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Unit Summary

Unit type

UG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

Unit aim

Provides an introduction to the IT industry and interactive exposure to personal computers, hardware, and operating systems. Students participate in hands-on activities and virtual lab-based learning to become familiar with various hardware and software components and discover best practices in maintenance and safety.

Unit content

1A: PC hardware
1B: Advanced Computer Hardware
2A: Maintenance and Troubleshooting
2B: Printers
3A: Introduction to Networking Concepts
3B: Applied Networking
4A: Laptops and Mobile Devices
4B:Virtualisation and Cloud
5A: Operating System Installation
5B: Operating System Configuration
6A: Security
6B: The IT Professional
 

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
1 install and configure computers and mobile devices
2 troubleshoot problems with computers and mobile devices
3 identify common security threats like malware and social engineering
4 identify and discuss safety and environmental issues associated with Information and Communication Technology.
5 identify requirements for Industry CompTIA A+ Certification.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. install and configure computers and mobile devices
  2. troubleshoot problems with computers and mobile devices
  3. identify common security threats like malware and social engineering
  4. identify and discuss safety and environmental issues associated with Information and Communication Technology.
  5. identify requirements for Industry CompTIA A+ Certification.

Prescribed texts

  • No prescribed texts.

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Prescribed texts may change in future teaching periods.