Course Title: Assemble, set up and test personal computers

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5227 Diploma of Computer Systems Engineering

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.

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


130T Vocational Engineering


Term2 2010

Course Contact: George Listopad

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99254441

Course Contact Email:

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

Co-requisites: ISYS5678C, OHTH5464C, OHTH5468C

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

Overview of Assessment

Practical test
Written Examination