Learn how to assemble and test computers, install and configure Operating Systems and connect electronic and computer equipment to a network. Build electronic circuits and program microcontrollers in assembly language. Support customers in home and small businesses, solve problems in larger businesses involving user accounts and server printer faults and provide technical advice/sales.
Work as a computer systems technician in the rapidly-growing electronics industry and related areas like defence, mining and biomedical. You may be maintaining and repairing computer controlled equipment in a medical electronics facility or installing networking and computing equipment in a workplace.
Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.
Qualifications & Skills Covered
Certificate III in Computer Systems Equipment
This course provides skills in assembling, setting up and testing computing devices, engineering application software, client computer operating systems, configuring local area network (LAN), ELV single path circuits and workplace safety. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 11 core units and elective units totalling 500 points.
Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full Qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.