Unit of competency details

ICTICT104 - Use digital devices (Release 1)

Summary

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

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to ICAICT104A - Use digital devicesUpdated 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
ICT - Information and Communications TechnologyInformation and Communications Technology 1.0-4.0 
CUA - Creative Arts and Culture Training PackageCreative Arts and Culture Training Package 2.0-4.1 
BSB - Business Services Training PackageBusiness Services Training Package 2.0-4.0 

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 ICT Information and Communications Technology Training Package Version 1.0.

Application

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use a range of digital devices, such as a digital camera, video camera, or personal digital assistant (PDA) device.

It applies to individuals who require entry level information and communications technology (ICT) knowledge and literacy skills to support their work in a home office or small office environment.

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

Unit Sector

General ICT

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 the digital device

1.1 Review the instruction manual and ensure identified components are available

1.2 Identify the physical components of the digital device

1.3 Turn on and follow access procedures to activate the digital device

1.4 Alter the digital device settings to best suit intended use

1.5 Configure power management settings where appropriate to minimise power consumption, as an environmentally sustainable measure

2. Set up and use the digital device

2.1 Identify and set the basic operating, security and menu settings

2.2 Navigate and manipulate the screen environment

2.3 Customise screen icons and access to applications where applicable

2.4 Use the digital device, and save and edit output where applicable

2.5 Identify more advanced features available and use as required

3. Access and use basic connectivity devices

3.1 Connect to external digital devices, such as computer devices or storage devices, to retrieve, copy, move and save information

3.2 Check physical connectivity of computer devices or storage devices to ensure operation and performance

3.3 Connect to a printer either through a computer device or directly, and use printer settings and print data

3.4 Access audio-visual devices to view and play a multimedia file

4. Shut down digital device

4.1 Save current work and back up important data

4.2 Close open programs on the digital device and any computer device or storage device

4.3 Shut down digital devices, according to manufacturer instructions

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

1.1-1.5, 2.1-2.5, 3.1, 3.4, 4.3

  • Reviews on-line and hard-copy text, and interprets and comprehends symbols, text, numbers and letters to determine and adhere to requirements

Get the work done

1.1-1.5, 2.1-2.5, 3.1-3.4, 4.1-4.3

  • Understands the purposes, specific functions and key features of common digital systems and tools, and operates them effectively to complete routine tasks
  • Plans a range of routine tasks with familiar goals and outcomes

Unit Mapping Information

Code and title 

current version 

Code and title 

previous version 

Comments 

Equivalence status 

ICTICT104 Use digital devices

ICAICT104A Use digital devices

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=a53af4e4-b400-484e-b778-71c9e9d6aff2

 

Assessment requirements

Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 1

This version first released with ICT Information and Communications Technology Training Package Version 1.0.

Performance Evidence

Evidence of the ability to:

  • turn on a digital device
  • use the menu features and navigate a graphical user interface
  • use device features to perform tasks
  • save the results of work.

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 the capabilities and connectivity requirements of relevant:
  • audio-visual devices
  • peripheral devices
  • storage devices
  • list basic security functions
  • explain basic software operation and associated applications
  • explain digital device functions
  • explain digital device settings.

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 general information and communications technology (ICT) industry and include access to:

  • digital devices
  • computer
  • storage devices
  • printer
  • device-specific application currently used in industry.

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=a53af4e4-b400-484e-b778-71c9e9d6aff2

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