Produce spreadsheets

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 BSBITU304A, 'Produce spreadsheets'.
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. Select and prepare resources

1.1. Adhere to ergonomic, work organisation and occupational health and safety requirements

1.2. Use energy and resource conservation techniques to minimise wastage

1.3. Identify spreadsheet task requirements in relation to data entry, storage, output and presentation

2. Plan spreadsheet design

2.1. Ensure spreadsheet design suits the purpose, audience and information requirements of the task

2.2. Ensure spreadsheet design enhances readability and appearance, and meets organisational and task requirements for style and layout

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

3. Create spreadsheet

3.1. Ensure data is entered, checked and amended to maintain consistency of design and layout, in accordance with organisational and task requirements

3.2. Format spreadsheet using software functions to adjust page and cell layout to meet information requirements, in accordance with organisational style and presentation requirements

3.3. Ensure formulae are tested and used to confirm output meets task requirements, in consultation with appropriate personnel as required

3.4. Use manuals, user documentation and online help to overcome problems with spreadsheet design and production

4. Produce simple charts

4.1. Select chart type and design that enables valid representation of numerical data, and meets organisational and task requirements

4.2. Create charts using appropriate data range in the spreadsheet

4.3. Modify chart type and layout using formatting features

5. Finalise spreadsheets

5.1. Preview, adjust and print spreadsheet and any accompanying charts, in accordance with task requirements

5.2. Ensure data input meets designated time lines and organisational requirements for speed and accuracy

5.3. Name and store spreadsheet in accordance with organisational requirements and exit the application without data loss/damage

Qualifications and Skillsets

BSBITU304A appears in the following qualifications:

  • FNS30310 - Certificate III in Accounts Administration
  • FNS30110 - Certificate III in Financial Services
  • BSB30807 - Certificate III in Recordkeeping
  • BSB30110 - Certificate III in Business
  • BSB30407 - Certificate III in Business Administration
  • 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
  • BSB41013 - Certificate IV in Human Resources
  • BSB31112 - Certificate III in Business Administration (Medical)
  • CUV30411 - Certificate III in Arts Administration
  • FNS30111 - Certificate III in Financial Services
  • FNS30311 - Certificate III in Accounts Administration
  • BSB30412 - Certificate III in Business Administration
  • CUA30413 - Certificate III in Live Production and Services
  • CUA40413 - Certificate IV in Live Production and Technical Services