BSBITU307

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop keyboard skills with speed and accuracy using touch-typing techniques.

It applies to individuals operating in a range of environments who are required to enter text and data with speed and accuracy. Individuals may provide administrative support within an organisation, or may be technical/knowledge experts responsible for production of their own word processed documents.

Topics:

  1. Use safe work practices
  2. Identify and develop keyboard skills
  3. Check accuracy

Upon successful completion of this unit, you will:

  • develop keyboard speed and accuracy in accordance with workplace, ergonomic, and work health and safety requirements
  • complete a minimum of two 5-minute keyboarding speed and accuracy timings with at least 98% accuracy
  • accurately proofread and amend documents

Demonstrate knowledge of:

  • key provisions of work health and safety (WHS) legislation that impact developing keyboard skills
  • ergonomic requirements applicable to developing keyboard skills

Nominal hours = 50 hours