BSBITU402

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use spreadsheet software to complete business tasks and produce complex documents.

It applies to individuals employed in a range of work environments who require skills in creation of complex spreadsheets to store and retrieve data. They may work as individuals providing administrative support within an enterprise, or may be independently responsible for designing and working with spreadsheets relevant to their own work roles.

Topics:

  1. Prepare to develop spreadsheet
  2. Develop a linked spreadsheet solution
  3. Automate and standardise spreadsheet operation
  4. Use spreadsheets
  5. Represent numerical data in graphic form

Upon successful completion of this unit, you will:

  • follow organisational and safe work practices including:
    • ergonomic requirements
    • energy and resource conservation techniques
  • adhere to organisational requirements for:
    • ensuring consistency of style, design and layout
    • saving and printing documents within designated timelines
    • naming and storing documents
  • adhere to identified or task requirements when producing documents including:
    • editing macros and automating some tasks
    • using appropriate templates
    • creating graphs to represent data
    • resolve issues by referring to user documentation and online help
    • use appropriate data storage options
    • evaluate tasks to improve efficiency
    • apply knowledge of functions and features of contemporary computer applications
    • communicate with relevant personnel

Demonstrate knowledge of:

  • advanced functions of spreadsheet software applications
  • the impact of formatting and design on presentation and readability of data
  • organisational requirements for ergonomics, work periods and breaks, and conservation techniques

Nominal hours = 50 hours