The computer can be used on a daily basic to write emails, letters, complete research on the internet and to design leaflets or flyers.
The telephone will be used to communicate with people internal and external. It can be used to information people of changes immediately.
The printer/scanner may be connected to the computer to printer instant documents or the scanner to scan a document for filing.
The fax machine can to use for internal communication in a large company or external communication for pasting on information/documents.
A shredder can be used to shredder confidential documents or letters that are not longer needed in the office.
A photocopier can be used to printer of larger or small copies of a document, letter, leaflet or flyer. It can also print double sided copies.
1.2 Describe the different features of different types of office equipment. Different features on a computer are I can use the internet to research information about the task I need to compete or I can also use an emails on the internet, this helps me connected to different people and important information can be sent securely. I also use Microsoft programmes that include Microsoft word I use this to write letters or important documents needed. Different features on the photocopier allow me to change a colour document to black and white. I can also resize the original document to a smaller or larger size. Each piece of equipment in the office will have more than one uses and therefore will save more space and save on electricity. 1.3 Explain why different types of equipment are chosen for tasks. I would choose different equipment for different tasks. For example if I needed a copy of a document from the computer I would use the printer to print off the document, then if needed I would photocopy the document and print it out as many times as needed.