HARDWARE AND NETWORKING COURSE CONTENT

  • Computer-Computer and its usage, Basic components of a computer, Introductions to keyboard and mouse, Peripherals and their usage, Personal computer, Notebook Computers.

MODULE 1-COMPUTER HARDWARE BASICS

  • Characteristics of Computer-ALOE, MU and CPU, Operations of a computer, usage of computer.
  • Components of Computer-Detailed description, installation and usage of each internal components of a computer.
  • Functions of Computer-Detailed functions of each internal parts of computer
  • Basic Hardware-Keyboard, mouse and monitor-Introduction to LCD and TFT display, Speakers.

MODULE 2-COMPUTER HARDWARE COMPONENTS DETAILED STUDY

  • Motherboard-Motherboard as the circuit junction of a machine, Motherboard circuit, Motherboard hardware.
  • Processor-Location of processor, different types of processor, Usage and importance of processor.
  • Memory-Random Access Memory, Types of RAM, AVRAM, DRAM.
  • Hard disk-Hard disk drivers as a vital storage, Types of hard disks, usage of hard disks, SATA and PATA hard disks, Master and slave hard disks, Hard disks for operating system storage, Internal and External hard disks.
  • Optical Drives-Usage, location, troubleshooting of CD/DVD ROM, CD/DVD writer.
  • Power Supply-Use and location of Power supply, diagnose power supply failure, Replacement of faulty Power supply.
  • Cabinet-How to open, close and remove cabinet, different types of cabinet.
  • External PCI cards-External PCI sound, graphics and LAN cards installation, configuration and troubleshooting.
  • BASIC Input Output System (BIOS)-What is BIOS, where it is stored, functions and usage of BIOS,BIOS as a troubleshooting tool, CMOS.
  • Software vs Hardware-What is hardware and software, difference between hardware and software, computer program, system software and application software.

MODULE 3-OPERATING SYSTEMS CONCEPTS

  • Operating System-What are operating systems, importance of operating systems, functions of operating systems, types of operating systems, Service packs, Patches.
  • Operating system installation-Detailed study and networking
  • Networking Protocols- Networking protocols, layered structure concepts, network message.

practice labs for installation of Microsoft windows XP, windows 7 operating systems, drivers installation for each hardware components.

  • Power on Self Test(POST)-POST, who performs POST, why POST is performed, utility of POST, Troubleshooting related to POST.

MODULE 4-OPERATING SYSTEM TROUBLESHOOTING AND DIAGNOSTICS TOOLS

  • BOOT-How system boots, Boot files, troubleshooting related to BOOT.
  • Diagnostics modes-Safe mode, Safe mode with networking, LKGC, Repairing windows, Safe mode with command prompt.
  • Tools and Troubleshooting Utilities-System Restore, PC Restore, msconfig, temp and prefetch files, NTLDR, Task Manager, Control Panel, Device Manager, system Properties dialogue box, services.msc, network connections, Date and Time settings, Start menu and Taskbar.
  • Disk Management-Disk Defragmenter, Disk Fragmentation, disk partitions, Disk drives.
  • Files and Folders-Introduction to files and folders, FAT and NTFS file systems, command prompt, creating and deleting files.
  • Application software- Installation of MS Office, Adobe Reader and various executable software’s practice.

MODULE 5-SOFTWARE INSTALLATION AND NUMBER SYSTEM

  • Web Browser-Introduction to Web Browers, different types of web browser, email, how to email and attachment to email.
  • Number systems-Different types of number system, their usage and conversion between different number systems.
  • Network Interface Cards-Step by step procedure for installing network cards in a host, network cards troubleshooting, network card driver’s installation.

MODULE 6-DRILLING INTO COMPUTER NETWORKS

  • Introduction to networks-Defining networks, importance of networks, Scope of networks, Network as a medium for communication, Elements of network.
  • Network topologies: – Star, Bus, ring topology.
  • Network Devices-Introduction to network devices-Routers, Switches, Hubs, Servers, Bridges, Repeaters and their uses. Cables and Connectors used to connect various networking devices and their concepts.
  • Network Classification-Introduction to LAN, WAN, MAN and their concepts.
  • Networking Methods- Client/Server and Peer-to-Peer

MODULE7-NETWORKING MODELS AND PROTOCOLS

  • Networking models-PCT/IP and OSI models-detailed protocol approach and how data flows in a network.
  • Layers and their usage-Physical, Data link, Network, Transport and Application layers usage and concepts.
  • Communication b/w Devices-Communication, installation, troubleshooting and administration in peer to peer and client server networking.
  • Services Utilities-Remote Desktop, Task manager, Telnet etc
  • Diagnostics tool: – ping, IP config, arp etc.
  • IP Addresses – IP addresses, use, and importance in network communications.

MODULE8-IP ADDRESSING AND  SUBNETTING

  • Classes of IP Addresses-Classes and no of network and hosts per network concepts.
  • Subnet Masks-What are subnet masks, need for subnet masks, usage of subnet masks, CIDR and Prefix notation.
  • Subnetting-How to subnet and why to subnet, the detailed practice of various subnetting examples, Static length, and variable length subnet masks.

Course Schedule

Course Duration: 1 Week ( including practicals)

Various Date & Time Schedule are given as below, any one of Batch / Track can be taken.

Kukatpally  Branch Schedule

Month Batch/Track Starting Date Time
 

January
To
December

Morning 7th of Every Month    7.30 a.m. to 9.30 a.m.
23rd of Every Month
Afternoon 7th of Every Month  

12.00 p.m. to 2.00 p.m.

 

23rd of Every Month
Evening 7th of Every Month

23rd of Every Month

 

7.30 p.m to 9.30 p.m