Apple Certified Macintosh Technician (ACMT) Hardware Recertification — A 1 day course

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Synopsis

This course has been retired. Please review the APPLE portfolio for available courses.

This course will prepare you for the Apple Service ACMT Hardware re-certification exam (9L0-315) which is the Hardware requirement for the ACMT re-certification program.

Suitable For

All current Apple Certified Macintosh Technicians (ACMT) whose certification are due to expire.

Prerequisites

You must have an existing ACMT certification that is about to expire. We recommend you take the recertifcation course no more than 30 days before your expiry date.

Please check which recertification exams you are required to take by logging in to Apple Certifications.

Examination

Apple Certified Macintosh Technician (ACMT) certification verifies the ability to perform basic troubleshooting and repair of both desktop and portable Macintosh systems, such as iMac and MacBook Pro.

ACMT certification exams emphasize identifying and resolving common Mac OS X problems, and using Apple Service and Support products and practices to effectively repair Apple hardware.

This course covers the following:

The cost of this one day course includes the Hardware exam and one retake if required.

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Schedule

This course has been retired and is no longer available.


Contents

ESD precautions

In this course, you will review how electro-static discharge (ESD) can damage equipment. In addition, you will be shown work practices that can guard against such damage.

Technician safety

Overview of servicing Macintosh hardware implementing the correct safety procedures. We will overview shock hazards and hazardous materials, specific Macintosh safety procedures and special take-apart handing and tools.

Embedded battery safety

This section will take a look at the correct handling and safety measures to apply around portable computers and embedded battery handling.

Troubleshooting scenarios

How to make the best use of the official AppleCare technician guides.

AppleCare new procedures and tips

Overview of the latest troubleshooting tips and changes to service procedures.

Product introduction, take apart and troubleshooting tips covering the following products:

MacBook Pro (13-inch, Late 2011)

This course covers features of the MacBook Pro (13-inch, Late 2011) introduced in October 2011.

MacBook Pro (15-inch, Late 2011)

This course provides a summary of the refreshed MacBook Pro (15-inch, Late 2011) introduced in October 2011.

MacBook Pro (17-inch, Late 2011)

This course demonstrates changes to servicing the MacBook Pro (17-inch, Late 2011) introduced in October 2011.

MacBook Pro (13-inch, Mid 2012)

This course covers features of the MacBook Pro (13-inch, Mid 2012) introduced in June 2012.

MacBook Pro (15-inch, Mid 2012)

This course demonstrates changes to servicing the MacBook Pro (15-inch, Mid 2012) introduced in June 2012.

MacBook Pro (Retina, Mid 2012)

An introduction to the new, revolutionary MacBook Pro (Retina, Mid 2012) introduced in June 2012.

MacBook Air (11-inch, Mid 2012)

This course provides a product overview of the MacBook Air (11-inch, Mid 2012) introduced in June 2012.

MacBook Air (13-inch, Mid 2012)

In this final section, we look at the new features of the MacBook Air (13-inch, Mid 2012) introduced in June 2012.