Course Title: Operate accounting applications

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6068 Advanced Diploma of Computer Science

Course Title: Operate accounting applications

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 30

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


155T Vocational Health and Sciences


Term2 2011

Course Contact: Graham Timmins

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4732

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit defines the competency required to operate common accounting software packages in order to maintain enterprise financial records.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

ICAITU211A Operate accounting applications


Reports are generated as required

Software is customised and enterprise data created

Transactions are recorded and tracked as required

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

The student must demonstrate an understanding of all elements of a particular competency to be deemed competent. Assessment methods have been designed to measure achievement of each competency in a flexible manner over a range of assessment tasks.
Assessment will incorporate a variety of methods including technical requirements documentation, homework and in class exercises, written tests, practical problem solving exercises, presentations and practical tests. Students are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment work to their teacher to ensure that the relevant competency standards are being met.