Course Title: Use computer applications relevant to a workplace

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2015

Course Code: COSC6144C

Course Title: Use computer applications relevant to a workplace

School: 130T Vocational Engineering

Campus: City Campus

Program: C6122 - Advanced Diploma of Electronics and Communications Engineering

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email: vocengineering@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Ms.Amandeep Kaur

Phone: +61 3 9925 4444

Email: amandeep.kaur@rmit.edu.au 

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

UEENEEE101A

Course Description

This unit covers the basic use of personal computers application relevant to a work function. It encompasses switching the computer on, applying user preferences, selecting basic applications, entering and retrieving information and printing files.
Note: This unit applies to all aspects of Electrotechnology – engineering applications only. For general competencies related to Information Technologies refer to the latest endorsed IT Training Package.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

UEENEED101A Use computer applications relevant to a workplace

Element:

1. Prepare to use computer applications.

Performance Criteria:

1.1 OHS procedures for a given work area are identified, obtained and understood through established routines and procedures.
1.2 Established OHS risk control measures and procedures in relation to computer and keyboard use are followed.
1.3 Information required for the use of the application is obtained from appropriate sources.
1.4 Computer is started up and desktop icons are manipulated to access desired application, directories and files.
1.5 On-screen instructions in relation to any anomaly such as a virus warning are followed.
1.6 Help directory is used to resolve any straightforward start up or access issues or anomalies.

Element:

2. Use computer basic application.

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Established OHS risk control measures and procedures for carrying out the work are followed.
2.2 Information is added, altered or deleted as needed in accordance with application user instructions.
2.3 Routine checks are made to ensure accuracy of information in accordance with quality requirements.

Element:

3. Output information from an application.

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Completed files are stored appropriately in accordance with enterprise requirements.
3.2 Files are printed for a formal record and/or to forward to others.
3.3 Files are sent via email in a readable format

Element:

4. Shut down computer.

Performance Criteria:

4.1 Files are named, arranged, saved and backed up in accordance with enterprise requirements.
4.2 Computer shutdown procedures are followed and computer switched off.


Learning Outcomes


Refer to Elements


Details of Learning Activities

You will involve in the following learning activities to meet requirements for the three clustered competencies (UEENEEH181A, UEENEED104A and UEENEED101A) and stage 1 competencies for Engineering Associates.
• Tutorials
• Class Exercises
• Assignment

 

Cluster Information:

This course is delivered in a cluster Engineering Software/PCB designing ) in conjunction with UEENEED104A (COSC6138C) and UEENEEH181A (EEET7059C). You must enrol in all three courses delivered in this cluster. All the learning and assessment activities will include the components of all competencies UEENEED101A, UEENEED104A and UEENEEH181A  Please refer to the course guide Part B for course UEENEEH181A (EEET7059C)  for the learning activities and Engineers Australia Mapping Information.
 


Teaching Schedule

As this course is delivered in cluster with UEENEED104A (COSC6138C) and UEENEEH181A(EEET7059C), please refer to the course guide Part B for course UEENEEH181A (EEET7059C) for the proposed teaching schedule.


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources


Overview of Assessment

The assessment is conducted in both theoretical and practical aspects of the course according to the performance criteria set in the National Training Package. Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including written/oral activities and demonstration of practical skills to the relevant industry standards. Participants are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment activities to their teacher/assessor. Feedback will be provided throughout the course. To successfully complete this course you will be required to demonstrate competency in each assessment task detailed under Assessment Tasks:

Assessment 1: Lab Activities x 8
Weighting towards final grade (%): 40

Assessment 2: Assignment
Weighting towards final grade (%):  20

Assessment 2: Test
Weighting towards final grade (%):  40

These tasks assesses the following Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs):

Assessment Mapping Matrix

Element/Performance Criteria CoveredLab ActivitiesAssignmentTest
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Assessment Tasks

As this course is delivered in cluster with UEENEED104A (COSC6138C) and UEENEEH181A(EEET7059C), please refer to the course guide Part B for course UEENEEH181A (EEET7059C) for the proposed assessment tasks.


Assessment Matrix

As this course is delivered in cluster with UEENEED104A (COSC6138C) and UEENEEH181A(EEET7059C), please refer to the course guide Part B for course UEENEEH181A (EEET7059C) for the assessment matrix.

Other Information

Credit Transfer and/or Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL):


You may be eligible for credit towards courses in your program if you have already met the learning/competency outcomes through previous learning and/or industry experience. To be eligible for credit towards a course, you must demonstrate that you have already completed learning and/or gained industry experience that is:
 

• Relevant
• Current
• Satisfies the learning/competency outcomes of the course
 

Please refer to http://www.rmit.edu.au/students/enrolment/credit to find more information about credit transfer and RPL.


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
 

Please refer to http://www.rmit.edu.au/studyandlearningcentre to find more information about Study and Learning Support.


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.


Please refer to http://www.rmit.edu.au/disability to find more information about services offered by Disability Liaison Unit.
 

Late Submission:


If you require an Extension of Submittable Work (assignments, reports or project work etc.) for seven calendar days or less (from the original due date) and have valid reasons, you must complete 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 two working days of the date of lodgement as to whether the extension has been granted.


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


Please refer to http://www.rmit.edu.au/students/specialconsideration to find more information about special consideration.


Plagiarism:


Plagiarism is a form of cheating and it is very serious academic offence that may lead to expulsion from the university.
 

Please refer to http://www.rmit.edu.au/academicintegrity to find more information about plagiarism.


Email Communication:


All email communications will be sent to your RMIT email address and you must regularly check your RMIT emails.

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