This unit covers assembly, setting up and testing personal computers as directed in computer service manuals. It encompasses safe working practices, checking computer components, assembling components to form a basic personal computer, installing and testing basic operating system, drivers and application software, following written and oral instruction and applying customer relations procedures.

Unit details

Location:
Industry
Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
Unit code:
UEENEED102A

Prerequisites

UEENEEE101A - Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace

Assessment

Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit's learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines. Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills and knowledge: - sub-assemblies architecture and their function; - assembling and dismantling techniques; - hardware faults and troubleshooting techniques; - basic network hardware and components; - connection of network media; - set up of standard network configuration; - sub-assemblies faults and troubleshooting techniques; - repair techniques; - operating systems in use; - operating System installation and configuration; - basic authentication and file and directory security, and; - occupational health and safety fundamentals as they relate to computing device assembly/disassembly.

Where to next?

As part of a course

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