Connect hardware peripherals

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver ICAS2014B, 'Connect hardware peripherals'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Confirm requirements of client

1.1. Identify client peripheral requirements and confirm in accordance with organisational standards

1.2. Document client requirements and peripherals needed in line with organisational standards and report findings to the appropriate person

1.3. Verify client requirements with appropriate person in line with organisational standards and reporting procedures

1.4. Take action to ensure client support expectations are covered by vendor warranty and support services

2. Obtain required peripherals

2.1. Obtain peripherals under instruction from appropriateperson

2.2. Enter peripherals into equipment inventory according to organisational standards

2.3. Validate that contents of delivered components and physical contents match the packing list and resolve discrepancies if necessary

2.4. Store peripherals according to vendor/manual guidelines

3. Connect hardware peripherals

3.1. Verify the timeframe for installation schedule with the client

3.2. Remove old peripherals if they are being replaced with minimal disruption to clients, taking into account environmental considerations and OH&S standards

3.3. Connect new peripherals with minimum disruption to clients, taking into account operating system procedures

3.4. Configure the computer to accept the new peripherals

3.5. Test hardware peripherals and confirm client satisfaction, pay particular attention to possible impact on other systems and make adjustments as required

Qualifications and Skillsets

ICAS2014B appears in the following qualifications:

  • PUA20910 - Certificate II in Public Safety (Communications Operations)
  • ICT20110 - Certificate II in Telecommunications Technology
  • ICT20210 - Certificate II in Telecommunications
  • ICT20410 - Certificate II in Telecommunications Digital Reception Technology
  • ICA20105 - Certificate II in Information Technology
  • ICA10105 - Certificate I in Information Technology