Unit of competency details

BSBITU311 - Use simple relational databases (Release 1)

Summary

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ReleaseStatusRelease date
1 1 (this release)Current 27/Sep/2018

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to BSBITU301 - Create and use databases 26/Sep/2018


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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  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 use simple two-table relational databases with reports and queries, for storage and retrieval of information.

It applies to individuals that may provide administrative support and analysis within an enterprise, or may be independently responsible for storage, retrieval and simple analysis of data relating to their own work roles.

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. Create a simple database

1.1 Plan a simple one-to-one relational database, using a database application, basic design principles, software functions and simple formulae

1.2 Develop a table with fields and attributes according to database usage, as well as data considerations and user requirements

1.3 Create a primary key for each table

1.4 Create a relationship between the two tables by assigning a foreign key

1.5 Modify table layout and field attributes as required

1.6 Check and amend data entered, in accordance with organisational and task requirements

2. Create reports and queries

2.1 Identify information output, database tables to be used and report layout, in accordance with task requirements

2.2 Identify data groupings, search and sort criteria, in accordance with task requirements

2.3 Run reports and queries to check that results and formulae provide the required data

2.4 Modify reports to include or exclude additional requirements, where necessary

3. Use database

3.1 Ensure data input meets designated timelines and organisational requirements for speed and accuracy

3.2 Use help functions to overcome simple issues with database design and production

3.3 Preview, adjust and produce database reports or forms in accordance with organisational and task requirements

3.4 Name and store databases, in accordance with organisational requirements, and exit application without data loss or damage

3.5 Prepare and distribute reports to appropriate personnel in a suitable format

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

  • Recognises and interprets textual and numerical information to determine and confirm tasks are completed as per requirements

Writing

  • Inputs numerical and key reporting information when creating and querying simple relational databases, and uses standard naming conventions and format to organise data

Numeracy

  • Uses mathematical equations to create simple relational database queries and formulae

Navigate the world of work

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

Get the work done

  • Plans, organises and completes tasks to meet organisational requirements
  • Utilises a broad range of features within applications in performing routine and complex tasks

Unit Mapping Information

Code and title  

current version 

Code and title 

previous version 

Comments 

Equivalence status 

BSBITU311 Use simple relational databases

BSBITU301 Create and use databases

Updates to title, 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:

  • adhere to organisational requirements when inputting, amending and storing data including:
  • correct naming conventions
  • adhere closely to task requirements including:
  • following designated timelines
  • achieving speed and accuracy
  • create simple relational databases including:
  • reports and queries
  • adhere to designated timelines
  • name and store data accurately and appropriately
  • distribute reports to appropriate personnel in appropriate format.

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 features organisational policies relating to transfer and security of data
  • Key features of organisational requirements relating to data entry, storage and presentation.

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:

  • business technology
  • workplace documentation and resources
  • industry database applications/platforms.

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

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