VET Studies
VET Studies

Computer Assembly and Repair

Chisholm Institute of TAFE RTO 0260


This course is delivered at Chisholm Institute of TAFE, Frankston campus. VET in schools multiplies opportunities for students. They enable students to complete a nationally recognised vocational qualification as well as contribute towards their VCE or VCAL Certificate. Classroom learning is combined with hands-on training. This is a one year program that consists of hands on building, maintaining and trouble shooting of basic PC assembly and repair. The course is designed as a lead into the VCE/VET CISCO course. The course gives 200 hours of credit to Certificate II Computer Assembly and Repair leaving a remaining 160 hours to complete.

Course Code and Course Title

UEE20520 - Certificate II in Computer Assembly and Repair (partial completion)


The course is delivered at Chisholm Institute of TAFE, Frankston campus on Wednesdays 1 - 5pm

Structured Workplace Learning

Structured Workplace Learning (SWL) in not mandated in this program, though the VCAA strongly recommend that all VET students undertake some work placement

Contribution to the VCE and VCAL

VCE: Attainment of units of competency at AQF level II provides credit at VCE Units 1 and 2.

VCAL: Up to 200 hours (= 2 units) of accredited training for the one year program.

Units of Competency

The following is a sample of the Units of Competency that could be delivered over the duration of the course:

Apply OH&S regulations, codes and practices in the workplace

Document and apply measures to control OH&S risks associated with electrotechnology

Install and configure a client computer operating system and software

Source and purchase material/parts for installation or service jobs

Assemble, set-up and test computing devices

Use computer applications relevant to a workplace

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Training and employment outcomes

  • Computer repairer
  • Help desk operator
  • Computer support
  • Certificare IV in Shared Technology