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Unit of competency details

ICTICT511 - Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the enterprise (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to ICAICT511A - Match IT needs with the strategic direction of the enterpriseUpdated to meet Standards for Training Packages. Minor edits to title and to clarify intent of performance criteria. 24/Mar/2015
Is superseded by and equivalent to ICTICT517 - Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the organisationEdits to title, application, elements 1–3, assessment requirements and foundation skills to clarify intent and scope. 29/Jan/2019

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


Qualifications that include this unit

CodeSort Table listing Qualifications that include this unit by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Qualifications that include this unit by the Title columnRelease
ICT50115 - Diploma of Information TechnologyDiploma of Information Technology1-2 
ICT50415 - Diploma of Information Technology NetworkingDiploma of Information Technology Networking1-2 
ICT50715 - Diploma of Software DevelopmentDiploma of Software Development
ICT50915 - Diploma of Digital Media TechnologiesDiploma of Digital Media Technologies1-2 
ICT50215 - Diploma of Digital and Interactive GamesDiploma of Digital and Interactive Games1-2 
ICT50515 - Diploma of Database Design and DevelopmentDiploma of Database Design and Development1-2 
BSB51415 - Diploma of Project ManagementDiploma of Project Management1-4 
ICT50615 - Diploma of Website DevelopmentDiploma of Website Development1-2 
ICT50315 - Diploma of Information Technology Systems AdministrationDiploma of Information Technology Systems Administration1-2 
ICT50815 - Diploma of Systems Analysis and DesignDiploma of Systems Analysis and Design1-2 
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 080301 Business Management  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 080301 Business Management  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 ensure information and communications technology (ICT) services meet current and future internal operational enterprise requirements.

It applies to individuals whose responsibilities may include maintaining and supporting critical infrastructure for objectives in small-to-medium sized organisations.

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. Evaluate current business strategy

1.1 Analyse current strategic plan of the organisation to understand the industry environment and current organisational goals

1.2 Compare information related to current operational practices and the strategic plan to determine possible ICT gaps and improvement opportunities

1.3 Report information regarding the effect of ICT developments to an appropriate person

2. Evaluate effect of changes

2.1 Review information on current ICT systems supported by the organisation

2.2 Compare and document advantages and disadvantages of current and proposed ICT systems

2.3 Determine the objectives and implications of introducing changes

2.4 Document findings and forward to appropriate person for feedback

3. Develop action plans

3.1 Develop plans to implement proposed changes according to organisational policy and procedures

3.2 Document action plans, ensuring that standards, targets and implementation methods are detailed

3.3 Forward documentation to appropriate person for feedback and approval

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, 1.2, 2.1, 2.2

  • Reviews, analyses and evaluates complex online and hard copy documentation containing ICT specific terminology, diagrams and numerical information to determine ICT gaps and improvement opportunities

Writing

1.3, 2.2, 2.4, 3.1, 3.2

  • Uses plain English, together with vocabulary, grammatical structures, terminology, diagrams, numerical information, formatting and structure relevant to the job role and organisation

Oral Communication

1.3, 2.3, 3.1

  • Uses plain English, translating technical terminology when necessary, to communicate with a range of personnel and determine objectives, articulate ideas and requirements, and develop plans
  • Elicits information using effective listening and questioning techniques

Numeracy

1.1, 1.2, 2.2, 2.3, 3.1

  • Interprets numerical data and applies mathematical calculations to assess the financial implications of introducing changes

Navigate the world of work

1.1, 3.1

  • Takes full responsibility for following policies, procedures and legislative requirements, and identifies organisational implications of new legislation or regulation
  • Seeks to improve policies and procedures to better meet organisational goals

Interact with others

1.3, 2.4, 3.3

  • Selects, implements and seeks to improve protocols governing communications to clients and co-workers in a range of work contexts
  • Collaborates with others sharing information to build strong work groups and avoid behaviours that are not conducive to a productive environment

Get the work done

1.1-1.3, 2.2, 2.3, 3.1

  • Accepts responsibility for planning and sequencing complex tasks and workload, negotiating key aspects with others and taking into account capabilities, efficiencies and effectiveness
  • Applies systematic and analytical decision making processes for complex and non-routine situations
  • Investigates new and innovative ideas as a means to continuously improve work practices and processes through consultation and formal and analytical thinking
  • Uses and investigates new digital technologies and applications to manage and manipulate data and communicate effectively with others in a secure and stable digital environment

Unit Mapping Information

Code and title 

current version 

Code and title 

previous version 

Comments 

Equivalence status 

ICTICT511 Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the enterprise

ICAICT511A Match IT needs with the strategic direction of the enterprise

Updated to meet Standards for Training Packages.

Minor edits to title and to clarify intent of performance criteria

Equivalent unit

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.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:

  • access and analyse relevant information on changes to technology and resources
  • analyse strategic plans to determine future technology needs
  • monitor resource use and cost-efficiency and effectiveness of technology
  • develop and document action plan detailing standards, targets, timelines and implementation methods.

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:

  • identify methods of analysis and planning approaches to technical problems and management requirements
  • assess and document the hardware platform used by the organisation and network, and the subsequent security guidelines required
  • explain current system functionality to forecast for planning
  • identify and specify operating systems supported by the organisation to forecast for planning
  • compare competing and complementary internal and external operating environments
  • identify and assess technology and product directions for evaluating and forecasting vendor and technology trends.

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 site where ICT needs and strategic directions of the enterprise may be coordinated
  • detailed information relating to abusiness strategic plan
  • information on a range of ICT business solutions.

Assessors must satisfy NVR/AQTF assessor requirements.

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=a53af4e4-b400-484e-b778-71c9e9d6aff2