Course Title: Install and configure a client computer operating system and software

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2015

Course Code: EEET7068C

Course Title: Install and configure a client computer operating system and software

School: 130T Vocational Engineering

Campus: City Campus

Program: C6121 - Advanced Diploma of Computer Systems Engineering

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email: vocenengineering@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

 George Listopad
PHONE: +61 3 99254441
Email: george.listopad@rmit.edu.au

Kenneth Falzon
PHONE: +61 3 9925 4716
Email: kenneth.falzon@rmit.edu.au

Divya Anshu Bhardwaj
PHONE: +61 3 9925 4163
Email: divyaansu.bhardwaj@rmit.edu.au

Luke Eberbach
PHONE: +61 3 9925-4381
Email: luke.eberbach@rmit.edu.au


 

Nominal Hours: 40

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.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites

UEENEEE101A

Course Description

This unit covers installing and configuring an operating system and software on a personal computer. It encompasses safe working practices, installing and testing the operating system and application software, testing functionality, rectifying operating anomalies, following written and oral instruction and procedures and applying appropriate customer relations.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

UEENEED143A Install and configure a client computer operating system and software

Element:

1 Prepare to install and configure a computer operating system and software.

Performance Criteria:

1.1 OHS procedures for a given work area are identified, obtained and understood.

1.2 Established OHS risk control measures and procedures are followed in preparation for the work.

1.3 The scope of work to be undertaken is determined from documentation or from discussions with work supervisor.

1.4 Operating system and application software versions as required for the installation are obtained in accordance with established procedures and checked against job requirements.
 

Element:

2 Upgrade computer and peripheral software.

Performance Criteria:

2.1 OHS risk control measures and procedures for carrying out the work are followed.

2.2 Operating system and application and network software components are installed in accordance with installation instructions and industry practices.

2.3 Operating system, software applications and network, including device drivers, are tested in preparation for return to service/customer.

2.4 Operating system network and software malfunctions are identified using logical techniques drawing on knowledge of operating system configuration requirements.

2.5 Malfunctions are rectified using latest software versions, incremental updates and bug and security patches.

2.6 Methods for dealing with unexpected situations are decided on the basis of safety and required work outcomes.

2.7 Installation and configuration is carried out efficiently without waste of materials and energy or damage to apparatus, the surrounding environment or other services.
 

Element:

3 Complete and report upgrading and maintenance activities.

Performance Criteria:

3.1 OHS work completion risk control measures and procedures are followed.

3.2 Work area is cleaned and made safe in accordance with established procedures.

3.3 Operating system network and software installation is documented and appropriate person(s) notified in accordance with established procedures.
 


Learning Outcomes


Refer to Elements


Details of Learning Activities

Cluster Information:
This course is delivered in a cluster (Computer Technology) in conjunction with UEENEED102A (EEET7066C) & UEENEEE117A (OHTH5730C). You must enrol in all three courses delivered in this cluster. All the learning and assessment activities will include the components of all competencies UEENEEE117A, UEENEED102A and UEENEED143A . Please refer to the course guide Part B for course UEENEED102A (EEET7066C) for the learning activities and Engineers Australia Mapping Information.


Teaching Schedule

As this course is delivered in cluster, please refer to the course guide Part B for course UEENEED102A (EEET7066C) for the proposed teaching schedule.


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

Please refer to the course guide EEET 7066C (UEENEED102A) Assemble, set-up and test computing devices in the same cluster.


References

Please refer to the course guide EEET 7066C (UEENEED102A) Assemble, set-up and test computing devices in the same cluster.


Other Resources

As this course is delivered in cluster, please refer to the course guide Part B for course UEENEED102A (EEET7066C).


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: Research Work and Presentation 

Weighting towards final grade: (%): 10+10 = 20%

Assessment 2: Practical Tests
Weighting towards final grade (%): 50 (2 x 25%)

Assessment 3: Closed Book Test
Weighting towards final grade (%): 30%

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

Assessment Mapping Matrix

 

Element/

Performance Criteria Covered

 Research Work and Presentation 

Practical Tests

Closed Book Test

1.1

x

x

x

1.2

x

x

x

1.3

x

x

x

1.4

x

x

x

2.1

x

x

x

2.2

x

x

x

2.3

x

x

x

2.4

x

x

x

2.5

x

x

x

2.6

x

x

x

2.7

x

x

x

3.1

x

x

x

3.2

x

x

x

3.3

x

x

x


Assessment Tasks

As this course is delivered in cluster, please refer to the course guide Part B for course UEENEED102A (EEET7066C) for assessment tasks.


Assessment Matrix

As this course is delivered in cluster, please refer to the course guide Part B for course UEENEED102A (EEET7066C) for assessment matrix.

Other Information

• As this course is delivered in cluster, please refer to the course guide Part B for course UEENEED102A (EEET7066C) for information about student directed hours.

Credit Transfer and/or Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL):

You may be eligible for credit towards courses in your program if you have already met the learning/competency outcomes through previous learning and/or industry experience. To be eligible for credit towards a course, you must demonstrate that you have already completed learning and/or gained industry experience that is:

• Relevant
• Current
• Satisfies the learning/competency outcomes of the course

Please refer to http://www.rmit.edu.au/students/enrolment/credit to find more information about credit transfer and RPL.

Study and Learning Support:

Study and Learning Centre (SLC) provides free learning and academic development advice to you. Services offered by SLC to support your numeracy and literacy skills are:
• Assignment writing, thesis writing and study skills advice
• Maths and science developmental support and advice
• English language development

Please refer to http://www.rmit.edu.au/studyandlearningcentre to find more information about Study and Learning Support.

Disability Liaison Unit:

If you are suffering from long-term medical condition or disability, you should contact Disability Liaison Unit to seek advice and support to complete your studies.

Please refer to http://www.rmit.edu.au/disability to find more information about services offered by Disability Liaison Unit.

Late Submission:

If you require an Extension of Submittable Work (assignments, reports or project work etc.) for seven calendar days or less (from the original due date) and have valid reasons, you must complete an Application for Extension of Submittable Work (7 Calendar Days or less) form and lodge it with the Senior Educator/ Program Manager.

The application must be lodged no later than one working day before the official due date. You will be notified within no more than two working days of the date of lodgement as to whether the extension has been granted.

If you seek an Extension of Submittable Work for more than seven calendar days (from the original due date), you must lodge an Application for Special Consideration form under the provisions of the Special Consideration Policy, preferably prior to, but no later than two working days after the official due date.

Submittable Work (assignments, reports or project work etc.) submitted late without approval of an extension will not be accepted or marked.

Special Consideration:

Please refer to http://www.rmit.edu.au/students/specialconsideration to find more information about special consideration.

Plagiarism:

Plagiarism is a form of cheating and it is very serious academic offence that may lead to expulsion from the university.

Please refer to http://www.rmit.edu.au/academicintegrity to find more information about plagiarism.

Email Communication:

All email communications will be sent to your RMIT email address and you must regularly check your RMIT emails.

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