ICTICT213 - Use computer operating systems and hardware

Unit code: ICTICT213 | Study level: TAFE
Footscray Nicholson


This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to select, install, configure and use computer operating systems and basic computer hardware. This involves configuring the operating system to work with a variety of hardware peripherals and types of information and communications technology (ICT) equipment.

It applies to those who work under supervision and provide support to others. This includes individuals who apply a range of configuration skills to use and solve issues in operating systems and hardware.


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Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit’s learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines.

Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills:
*select, install, configure and use a computer operating system
*install, configure and run at least one application software and at least one supporting hardware component
*optimise at least one operating system using tools, drivers and vendor utilities

Required reading

The qualified trainer and assessor will provide teaching and learning materials as required in the form of workbooks produced by the Polytechnic and/or via the Polytechnic e-learning system.

As part of a course

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