Course Title: Install software applications

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5148

Course Title: Install software applications

Portfolio: BUS

Nominal Hours: 30.0

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

Face-to-Face or Internet

Course Contact: Paul Lewis

Course Contact Phone: 9925 1615

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

’Install software applications’  covers the conceptual skills required to upgrade software in an organisation. These skills include:

  • Determining user requirements,
  • Obtaining software and installing upgrades,
  • Ensuring upgrades are installed to organisational standards with minimum user disruption,
  • Ensuring upgrades have installed successfully.

This competency is co-delivered with ‘Install & optimise system software’ and ‘Install software to networked computers’.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Install and optimise system software ICAITS020B COSC5106C
Install software to networked computers ICAITS030B COSC5814C

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

ICAITS015B Install software applications


Determine software or software upgrade requirements of clients

Install software or upgrade

Obtain software or software upgrade

Learning Outcomes

See details under elements of competency.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including technical requirements documentation, homework and in class exercises, written tests, practical problem solving exercises, presentations, practical tests and a final exam.  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.  Students will be provided with feedback throughout the course to check their progress.