Unit of competency details

ICPSUP281 - Use computer systems (Release 1)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
1 1 (this release)Current 26/Mar/2015

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to ICPSU281C - Use computer systemsUpdated to meet Standards for Training Packages 25/Mar/2015


Training packages that include this unit

Qualifications that include this unit

CodeTitleSort Table listing Qualifications that include this unit by the Title columnRelease
MST30816 - Certificate III in Applied Fashion Design and TechnologyCertificate III in Applied Fashion Design and Technology 1-2 
ICP31315 - Certificate III in Print ManufacturingCertificate III in Print Manufacturing 1-2 
ICP31215 - Certificate III in PrintingCertificate III in Printing 1-2 
ICP30915 - Certificate III in Printing and Graphic Arts (Cartons and Corrugating)Certificate III in Printing and Graphic Arts (Cartons and Corrugating) 
ICP30615 - Certificate III in Printing and Graphic Arts (Screen Printing)Certificate III in Printing and Graphic Arts (Screen Printing) 
ICP30515 - Certificate III in Printing and Graphic Arts (Printing)Certificate III in Printing and Graphic Arts (Printing) 
ICP30415 - Certificate III in Printing and Graphic Arts (Digital Printing)Certificate III in Printing and Graphic Arts (Digital Printing) 
ICP20115 - Certificate II in Printing and Graphic Arts (General)Certificate II in Printing and Graphic Arts (General) 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 1

This version first released with ICP Printing and Graphic Arts Training Package Version 1.0.

Application

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to perform basic functions on a computer.

It applies to individuals who perform a range of mainly routine tasks in various sectors of the printing and graphic arts industry, using limited practical skills and fundamental knowledge in a defined context. They generally work under direct supervision.

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

Unit Sector

Support

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 a stand-alone computer/terminal correctly

1.1 Correct posture at the keyboard is adopted according to work health and safety (WHS) requirements

1.2 Data is correctly accessed to ensure no loss of data

1.3 Data is manipulated correctly to ensure access, retrieval and storage of data

2. Perform computer/terminal functions

2.1 Data is accessed, saved and retrieved for reference and amendment

2.2 Appropriate program is selected for the job to be undertaken

2.3 Mouse and/or keyboard functions are used correctly to operate the computer systems used in the printing industry

2.4 Features of applications are used correctly to deliver a specified output

2.5 Data is saved in correct format and file location

2.6 Master pages, templates and style sheets, as appropriate, are used consistently to ensure data is the same after exchange or transfer

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

1.2, 1.3, 2.1, 2.5, 2.6

  • Recognises text within job specifications and follows written instructions

Writing

1.3, 2.4

  • Records key information related to outcomes of the job

Navigate the world of work

1.1

  • Understands rights and responsibilities and complies with legal and regulatory requirements

Get the work done

1.2, 1.3, 2.1-2.6

  • Understands purpose and some specific functions of some common digital tools used in work contexts

Unit Mapping Information

Code and title  

current version 

Code and title 

previous version 

Comments 

Equivalence status 

ICPSUP281 Use computer systems

ICPSU281C Use computer systems

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=a74b7a0f-a253-47e3-8be0-5d426e24131d

 

Assessment requirements

Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 1

This version first released with ICP Printing and Graphic Arts Training Package Version 1.0.

Performance Evidence

Evidence of the ability to:

  • correctly and safely perform basic functions on a stand-alone computer/terminal using industry software
  • use a stand-alone computer/terminal with at least TWO software applications relevant to the printing industry to create or access files, perform various computing functions, and save files in required format and location.

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:

  • explain the work health and safety requirements when performing keyboarding tasks

Starting, operating and shutting down the computer 

  • Explain when computer power should be turned off
  • describe how to start or stop using the computer
  • explain appropriate procedures for using and sharing a password
  • outline how to access alternative file storage devices

Basic typing skills 

  • show base finger positions on the keyboard
  • explain benefits of typing at an even and consistent pace

Use of applications 

  • explain how to produce a compressed file
  • list and briefly describe the functions of master pages, templates, style sheets and macros
  • describe the workplace requirements for saving files.

Assessment Conditions

Gather evidence to demonstrate consistent performance in conditions that are safe and replicate the workplace. Noise levels, production flow, interruptions and time variances must be typical of those experienced in the Support field of work and include access to a stand-alone computer or terminal.

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=a74b7a0f-a253-47e3-8be0-5d426e24131d

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