Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways

Watch the videos then complete the activities and questions.




Ergonomic Planner

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Save the pdf file.

Use a Computer


Student Workbook

Open the Student Workbook and insert your name.
Complete the Digital section and save in work folder.


Observation Workbook

Open the Observation Workbook and insert names.
Ask Supervisor to complete Digital section and save in work folder.


Criteria and Foundation Skills

Code Title - Elements - Criteria - Foundation Skills
BSBITU101Operate a personal computer VerbalWrittenOnlinePractical PortfolioObservationRole_PlayRPL
  1 Start computer, system information and features
     1.1 Adjust workspace, furniture and equipment to suit user ergonomic requirements                  
     1.2 Ensure work meets organisational and work health and safety (WHS) requirements for computer operation                  
     1.3 Start computer or log on according to user procedures                  
     1.4 Identify basic functions and features using system information                  
     1.5 Customise desktop configuration, if necessary, with assistance from appropriate persons                  
     1.6 Use help functions as required                  
  2 Navigate and manipulate desktop environment
     2.1 Open, close and access features by selecting correct desktop icons                  
     2.2 Open, resize and close desktop windows by using correct window functions                  
     2.3 Create shortcuts onto the desktop, if necessary, with assistance from appropriate persons                  
  3 Organise files using basic directory and folder structures
     3.1 Create folders/subfolders with suitable names                  
     3.2 Save files with suitable names in appropriate folders                  
     3.3 Rename and move folders/subfolders and files as required                  
     3.4 Identify folder/subfolder and file attributes                  
     3.5 Move folders/subfolders and files using cut and paste, and drag and drop techniques                  
     3.6 Save folders/subfolders and files to appropriate media where necessary                  
     3.7 Search for folders/subfolders and files using appropriate software tools                  
     3.8 Restore deleted folder/subfolders and files as necessary                  
  4 Print information
     4.1 Print information from installed printer                  
     4.2 View progress of print jobs and delete as required                  
     4.3 Change default printer, if installed                  
  5 Shut down computer
     5.1 Close all open applications                  
     5.2 Shut down computer according to user procedures                  
FSKDIG003Use digital technology for non-routine workplace tasks VerbalWrittenOnlinePractical PortfolioObservationRole_PlayRPL
  1. Prepare to use digital technology
     1.1 Identify routine workplace tasks                  
     1.2 Identify appropriate digital technology for the task                  
     1.3 Interpret routine workplace information and terminology                  
  2. Complete routine workplace task
     2.1 Interpret routine information from a range of sources to access and use digital technology                  
     2.2 Follow workplace procedures to perform a task using technology                  
     2.3 Review performance                  
     Takes responsibility for organising digital technology for the task                  
  Oral Communication
     Discusses tasks with supervisor, manager or mentor                  
ICTICT104Use digital devices VerbalWrittenOnlinePractical PortfolioObservationRole_PlayRPL
  1. Prepare to use the digital device
     1.1 Review the instruction manual and ensure identified components are available                  
     1.2 Identify the physical components of the digital device                  
     1.3 Turn on and follow access procedures to activate the digital device                  
     1.4 Alter the digital device settings to best suit intended use                  
     1.5 Configure power management settings where appropriate to minimise power consumption, as an environmentally sustainable measure                  
  2. Set up and use the digital device
     2.1 Identify and set the basic operating, security and menu settings                  
     2.2 Navigate and manipulate the screen environment                  
     2.3 Customise screen icons and access to applications where applicable                  
     2.4 Use the digital device, and save and edit output where applicable                  
     2.5 Identify more advanced features available and use as required                  
  3. Access and use basic connectivity devices
     3.1 Connect to external digital devices, such as computer devices or storage devices, to retrieve, copy, move and save information                  
     3.2 Check physical connectivity of computer devices or storage devices to ensure operation and performance                  
     3.3 Connect to a printer either through a computer device or directly, and use printer settings and print data                  
     3.4 Access audio-visual devices to view and play a multimedia file                  
  4. Shut down digital device
     4.1 Save current work and back up important data                  
     4.2 Close open programs on the digital device and any computer device or storage device                  
     4.3 Shut down digital devices, according to manufacturer instructions                  
  Get the work done 1.1-1.5, 2.1-2.5, 3.1-3.4, 4.1-4.3
     Plans a range of routine tasks with familiar goals and outcomes                  
     Understands the purposes, specific functions and key features of common digital systems and tools, and operates them effectively to complete routine tasks                  
  Reading 1.1-1.5, 2.1-2.5, 3.1, 3.4, 4.3
     Reviews on-line and hard-copy text, and interprets and comprehends symbols, text, numbers and letters to determine and adhere to requirements