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Delivery Method

  • Classroom
  • Price: $3250.00

Course Overview

In this course, you'll build on your end-user background knowledge as you acquire the specific skills required to install, configure, upgrade, troubleshoot, and repair PC hardware components and systems.

Delivery

Classroom

Duration

5 Days

Locations

  • Public Schedule - Brisbane and Sydney
  • Group Bookings - All States and Territories across Australia

Course Outline

Lesson 1: Introduction to Computers

  • A Brief History of Computers
  • Desktop Computer System Components and Their Functions
  • Software
  • Numbering Systems

Lesson 2: Tools of the Trade

  • Hardware Tools
  • Software Tools
  • Troubleshooting Methodologies

Lesson 3: Safety

  • Basics of Electricity and Electronics
  • Establish an ESD-free Work Area
  • Observe General Safety Precautions
  • Potential Hazards of Using PCs
  • Fire Safety

Lesson 4: System Components

  • Power Supplies
  • ROM BIOS
  • Central Processing Units
  • System Boards
  • Memory

Lesson 5: Bus Architectures

  • What is a Bus?
  • The 8-bit Bus
  • The ISA Bus
  • The EISA Bus
  • The Micro Channel Architecture Bus
  • The PCI Bus
  • Video Circuitry Buses
  • Troubleshooting Adapter Card Problems

Lesson 6: Ports, Connectors, and Cables

  • Serial Ports
  • Parallel Ports
  • PS/2 Ports
  • USB Ports
  • FireWire Ports
  • Wireless Ports

Lesson 7: Expansion Boards

  • Drive Controllers
  • Video Adapters
  • Sound and Game Adapters
  • Modem Adapters

Lesson 8: Fixed Disk Storage Systems

  • Fixed Disk Drives
  • Installing IDE Drives
  • Install or Remove Internal SCSI Drives
  • Correct Hard Drive Problems
  • RAID

Lesson 9: Removable Storage Systems

  • Floppy Disk Drives
  • Optical Disc Drives
  • Cartridge Disk Drives
  • Backup Systems

Lesson 10: Peripheral Devices

  • Primary Input Devices
  • Video Output Devices
  • Printers
  • Other Input/Output Devices

Lesson 11: Portable Computing

  • Portable Computing Devices
  • Docking Solutions
  • Portable Computing Device Drives
  • PC Cards
  • Mini-PCI Cards
  • Portable Computing Device Memory 
  • Replace Internal Components
  • Personal Digital Assistants

Lesson 12: Networking

  • Network Concepts
  • Network Communications
  • Network Architecture
  • Internet Connections
  • Networking Devices
  • Troubleshoot Networks

Lesson 13: Performing Preventative Maintenance

  • Maintain the Hard Disk
  • Perform Printer Maintenance
  • Use a UPS
  • Clean Peripheral Components
  • Clean Internal System Components
  • Decide When to Upgrade
  • Dispose of Computer Equipment

     

Lunch

Lunch is provided for students for the duration of the course

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