Course Title: Support computer hardware and software for engineering applications

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6121 Advanced Diploma of Computer Systems Engineering

Course Title: Support computer hardware and software for engineering applications

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 120

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

EEET7067C

City Campus

TAFE

130T Vocational Engineering

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term1 2013,
Term1 2014,
Term1 2015,
Term1 2016

EEET7067C

City Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term1 2017

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email: vocenengineering@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit covers upgrading and maintaining computers, computer devices and peripherals and installing, maintaining and configuring software. It encompasses safe working practices, installing and testing the upgrading components, locating faults in hardware components, replacing faulty subsystems, installing and testing the operating system and application software, testing functionality, rectifying malfunctions, following written and oral instruction and procedures and applying appropriate customer relations.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

UEENEED102A & UEENEEE101A
 



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

UEENEED112A Support computer hardware and software for engineering applications

Elements:

1 Prepare to upgrade and maintain computer hardware and software.

2 Upgrade computer hardware and software.

3 Maintain operation of computer hardware and software.

4 Complete and report upgrading and maintenance activities.


Learning Outcomes

Refer to Elements


Overview of Assessment

The assessment is conducted in both theoretical and practical aspects of the course according to the performance criteria set in the National Training Package. Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including written/oral activities and demonstration of practical skills to the relevant industry standards. Participants are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment activities to their teacher/assessor. Feedback will be provided throughout the course. To successfully complete this course you will be required to demonstrate competency in each assessment task detailed under Assessment Tasks: 

Assessment 1: Practical Test

Weighting towards final grade (%): 50

Assessment 2: Reflective Journal

Weighting towards final grade (%): 20 

Assessment 3: Closed Book Test

Weighting towards final grade (%): 30

these tasks assesses the following Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs):  

Assessment Mapping Matrix 

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Closed Book Test

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