BSBITU303

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to design and develop text-based documents using advanced features of word processing software.

It applies to individuals who possess fundamental skills in computer operations and keyboarding, and basic skills in operation of word processing software. They may work as individuals who provide administrative support within an enterprise, or may be technical/knowledge experts responsible for production of their own word processed documents.

Topics:

  1. Prepare to produce word processed documents
  2. Design word processed documents
  3. Add tables and other data
  4. Produce text documents

Upon successful completion of this unit, you will:

  • adhere to organisational requirements and strategies when creating text documents including:
    • ergonomic requirements
    • energy and resource requirements
  • adhere closely to task requirements and required specifications by:
    • following designated timelines
    • achieving consistency of style and image
    • ensuring correct editing and style requirements
    • adhering to designated timelines
  • use advanced software features
  • communicate effectively with personnel
  • overcome problems by referring to user documentation, manuals and online help

Demonstrate knowledge of:

  • various formatting styles and their impact on formatting, readability and appearance of documents
  • organisational requirements for ergonomics, work periods and breaks, and conservation techniques
  • the purpose and contents of an organisational style guide
  • the purpose, uses and functions of word processing software

Nominal hours = 90 hours