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.
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.
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.
Main intakes are in February and July, supplementary intakes are in April and October.
Please note: Limited units are available for supplementary intakes, as a consequence the normal course duration will be longer.
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 Course Advisor
Modes of Delivery
Computer Lab, Face-to-face, Blended online
Enquire now to find out if you are eligible for government funding and other forms of help paying for fees. 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 annual Amenities fee with a maximum cap of $250
- written activities/assignments
- oral questioning/demonstration
- practical projects
Entrance RequirementsThere 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 studySuccessful 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. Successful completion of this course provides credit into some units of the Certificate IV.
Career PathwaysThere is a huge amount of scope to further your career with industry experience and further study
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.
|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|
You can seek Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) where your work experience or qualifications of an advanced and related nature have been undertaken. RPL is individually assessed based on evidence submitted by the student to the teaching department. Applications for RPL will be assessed by relevant Melbourne Polytechnic trainers, academics and where appropriate, industry experts.
Students may be eligible for Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.
This qualification aligns with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 2.