Operating Systems and Software

Summary: 

Have you always wanted to understand how your computer works and become a little bit more familiar with its functionality? This topic explains the relationship between an application program, the operating system and hardware and the general differences between the different computer platforms. You will also learn how to configure your computer operating system, install and upgrade application software and how to perform basic tasks using the graphical interface.

On completion of this topic, you will have gained an increased understanding of:

  • The relationship between an application program, the operating system and hardware
  • General differences between the different computer platforms and their respective operating systems
  • Identifying and configuring operating system and application software functions, meeting organisational requirements, configure power management settings
  • Using the graphical user interface and the command line interface to perform basic tasks
  • Installing and upgrading application software onto the operating system and hardware

The duration of this topic is: 1 hour

Author: North Coast TAFE

Enrolment duration: 364 days
Cost: 45(AUD)

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