Course Title: Use basic computer applications relevant to a workplace

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2012

Course Code: OFFC5195C

Course Title: Use basic computer applications relevant to a workplace

School: 130T Vocational Engineering

Campus: City Campus

Program: C6085 - Advanced Diploma of Electrical - Technology

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email:

Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Ganesh Naik

Phone: +61 3 9925 4252

Nominal Hours: 20

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.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites

Not required

Course Description

This unit covers the use of computer application relevant to
engineering support work functions. It encompasses applying
user preferences, using application menus and tools, entering
and retrieve information, working with groups and transferring
and printing files.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

UEENEED001B Use basic computer applications relevant to a workplace


2.2.20 Computer use basics
2.18.1 Occupational Health and Safety

Performance Criteria: Files are named, arranged, saved and backed up in accordance with enterprise requirements. Computer shutdown procedures Workplace procedures and work instructions for controlling risk are followed accurately Workplace procedures for dealing with accidents, fires and emergencies are followed according to work procedures and scope of responsibility and competencies

Learning Outcomes


Details of Learning Activities

This unit shall be demonstrated using MATLAB  and AUTOCAD computational software packages which covers applications in Electrical and Electronics engineering. This unit aims to covers the fundamentals of computer applications and  also enhance students engineering skills using these software package

Teaching Schedule

This course runs in association with ISYS-5662C (Use Engineering Applications Software).  All the teaching elements are taught with ISYS-5662C  under the same cluster. Please refer to course guide of ISYS5662C for teaching Schedule and assessment details.

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


Other Resources

Overview of Assessment

Assessment in this unit consists of laboratory exercises, a project and its corresponding written report.

Assessment Tasks

This unit runs in association with ISYS5662C (Use Engineering Application Software) under the same cluster. For assessment task please refer to ISYS5662C course guide.

This course is graded using the following course grades:

80 - 100:   CHD - Competent with High Distinction
70 - 79:     CDI - Competent with Distinction
60 - 69:     CC - Competent with Credit
50 - 59:     CAG - Competency Achieved - Graded
  0 - 49:     NYC - Not Yet Competent
                 DNS - Did Not Submit for Assessment.

Assessment Matrix

Other Information

This course is delivered in a cluster (Engineering Application Software) in conjunction with ISYS5662C and OFFC5195C(’Use Engineeing Applications Software’ and ’Use Basic Computer Applications relevant to a Workplace’ respectively). All the learning and assessment activities will include the components of both competencies UEENEED004B and UEENEED001B.

In this cluster, minimum student directed hours are 24 in addition to 36 scheduled teaching hours.
Student directed hours involve completing activities such as reading online resources, assignments, project work, individual student-teacher course-related consultation and writing lab reports.

Study and learning Support:

Study and Learning Centre (SLC) provides free learning and academic development advice to you.
Services offered by SLC to support your numeracy and literacy skills are:

assignment writing, thesis writing and study skills advice
maths and science developmental support and advice
English language development

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Disability Liaison Unit:

If you are suffering from long-term medical condition or disability, you should contact Disability Liaison Unit to seek advice and
support to complete your studies.

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Late submission:

If you require an Extension of Submittable Work (assignments, reports or project work etc.) for 7 calendar days or less (from the original due date) and have valid reasons, you must complete and
lodge an Application for Extension of Submittable Work (7 Calendar Days or less) form and lodge it with the Senior Educator/ Program Manager.
The application must be lodged no later than one working day before the official due date. You will be notified within
no more than 2 working days of the date of lodgment as to whether the extension has been granted.

If you seek an Extension of Submittable Work for more than 7 calendar days (from the original due date) must lodge an Application for Special
Consideration form under the provisions of the Special Consideration Policy, preferably prior to, but no later than 2 working days
after the official due date.

Submittable Work (assignments, reports or project work etc.) submitted late without approval of an extension will not be accepted or marked.

Special consideration:

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Email Communication: 

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