Course Title: Install and optimise operating system software

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3186

Course Title: Install and optimise operating system software

Portfolio: BUS

Nominal Hours: 20.0

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


650T TAFE Business

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Course Contact: Swati Dave (Program Manager)

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 5811

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

In this unit you will develop the basic knowledge and skills required to install operating system software, and to configure and make adjustments to optimise the system to accommodate business and client needs. This may involve a server operating system such as Windows Server.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

ICAI3020B Install and optimise operating system software


1. Determine function of operating systems

2. Obtain operating system

3. Install, configure and optimise operating system

4. Provide instruction to meet new software requirements

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

Assessment tasks will include practical computer-based tasks and in-class exercises in the designated workshop.

You will be provided with feedback throughout the session in order to check your progress.

You will also be expected to complete follow-up tasks including research, and produce written documentation.