Connecting internal hardware components

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From the official document:

"This unit defines the competency required to modify and connect system hardware components according to client and user requirements."

Basically, that means ... (translate above into plain english)

You can read more about this unit on the National Training Information Systems Official document for ICAI3021A.

This unit is part of the following qualifications:

How this unit will help you[edit | edit source]

After learning and applying the skills required by this unit you'll be able to demonstrate your skills in:

1. Determine new components required
  1. Identify and clarify user component requirements according to organisation guidelines
  2. Organise and record user component requirements, pass onto appropriate person for evaluation and vendor selection
2. Obtain components
  1. Contact vendors to obtain technical specifications for the proposed components
  2. Assess the options and provide recommendations to the appropriate person for final analysis
  3. Obtain components in preparation for installation
3. Install components
  1. Develop plans, with prioritised tasks and contingency arrangements, for the installation of selected components with minimum disruption to clients
  2. Liaise with appropriate person to obtain approval for the plans
  3. Install and configure components according to plan, in accordance with installation procedures and organisational requirements
  4. Test components for error-free performance, utilising available technology
  5. Identify and resolve identified problems
  6. Test and enhance system performance, using knowledge of the system, to meet organisational benchmarks
  7. Document the installation and configuration process according to organisation guidelines
4. Provide instruction on use of modified system
  1. Undertake one-to-one instruction on use of modified system with client or user in a manner that is appropriate to the audience
5. Evaluate modified system
  1. Collect client or user feedback and analyse against client requirements
  2. Correct identified shortcomings in the system and record actions
  • translate the above elements and performance criteria into plain english and summarise here...

Ideas for learning the required skills[edit | edit source]

... Putting all the required hardware together in the bus system. It'll all work out for good.

Ideas for demonstrating this unit[edit | edit source]

The best way to demonstrate these skills is ...

Grading[edit | edit source]

If you are demonstrating this unit as part of a formal course, you might find that the unit is graded (meaning you can not only demonstrate your competence, but can also gain a credit or distinction). Your facilitator may already have set criteria that your college uses. If not, here are some ideas for possible credit/distinction activities that you can discuss with your facilitator:

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Notes and discrepancies[edit | edit source]