The Mobile Technician program teaches the skills required to repair and service all types of GSM and CDMA handsets. The training begins with the basics and progresses to advanced troubleshooting of hardware and software faults; trainees receive systematic, in-depth training on all aspects of mobile servicing. Upon completion of the mobile phone repair course, the trainee can easily pursue a career in repair and service, either by working as a technician or starting his/her own mobile phone repair business. The program includes theory, practical education, and hands-on practice. Participants learn and develop a working knowledge of the three major components of a cell phone: hardware (housing), motherboard (logic board), and software.
The graduate will be able to:
- Use various industry-specific tools and equipment
- Disassemble and assemble a large variety of cell phone models
- Recognize parts of a mobile handset
- Check parts and components of a cell phone for damage, breakage, wear and tear, etc.
- Ascertain damage to/replace a motherboard
- Read and follow circuit diagrams of a large variety of models
- Recognize a variety of ICs (chips)
- Replace IC chips
- Solder and de-solder
- Apply jumper techniques
- Replace ports, connectors, switches, etc.
- Replace cracked screens and LCDs
- Install software
- Unlock an extensive variety of handsets
- Diagnose and troubleshoot faults