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116 Write shorthand at 60 words per minute (wpm) and transcribe to

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116 Write shorthand at 60 words per minute (wpm) and transcribe to

NZQA Expiring unit standard 116 version 6

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    Title Write shorthand at 60 words per minute (wpm) and transcribe to

    produce required information

    Level 2 Credits 10

Purpose People credited with this unit standard are able to write

    shorthand at 60 words per minute (wpm) and transcribe to

    produce required information.

Classification Business Administration > Business Information Processing

Available grade Achieved

Explanatory notes

    1 All activities associated with this unit standard must comply with occupational health

    and safety guidelines and recommendations in relation to working environment and

    work practices, available from the Department of Labour at

    http://www.osh.dol.govt.nz/order/catalogue/index.shtml, and the requirements of the

    Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992 and its subsequent amendments.

    2 Any system of shorthand may be used including machine shorthand.

3 Range

     Material may include but is not limited to personal and business correspondence,

    topical information.

    4 Dictation will contain words not exceeding an average of 1.5 syllables per dictionary

    word.

    5 Transcription is based on a 97% level of accuracy that allows three errors per 100

    words dictated. Only one error is attributable to one word. An English language

    dictionary may be used during transcription of the dictated passage.

Outcomes and evidence requirements

Outcome 1

    Write shorthand at 60 words per minute (wpm) and transcribe to produce required information.

Evidence requirements

    1.1 Printed shorthand notes are consistent with the information source and the

    shorthand system being used.

NZQA National Qualifications Services ; New Zealand Qualifications Authority 2012

    SSB Code 130301

NZQA Expiring unit standard 116 version 6

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    1.2 Transcriptions of shorthand notes, written from two three-minute passages of

    unseen material dictated at 60 wpm, are consistent with the information dictated,

    and achieve at least 97% accuracy.

    Range passages may be undertaken on separate occasions, transcription

    time is based upon 10 minutes for each minute of dictation (30

    minutes transcription time for each three-minute passage).

    1.3 Spelling, grammar, punctuation, and format of transcriptions are consistent with

    the information provided and output required.

    This unit standard is expiring. Assessment against the standard must take place by the last date for assessment set out below.

    Status information and last date for assessment for superseded versions Process Version Date Last Date for Assessment

    Registration 1 3 June 1993 31 December 2013

    Review 2 27 June 1996 31 December 2013

    Review 3 28 April 1997 31 December 2013

    Review 4 28 June 1999 31 December 2013

    Review 5 26 September 2005 31 December 2013

    Review 6 17 December 2010 31 December 2013

Accreditation and Moderation Action Plan (AMAP) reference 0113

    This AMAP can be accessed at http://www.nzqa.govt.nz/framework/search/index.do.

Please note

    Providers must be granted consent to assess against standards (accredited) by NZQA, or an inter-institutional body with delegated authority for quality assurance, before they can report credits from assessment against unit standards or deliver courses of study leading to that assessment.

    Industry Training Organisations must be granted consent to assess against standards by NZQA before they can register credits from assessment against unit standards.

    Providers and Industry Training Organisations, which have been granted consent and which are assessing against unit standards must engage with the moderation system that applies to those standards.

    Consent requirements and an outline of the moderation system that applies to this standard are outlined in the Accreditation and Moderation Action Plan (AMAP). The AMAP also includes useful information about special requirements for organisations wishing to develop education and training programmes, such as minimum qualifications for tutors and assessors, and special resource requirements.

    NZQA National Qualifications Services ; New Zealand Qualifications Authority 2012

    SSB Code 130301

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