Course Title: Develop keyboarding speed and accuracy

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6141 Advanced Diploma of Legal Practice

Course Title: Develop keyboarding speed and accuracy

Portfolio: BUS Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 50

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

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

OFFC5196C

City Campus

TAFE

650T Vocational Business Education

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term1 2017

Course Contact: Robert Sheen

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 5759

Course Contact Email: robert.sheen@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to develop keyboard skills with speed and accuracy using touch typing techniques. This unit applies to individuals who work in a range of environments and are required to enter text and data with speed and accuracy.            

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

BSBITU307A Develop keyboarding speed and accuracy

Elements:

1. Use safe work practices

2. Identify and develop keyboard skills

3. Check accuracy


Learning Outcomes


 


Overview of Assessment

Critical aspects for assessment and evidence required to demonstrate competency in this unit

In order to demonstrate competency in this unit, you must provide evidence of:

* producing word processed documents
* typing with 98% accuracy assessed under test conditions in line with the current version of AS 2708:2001 Keyboarding speed tests
* knowledge of relevant legislation.
 

Context for assessment

Assessment must ensure:

* access to office equipment and resources
* access to samples of word processed documents and organisational style guides
* that it is in accordance with the current version of AS 2708:2001 Keyboarding speed tests, which specifies the test material, the equipment, the environment and how to conduct and score the test* access to samples of word processed documents and organisational style guides
* that a speed statement be issued to individuals assessed as competent against the unit.

You are advised that you are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate your assessment work to your teacher to ensure that the relevant competency standards are being met.


Feedback

Feedback will be provided throughout the semester in class and/or online discussions. You are encouraged to ask and answer questions during class time and online sessions so that you can obtain feedback on your understanding of the concepts and issues being discussed.

You should take note of all feedback received and use this information to improve your learning effectiveness and final performance in the course.

Finally, you can email or arrange an appointment with your teacher to gain more feedback on your progress.