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Unit of competency details

BSBITU307 - Develop keyboarding speed and accuracy (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to BSBITU307A - Develop keyboarding speed and accuracyUpdated to meet Standards for Training Packages 24/Mar/2015
Is superseded by BSBTEC101 - Operate digital devices 18/Oct/2020

Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
(View details for release 2) 14/Jan/2016
1 (this release) 25/Mar/2015


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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  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 develop keyboard skills with speed and accuracy using touch-typing techniques.

It applies to individuals who work in a range of environments and are required to enter text and data with speed and accuracy. 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.

On successful completion of this unit, individuals must be assessed in accordance with the current version of AS 2708: 2001 and issued with a speed statement.

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 ergonomic requirements

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

2. Identify and develop keyboard skills

2.1 Identify and apply keyboard functions for both alpha and numeric strokes

2.2 Apply touch-typing technique to complete tasks

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 language, literacy, numeracy and employment skills incorporated in the performance criteria that are required for competent performance.

Skill 

Performance 

Criteria 

Description 

Reading

2.3, 3.1, 3.2

  • Reviews information to be typed and recognises variations and inconsistencies with spelling and format

Writing

2.2, 2.3, 3.2

  • Types numerical and textual information following a simple and defined format

Navigate the world of work

1.1, 1.2, 2.3,

  • Recognises and adheres to legislative and organisational requirements and meets expectations associated with own role

Get the work done

2.1-2.3, 3.1, 3.2

  • Utilises a broad range of features and functions within applications in performing routine and complex tasks

Unit Mapping Information

Code and title  

current version 

Code and title 

previous version 

Comments 

Equivalence status 

BSBITU307 Develop keyboarding speed and accuracy

BSBITU307A Develop keyboarding speed and accuracy

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:

  • develop keyboard speed and accuracy in accordance with workplace requirements
  • apply ergonomic and work health and safety requirements
  • accurately proofread 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:

  • outline key provisions of work health and safety (WHS) legislation that impact developing keyboard skills
  • outline ergonomic requirements applicable to developing keyboard skills.

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
  • relevant legislation
  • relevant workplace documentation and resources
  • industry software packages.

Individuals must be assessed in accordance with the current version of AS 2708: 2001 and issued with a speed statement.

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