Design and produce text documents

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 BSBITU303A, 'Design and produce text documents'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Design and produce text documents' 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 produce word processed documents

1.1. Use safe work practices to ensure ergonomic, work organisation, energy and resource conservation requirements are addressed

1.2. Identify document purpose, audience and presentation requirements, and clarify with relevant personnel as required

1.3. Identify organisational and task requirements for text-based business documents to ensure consistency of style and image

2. Design word processed documents

2.1. Design document structure and layout to suit purpose, audience and information requirements of the task

2.2. Design document to enhance readability and appearance, and to meet organisational and task requirements for style and layout

2.3. Use style sheets and automatic functions to ensure consistency of design and layout

3. Add tables and other data

3.1. Insert a standard table into a document, changing cells to meet information requirements

3.2. Insert and delete columns and rows as necessary

3.3. Insert images and other data to meet required specifications

4. Produce text documents

4.1. Use advanced software functions to enable efficient production of documents

4.2. Enter or import, and edit text and other data to meet required specifications

4.3. Preview, adjust and print documents in accordance with organisational and task requirements

4.4. Name and store text documents, in accordance with organisational requirements and exit the application without information loss/damage

4.5. Prepare text documents within designated time lines and organisational requirements for speed and accuracy

4.6. Use manuals, user documentation and online help to overcome problems with document design and production

Qualifications and Skillsets

BSBITU303A appears in the following qualifications:

  • AUR20105 - Certificate II in Automotive Administration
  • AUR20205 - Certificate II in Automotive Aftermarket Manufacturing
  • BSB30807 - Certificate III in Recordkeeping
  • BSB30110 - Certificate III in Business
  • BSB30407 - Certificate III in Business Administration
  • BSB30607 - Certificate III in International Trade
  • BSB31012 - Certificate III in Business Administration (Legal)
  • BSB31107 - Certificate III in Business Administration (Medical)
  • BSB30907 - Certificate III in Business Administration (Education)
  • BSB31007 - Certificate III in Business Administration (Legal)
  • CUS30309 - Certificate III in Music Business
  • BSB30912 - Certificate III in Business Administration (Education)
  • BSB30112 - Certificate III in Business
  • BSB30612 - Certificate III in International Trade
  • BSB31112 - Certificate III in Business Administration (Medical)
  • CUV30411 - Certificate III in Arts Administration
  • BSB30412 - Certificate III in Business Administration
  • HLT40512 - Certificate IV in Hospital-Health Services Pharmacy Support
  • CUA30413 - Certificate III in Live Production and Services
  • CUA40413 - Certificate IV in Live Production and Technical Services