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Unit of competency details

BSBITU112 - Develop keyboard skills (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to BSBITU102 - Develop keyboard skills 26/Sep/2018

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 27/Sep/2018


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Training packages that include this unit

Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 080903 Keyboard Skills  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 080903 Keyboard Skills  27/Sep/2018 
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Unit Of competency

Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 1

This version first released with BSB Business Services Training Package Version 3.0.

Application

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop basic keyboard skills (across multiple devices/keyboard types) using touch typing techniques in a broad range of settings.

It applies to individuals who perform a range of mainly routine tasks and generally work under direct supervision using limited practical skills and fundamental knowledge.

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. Use safe work practices

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

1.2 Ensure workspace meets organisational and work health and safety (WHS) requirements for device operation, taking into account type of device/keyboard to be used

2. Identify and develop keyboard skills

2.1 Identify and apply keyboard functions for both alpha and numeric keyboard functions on both physical and digital keyboards

2.2 Apply touch typing technique to complete a task

2.3 Develop speed and accuracy in accordance with workplace requirements for level of responsibility

3. Check accuracy

3.1 Proofread document carefully to identify errors

3.2 Amend document, correct errors and complete a final accuracy check

Foundation Skills

This section describes those language, literacy, numeracy and employment skills that are essential to performance but not explicit in the performance criteria.

Skill 

Description 

Reading

  • Comprehends textual information in workplace documents to confirm work requirements
  • Checks own work to identify errors

Writing

  • Enters and edits numerical and textual information according to a defined format

Navigate the world of work

  • Complies with organisational requirements and meets expectations associated with own role

Get the work done

  • Understands the specific functions and features of digital tools and uses these to perform work tasks

Range of Conditions

This section specifies different work environments and conditions that may affect performance. Essential operating conditions that may be present (depending on the work situation, needs of the candidate, accessibility of the item, and local industry and regional contexts) are included.

Speed and accuracy must be:

  • consistent with degree of experience of operator
  • relevant to level of responsibility.

Unit Mapping Information

Code and title  

current version 

Code and title 

previous version 

Comments 

Equivalence status 

BSBITU112 Develop keyboard skills

BSBITU102 Develop keyboard skills

Updates to elements, performance criteria and assessment requirements

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 3.0.

Performance Evidence

Evidence of the ability to:

  • follow ergonomic and organisational and work health and safety (WHS) requirements
  • use keyboard functions to enter alpha and numeric data on both physical and digital keyboards
  • use touch-typing techniques to develop speed and accuracy
  • proofread and edit documents.

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

Knowledge Evidence

The candidate must be able to demonstrate the following knowledge to effectively complete the tasks outlined in the elements and performance criteria of this unit, and to manage tasks and reasonably foreseeable contingencies in the context of the work role.

  • Key aspects of organisational policies relating to work health and safety
  • Organisational benchmarks for keyboarding.

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:

  • relevant organisational policies and procedures
  • relevant workplace documentation and resources
  • suitable workplace including a personal digital device.

Assessors of this unit must satisfy the assessor requirements in applicable vocational education and training legislation, frameworks and/or standards.

Links

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