Create and use databases

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver BSBADM305A, 'Create and use databases'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Create and use databases' on This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria

Elements and Performance Criteria


Performance Criteria


Use safe work practices


Workspace, furniture and equipment are adjusted to suit the ergonomic requirements of the user


Work organisation meets organisational and occupational health and safety requirements for computer operation


Energy and resource conservation techniques are used to minimise wastage in accordance with organisational and statutory requirements


Create simple databases


Organisational requirements in relation to data entry, storage, output and presentation requirements are identified


Database use, output, reporting and presentation requirements are determined in accordance with organisational policy and procedures


Database utilises software functions and simple formulae to meet identified requirements


Data table and form layout enable efficient data input and display


Database reports are formatted in accordance with organisational style and presentation requirements


Create simple database queries


Information output, database tables to be used and report layout are determined to meet task requirements


Data groupings, search and sort criteria are determined to meet task requirements


Queries are run and the results checked to ensure they provide the required data


Use simple databases


Data is entered, checked and amended in accordance with organisational and task requirements


Data input meets designated timelines and organisational requirements for speed and accuracy


Queries and formulae are tested to confirm output meets task requirements


Manuals, user documentation and on-line help are used to overcome problems with database design and production


Database reports and/or forms are previewed, adjusted and printed in accordance with organisational and task requirements


Databases are named and stored, in accordance with organisational requirements and the application exited without data loss/damage

Qualifications and Skillsets

BSBADM305A appears in the following qualifications:

  • CUL40104 - Certificate IV in Library-Information Services
  • CUL50104 - Diploma of Library-Information Services
  • CUL40204 - Certificate IV in Museum Practice
  • CUL30204 - Certificate III in Museum Practice
  • CUL30104 - Certificate III in Library-Information Services
  • AUR31205 - Certificate III in Automotive Retail, Service and Repair
  • AUR20105 - Certificate II in Automotive Administration
  • AUR21105 - Certificate II in Automotive Sales
  • AUR30105 - Certificate III in Automotive Administration
  • AUR31005 - Certificate III in Automotive Sales
  • AUR50105 - Diploma of Automotive Management
  • AUR40105 - Certificate IV in Automotive Management
  • CUV30403 - Certificate III in Arts Administration
  • CUV40503 - Certificate IV in Arts Administration
  • CUV60103 - Advanced Diploma of Arts Management