Course Title: Computer Software Packages

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2011

Course Code: ISYS7555

Course Title: Computer Software Packages

School: 130T Engineering (TAFE)

Campus: City Campus

Program: C6011 - Advanced Diploma of Engineering (Aerospace)

Course Contact : Steven Bevan

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4137

Course Contact

Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Andrew Kim
Location: City, 57.5.20
Telephone: 99254295
Fax: 99258099

Nominal Hours: 20

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


Course Description

The purpose of this course is to provide training in the effective operation of computer software to complete workplace tasks.
This course provides an overview of the OH&S issues involved with the use of computer software systems and the requirements of software packages for aircraft maintenance management.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

VBH134 Computer Software Packages

Learning Outcomes

1. Use relevant Occupatiional Health and Safety Practices.

2. Use Appropriate Software To Present Workplace Information.

3. Use appropriate software to Schedule , Monitor and Record Workplace Data.

4. Use Appropriate Software To Order And Procure Parts.

Details of Learning Activities

1.1 Demonstrate correct power access procedures
1.2 Adjust chair and work station / equipment to meet ergonomic requirements
1.3 Demonstrate appropriate posture
1.4 Use rest /exercise periods appropriately

2.1 Identify appropriate software package
2.2 Use software to input, store and retrieve data
2.3 Use established information systems to disseminate workplace information and reports
2.4 Follow workplace procedures for maintaining and securing data

3.1 Identify appropriate software package
3.2 Use software available to schedule, monitor and record workplace data
3.3 Use established information systems to disseminate workplace scheduling
3.4 Follow workplace procedures for maintaining and securing data

4.1 Identify appropriate software package
4.2 Use software to order and procure aircraft parts
4.3 Use established information systems to disseminate procurement information
4.4 Follow workplace procedures for maintaining and securing data

Teaching Schedule

Week 1 - Introduction, OH&S.

Week 2 - Ordering and procuring parts. Demonstration of CAM Aviation Maintenance Package.

Week 3 - Project data management (schedule, monitor and record workplace data).

Week 4 – Simfinity Laboratory (Aircraft Simulator).

Week 5 – Simfinity Laboratory (Aircraft Simulator).

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


Computer operating softwares - Microsoft Office (Word and Excel), Blackboard and Internet Explorer or Opera.

Access to RMIT Email and Internet.

Other Resources

Overview of Assessment

 To successfully to complete this course the student is required to pass written assessment tasks and demonstrate skills and ability by completing practical tasks to aerospace standards.

Assessment Tasks

Students are required to complete all the assessment tasks which consist of 4 assignments. Each assignment will have a weight of 25% of the final AMS mark for result proposes.

Assignment 1 - 25%.

Assignment 2 - 25%.

Assignment 3 - 25%.

Assignment 4 - 25%.

Assessment Matrix

 Learning Outcomes% of Assesment
Assignment 11 to 425
Assignment 21 to 425
Assignment 31 to 425
Assignment 41 to 425

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