This subject provides students with an opportunity to obtain the knowledge and skills necessary to service computer hardware, build a computer from parts, install and configure commonly used PC operating systems.

Upon completion of this subject, students should be able to:

  • Identify all the parts of a PC
  • Discuss the functions and interactions of all PC subsystems
  • Identify and troubleshoot common PC hardware problems
  • Select quality PCs and constituent components based on performance and cost
  • Install, replace, and upgrade PC hardware components
  • Install and troubleshoot PC peripherals such as printers
  • Install and configure commonly used PC operating systems