There are no formal entrance requirements to this course. Applicants must be able to demonstrate to the satisfaction of the department that they are capable of completing the course having regard to the relevant competency levels in the training documents.

Computer repair techs may begin their education by taking computer programming and graphic design courses in high school. Some vocational high schools may offer introductory classes in computer repair. Working with computer interfaces and applications during high school may help aspiring computer repair techs prepare for more advanced courses after graduating. There are no industry standard educational requirements for computer technicians, so postsecondary education may vary.

  1. Assemble, set-up and test computing devices    
  2. Set up and configure basic local area network (lan)   
  3. Participate in development and follow a personal competency development   
  4. Apply occupational health and safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace    
  5. Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components
  6. Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications   
  7. Document and apply measures to control ohs risks associated with electrotechnology work   
  8. Repair basic computer equipment faults by replacement of modules/sub-assemblies
  9. Apply environmentally and sustainable energy procedures in the energy sector