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Unit of competency details

BSBITU303 - Design and produce text documents (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to BSBITU303A - Design and produce text documentsUpdated to meet Standards for Training Packages 24/Mar/2015
Is superseded by and equivalent to BSBITU313 - Design and produce digital text documents 26/Sep/2018

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 25/Mar/2015


Training packages that include this unit

CodeTitleSort Table listing Training packages that include this unit by the Title columnRelease
HLT - HealthHealth 2.0-4.2 
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 

Qualifications that include this unit

CodeTitleRelease
HLT47115 - Certificate IV in Hospital/Health Services Pharmacy SupportCertificate IV in Hospital/Health Services Pharmacy Support1-2 
CUA40415 - Certificate IV in Live Production and Technical ServicesCertificate IV in Live Production and Technical Services1-3 
CUA40118 - Certificate IV in Professional Writing and EditingCertificate IV in Professional Writing and Editing1-2 
CUA30915 - Certificate III in Music IndustryCertificate III in Music Industry1-2 
CUA30615 - Certificate III in Arts AdministrationCertificate III in Arts Administration1-2 
CUA30415 - Certificate III in Live Production and ServicesCertificate III in Live Production and Services1-4 
BSB31115 - Certificate III in Business Administration (Medical)Certificate III in Business Administration (Medical)
BSB31015 - Certificate III in Business Administration (Legal)Certificate III in Business Administration (Legal)
BSB30915 - Certificate III in Business Administration (Education)Certificate III in Business Administration (Education)1-2 
BSB30815 - Certificate III in RecordkeepingCertificate III in Recordkeeping1-2 
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Accredited courses that have this unit in the completion mapping

CodeTitleSort Table listing Accredited courses that have this unit in the completion mapping by the Title column
52831WA - Certificate IV in Preparation for Health and Nursing StudiesCertificate IV in Preparation for Health and Nursing Studies 
22492VIC - Certificate IV in EAL (Further Study)Certificate IV in EAL (Further Study) 
22491VIC - Certificate III in EAL (Further Study)Certificate III in EAL (Further Study) 
10739NAT - Certificate III in Women's AdvocacyCertificate III in Women's Advocacy 
10730NAT - Certificate IV in Spoken and Written English for Further StudyCertificate IV in Spoken and Written English for Further Study 
10593NAT - Certificate III in Advanced English for Further StudyCertificate III in Advanced English for Further Study 
10522NAT - Certificate III in Core SkillsCertificate III in Core Skills 

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 develop text-based documents using advanced features of word processing software.

It applies to individuals who possess fundamental skills in computer operations and keyboarding, and basic skills in operation of word processing software. They may work as individuals who provide administrative support within an enterprise, or may be technical/knowledge experts responsible for production of their own word processed documents.

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. Prepare to produce word processed documents

1.1 Use safe work practices to ensure ergonomic, work organisation, energy and resource conservation requirements are met

1.2 Identify document purpose, audience and presentation requirements, and clarify with relevant personnel as required

1.3 Identify organisational and task requirements for text-based business documents to ensure consistency of style and image

2. Design word processed documents

2.1 Design document structure and layout to suit purpose, audience and information requirements of task

2.2 Design document to enhance readability and appearance, and to meet organisational and task requirements for style and layout

2.3 Use style sheets and automatic functions to ensure consistency of design and layout

3. Add tables and other data

3.1 Insert a standard table into a document, changing cells to meet information requirements

3.2 Insert and delete columns and rows as necessary

3.3 Insert images and other data to meet required specifications

4. Produce text documents

4.1 Use advanced software functions to enable efficient production of documents

4.2 Enter or import, and edit text and other data to meet required specifications

4.3 Preview, adjust and print documents in accordance with organisational and task requirements

4.4 Name and store text documents, in accordance with organisational requirements and exit application without information loss/damage

4.5 Prepare text documents within designated timelines and organisational requirements for speed and accuracy

4.6 Use manuals, user documentation and online help to overcome problems with document design and production

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

2.2, 4.3, 4.4, 4.6

  • Recognises and interprets textual information from a range of sources to determine and adhere to requirements

Writing

2.1-2.3, 3.3, 4.2-4.5

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

Oral Communication

1.2

  • Uses specific and direct language, and listening and questioning techniques to clarify requirements

Navigate the world of work

1.1-1.3, 2.1-2.3, 3.1, 3.3, 4.2-4.5

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

Interact with others

1.2

  • Collaborates with others to achieve joint outcomes

Get the work done

2.1-2.3, 3.1-3.3, 4.1-4.6

  • Uses advanced features within applications to address routine and complex work tasks

Unit Mapping Information

Code and title  

current version 

Code and title 

previous version 

Comments 

Equivalence status 

BSBITU303 Design and produce text documents

BSBITU303A Design and produce text documents

Updated to meet Standards for Training Packages

Equivalent unit

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.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:

  • adhere to organisational requirements and strategies when creating text documents including:
  • ergonomic requirements
  • energy and resource requirements
  • adhere closely to task requirements and required specifications by:
  • following designated timelines
  • achieving consistency of style and image
  • ensuring correct editing and style requirements
  • adhering to designated timelines
  • use advanced software features
  • communicate effectively with personnel
  • overcome problems by referring to user documentation, manuals and online help.

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 various formatting styles and their impact on formatting, readability and appearance of documents
  • explain organisational requirements for ergonomics, work periods and breaks, and conservation techniques
  • describe purpose and contents of an organisational style guide
  • identify purpose, uses and functions of word processing software.

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 correctly formatted text documents
  • style guides.

Assessors must satisfy NVR/AQTF assessor requirements.

Links

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