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AppleCare Exam Prep: iOS Device Repair
Course: BPC260

First Term: 2024 Fall
Lec + Lab   3.0 Credit(s)   4.0 Period(s)   4.0 Load  
Subject Type: Occupational
Load Formula: T - Lab Load

Description: Prepares students for AppleCare Hardware Certification exams for iOS devices and to perform warranty-level hardware repairs.

MCCCD Official Course Competencies
1. Differentiate iOS hardware based on visual appearance and Apple resources. (I)
2. Demonstrate the steps in the iOS setup and activation process. (II)
3. Analyze screens that monitor resource usage, including cellular usage and battery life of Apple iOS devices. (III)
4. Demonstrate syncing, backing up and updating iOS devices. (III)
5. Explain the built-in apps and features of iOS. (III)
6. Manage iOS security features. (IV)
7. Recommend how to set up, configure, and troubleshoot an iOS device with a network. (V)
8. Diagnose iOS device issues as hardware, software, security, privacy, network connectivity or education-related. (VI)
9. Service various iOS devices. (VII)
MCCCD Official Course Competencies must be coordinated with the content outline so that each major point in the outline serves one or more competencies. MCCCD faculty retains authority in determining the pedagogical approach, methodology, content sequencing, and assessment metrics for student work. Please see individual course syllabi for additional information, including specific course requirements.
MCCCD Official Course Outline
I. Introduction to iOS hardware
II. iOS device setup and activation
III. iOS usage
   A. Battery usage
   B. Usage information
   C. Software updates
   D. Backup
   E. Syncing with applications
   F. Accessibility
   G. Other
IV. iOS security
   A. Face ID
   B. Touch ID and passcode
   C. Privacy settings
   D. Restrictions
   E. Other
V. Networks
   A. Base station setup
   B. Troubleshooting
VI. Systematic troubleshooting
   A. Scenarios
   B. Visual and Mechanical Inspection (VMI) for iOS devices
VII. iOS device repair
   A. Safety
   B. Specialized tools
   C. Pre-repair
   D. Break/fix
   E. Other
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: November 28, 2023

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