Domain - Business Information Processing

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Level 1

Develop and use keyboarding skills to enter text
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 8 This unit standard, unit standard 102 and unit standard 12883 were replaced by unit standard 32000 and unit standard 32001.

101 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who wish to develop basic keyboarding skills for employment or education. People credited with this unit standard are able to: develop keyboarding techniques to key in alpha and numeric text, and symbols or special characters, using a standard alphanumeric keyboard; and demonstrate keyboarding techniques to avoid overuse injuries and explain concepts of ergonomic practices and workstation care and maintenance.

Standard-setting body:

Ringa Hora Services Workforce Development Council

Consolidate keyboarding skills and produce accurate text based documents
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 8 This unit standard, unit standard 101 and unit standard 12883 were replaced by unit standard 32000 and unit standard 32001.

102 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who wish to build on existing basic keyboarding skills for employment or education. People credited with this unit standard are able to use keyboarding skills, including shortcut keys, to produce text, and consolidate keyboarding skills to produce text with accuracy.

Standard-setting body:

Ringa Hora Services Workforce Development Council

Write at 40 words per minute (wpm) and transcribe notes to produce required information
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 6

115 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to write at 40 words per minute (wpm) and transcribe notes to produce required information.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Key in text at 15 words per minute (wpm)
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5

16677 Unit Standard 1 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to key in text at 15 wpm.

Standard-setting body:

Ringa Hora Services Workforce Development Council

Enter prescribed text accurately using basic keyboarding skills and identify safe ergonomic practices

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Version 1 This unit standard and unit standard 32001 replaced unit standard 101, unit standard 102, and unit standard 12883.

32000 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: enter prescribed text accurately using basic keyboarding skills and layout principles; and identify ergonomic principles for the safe operation of computers according to current approved guidelines.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 113 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ringa Hora Services Workforce Development Council

Compose and manage text to produce documents using basic keyboarding and layout skills

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Version 1 This unit standard and unit standard 32000 replaced unit standard 101, unit standard 102, and unit standard 12883.

32001 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people who input text and manipulate information using software applications to create documents. People credited with this unit standard are able to compose and manage text to produce documents using basic keyboarding and layout skills.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 113 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ringa Hora Services Workforce Development Council

Level 2

Use data entry skills to input data
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 9

103 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who wish to use data entry skills in employment or education contexts. People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare data for data entry; enter data using a computer software application; and develop data entry speed and accuracy.

Standard-setting body:

Ringa Hora Services Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate knowledge of and apply audio transcription techniques to produce text
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 8

104 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: explain the concepts of audio transcription; describe audio transcription options; and apply audio transcription techniques to produce text.

Standard-setting body:

Ringa Hora Services Workforce Development Council

Apply text processing skills to produce communications in a business or organisational context
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 9 This unit standard and unit standard 12884 were replaced by unit standard 32002.

107 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to apply text processing skills to produce communications in a business or organisational context.

Standard-setting body:

Ringa Hora Services Workforce Development Council

Use a word processor to produce documents for a business or organisation
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 10

111 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe basic terminologies and techniques used for word processing; and use basic word processing to produce business or organisational documents.

Standard-setting body:

Ringa Hora Services Workforce Development Council

Write shorthand at 60 words per minute (wpm) and transcribe to produce required information
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 6

116 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to write shorthand at 60 words per minute (wpm) and transcribe to produce required information.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Key in text at 25 words per minute (wpm)
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 6

16678 Unit Standard 1 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to key in text at 25 wpm.

Standard-setting body:

Ringa Hora Services Workforce Development Council

Compose and enter text to create and manage business documents

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Version 1 This unit standard replaced unit standard 107 and unit standard 12884.

32002 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people who input text and manipulate information using software applications to create documents. People credited with this unit standard are able to: create electronic and printed business documents from hard copy and by direct composition; and demonstrate file management techniques for electronic documents and describe and apply ethical and legal considerations for sharing files.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 113 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ringa Hora Services Workforce Development Council

Level 3

Transcribe dictation at 80 words per minute (wpm)
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 8

105 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to interpret audio transcription conventions, and transcribe documents from a recorded source, at 80 wpm.

Standard-setting body:

Ringa Hora Services Workforce Development Council

Apply text processing skills to produce business documents
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 8 This unit standard, unit standard 12886 and unit standard 12887 were replaced by unit standard 32003.

108 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to apply text processing skills to produce business documents.

Standard-setting body:

Ringa Hora Services Workforce Development Council

Produce business or organisational information using word processing functions
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 9

112 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: apply word processing features and functions to produce business or organisational information; and apply file management and printing techniques to manage document production.

Standard-setting body:

Ringa Hora Services Workforce Development Council

Write shorthand at 80 words per minute (wpm) and transcribe to produce required information

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Version 8

117 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to write shorthand at 80 words per minute (wpm) and transcribe to produce required information.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 113 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ringa Hora Services Workforce Development Council

Key in text at 35 words per minute (wpm)
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5

16679 Unit Standard 1 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to key in text at 35 wpm.

Standard-setting body:

Ringa Hora Services Workforce Development Council

Create and customise business documents

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Version 1 This unit standard replaced unit standard 108, unit standard 12886, and unit standard 12887.

32003 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people who input text and manipulate information using software applications to create documents. People credited with this unit standard are able to: create and customise business documents from hard copy and by direct composition, to meet the intended purpose and organisational style requirements; and apply mail merge options to produce business documents that are fit for purpose and for the intended audience.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 113 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ringa Hora Services Workforce Development Council

Level 4

Transcribe dictation at 100 words per minute (wpm)
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 8

106 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: maximise the use of audio transcription technology and maintain security procedures; transcribe documents from a recorded source dictated at 100 words per minute (wpm); and produce documents from recorded dictation sources.

Standard-setting body:

Ringa Hora Services Workforce Development Council

Apply text processing skills to produce specialist documents
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 8

109 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to apply text processing skills to produce specialist documents.

Standard-setting body:

Ringa Hora Services Workforce Development Council

Produce business or organisational information using advanced word processing functions
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 9

113 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: apply advanced features and functions of word processing to produce business information; and apply language and text processing skills to produce business information.

Standard-setting body:

Ringa Hora Services Workforce Development Council

Write shorthand at 100 words per minute (wpm) and transcribe to produce required information
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 6

118 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to write shorthand at 100 words per minute (wpm) and transcribe to produce required information.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Key in text at 50 words per minute (wpm)
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5

16680 Unit Standard 1 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to key in text at 50 wpm.

Standard-setting body:

Ringa Hora Services Workforce Development Council

Produce text processed specialist clinical documents from printed information and a recorded dictation source

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Version 5

18180 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to produce text processed specialist clinical documents from printed information and a recorded dictation source.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 113 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Ringa Hora Services Workforce Development Council

Level 5

Review text processing and information production practices in a business or organisational context
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 8

110 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: identify, analyse and research text processing practices and systems; and develop guidelines and systems for the implementation of the text processing practices.

Standard-setting body:

Ringa Hora Services Workforce Development Council

Write shorthand at 120 words per minute (wpm) and transcribe to produce required information
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 6

119 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to write shorthand at 120 words per minute (wpm) and transcribe to produce required information.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Key in text at 65 words per minute (wpm)
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5

16681 Unit Standard 1 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to key in text at 65 wpm.

Standard-setting body:

Ringa Hora Services Workforce Development Council

Level 6

Key in text at 80 words per minute (wpm)
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5

16682 Unit Standard 1 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to key in text at 80 wpm.

Standard-setting body:

Ringa Hora Services Workforce Development Council

Write shorthand at 140 words per minute (wpm) and transcribe to produce required information
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4

5843 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: develop shorthand techniques to build shorthand writing speed; write and transcribe shorthand notes from material dictated at 140 wpm; and record and report formal proceedings.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Data as at 18 May 2024