Certificate II in Computer Assembly and Repair

Jobs and Skills WA: computer courses
Want to boot up your career working with computers?

If you're keen to work in the area of computer assembly and repair, but need some starter skills to boost your job prospects, the Certificate II in Computer Assembly and Repair is the perfect choice!

You'll learn how to use test equipment and to repair, maintain, assemble and upgrade a personal computer; replace components and circuit boards. You'll also learn about computer operating systems; low voltage circuit analysis; workplace health and safety and sustainability practices; fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components; and assemble, set up and test computing devices.

From here, you'll be job ready for entry-level work or you can go on to further study. 

Apprenticeship or Traineeship
VET for secondary students
Industry: Information Technology, Library and Digital | Engineering and Mining |
National course code: UEE20520 | WA State ID: BFP7

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Are you looking for career in electronics?

North Metropolitan TAFE is offering a dual qualification in Electronics and Computer Assembly and Repair. You can gain the Certificate II in Computer Assembly and Repair and the Certificate II in Electronics qualifications in just six months, opening doors to many different fields of further study and/or employment.

In this course you will develop the ability to select components and assemble computers to customer specifications. You will also learn how to carry out routine hardware repairs (generally by replacement) of known faulty components.

Successful completion of this dual qualification could lead to an apprenticeship or employment as a technician’s trade assistant in a wide variety of electronic fields such as computer assembly and servicing, refrigeration and air conditioning, telecommunications, and security and fire alarms. Many employers regard basic training in electrical/electronic theory as a pre-requisite to employment.

We will be offering the dual qualification at both our East Perth and Midland campuses starting in Semester 2

It will provide an entry point for the electronics, robotic, and electrical industries. It will also prepare you for possible further study in Semester 1 2021, in courses such as the Certificate IV in Robotics, or the Certificate IV Electronics and Communications.

You will need to have some math ability, particularly in relation to Ohms Law, and be motivated to finish the course in a short time.

Many of the subjects in this fast track program will cover off subjects in a Certificate II Electrotechnology (Career Start).

Looking for a practical computing course?

When you complete the Certificate II in Computer Assembly and Repair you'll be flicking the switch on a career in computers as a computer assembler and repairer.

Higher level studies are strongly recommended to enhance your employability skills.

Dual qualification: you may choose to complete the Certificate II in Electronics in the same semester. Ask us about this exciting option.

The information presented on the course lists within this website is provided to the Department of Training and Workforce Development by the WA TAFE colleges and private training providers, and is offered as a guide only. It is updated regularly, however some changes to details may occur in between updates. You should always contact the TAFE or private training provider directly to confirm details and/or ask questions.