VENDOR CERTIFICATION FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY A

CSE1VAX

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject covers two industry recognised certifications from Microsoft and CompTIA. The Microsoft Technologies Associate (MTA) certification is an introductory certification. It addresses a wide spectrum of fundamental technical concepts, assesses and validates the candidate's technical ability. The CompTIA A+ is another entry level certification for individuals to begin their career in IT. It covers PC hardware and peripherals, mobile device hardware, networking and troubleshooting hardware and network connectivity issues. It also covers installing and configuring operating systems including Windows, iOS, Android, Apple OS X and Linux.

SchoolEngineering and Mathematical Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorFei Liu

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesCSE1ITX
Students must be admitted in the following course: SBAIO

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Test Out: PC Pro

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorN/A

Year2016

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherTest Out

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

MTA Learning Guide

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorComputer Power Institue

Year2017

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherDidasko Digital

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Describe the fundamental technical concepts in Information Technology (IT).
02. Explain either networking or database or software development fundamental concepts.
03. Identify the functions of hardware components of a computer system.
04. Describe the main functions of an operating system and the role of utility software.
05. Differentiate between the main types of computer networks and explain the purpose of the network components and discuss the advantages and disadvantages of different data communication media.
06. Install and configure an operating system.

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Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFei Liu

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 0 - 0
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Online test (30 minutes)Short answer questions and/or multiple choice questions about hardware, peripheral and storage devices.

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO3

Networking assignment report (equivalent to 1400 words)A networking solution with a suitable topology and IP addressing scheme in place that involves file management and communication between computers and other devices such as printers, mobile devices etc. on the network. This will be documented with screenshots in a report.

N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO3, SILO5

Operating system assignment (equivalent to 1400 words)An appropriate operating system will be proposed. The proposed operating system will be installed and configured. Utility software will also be installed on the operating system, this will be documented with screenshots in a report.

N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Online examination (60 minutes)Short answer questions and/or multiple choice questions related to MTA content will be covered.

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 10, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFei Liu

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 0 - 0
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Online test (30 minutes)Short answer questions and/or multiple choice questions about hardware, peripheral and storage devices.

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO3

Networking assignment report (equivalent to 1400 words)A networking solution with a suitable topology and IP addressing scheme in place that involves file management and communication between computers and other devices such as printers, mobile devices etc. on the network. This will be documented with screenshots in a report.

N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO3, SILO5

Operating system assignment (equivalent to 1400 words)An appropriate operating system will be proposed. The proposed operating system will be installed and configured. Utility software will also be installed on the operating system, this will be documented with screenshots in a report.

N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Online examination (60 minutes)Short answer questions and/or multiple choice questions related to MTA content will be covered.

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 11, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFei Liu

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 0 - 0
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Online test (30 minutes)Short answer questions and/or multiple choice questions about hardware, peripheral and storage devices.

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO3

Networking assignment report (equivalent to 1400 words)A networking solution with a suitable topology and IP addressing scheme in place that involves file management and communication between computers and other devices such as printers, mobile devices etc. on the network. This will be documented with screenshots in a report.

N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO3, SILO5

Operating system assignment (equivalent to 1400 words)An appropriate operating system will be proposed. The proposed operating system will be installed and configured. Utility software will also be installed on the operating system, this will be documented with screenshots in a report.

N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Online examination (60 minutes)Short answer questions and/or multiple choice questions related to MTA content will be covered.

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 12, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFei Liu

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 0 - 0
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Online test (30 minutes)Short answer questions and/or multiple choice questions about hardware, peripheral and storage devices.

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO3

Networking assignment report (equivalent to 1400 words)A networking solution with a suitable topology and IP addressing scheme in place that involves file management and communication between computers and other devices such as printers, mobile devices etc. on the network. This will be documented with screenshots in a report.

N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO3, SILO5

Operating system assignment (equivalent to 1400 words)An appropriate operating system will be proposed. The proposed operating system will be installed and configured. Utility software will also be installed on the operating system, this will be documented with screenshots in a report.

N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Online examination (60 minutes)Short answer questions and/or multiple choice questions related to MTA content will be covered.

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFei Liu

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 0 - 0
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Online test (30 minutes)Short answer questions and/or multiple choice questions about hardware, peripheral and storage devices.

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO3

Networking assignment report (equivalent to 1400 words)A networking solution with a suitable topology and IP addressing scheme in place that involves file management and communication between computers and other devices such as printers, mobile devices etc. on the network. This will be documented with screenshots in a report.

N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO3, SILO5

Operating system assignment (equivalent to 1400 words)An appropriate operating system will be proposed. The proposed operating system will be installed and configured. Utility software will also be installed on the operating system, this will be documented with screenshots in a report.

N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Online examination (60 minutes)Short answer questions and/or multiple choice questions related to MTA content will be covered.

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 3, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFei Liu

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 0 - 0
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Online test (30 minutes)Short answer questions and/or multiple choice questions about hardware, peripheral and storage devices.

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO3

Networking assignment report (equivalent to 1400 words)A networking solution with a suitable topology and IP addressing scheme in place that involves file management and communication between computers and other devices such as printers, mobile devices etc. on the network. This will be documented with screenshots in a report.

N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO3, SILO5

Operating system assignment (equivalent to 1400 words)An appropriate operating system will be proposed. The proposed operating system will be installed and configured. Utility software will also be installed on the operating system, this will be documented with screenshots in a report.

N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Online examination (60 minutes)Short answer questions and/or multiple choice questions related to MTA content will be covered.

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 4, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFei Liu

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 0 - 0
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Online test (30 minutes)Short answer questions and/or multiple choice questions about hardware, peripheral and storage devices.

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO3

Networking assignment report (equivalent to 1400 words)A networking solution with a suitable topology and IP addressing scheme in place that involves file management and communication between computers and other devices such as printers, mobile devices etc. on the network. This will be documented with screenshots in a report.

N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO3, SILO5

Operating system assignment (equivalent to 1400 words)An appropriate operating system will be proposed. The proposed operating system will be installed and configured. Utility software will also be installed on the operating system, this will be documented with screenshots in a report.

N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Online examination (60 minutes)Short answer questions and/or multiple choice questions related to MTA content will be covered.

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 5, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFei Liu

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 0 - 0
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Online test (30 minutes)Short answer questions and/or multiple choice questions about hardware, peripheral and storage devices.

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO3

Networking assignment report (equivalent to 1400 words)A networking solution with a suitable topology and IP addressing scheme in place that involves file management and communication between computers and other devices such as printers, mobile devices etc. on the network. This will be documented with screenshots in a report.

N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO3, SILO5

Operating system assignment (equivalent to 1400 words)An appropriate operating system will be proposed. The proposed operating system will be installed and configured. Utility software will also be installed on the operating system, this will be documented with screenshots in a report.

N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Online examination (60 minutes)Short answer questions and/or multiple choice questions related to MTA content will be covered.

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 6, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFei Liu

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 0 - 0
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Online test (30 minutes)Short answer questions and/or multiple choice questions about hardware, peripheral and storage devices.

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO3

Networking assignment report (equivalent to 1400 words)A networking solution with a suitable topology and IP addressing scheme in place that involves file management and communication between computers and other devices such as printers, mobile devices etc. on the network. This will be documented with screenshots in a report.

N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO3, SILO5

Operating system assignment (equivalent to 1400 words)An appropriate operating system will be proposed. The proposed operating system will be installed and configured. Utility software will also be installed on the operating system, this will be documented with screenshots in a report.

N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Online examination (60 minutes)Short answer questions and/or multiple choice questions related to MTA content will be covered.

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 7, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFei Liu

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 0 - 0
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Online test (30 minutes)Short answer questions and/or multiple choice questions about hardware, peripheral and storage devices.

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO3

Networking assignment report (equivalent to 1400 words)A networking solution with a suitable topology and IP addressing scheme in place that involves file management and communication between computers and other devices such as printers, mobile devices etc. on the network. This will be documented with screenshots in a report.

N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO3, SILO5

Operating system assignment (equivalent to 1400 words)An appropriate operating system will be proposed. The proposed operating system will be installed and configured. Utility software will also be installed on the operating system, this will be documented with screenshots in a report.

N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Online examination (60 minutes)Short answer questions and/or multiple choice questions related to MTA content will be covered.

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 8, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFei Liu

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 0 - 0
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Online test (30 minutes)Short answer questions and/or multiple choice questions about hardware, peripheral and storage devices.

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO3

Networking assignment report (equivalent to 1400 words)A networking solution with a suitable topology and IP addressing scheme in place that involves file management and communication between computers and other devices such as printers, mobile devices etc. on the network. This will be documented with screenshots in a report.

N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO3, SILO5

Operating system assignment (equivalent to 1400 words)An appropriate operating system will be proposed. The proposed operating system will be installed and configured. Utility software will also be installed on the operating system, this will be documented with screenshots in a report.

N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Online examination (60 minutes)Short answer questions and/or multiple choice questions related to MTA content will be covered.

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 9, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFei Liu

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 0 - 0
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Online test (30 minutes)Short answer questions and/or multiple choice questions about hardware, peripheral and storage devices.

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO3

Networking assignment report (equivalent to 1400 words)A networking solution with a suitable topology and IP addressing scheme in place that involves file management and communication between computers and other devices such as printers, mobile devices etc. on the network. This will be documented with screenshots in a report.

N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO3, SILO5

Operating system assignment (equivalent to 1400 words)An appropriate operating system will be proposed. The proposed operating system will be installed and configured. Utility software will also be installed on the operating system, this will be documented with screenshots in a report.

N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Online examination (60 minutes)Short answer questions and/or multiple choice questions related to MTA content will be covered.

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2