Presentation on theme: "EDEXCEL LEVEL 2 BTEC FIRST DIPLOMA FOR ICT PRACTITIONERS"— Presentation transcript:
1 EDEXCEL LEVEL 2 BTEC FIRST DIPLOMA FOR ICT PRACTITIONERS Unit 13: Software Installation and Upgrade
2 UNIT DESCRIPTIONThis 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.
3 UNIT DESCRIPTIONYou’ll be taught the different methods of loading software onto a computer.
4 UNIT DESCRIPTIONAfter successfully installing the software you’ll need to check it works properly.And register the new software.4
5 UNIT DESCRIPTIONThe 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.5
6 LEARNING OUTCOMES On completion of this unit a learner should: Understand software installation and upgrade processesBe able to prepare for an installation or upgradeBe able to install and upgrade softwareBe able to complete an installation or upgrade.
7 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 useP2 describe the processes involved in installing and upgrading softwareP3 prepare to install one item of software and upgrade one item of softwareP4 install one item of software and upgrade one item of softwareP5 test a new installation and an upgrade and carry out the necessary completion tasks.M1 explain advantages and disadvantages of software registrationM2 explain with examples, potential benefits and any disadvantages of software upgradesM3 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 piracyD2 explain how the impact of potential problems that arise during an installation can be minimised.