Relationship to competency standards

Unit Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to determine, locate and retrieve information using digital technologies in consultation with a teacher.

This unit applies to education support work in a variety of contexts and the work is to be undertaken with appropriate guidance, support and supervision by a nominated teacher or other education professional.


Internet protocols.
Organisation protocols for Internet access.
Basic research techniques.
Different search engines.
Retrieving and presenting information in a logical, accurate manner according to requirements of the brief.

Teaching Strategies

Unit offerings

Face to face: (Demand based)

Please note

The Unit Offerings listed above are a guide only and the timetable for any year is the final authority. The College may vary offerings based on demand, regulatory requirements, continual improvement processes or other conditions.

This unit may be available in different modes of delivery i.e. online and face-to-face as listed above. The unit content will not differ between these modes of delivery. There will possibly be a difference in the schedule and/or the prescribed assessment tasks, however both will cover and assess the same content.