Course Title: Operate computing packages

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6069 Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology

Course Title: Operate computing packages

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 60

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


130T Vocational Engineering


Term1 2012,
Term2 2012

Course Contact: Leon Mattatia

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925-4668

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit defines the competency required to identify, select and correctly operate three desktop applications for a range of purposes. (Word processor, spreadsheet and a database.)

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

ICAU2006B Operate computing packages


1. Use appropriate software

2. Access, retrieve and manipulate data

3. Access and use help functions within each application

4. Use keyboard and equipment

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

Evidence of the following is essential:
• Assessment must confirm the ability to produce several workplace documents utilising a minimum of three different computing packages. Learner will demonstrate the use of a wide range of features from each package.