The Competency Assessment and Certification (CAC) is a serious challenge to take and for many of ICI’s very own Computer Hardware Servicing students, it is a challenging one indeed. A lot of them aspire to pass the National Cetificate II (NC II) of the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA). The exam has two parts, the Observation/Demo and the Oral/Interview. To lessen any students anxiety and worries, here are some tips that you can follow to make the Computer Hardware Servicing NC II examination a rewarding experience.
Tip #1: You must be familiar with every (DOS) Disk Operating System commands especially the internal and external ones.
Tip #2: You also need to be knowledgeable in installing older versions of Operating Systems (OS) like Windows 98 and Windows 2000.
Tip #3: When you already familiarized yourself with the two Operating Systems, install them using dual boot or any installation methods depending on what the assessor prefers.
Tip #4: As one of the basics, you also need to be knowledgeable in creating straight-through and crossover cables.
Tip #5: You will then need to connect the straight through cable from a PC to a server. Once done with this, you should put an IP Address and connect to the server to view the shared folders and files. Print a document from that folder.
Tip #6: Connect to other computers with a crossover cable and view each computer’s shared file.
You can follow these tips to ensure success in the CAC Exam but still, the best technique is to study seriously. Good luck.