Course Title: Use technology in the workplace

Part A: Course Overview

Course ID: 038932

Program: C5179

Course Title: Use technology in the workplace

Portfolio: BUS

Nominal Hours: 50.0

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 2007

Course Contact: Swati Dave

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 5811

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit covers using computers and associated devices and office technology to achieve outcomes required in the workplace. The office technology used will include Microsoft Office packages and RMIT’s internet and email applications.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Training Package Pre-requisites: Nil

National Competency Codes and Titles


Use technology in the workplace


Access and enter information from / into the computer

Clarify the function that the equipment fulfils

Save files / data and produce computer reports as required

Undertake routine maintenance of computers and associated devices

Use and maintain other workplace equipment

Use manuals and online help to solve computing problems

Learning Outcomes


Overview of Assessment

Competency Status Review – Consolidation Exercises
The consolidation exercises on packages will be conducted to test the competency status of a student and will focus on the student’s practical ability to solve problems and provide professionally reasoned and practical solutions to a scenario provided to them in class.

A voluntary exam will be conducted at the end of the course for grading purposes only.
In addition to the assessments, formative feedback is provided to the students throughout the duration of the course.