Use advanced features of computer applications

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver ICAU3126B, 'Use advanced features of computer applications'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Use advanced features of computer applications' on fishpond.com.au. This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to ntisthis.com for every purchase, so go nuts :)


Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENT

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA

1. Manipulate data

1.1. Employ advanced features of applications in the preparation and presentation of data

1.2. Efficiently transfer data between applications, linking and embedding related data files as required

1.3. Create and employ objects, macros and templates for routine activities

1.4. Use shortcuts and features to increase personal productivity

2. Access and use support resources

2.1. Solve routine problems using support resources

2.2. Use on-line help to overcome difficulties with applications

2.3. Solve problems with manuals and training booklets

2.4. Access and apply technical support for system problems, utilising troubleshooting results and alert messages


Qualifications and Skillsets

ICAU3126B appears in the following qualifications:

  • CUL40104 - Certificate IV in Library-Information Services
  • CUL50104 - Diploma of Library-Information Services
  • CUL30104 - Certificate III in Library-Information Services
  • SIS20410 - Certificate II in Sport Career Oriented Participation
  • SIS30610 - Certificate III in Sport Career Oriented Participation
  • SIS50410 - Diploma of Sport and Recreation Administration
  • SIS50110 - Diploma of Facility Management
  • SIS40410 - Certificate IV in Sport and Recreation
  • SIS50510 - Diploma of Sport Coaching
  • SIS50610 - Diploma of Sport Development
  • CPP50211 - Diploma of Spatial Information Services
  • ICA30105 - Certificate III in Information Technology
  • PSP52310 - Diploma of Translating
  • FPI50310 - Diploma of Timber Truss and Frame Manufacture
  • FPI30605 - Certificate III in Timber Merchandising
  • CUS30309 - Certificate III in Music Business
  • CUF30107 - Certificate III in Media