Course Title: Connect internal hardware components

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5148

Course Title: Connect internal hardware components

Portfolio: BUS

Nominal Hours: 20.0

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.

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


650T TAFE Business

Face-to-Face or Internet

Course Contact: Jatinder Pal Warraich

Course Contact Phone: +61-3-99251335

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

In this course the students will learn about the identification, operation, troubleshooting, configuration and installation of PC internal components. This course is co-delivered with Apply Occupation Health and Safety Procedures, Operate Computer Hardware and Connect Hardware Peripherals which map most of the elements/topics covered by Cisco’s HP IT Essentials-I and CompTIA’s 2003 A+ Core Hardware Exam.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Apply Occupation Health and Safety Procedures ICAITU004C OHTH 5227C
Operate Computer Hardware ICAITU005C COSC 5747C
Connect Hardware Peripherals ICAITS014C COSC5746C

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

ICAITS021B ICAITS021B Connect internal hardware components


Determine new components required

Install components

Obtain components

Provide instruction to meet new requirements

Learning Outcomes

See details under elements of competency.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including technical requirements documentation, homework and in class exercises, on-line tests, practical problem solving exercises and practical tests. Students are advised that they maybe be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment work to their teacher to ensure that the relevant competency standards are being met.

Final examination is close-book on-line test.

More detailed information about RMIT grading will be provided in class.