Course Title: Assemble, set up and test personal computers

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C2169 Certificate II in Electrotechnology Studies (Pre-vocational)

Course Title: Assemble, set up and test personal computers

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 80

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

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Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

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Course Description




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.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities




There are no prerequisite competencies for this unit.

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

UEENEED002B Assemble, set up and test personal computers


1. Assemble personal computer.
2. Install operating system and application software.
3. Test computer operation.
4. Complete work and report.


Learning Outcomes

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Overview of Assessment

Assessment will incorporate a variety of methods including written,oral, practical tasks and activities.
You will be asked to personally demonstrate to your teacher/assessor the practical skills gained during this course to the relevant industry standards. Assessment activities will occur throughout this course and feedback will be provided at regular intervals.