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Unit of competency details

ICTICT107 - Use personal productivity tools (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to ICAICT107A - Use personal productivity toolsUpdated to meet Standards for Training Packages. Minor edits to clarify intent of performance criteria. 24/Mar/2015

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 25/Mar/2015


Training packages 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 ICT Information and Communications Technology Training Package Version 1.0.

Application

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use the features and components of a range of personal productivity tools.

It applies to individuals who perform routine tasks in the workplace and use a range of current technology based personal productivity tools, under direct supervision or with limited responsibility.

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. Use calendar features

1.1 Navigate within the calendar of the personal productivity tool and schedule events and appointments

1.2 Set a reminder and customise the reminder

1.3 Customise the calendar views, menus and toolbars, and work within different views

1.4 Delete events and appointments

1.5 Customise the calendar's print options and print the calendar according to format requirements

2. Use contact management

2.1 Create, edit and delete contacts as required, recording information in the appropriate fields

2.2 Use contact information for email purposes according to organisational policies related to privacy

2.3 Group contacts into categories that are consistent and meaningful

3. Use additional features

3.1 Link activities and contacts when required

3.2 Use expense sheets, search facilities, notes and email when appropriate

3.3 Integrate the above features with other applications or the calendar and contacts list

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, 1.4, 2.1, 2.2

  • Interprets and comprehends a large range of signs, symbols, pictures, text, numbers and letters necessary to operate a range of personal productivity tools
  • Interprets instructions containing basic words and sentence structures

Writing

1.1, 1.2, 2.1, 2.2, 3.2

  • Enters written information using simple sentence structure, correct terminology, and writing conventions suitable for personal productivity tools

Numeracy

1.1, 1.2, 3.2

  • Counts, adds, subtracts, multiplies and divides whole numbers and fractions and decimals to schedule appointments and use expense sheets

Get the work done

1.1-1.5, 2.1-2.3, 3.1-3.3

  • Follows routine procedures for using digital technology to enter, store and retrieve information directly relevant to role
  • Understands the purpose and specific functions of common digital tools used in work contexts
  • Plans routine tasks with familiar goals and outcomes, taking limited responsibility for decisions regarding sequencing and timing

Unit Mapping Information

Code and title 

current version 

Code and title 

previous version 

Comments 

Equivalence status 

ICTICT107 Use personal productivity tools

ICAICT107A Use personal productivity tools

Updated to meet Standards for Training Packages.

Minor edits to clarify intent of performance criteria.

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:

  • use the calendar of the personal productivity tool to schedule events and appointments
  • create, edit and delete contacts
  • use the additional features of a particular personal productivity tool and software.

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 organisational policies regarding:
  • email list
  • internet connection and usage policy
  • web etiquette
  • calendar and scheduling tools.

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:

  • a personal productivity device
  • organising software currently used in industry
  • organisational policies on internet usage.

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