Upgrade & Repair PCs

PART TIME

This short practical programme will give you basic knowledge and skills in PC hardware, components, installation, troubleshooting and networking. You will also learn how to perform basic PC repairs.

It will also prepare you for further studies towards the CompTIA and Microsoft certifications.

  • Knowledge, comprehension and application of English at NQF level 2/Grade 10 or equivalent
  • Basic knowledge of how to use a computer

Learners with technical aptitude who want to go into IT but need some basic technical knowledge

  • Personal computer background, PC components, features and system design
  • Microprocessor types, specifications, motherboards and buses
  • BIOS, Memory, IDE and SCSI interface
  • Storage principles
  • Physical drive installation and configuration
  • Video hardware and other I/O interfaces
  • Input devices, internet connectivity, local area networking
  • Hardware skills for building or upgrading systems
  • Troubleshooting hardware and operating system software
  • Antivirus, utility and diagnostics programmes
  • File systems recovery

Upon successful completion of the study programme and internal assessments, learners will be awarded the UniCollege Short Programme Certificate in Upgrade & Repair PCs.

Programme Type:  Short Programme
Accreditation:  UniCollege

Course Start Dates

Part Time: 26 February 2022
Duration: 7 Weeks Class Times: Saturdays

This short practical programme will give you basic knowledge and skills in PC hardware, components, installation, troubleshooting and networking. You will also learn how to perform basic PC repairs.

It will also prepare you for further studies towards the CompTIA and Microsoft certifications.

Course Start Dates

Part Time: 26 February 2022
Duration: 7 Weeks Class Times: Saturdays
Programme Type:  Short Programme
Accreditation:  UniCollege
  • Knowledge, comprehension and application of English at NQF level 2/Grade 10 or equivalent
  • Basic knowledge of how to use a computer

Learners with technical aptitude who want to go into IT but need some basic technical knowledge

  • Personal computer background, PC components, features and system design
  • Microprocessor types, specifications, motherboards and buses
  • BIOS, Memory, IDE and SCSI interface
  • Storage principles
  • Physical drive installation and configuration
  • Video hardware and other I/O interfaces
  • Input devices, internet connectivity, local area networking
  • Hardware skills for building or upgrading systems
  • Troubleshooting hardware and operating system software
  • Antivirus, utility and diagnostics programmes
  • File systems recovery

Upon successful completion of the study programme and internal assessments, learners will be awarded the UniCollege Short Programme Certificate in Upgrade & Repair PCs.