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Unit of competency details

FSKDIG001 - Use digital technology for short and basic workplace tasks (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to FSKDIG01 - Use digital technology for basic workplace tasks 13/Nov/2019

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 14/Nov/2019


Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 120505 Work Practices Programmes 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 120505 Work Practices Programmes 14/Nov/2019 
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Unit Of competency

Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 1

This version first released with FSK Foundation Skills Training Package Version 2.0.

Application

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use digital technology to undertake short and basic workplace tasks under supervision, such as operating machinery with computerised settings, sending an electronic messages, entering information into a word processor, completing work attendance records online, using access codes, and reading gauges, scales and meters.

An individual performing these tasks works alongside an expert or mentor where prompting and advice can be provided as needed.

This unit applies to individuals who use, or are preparing to use, digital skills to complete workplace activities. This includes existing workers and individuals preparing for employment through vocational education and training. This unit can be integrated and contextualised with vocational training to support achievement of vocational competency.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

Unit Sector

Digital Technology

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 use digital technology

1.1 Identify nature and scope of short and basic workplace task that requires the use of digital technology

1.2 Clarify task requirements with suitable personnel

1.3 Identify and select digital technology required for task, with assistance

1.4 Identify and use simple terms and symbols associated with use of digital technology

2. Perform short and basic workplace task using digital technology

2.1 Follow verbal, written or pictorial instructions to access and use digital technology

2.2 Follow workplace procedures to perform task using selected technology

3. Finalise task

3.1 Follow simple instructions to shut down or reset technology following task completion

3.2 Review work against task requirements

3.3 Seek feedback and review performance to complete task

Foundation Skills

This section describes language, literacy, numeracy and employment skills that are essential to performance but not explicit in the performance criteria.

Foundation skills essential to performance are explicit in the performance criteria of this unit of competency.

Mapping Information

Supersedes and is equivalent to FSKDIG01 Use digital technology for basic workplace tasks.

Links

Companion Volume Implementation Guide is found on VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=f572fe10-a855-4986-9295-3852c771f178

 

Assessment requirements

Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 1

This version first released with FSK Foundation Skills Training Package Version 2.0.

Performance Evidence

The candidate must demonstrate the ability to complete the tasks outlined in the elements, performance criteria and foundation skills of this unit, including evidence of the ability to:

  • use digital technology to complete at least three short and basic workplace tasks with different required outcomes.

During the above, the candidate must communicate with relevant personnel to clarify task requirements and review results, and access and follow instructions for use of selected digital technology.

Knowledge Evidence

The candidate must be able to demonstrate knowledge to complete the tasks outlined in the elements and performance criteria of this unit, including knowledge of:

  • basic features and functions of digital technologies used when completing short and basic workplace tasks
  • processes to follow highly familiar workplace instructions for the use of digital technology as outlined in relevant procedures, guides or manuals
  • workplace procedures for safely accessing and using digital technology
  • workplace protocols for ensuring privacy and safety when using digital technology
  • communication techniques to clarify and review digital technology task requirements.

Assessment Conditions

Competency is to be assessed in the workplace, a workplace simulated environment or a vocational training context.

Skills must be demonstrated using short and basic tasks that reflect those typically found in a workplace.

The following resources are to be made available:

  • an expert or mentor to provide prompting and advice to learner, as needed
  • digital technology required to complete the task
  • workplace procedures required to complete the task
  • own familiar support resources.

Assessors must:

  • satisfy the requirements for assessors in applicable vocational education and training legislation, frameworks and/or standards, and
  • have sound knowledge of the ACSF, and
  • have demonstrable expertise, knowledge and skills in the vocational contextualisation and assessment of digital technology, and
  • have completed the following or equivalent: 
  • TAESS00009 Address Foundation Skills in Vocational Practice Skill Set; or 
  • a higher level education qualification, such as:
  • TAE80113 Graduate Diploma of Adult Language, Literacy and Numeracy Practice (and its equivalent TAE70111); or
  • Bachelor of Education, Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma of Education, or higher. This may include qualifications relating to TESOL, adult education or vocational education. 

Links

Companion Volume Implementation Guide is found on VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=f572fe10-a855-4986-9295-3852c771f178