F1X9 34: Computing: PC Hardware and Operating Systems Support
This Unit is designed to provide competencies associated with an entry level IT Professional working as a field service or PC technician, upgrading, configuring, troubleshooting and performing preventative maintenance on PC hardware and operating systems. It is intended for candidates undertaking an HN in Computing, Computer Networking or a related area who require an understanding of computer hardware and operating systems. On completion of the Unit the candidate should be able to:1. Implement advanced features of PCs and laptops
2. Operate advanced operating system features
3. Implement advanced printing and scanning features
4. Implement advanced network features and security
5. Identify safety and environmental issues and communicate with an end user.
1 HN credit at SCQF level 7: (8 SCQF credit points at SCQF level 7)
Recommended Prior Knowledge and Skills
Access to this Unit will be at the discretion of the Centre. Candidates should have successfully completed F1XA 34 Computing: PC Hardware and Operating Systems Essentials prior to gaining admission to this Unit or be studying this Unit in tandem.