Course Title: Operate computing packages

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5148

Course Title: Operate computing packages

Portfolio: BUS

Nominal Hours: 60.0

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

Course Contact: Nawal Shomali

Course Contact Phone: 03 9925 5826

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit defines the competency required to identify, select and correctly operate desktop applications for a range of purposes. The office technology used will include a variety of Microsoft office applications.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

ICAITU006B Operate Computing Packages


Access and use help

Access, retrieve and manipulate data

Use appropriate software

Use keyboard and equipment

Learning Outcomes

See details under elements of competency.

Overview of Assessment

Student must demonstrate an understanding of all elements of a particular competency to be deemed competent. Assessment methods have been designed to measure achievement of each competency in a flexible manner. Assessment will incorporate a variety of methods: class exercises, homework, practical project and tests. 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.

Final examination optional for RMIT grading purposes only.