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Scheme of Work - PC Maintenance 

Session

Learning Outcomes

Lesson Activities

Resources Needed

Skills Developed (including Key Skills)

Link to Specifications

15

 

Hardware Overview Strip and label PC parts

Identify cables, connectors, orientation.

Add/Remove replaceable modules - HD, floppy, RAM, etc

Handout: Data Transfer Connectivity, Labels, Problem solving

Communication

Working with others

IT

Improving own learning

Outcome 1: 1.1

Underpinning Knowledge:1.1;1.3

16

 

The BIOS Compare different BIOS types; investigate each parameter

Updating the BIOS - flash, chip swap

PCs, manuals

Handout: BIOS Intro, Updating the BIOS

Problem solving

Communication

IT

Improving own learning

Outcome 2

Underpinning Knowledge

17

 

Hardware/Software Installation IRQs, DMA, I/O Addresses

Plug & Play

Legacy

Handout: System Resources Problem solving

Communication

IT

Improving own learning

Outcome 2

Underpinning Knowledge

18

 

Upgrading System Performance When to upgrade

Cost Effectiveness

Handout: Ugrades

Performance Enhancing

Problem solving

Communication

IT

Improving own learning

Outcome 2

Underpinning Knowledge

19

 

Installing Peripheral Devices Monitor/video card, USB, Firewire, Parallel, Serial, external HDs Handout:

Further Information: USB

 

Problem solving

Communication

IT

Improving own learning

Outcome 2

Underpinning Knowledge

20

 

EIDE Devices Identify. Install. Repair. Upgrade Handout: EIDE Devices Problem solving

Communication

IT

Improving own learning

Outcome 2

Underpinning Knowledge

Half Term

Session

Learning Outcomes

Lesson Activities

Resources Needed

Skills Developed (including Key Skills)

Link to Specifications

21

 

EIDE Devices

Part 2

Installing and Troubleshooting EIDE Hard Discs - various makes and configurations Problem solving

Communication

IT

Improving own learning

Outcome 2

Underpinning Knowledge

 

 

22

 

VDUs and Video Cards

 

1. Connectors Quiz Handout:Connectors Quiz

VDUs and Video Cards

 

Problem solving

Communication

IT

Improving own learning

Outcome 2

Underpinning Knowledge

23

 

Diagnosing & Troubleshooting

 

Interpret symptoms associated with components Handout: Problem solving

Communication

IT

Improving own learning

Outcome 2

Underpinning Knowledge

24 Preventative Maintenance

 

Static Damage; safety; environmental issues Handout: Problem solving

Communication

IT

Improving own learning

Outcome 2

Underpinning Knowledge

25

 

CPUs Types, Manufacturers, Voltages, Interfaces, Architectures Handout: Problem solving

Communication

IT

Improving own learning

Outcome 2

Underpinning Knowledge

26 RAM Types, Manufacturers, Voltages, Interfaces, Architectures Handout: Problem solving

Communication

IT

Improving own learning

Outcome 2

Underpinning Knowledge

Easter

Session

Learning Outcomes

Lesson Activities

Resources Needed

Skills Developed (including Key Skills)

Link to Specifications

27

 

Printers

Part 1

Technologies

Interfaces

Costs Effectiveness

Consumables

Upgrading

Handout: . .
28

 

Printers

Part 2

Diagnosis & Repair Handout: . .
29

 

Networks - Intro

Part 1

Topology, methods of, make cables, cable types Handout: Introduction to networks . .
30 Networks - Peer to Peer installation

Part 2

. Handout:Peer to Peer installation . .
31 Networks - Client Server Permissions, Op Sys Handout:Client Server . .
32 . . . .. ..

Half Term

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