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Video Game Console Repair Specialist Training

Module:  VGS-1102

This is a 2 day intensive that focuses on Basic through Advanced Video Game Console Repair.  With a focus on XBox 360, Playstation 3, Wii and Nintendo DS series handhelds.  Classes will be held Saturday and Sunday from 9 AM to 5PM at our Phoenix, Arizona Training Facility.

Program Fee:  $500

Contact/Instructional Hours:  16 hours – 2 Day Intensive

Prerequisite(s) and/or Corequisite(s): There are no course prerequisites required.

IMPORTANT NOTE:  Attending students must have an internet capable device such as a Tablet, Laptop, Smartphone, etc.  An internet connection is required after class in order to complete Out-of-Class assignments.  Out of town students are advised to ensure they have Wi-Fi access at their lodging/hotel accommodations.


Program Objectives


Gaming Console Repairs
  • All Major Consoles Covered:  XBox 360 , PS3, Wii
  • Red Rings of Death Repair (Proper Reflow and Prevention)
  • Open Tray Repairs / Disc Not Reading Repair
  • Laser Lens Replacement
  • Adjusting and Reading Potentiometers
  • Error Code Troubleshooting
  • Yellow Light of Death Repair
  • Blu-Ray Drive Repair
  • WiFi / Bluetooth Issue Troubleshooting & Repair
  • Wii Discs Not Reading / Drive Repair
  • Advanced Gaming Repairs including Daughter and Motherboard controller chip troubleshooting and replacement
  • Basic and Advanced Soldering Techniques and practicals
  • Drive Resets and advanced troubleshooting
  • USB, Component and HDMI Connection Port Repair & Replacement

Hand Held Gaming Repair

  • Nintendo DS Series Troubleshooting and Repair (Applies To All DS Series Including Nintendo Original DS, DS Lite, DSi, DSiXL and 3DS)
  • Board level diagnostics and SMT repairs
  • LCD & Digitizer Repair
  • Liquid Damage Repair
  • Proper Housing Replacements
  • Charging Port Repair
  • Volume Slider Repair
  • Power Switch Replacement
  • Advanced Game Slot 1 & 2 Soldering & Replacement
  • Fuse Testing and Replacement

Unlimited Access To Member’s Support Area

  • Additional Training Modules in Business Operations, Repairs, Electronics Fundamentals & So Much More!
  • View detailed videos of different repairs & Tear-downs not available anywhere else
  • On-Going updated repair videos to learn topics not covered in training class
  • Insider Only Forums for Q & A , Networking & Member sharing with other CRS Alumni
  • and so much more!

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