Computer Servicing I
Computer technicians are in high demand. With an increasing number of
computers used in both the home and workplace, there is a significant
and ever growing demand for people to install, maintain and repair both
hardware and software. While many computer courses teach programming,
surprisingly few provide the type of training needed to be a competent
and effective computer technician. This course provides an introduction
to servicing computers. It develops a broad and general understanding of
repair and maintenance procedures that can be used at work or home, and
in doing so provides a good starting point for anyone seeking a career
in computer servicing. Is this course right for me? This course is for
you if you are looking to work as an IT technician or an IT support
specialist or just want to know how to fix your own computer.
The computer workshop.
Computer and workshop safety.
- Tools (A basic tool kit, More advanced requirements), Soldering, Workshop layout, Workshop management, Customer relations, etc.
- Understanding electricity, Workshop safety procedures, Staff safety,
Avoiding computer damage, Circuits, Measuring electricity -current,
voltage, resistance, ohm's law, etc.
Different Systems & Basic Disassembly.
- Identifying different hardware components (eg. CPU, ZIF socket,
Motherboard, I/O card, Parallel and Serial ports, IDE drive, CMOS, etc).
- Identifying and removing specific parts from a computer,
distinguishing between different types of PC (eg. XT, AT, 386, 486,
Pentium etc), disassembly procedure.
- How to assemble peripherals (eg. mouse, printer, modem) for a computer system
Installation of software.
- Procedure for assembly/installation of main components.
Computer Maintenance: An Introduction
- Installing different software programs in computers, in accordance with manuals.
Troubleshooting: An Introduction
- Preventative and routine maintenance procedures.
- Determining an error, hard disk problems, viruses, motherboard
battery, bugs, other common errors and their remedies, when to call a
Each lesson culminates in an assignment which is submitted to the
school, marked by the school's tutors and returned to you with any
relevant suggestions, comments, and if necessary, extra reading.
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