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Certificate II in Computer Assembly and Repair

National Course Code: UEE20511


The nationally recognised Certificate II in Computer Assembly and Repair equips you with the knowledge you need to begin your career in computers and electronics. Learn your skills from our expert teachers as you begin your journey to higher-level study or work in computer assembly and service.


Through a mix of theory and practical coursework, learn to:

  • Assemble, set-up and test computing devices
  • Fabricate, assemble and dismantle industry components
  • Apply environmentally sustainable procedures to your work
  • Apply work health and safety practices in the workplace
  • Document and control work health and safety risks associated with electro-technological work


Develop the attributes to help you get ahead:

  • Analytical thinking
  • Problem solving
  • Attention to detail
  • Fine motor skills


Completing this course provides you with:

  • A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate II level
  • A strong pathway to further study including a Certificate III in Computer Systems Equipment

Career opportunities:

  • Electrical trades assistant
  • Telecommunications trades assistant
  • Computer assembler
  • Computer servicer


Take your career further with the:

  • Certificate III in Computer Systems Equipment
  • Certificate IV in Electronics and Communications
  • Diploma of Electronics and Communications
  • Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology

This course is superseded. You can still enrol in this course, and you will be contacted if you need to transition into the next version when it is available.

Course details

People who are successful in this course have:

  • The ability to distinguish between colours
  • An analytical approach to problem solving
  • Fine motor skills
  • The ability to follow instructions
  • The ability to communicate effectively

Assessments are a great way to demonstrate what you have learned and to identify the knowledge or skills that may need further development. In this course you may undertake:

  • Theory based knowledge assessments
  • Practical based skills assessments
  • Project assessments

The Certificate II is an entry level qualification, providing you with an introduction to computer assembly and repair.

From this course, there are a number of training pathways you can choose from, including:

  • Certificate III in Computer Systems Equipment
  • Certificate III in Electronics and Communications
  • Certificate IV Electronics and Communications

In the Certificate II Computer Assembly and Repair, youll gain hands-on experience in:

  • Assembling, setting up and testing computing devices
  • Applying and adhering to safe work practices, codes and regulations in the workplace
  • Fabricating, assembling and dismantling industry components
  • Sourcing material and parts for installation or service jobs
  • Documenting and controlling work health and safety risks associated with electro-technological work

TAFE NSW is known for delivering theory along with practical, hands-on learning. You will work on real-world projects such as:

  • Assembling, setting up and testing a computer
  • Testing basic circuits

TAFE NSW offers you a range of study environments to enhance your learning and employability, such as:

  • Classrooms with equipment suitable for delivery of electrotechnology content
  • Industry specific computer rooms and software
  • Workshops equipped with suitable fixed, portable and hand-held tools, equipment and storage facilities
  • Blended delivery (a combination of online and hands-on work) and assessment may be required

The Electrotechnology industry in Australia generated an annual revenue of $89.5 billion in 2018/19 and employs over 352,000 people across a wide range of sectors.

Graduates of this field are often employed in the Manufacturing industry and are mostly found working as technicians and trades workers.

New technologies such as the Internet of Things rely on computer systems and electronics, increasing demand for skilled equipment and service maintenance workers, who are able to install, repair and maintain systems.

Around 7,000 people are forecast to be employed as electronic equipment trades workers in New South Wales in 2019/20.

We use computers every day. They are an integral part of modern life. This introductory course teaches you the fundamentals, and equips you with transferrable skills and principles you can apply to new and existing technologies.

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed

This course is superseded

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