual Arts 
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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 plan, draft and finalise a basic document.

It applies to individuals who apply a broad range of competencies in various work contexts and may exercise some discretion and judgement to produce a range of workplace documentation.

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

Unit Sector

Communication – Writing

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 Plan document

1.1 Determine audience and purpose for the document

1.2 Determine the format and structure

1.3 Establish key points for inclusion

1.4 Identify organisational requirements

1.5 Establish method of communication

1.6 Establish means of communication

2 Draft document

2.1 Develop draft document to communicate key points

2.2 Obtain and include any additional information that is required

3 Review document

3.1 Check draft for suitability of tone for audience, purpose, format and communication style

3.2 Check draft for readability, grammar, spelling, and sentence and paragraph construction

3.3 Check draft for sequencing and structure

3.4 Check draft to ensure it meets organisational requirements

3.5 Ensure draft is proofread, where appropriate, by supervisor or colleague

4 Write final document

4.1 Make and proofread necessary changes

4.2 Ensure document is sent to intended recipient

4.3 File copy of document in accordance with organisational policies and procedures

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

1.1-1.3, 3.1-3.4, 4.1

  • Recognises and interprets a variety of text to determine and confirm task requirements
  • Proofreads documents checking for grammar, spelling, structure, and suitability of style and format for audience

Writing

2.1, 2.2, 3.1-3.5, 4.1

  • Produces and edits basic documents, according to organisational requirements, for a given audience and purpose

Oral Communication

2.2, 3.5

  • Uses listening and questioning skills to seek additional information or confirmation of task completion

Navigate the world of work

1.4, 3.4, 4.3

  • Understands and complies with organisational policies and procedures

Interact with others

2.2, 3.5

  • Follows accepted communication practices and protocols when seeking information or feedback from others

Get the work done

1.1-1.6, 2.1, 2.2, 3.4, 3.5, 4.1-4.3

  • Takes responsibility for planning, sequencing and prioritising tasks to achieve required outcomes
  • Uses the main features and functions of digital tools to complete work tasks

Unit Mapping Information

Code and title  

current version 

Code and title 

previous version 

Comments 

Equivalence status 

BSBWRT301 Write simple documents

BSBWRT301A Write simple 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 - 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:

  • plan, draft and finalise three different simple documents that accurately convey the required basic information in a format suitable for the intended audience and in accordance with organisational policies and procedures for document production.

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 the process for checking basic grammar, spelling and punctuation
  • describe different communication methods
  • describe how audience, purpose and method of communication influence the tone of a document.

Assessment Conditions

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

  • office equipment and resources to assist in document production
  • organisational policies and procedures
  • examples of documents to review.

Assessors must satisfy NVR/AQTF assessor requirements.

Links

Companion volumes available from the IBSA website: http://www.ibsa.org.au/companion_volumes - https://vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=11ef6853-ceed-4ba7-9d87-4da407e23c10

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