If you're interested in building, repairing and maintaining computer hardware and operating systems, Melbourne Polytechnic's Certificate II in Computer Assembly and Repair is the course for you. The information and communication technology (ICT) industry is experiencing strong growth, including hardware technician roles, with over 60,000 job opportunities predicted in the next five years. Get a head start on your career and enter the workforce sooner with this fun and practical industry-standard qualification.Reach your maximum potential with hands-on learning
Learn how to build a customised computer from the ground up under the guidance of experienced, trade-qualified teachers at Melbourne Polytechnic. Using industry equipment in a real working environment, you'll develop your computer assembly and repair skills through hands-on practice. You'll use Arduino and computer hardware kits in a workspace that'll also include soldering equipment, a metal folder press, battery voltage monitor and more. Melbourne Polytechnic offers students state-of-the-art facilities and computer labs, with up-to-the-minute technology. This course provides you with Embedded Cisco IT Essentials certification training, which is highly regarded by employers.Choose from a variety of potential career paths
After graduating from this course, you can seek employment or become self-employed as an expert in building, upgrading and maintaining computer hardware and operating systems. This entry-level technician qualification may also lead to traineeships in the electrotechnology sector.
There is a huge amount of scope to further your career with industry experience and further study
You can seek Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) where your work experience or qualifications of an advanced and related nature have been undertaken. RPL is individually assessed based on evidence submitted by the student to the teaching department. Applications for RPL will be assessed by relevant Melbourne Polytechnic trainers, academics and where appropriate, industry experts.