Course Title: Operate system software

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5148

Course Title: Operate system software

Portfolio: BUS

Nominal Hours: 50.0

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




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


650T TAFE Business

Distance / Correspondence or Face-to-Face or Internet


VET in Schools


650T TAFE Business

Face-to-Face or Internet


Vic Local & Regional Locations


650T TAFE Business

Face-to-Face or Internet

Course Contact: Munir Ahmad Saeed

Course Contact Phone: 99251358

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This competency is primarily about using Operating Systems. The students will gain competency in using and supporting operating systems and other system software. A number of operating systems may be used for practical purposes such as Windows 98, Windows 2000 and Windows XP. This course is co-delivered with ‘Run Standard Diagnostic Tests’.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

This course is co-delivered with Run standard diagnostic tests ICAITS025B COSC5854

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

ICAITU127A Operate system software


 Manage system usage

Carry out system back-up

Maintain system software

Monitor system security

Restore system back-up

Set up and manage the system files

Learning Outcomes

See details under elements of competency.

Overview of Assessment

Student must demonstrate an understanding of all elements of a particular competency to be deemed competent. Assessment methods have been designed to measure achievement of each competency in a flexible manner. Assessment will incorporate a variety of methods: class exercises, homework, practical project and tests. Students are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment work to their teacher to ensure that the relevant competency standards are being met.

Final examination optional for RMIT grading purposes only.