Digital Literacy

Professionals should be using and adopting a range of technologies effectively in their workplace.

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Digital literacy is an essential skill for effective participation in today’s fast paced digital world with businesses relying on digital technology for all aspects of their operations.

Digital literacy is necessary in order to be engaged in new digital tools to identify, access, manage, integrate and evaluate digital resources and construct new knowledge to improve strategic operations. This is an essential element for any organisation to participate in the digital economy and to collaborate in virtual environments to create new data, ideas or knowledge. Professionals should be using technology in meaningful ways and adopting a broad range of computing and online technologies effectively in their workplace.

Credential levels

This Credential is currently available at the Intermediate, Proficient and Advanced levels. Use the level indicators below to identify the level you should explore. View the Credential level to see further information.

Intermediate

  • Have 5 years professional experience in this capability
  • Be an experienced professional
  • Have experience in operational roles
  • Coordinate actions across operations

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Proficient

  • Have 7 years professional experience in this capability
  • Be a senior professional
  • Have experience in function-level roles
  • Direct thinking or action across operations

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Advanced

  • Have 10 years professional experience in this capability
  • Be an advanced professional
  • Have experience in leadership roles
  • Drive actions across an organisation

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At the Intermediate level of Digital Literacy you are using a broad range of computing and Internet-based technologies in your workplace to access and effectively synthesise information on a broad range of topics. Within your role you responsible for classifying and managing digital information and data, including addressing privacy, security, protection and related rights management issues. You collaborate with others online to complete often sophisticated work-related tasks. You use ICT to systematically manage, review and report group or project performance. You are responsible for accessing and critically evaluating the quality and credibility of digital information and its course. You are familiar with a range of emerging technologies and use different digital networks, technologies and environments to promote operational outcomes and connect with others.

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Resources

This is a step-by-step guide for completing this Credential, it includes:

  • Criteria that must be satisfied
  • Collecting your evidence
  • Writing your reflective testimony
  • Completing your assessment

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At the Proficient level of Digital Literacy you are organising the information technology and/or networks required to improve outcomes and collaboration within your team and external groups. Within your role you are monitoring and assuring your team’s adherence to policies and standards for the legal, ethical and secure use of digital information and/or online technologies. You actively collaborate and work in virtual environments to create new content, data, ideas or knowledge. You are focused on evaluating and identifying reliable and valid sources of digital information related to strategic decision making. You enhance how others in your team store, discover, create or transfer content, data or knowledge and you establish rules, procedures and standards that promote team productivity and outcomes.

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Resources

This is a step-by-step guide for completing this Credential, it includes:

  • Criteria that must be satisfied
  • Collecting your evidence
  • Writing your reflective testimony
  • Completing your assessment

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At the Advanced level of Digital Literacy you will be focused on monitoring, analysing, reporting and researching global ICT trends and seeking new ICT opportunities to improve business outcomes. Within your role you will have some responsibility and influence on technology practices and policies within your organisation. You are influencing colleagues and forming procedures to enhance how others store, discover, create or transfer content, data or knowledge.

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Resources

This is a step-by-step guide for completing this Credential, it includes:

  • Criteria that must be satisfied
  • Collecting your evidence
  • Writing your reflective testimony
  • Completing your assessment

Downloads