Use digital devices

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 ICAICT104A, 'Use digital devices'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Use digital devices' 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

1. Prepare to use the digital device

1.1 Review instruction manual and ensure identified components are available

1.2 Identify the physical components of the digital device

1.3 Boot up 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 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 audiovisual 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