Course Title: Send and retrieve information using web browsers and email

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3209 Certificate III in Science

Course Title: Send and retrieve information using web browsers and email

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 25

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


155T Vocational Health and Sciences

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term2 2009,
Term1 2010,
Term1 2011

Course Contact: Geoff Moss

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4852

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course defines the competency required to complete basic web search tasks and send and receive emails with attachments.
Students will also undertake Internet searches related to their studies in this course and the others courses in their program of study.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

ICAU1133A Send and retrieve information using web browsers and email


Access the internet

Create an address book

Search internet

Send and organise messages

Learning Outcomes

Students will learn:

  • To make effective searches of the Internet using different search engines.
  • To search and collect information from the Internet.
  • Copying text and images from the Internet.
  • Copyright and plagarism issues and the Internet.
  • Referencing of Internet resources.
  • Communication and the Internet.
  • Effective use of email.
  • Emails, attachments and email security

Overview of Assessment

Assessment will involve a variety of assessment items, including:

  • Research tasks
  • Class practicals and exercises
  • Assignments