Use digital technology for short and basic workplace tasks

This unit is an accredited training resource consistent with the Nationally Recognised Training requirements for Vocational Education and Training (VET) and is ideal for Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) in Australia. It consists of Learning Resource Material (instructional theory), an Assessment Workbook, and information about assessment mapping to the Performance Criteria, Knowledge Evidence, and Performance Evidence requirements of this accredited unit.

Our FSKDIG001 training product is available for purchase as a hardcopy (printed) book in both Learner Guide and Trainer/Assessor Guide variants. This unit is available for enrolment and online training/assessment via Catapult LMS (Learning Management System). NOTE: If you are a training provider, please do your own validation, in accordance with your Training and Assessment Strategy (TAS).

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Unit information about the FSKDIG001 training material in this resource

FSKDIG001 information from training.gov.au.


This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use digital technology to undertake short and basic workplace tasks under supervision, such as operating machinery with computerised settings, sending an electronic messages, entering information into a word processor, completing work attendance records online, using access codes, and reading gauges, scales and meters.

An individual performing these tasks works alongside an expert or mentor where prompting and advice can be provided as needed.

This unit applies to individuals who use, or are preparing to use, digital skills to complete workplace activities. This includes existing workers and individuals preparing for employment through vocational education and training. This unit can be integrated and contextualised with vocational training to support achievement of vocational competency.

Unit mapping information

Supersedes and is equivalent to FSKDIG01 Use digital technology for basic workplace tasks.

Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

Foundation skills

Foundation skills essential to performance are explicit in the performance criteria of this unit of competency.

Unit sector or competency field

Digital Technology

Prerequisite, co-requisite or interdependent assessment of units

Not applicable

Assessment conditions

Competency is to be assessed in the workplace, a workplace simulated environment or a vocational training context.

Skills must be demonstrated using short and basic tasks that reflect those typically found in a workplace.

The following resources are to be made available:

  • An expert or mentor to provide prompting and advice to learner, as needed

  • Digital technology required to complete the task

  • Workplace procedures required to complete the task

  • Own familiar support resources

Assessors must:

  • satisfy the requirements for assessors in applicable vocational education and training legislation, frameworks and/or standards, and

  • have sound knowledge of the ACSF, and

  • have demonstrable expertise, knowledge and skills in the vocational contextualisation and assessment of digital technology, and

  • have completed the following or equivalent:

  • TAESS00009 Address Foundation Skills in Vocational Practice Skill Set; or

  • a higher level education qualification, such as:

    • TAE80113 Graduate Diploma of Adult Language, Literacy and Numeracy Practice (and its equivalent TAE70111); or

    • Bachelor of Education, Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma of Education, or higher. This may include qualifications relating to TESOL, adult education or vocational education

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