Set up information and communications technology for the micro business

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 BSBSMB307A, 'Set up information and communications technology for the micro business'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Determine information and communications technology requirements

1.1. Identify the full range of hardware and software requirements relevant to the anticipated start-up level of business and available space

1.2. Determine and decide on the type of internet connection needed to fulfil business requirements

1.3. Identify suitable suppliers of hardware and software and appropriate support services

1.4. Compare and analyse pricing and payment options to determine the most suitable information and communications technology goods and services for the business

2. Install hardware and software products

2.1. Determine suitable location for hardware, taking into account occupational health and safety (OHS) and environmental considerations

2.2. Follow set up instructions for hardware in accordance with manufacturers' specifications

2.3. Follow instructions on installation for all software applications and upgrades

2.4. Install and test the connection device in accordance with vendor instructions

3. Trouble shoot/resolve common malfunctions

3.1. Define the problem to be resolved

3.2. Identify support services for common malfunctions

3.3. Follow instructions for resolving common malfunctions

3.4. Test device to ensure the malfunction is resolved