Section 2.1: Protection and Safety

 

 

Students will learn how to:

Video/Demo                                                Time

video2.1.1 Safety                                                            5:59
video2.1.3 ESD                                                               7:35
demo2.1.4 Protecting Against ESD                            4:54
video2.1.6 Environmental Concerns                           7:12
Total                                                                 25:40

Number of Exam Questions

18 questions

Total Time

About 50 minutes 

Section 2.2: Professionalism  

This section provides information about acting in a professional manner when working as a PC technician. Concepts covered include:

 

Lecture Focus Questions:

Video/Demo                                                Time

video2.2.1 Professionalism                                          3:00

video2.2.3 Incident Management                                7:17

video2.2.4 Basic Forensic Procedures                     18:31

 Total                                                               28:48

Number of Exam Questions

18 questions

Total Time

About 55 minutes

Section 2.3: PC Tools

 

·         Combination ratchet/screwdriver

·         IC insertion/extraction tool

·         Anti-static pad/wrist strap

·         Extension magnet

·         3-pronged parts retriever

·         Multimeter

·         Power supply tester

·         Cable tester

·         Loopback plug

·         Known good spares

·         POST card

 

Students will learn how to:

 

 

Lecture Focus Questions:

Video/Demo                                                Time

 

video2.3.1 PC Toolkit                                                   3:17

Number of Exam Questions

12 questions

Total Time

About 20 minutes

Section 2.4: PC Maintenance

Summary

This section discusses considerations and guidelines that can be used to help maintain computer systems. Concepts covered include:

 

·         Creating the proper environment

o   Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC)

o   Interference:

§  EMI

§  RFI

o   Magnetic fields

·         Details about cleaning the computer

·         Tips for maintaining your computer

·         Power conditions to be aware of:

o   Surge

o   Spike

o   Sag

o   Brownout

o   Blackout

·         Devices used to prevent power problems:

o   Surge protector

o   Line conditioner

o   Standby Power Supply (SPS)

o   Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS)

 

Students will learn how to:

 

Lecture Focus Questions:

Video/Demo                                                Time

video2.4.1 PC Maintenance                                         4:05

video2.4.3 Protecting Power                                      15:40

2.4.4 Configuring UPS Settings                      14:27

 Total                                                               34:12

Lab/Activity

Number of Exam Questions

14 questions

Total Time

About 60 minutes