Unit of competency details

BSBITU101 - Operate a personal computer (Release 1)

Summary

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

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to BSBITU101A - Operate a personal computerUpdated to meet Standards for Training Packages 24/Mar/2015
Is superseded by and equivalent to BSBITU111 - Operate a personal digital device 26/Sep/2018


Training packages that include this unit

CodeTitleSort Table listing Training packages that include this unit by the Title columnRelease
TLI - Transport and Logistics Training PackageTransport and Logistics Training Package 1.0-5.0 
RII - Resources and Infrastructure Industry Training PackageResources and Infrastructure Industry Training Package 2.0 
MSF - Furnishing Training PackageFurnishing Training Package 2.0-3.1 
HLT - HealthHealth 2.0-4.1 
DEF - Defence Training PackageDefence Training Package 2.0-2.1 
CUA - Creative Arts and Culture Training PackageCreative Arts and Culture Training Package 2.0-4.1 
BSB - Business Services Training PackageBusiness Services Training Package 1.0-2.0 
AMP - Australian Meat Processing Training PackageAustralian Meat Processing Training Package 1.0-3.0 

Qualifications that include this unit

CodeTitleSort Table listing Qualifications that include this unit by the Title columnRelease
TLI32615 - Certificate III in Rail SignallingCertificate III in Rail Signalling 1-2 
TLI11315 - Certificate I in LogisticsCertificate I in Logistics 
RII21315 - Certificate II in Cross Industry OperationsCertificate II in Cross Industry Operations 
RII20615 - Certificate II in Mining / Field ExplorationCertificate II in Mining / Field Exploration 
RII20515 - Certificate II in Resource ProcessingCertificate II in Resource Processing 
RII20315 - Certificate II in Underground Coal MiningCertificate II in Underground Coal Mining 
RII20215 - Certificate II in Surface Extraction OperationsCertificate II in Surface Extraction Operations 
RII20115 - Certificate II in Resources and Infrastructure Work PreparationCertificate II in Resources and Infrastructure Work Preparation 
RII10115 - Certificate I in Resources and Infrastructure OperationsCertificate I in Resources and Infrastructure Operations 
MSF20113 - Certificate II in FurnishingCertificate II in Furnishing 3-5 
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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 start up and use a range of basic functions on a personal computer or business computer terminal.

It applies to individuals who perform a range of routine computer tasks in the various sectors of the business services industry and generally work under direct supervision.

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 Start computer, system information and features

1.1 Adjust workspace, furniture and equipment to suit user ergonomic requirements

1.2 Ensure work meets organisational and work health and safety (WHS) requirements for computer operation

1.3 Start computer or log on according to user procedures

1.4 Identify basic functions and features using system information

1.5 Customise desktop configuration, if necessary, with assistance from appropriate persons

1.6 Use help functions as required

2 Navigate and manipulate desktop environment

2.1 Open, close and access features by selecting correct desktop icons

2.2 Open, resize and close desktop windows by using correct window functions

2.3 Create shortcuts onto the desktop, if necessary, with assistance from appropriate persons

3 Organise files using basic directory and folder structures

3.1 Create folders/subfolders with suitable names

3.2 Save files with suitable names in appropriate folders

3.3 Rename and move folders/subfolders and files as required

3.4 Identify folder/subfolder and file attributes

3.5 Move folders/subfolders and files using cut and paste, and drag and drop techniques

3.6 Save folders/subfolders and files to appropriate media where necessary

3.7 Search for folders/subfolders and files using appropriate software tools

3.8 Restore deleted folder/subfolders and files as necessary

4 Print information

4.1 Print information from installed printer

4.2 View progress of print jobs and delete as required

4.3 Change default printer, if installed

5 Shut down computer

5.1 Close all open applications

5.2 Shut down computer according to user 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

1.3, 1.5, 1.6, 3.1-3.8, 4.1-4.3, 5.1, 5.2

  • Recognises textual information within internal procedures and technical documents to determine and complete work requirements

Writing

1.3, 3.1-3.3, 3.7

  • Inputs information using familiar text types and records numerical and textual information for file naming conventions

Oral Communication

1.5, 2.3

  • Asks simple questions and comprehends answers that contain short and explicit information

Navigate the world of work

1.1-1.3, 5.2

  • Recognises and follows organisational procedures and legislative responsibilities, with particular reference to health and safety

Interact with others

1.5, 2.3

  • Uses appropriate communication practices to seek guidance from more experienced work colleagues

Get the work done

1.3-1.6, 2.1-2.3, 3.1-3.8, 4.1-4.3, 5.1, 5.2

  • With guidance, is beginning to understand and use the specific functions and features of digital systems and tools

Unit Mapping Information

Code and title  

current version 

Code and title 

previous version 

Comments 

Equivalence status 

BSBITU101 Operate a personal computer

BSBITU101A Operate a personal computer

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:

  • adjust equipment, furniture and workspace to suit individual ergonomic requirements
  • follow organisational and WHS requirements when operating a computer
  • follow user procedures and system information when using the basic functions on a computer, seeking assistance when necessary
  • use desktop icons and create shortcuts
  • create and manipulate folders and subfolders
  • check and delete print jobs and change default printer
  • correctly shut down software applications and the computer.

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:

  • outline the main work health and safety requirements for working with a computer
  • list the main points to consider when setting up an ergonomic work environment
  • list the main components of the computer system, and briefly explain what each one does
  • briefly explain the functions of the operating system
  • outline the organisation s conventions for naming files

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:

  • organisational policies and procedures
  • information about work health and safety requirements.
  • computer user and system information
  • suitable workspace including a personal computer or computer terminal with relevant software and printer.

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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