Course Title: Use business technology

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4297

Course Title: Use business technology

Portfolio: BUS

Nominal Hours: 20.0

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


650T TAFE Business

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term1 2012,
Term1 2013,
Term2 2012

Course Contact: Clem Simonetto

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 5426

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course covers how to select, use and maintain a range of business technology and includes the effective use of computer software to organise information and data.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

This course has no pre-requisites but is co-delivered with BSBOHS303B - Contribute to OHS hazard identification and risk assessment

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

BSBWOR204A Use business technology


1. Maintain technology

2. Process and organise data

3. Select and use technology

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course participants will be able to:-
- select and apply appropriate equipment and software applications in relation to assigned task/s
- access, retrieve and store required data
- perform basic maintenance on a range of office equipment

Overview of Assessment

Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including technical requirements documentation, homework, assignments, group and/or individual projects, in class exercises, written and practical tests, problem solving exercises, presentations, direct observation of actual and simulated work practice, presentation of a portfolio of evidence which may comprise documents, and/or photographs and/or video and audio files, review of products produced through work-based or course activities.

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. Students will be provided with feedback throughout the course to check their progress.