Course Title: Organise workplace information

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2016

Course Code: OFFC5268C

Course Title: Organise workplace information

School: 155T Vocational Health and Sciences

Campus: City Campus

Program: C5312 - Diploma of Dental Technology

Course Contact: Mark Doherty

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 93411407

Course Contact Email:

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Nominal Hours: 30

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.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites


Course Description

Undertaking this unit of competence describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to gather, organise and apply workplace information in the context of an organisation’s work processes and knowledge management systems.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

BSBINM301A Organise workplace information


1. Collect and assess information

Performance Criteria:

1.1.Access product and service information in accordance with organisational requirements 1.2.Ensure methods of collecting information are reliable and make efficient use of available time and resources 1.3.Assess information for clarity, accuracy, currency and relevance to intended tasks 1.4.Use interpersonal skills to access relevant information from teams and individuals


2. Organise information

Performance Criteria:

2.1.Organise information in a format suitable for analysis, interpretation and dissemination in accordance with organisational requirements 2.2.Use appropriate technology/systems to maintain information in accordance with organisational requirements 2.3.Collate information and materials, and communicate to relevant designated persons 2.4.Identify difficulties organising and accessing information and solve collaboratively with individuals and team members 2.5.Update and store information in accordance with organisational requirements and systems


3. Review information needs

Performance Criteria:

3.1.Actively seek feedback on clarity, accuracy and sufficiency of information to ensure relevance of information and system 3.2.Review the contribution of information to decision making and implement appropriate modifications to collection processes 3.3.Identify future information needs and incorporate in modifications to collection processes 3.4.Document future information needs and incorporate in modifications to reporting processes to collection processes 3.4.Document future information needs and incorporate in modifications to reporting processes

Learning Outcomes

This unit applies to individuals who are skilled operators and apply a broad range of competencies in various work contexts. You may exercise discretion and judgement using appropriate theoretical knowledge of information management to provide technical advice and support to a team. On completion of this unit you will have developed the skills and knowledge required to gather, organise and apply workplace information in the context of an organisation’s work processes and knowledge management systems.

Details of Learning Activities

Facilitator led discussions using Powerpoint presentations

In class activities

Simulated laboratory activities

Written assessment

Teaching Schedule

The class is scheduled for delivery to the NON-APPRENTICE group (FT1) on Monday August 1st and APPRENTICE group (DT1) on Friday July 15 in the Lecture theatre of Building 154 RMIT (within the Royal Dental Hospital Melbourne) Notification will be provided via student email if the date or location change. 

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


Other Resources

Powepoint available on MYRMIT Blackboard under the program code C5312 and the Unit of Competence BSBINM301A/OFFC5268C Organise workplace information RMIT online learning Hub Internet links Journals, Brochures, Pamphlets, Newspapers, Magazines

Overview of Assessment

You will be assessed on both the essential knowledge and the demonstration of essential skills through;

Completion of an assignment

Assessment Tasks

You will be graded with either a CA (Satisfactory) or NYC (Not Satisfactory) according to the assessment guidelines in accordance with the training package elements & essential skills Completion of an assignment that is issued during the theory session.

Assessment Matrix

To achieve a grade of CA (Competency Achieved) for the unit BSBINM301A/OFFC5268C Organise workplace information you are required to obtain a pass result (PX or CA) for the following assessment, used to measure; elements, performance criteria, essential knowledge and essential skills as outlined in the health training package.The scheduled due date for the assignment; Non-Apprentice (FT1): Monday August 1st (The assessment process must be finalised and a result entered by November 11th 2016) Apprentice (DT1): Friday July 15 (The assessment process must be finalised and a result entered by November 11th 2016)

Other Information

Plagiarism RMIT University requires that you present YOUR work for assessment. Plagiarism is a form of cheating. It is the presentation of the work or idea of another person. Plagiarism is NOT acceptable. Penalities can include charges of acedemic misconduct, cancellation of results and exclusion from your course. Please note: It is also a disciplinary offence to allow your work to be plagiarised by another student. When signing the coversheet to submit your learning guides and assessments. Special consideration: Please note: Students may apply for Special Consideration as per the information via the RMIT website if they believe complete assessment for this unit by the submission date has been affected by factors beyond their control. Special consideration must be lodged prior to or within 48 hours of the scheduled assessment time or assessment submission date. The application for Special Consideration is NOT granted automatically on application. RMIT assessment policies - RMIT University Special consideration online application - RMIT University: Non completion or non-submission of compulsory tasks: Failure to complete any or all of the compulsory tasks listed above will prevent the student from achieving a CA (competency achieved) result for unit BSBINM301A/OFFC5268C Organise workplace information. This will result in the student not completing the unit successfully. NYC (not yet competent) will be recorded and re enrolment will be required to continue the unit/program. Fees will be incurred. Please note: A second opportunity for assessment will not be granted unless the student has applied for and been granted special consideration as per RMIT assessment policy. Assessment Appeal Process: The Appeals Against Assessment policy and procedure applies to all coursework programs in all careers. The appeal process is staged and students are required to follow each stage in order to ensure their full entitlement to appeal is available Students are required to support the learning outcomes this Unit with work based experience and/ or further self managed research to support positive outcomes in this Unit. To undertake practical exercises and /or assessment students MUST present for the assessment process as follows: Please note these are also WH&S requirements for laboratory safety. In appropriate practical class attire (Protective clothing for legs - if shorts, must cover knees, lab coat, safety glasses) Fully covered in leather(not suede) footwear Hair to be contained by tying back or in appropriate hair cover. No artificial fingernails to be worn The wearing of henna is acceptable. Short, clean fingernails (no nail polish) No jewellery to be worn on the hands or wrists. Wedding rings or jewellery that cannot be removed for cultural reasons must be taped with an appropriate waterproof tape All cuts/ skin abrasions on the hands or wrists must be covered with a waterproof dressing A student that is non-compliant with any of the above requirements will not be permitted to undertake practical exercises or assessment at the scheduled time. The student will be rescheduled to undertake assessment at a later date.

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