Unit of competency details

BSBITU309 - Produce desktop published documents (Release 2)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
2 (this release)Current 14/Jan/2016
(View details for release 1) Replaced25/Mar/2015

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to BSBITU309A - Produce desktop published documentsUpdated to meet Standards for Training Packages 24/Mar/2015


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BSB30915 - Certificate III in Business Administration (Education)Certificate III in Business Administration (Education) 1-2 
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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 2

This version released with BSB Business Services Training Package Version 2.0.

Version created to correct typographical error

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 produce desktop published documents.

It applies to individuals who work in a range of environments, which may include providing administrative support within an enterprise, or who may be technical or knowledge experts responsible for production of their own 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 desktop published documents

1.1 Use safe work practices including addressing ergonomic requirements and using work organisation strategies

1.2 Use energy and resource conservation techniques

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

1.4 Identify organisational and task requirements for desktop published documents to ensure consistency of style and image

2. Set up desktop published document

2.1 Design content structure and layout to ensure information and graphics are arranged according to related topics and in logical sequences

2.2 Select appropriate formatting and create templates or master pages to ensure consistency of design and layout

2.3 Confirm layout with appropriate person

3. Create desktop published document

3.1 Prepare, format and enter required text

3.2 Import text from other applications and resolve any formatting issues

3.3 Scan or import graphics from other applications and resolve any formatting issues

3.4 Arrange text and graphics according to organisational and task requirements

4. Finalise desktop published document

4.1 Review text for possible errors and omissions, and resolve any issues

4.2 Check page order, structure and linkages

4.3 Produce completed document in required format

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

1.3, 1.4, 3.3, 3.4, 4.1, 4.2, 4.6

  • Recognises and interprets diagrammatical and textual information from a range of sources to determine and adhere to requirements
  • Applies strategies to self-correct and verify clarity and conformity of information

Writing

2.1, 2.2, 3.1-3.4, 4.1-4.3, 4.5

  • Enters and amends routine data using a format appropriate to requirements
  • Develops documents using required format, accurate spelling and grammar, and organises content to support purpose and audience of material, using clear and logical language

Oral Communication

1.3, 2.3

  • Confirms requirements with relevant personnel using specific terminology and listening and questioning techniques to confirm understanding

Navigate the world of work

1.3, 1.4, 2.1, 2.2, 3.4, 4.3-4.5

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

Interact with others

1.3, 2.3

  • Collaborates with others to achieve joint outcomes

Get the work done

2.1, 2.2, 3.1-3.4, 4.1-4.6

  • Recognises and responds to routine problems in context of own work
  • Uses advanced features within applications to access, store, organise data and perform routine and complex work tasks

Unit Mapping Information

Code and title  

current version 

Code and title 

previous version 

Comments 

Equivalence status 

BSBITU309 Produce desktop published documents

Release 2

BSBITU309 Produce desktop published documents

Release 1

Updated to correct typographical error

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 2

This version released with BSB Business Services Training Package Version 2.0.

Version created to correct typographical error

Release 1

This version first released with BSB Business Services Training Package Version 1.0.

Performance Evidence

Evidence of the ability to:

  • follow organisational and safe work practices including:
  • ergonomic requirements
  • energy and resource conservation techniques
  • adhere to organisational requirements by:
  • ensuring consistency of style and image
  • logically sequencing data
  • producing documents within designated timelines
  • naming and storing documents
  • adhere to task requirements when producing documents including:
  • applying consistent formatting
  • using appropriate templates and master pages
  • using correct layouts
  • resolve any issues including:
  • formatting issues
  • errors and omissions
  • problems with design or production
  • use appropriate data storage options
  • apply knowledge of functions and features of contemporary computer applications
  • communicate with relevant personal.

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 energy and resource conservation techniques
  • outline organisational requirements for ergonomics, work periods and breaks
  • describe contents and purpose of organisational style guides
  • explain purposes, uses and functions of desktop publishing software
  • outline various formatting styles and their effect on formatting, readability and appearance of documents.

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 workplace documentation and resources
  • industry software packages and user instructions.

Assessors of this unit must satisfy the requirements for assessors 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

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