Presentation on theme: "EDEXCEL LEVEL 2 BTEC FIRST DIPLOMA FOR ICT PRACTITIONERS Unit 13: Software Installation and Upgrade."— Presentation transcript:
EDEXCEL LEVEL 2 BTEC FIRST DIPLOMA FOR ICT PRACTITIONERS Unit 13: Software Installation and Upgrade
UNIT DESCRIPTION This unit covers the skills and knowledge required to install, upgrade and test computer software. You’ll be taught what to check before installing new software, or upgrading old software.
UNIT DESCRIPTION You’ll be taught the different methods of loading software onto a computer.
UNIT DESCRIPTION After successfully installing the software you’ll need to check it works properly. And register the new software.
UNIT DESCRIPTION The original software media will need to be stored properly. So you’ll learn how to complete a software installation or upgrade, including preparing for the installation, actually installing the software and completing the required tasks following the installation.
LEARNING OUTCOMES On completion of this unit a learner should: 1.Understand software installation and upgrade processes 2.Be able to prepare for an installation or upgrade 3.Be able to install and upgrade software 4.Be able to complete an installation or upgrade.
GRADING GRID Grading criteria To achieve a pass grade the evidence must show that the learner is able to: To achieve a merit grade the evidence must show that, in addition to the pass criteria, the learner is able to: To achieve a distinction grade the evidence must show that, in addition to the pass and merit criteria, the learner is able to: P1 describe types of software licenses and legal requirements of their use P2 describe the processes involved in installing and upgrading software P3 prepare to install one item of software and upgrade one item of software P4 install one item of software and upgrade one item of software P5 test a new installation and an upgrade and carry out the necessary completion tasks. M1 explain advantages and disadvantages of software registration M2 explain with examples, potential benefits and any disadvantages of software upgrades M3 explain potential problems that may occur during installation of new software. D1 evaluate the use of different types of software license and explain the problems associated with software piracy D2 explain how the impact of potential problems that arise during an installation can be minimised.