Note: This course is available online or 1-2-1 Length: Varied, SQA Code: H3BF 04, SCQF Credit Points: 8 This Course provides the learner with a detailed understanding of computer architecture for stand-alone and distributed or networked systems. The learner will further their understanding of the features and functions of a computer operating system and be able to configure it according to different requirements. The learner will: * Understand the representation of information within a computer and the way it is processed, * Use and configure the operating environment of current computer systems, * Understand the principles of distributed computer operations. There is tutor support available for online learners who wish to seek further assistance with the course. Tutors are available through the learning portal and can also be contacted directly to assist and give feedback to learners against SQA criteria.
There are no formal entry-level requirements for this course.