Courses

Certificate II in Computer Assembly and Repair

Build a new career in information technology with Melbourne Polytechnic's Certificate II in Computer Assembly and Repair. If you like to use computers and have a keen interest in how they work and how technology is applied to the marketplace, then this is the course for you.

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Opportunities for you in the communications industry

The multifaceted information technology hardware industry is always on the lookout for qualified workers. Your skills and knowledge will be highly regarded in this well-paid industry. This nationally recognised qualification will teach you how to build a customised computer from the ground up. It’s a fun practical and hands-on course that would suit leavers and mature aged students looking to update their skills.

Industry connections and resources

Melbourne Polytechnic’s experienced and trade-qualified teachers will guide you through your studies to ensure you reach your maximum potential in the Computer Assembly and Repair arena.

Learn in a realistic working environment using industry equipment and work with Arduino and computer hardware kits. Your workspace will include soldering stations, metal folder press, guillotine and associated hand and power tools. Hardware materials will include cables, plugs, battery voltage monitor kits and the list goes on.

You will benefit from a computer lab, which has the ability to connect to an isolated network.

Embedded Cisco IT Essentials certification training, is highly regarded by employers.

Employment outcomes

Graduates of this course may gain employment (or become self-employed) in the computer industry building, upgrading, and maintaining computer hardware and operating systems. This is an entry-level technician qualification that may also lead to electro technology related traineeships.

Intakes

Main intakes are in February and July, supplementary intakes are in April and September.
Please note: Limited units are available for supplementary intakes.

Contact

For additional information on the Certificate II in Computer Assembly and Repair, please contact an Education and Careers Advisor (ECA), on 03 9269 8400, or by email.

Local Students

Code

UEE20511

Campuses

EPPING

Department

Professional Practice
03 9269 8400

Duration

Full-time: 6 months
360 hours. Day classes only. This course is offered full-time, three days a week for six months.

Class Schedule: *

Mon - AM and PM
Tue - AM
Wed - AM and PM


*Classes run across these days and times. Detailed timetable information is available from an Education and Career Advisor

Fees for 2017

Eligible:$1600
Ineligible:$3550
Concession:$320
Materials:$90

The student tuition fees as published are correct at time of publication and subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. All enrolments excluding RPL/RCC and Higher Education incur an Amenities fee with a maximum cap of $250

Find out more on fees and charges

View 2016 Fees

Assessment Methods

  • written activies/assignments
  • oral questioning/demonstration
  • practical projects
  • tests/exams

Materials

A list of equipment and books that you will need to provide will be distributed at the commencement of the course.

Entrance Requirements

There are no formal entrance requirements to this course. You must though, be able to demonstrate to the satisfaction of the department that you are capable of completing the course relevant to the competency levels in the training documents.

Pathways to further study

Successful completion of this course will provide entry to the ICT40115 Certificate IV in Information Technology and even onto the ICT50115 Diploma of Information Technology. With all this scholastic achievement, you could then articulate into a degree course in ICT

Career Pathways

There is a huge amount of scope to further your career with industry experience and further study

Enrolment Intake

  • February
  • April
  • July
  • September
  • Midyear

Units Of Study

The hours displayed are nominal, actual classroom hours delivered may differ. Please contact the department for the latest student contact hours information.

Code Subjects Hours
UEENEEA101A ASSEMBLE ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS 40
UEENEED102A ASSEMBLE, SET-UP AND TEST COMPUTING DEVICES 80
UEENEED146A SET UP AND CONFIGURE BASIC LOCAL AREA NETWORK (LAN) 40
UEENEEE038B PARTICIPATE IN DEVELOPMENT AND FOLLOW A PERSONAL COMPETENCY DEVELOPMENT 20
UEENEEE101A APPLY OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY REGULATIONS, CODES AND PRACTICES IN THE WORKPLACE 20
UEENEEE102A FABRICATE, ASSEMBLE AND DISMANTLE UTILITIES INDUSTRY COMPONENTS 40
UEENEEE107A USE DRAWINGS, DIAGRAMS, SCHEDULES, STANDARDS, CODES AND SPECIFICATIONS 40
UEENEEE137A DOCUMENT AND APPLY MEASURES TO CONTROL OHS RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH ELECTROTECHNOLOGY WORK 20
UEENEEH102A REPAIR BASIC ELECTRONIC APPARATUS FAULTS BY REPLACEMENT OF COMPONENTS 40
UEENEEK142A Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector 20

Students may be eligible for Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.