Unit of competency details

BSBITU401 - Design and develop complex text documents (Release 1)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
1 1 (this release)Current 25/Mar/2015

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to BSBITU401A - Design and develop complex text documentsUpdated to meet Standards for Training Packages 24/Mar/2015


Training packages that include this unit

CodeTitleSort Table listing Training packages that include this unit by the Title columnRelease
DEF - Defence Training PackageDefence Training Package 2.0-2.1 
CUA - Creative Arts and Culture Training PackageCreative Arts and Culture Training Package 2.0-3.0 
BSB - Business Services Training PackageBusiness Services Training Package 1.0-2.0 
AHC - Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Training PackageAgriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Training Package 1.0-2.0 

Qualifications that include this unit

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 business documents using complex technical features of word processing software.

It applies to individuals who work in a range of business environments and have skills which may be applied in the provision of administrative support within an enterprise, or by technical/knowledge experts responsible for producing 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 requirements for text-based business documents to ensure consistency of style and image

1.4 Evaluate complex technical functions of software for its usefulness in fulfilling requirements of the task

1.5 Match document requirements with software functions to provide efficient production of documents

2. Design complex 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 complex software functions to enable efficient manipulation of information and other material, and ensure consistency of design and layout

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

3. Add complex tables and other data

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

3.2 Format rows and columns as required

3.3 Insert images and other data, formatting as required

4. Produce documents

4.1 Use complex operations to develop documents, and achieve required results

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

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

4.4 Prepare documents within designated timelines and for speed and accuracy

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, 2.2, 2.4, 4.3, 4.4

  • Recognises and interprets textual information from a range of resources to determine and confirm requirements and to assist with document issues

Writing

2.1-2.4, 3.3, 4.2-4.4,

  • Develops material using required format and incorporating technical functions to meet business needs

Oral Communication

1.2

  • Uses specific and relevant language to confirm understanding of requirements and listens carefully to verbal instructions and discussions

Numeracy

1.4, 3.3

  • Recognises and inputs numerical information according to requirements

Navigate the world of work

1.1-1.3, 1.5, 2.1-2.3, 3.1-3.3, 4.1-4.4

  • 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

1.4, 1.5, 2.1-2.4, 3.1-3.3, 4.1-4.4

  • Applies formal processes when planning more complex/unfamiliar tasks, producing plans with logically sequenced steps
  • 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 

BSBITU401 Design and develop complex text documents

BSBITU401A Design and develop complex text documents

Updated to meet Standards for Training Packages

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 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 for:
  • producing documents within designated timelines
  • naming and storing documents
  • adhere to task requirements when producing complex documents including:
  • using appropriate styles and layout consistently throughout the document
  • using correct formatting and document structure
  • resolve issues by referring to user documentation and online help
  • use appropriate data storage options
  • apply knowledge of complex operation and functions of industry software 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:

  • outline various formatting styles and their effect 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.

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 must satisfy NVR/AQTF assessor requirements.

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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