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Course Overview

A computer hardware engineer designs computer hardware – all the parts of a computer that are physically built rather than written as computer code. This job involves creating blueprints on a computer, testing the prototype computer parts, modifying them and overseeing their construction, as well as changing the way existing systems work so they can accept new software.
Using the latest methods and conforming to current network design standards, you will develop a disciplined engineering approach to, and sound practical skills in, the specification, design, modelling and implementation of software and hardware. You will gain specialist knowledge of digital communications, multimedia communications, wireless networks, security issues and other advanced technologies. You will have access to a dedicated test LAN/ WLAN with a diverse range of platforms and equipment, including wireless networks and enterprise scale networking technologies.

Training DurationTotal Training Hours : 20Hours 
Training Duration : 2 Week
Total Training Days : 5 Working Days
Training SchedulesWeekdays (Sunday to Thursday)
Regular Sessions : 6 Hrs Per day (9am to 2pm or 3.00pm to 9.00 pm)
Food & refreshments Included

WeekEnds (Friday & Saturday)
Fast Track Sessions: 8 Hours per day (9am to 5pm)
Food & refreshments Included
Certifications:1) Certificate from Laurels Training Institute, Attested by Knowledge & Human Development Authority (KHDA) government of Dubai, UAE

2) Certificate from American Institute of Professional Studies (AIPS) from USA (After 15 Days of course Completion which will couriered to the attendees office address)
Learning AidsYes
Course MaterialHard & Soft Copies of Study Material
Language of InstructionEnglish
Instructor HelplineYes 
1. Email
2. Social Media (For Emergency requirements)
Registration Requirements1. Passport Copy
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. Passport size photographs
4. Course Fee
Mode of Payment:Cash / Cheque / Credit Card / Bank Transfer.
Eligibility Criteria
(Who should attend this training)
  • Basics functions of a Windows operating system
  • Launching programs
  • Working with multiple windows
  • Navigate through Windows files and folders
  • Formatting text
  • Saving files
  • This course assumes that you have a basic understandingof Windows.
Course Benefits
  • Identify types and characteristics of PC and laptop components,  including motherboard, CPU, memory, and storage, input,  and output devices.
  • Install, configure, optimize and upgrade personal computer  components
  • Identify the fundamental principles of using operating systems
  • Identify the fundamental principles of using printers and scanners
  • Install and configure wired and wireless LAN links and internet  access devices.
  • Identify the fundamental principles of networks
  • Perform basic PC maintenance & Troubleshooting
Course Contents / OutlineUnit 1: Troubleshooting methodology 
  • Troubleshooting models  
  • Professionalism
Unit 2: Operating systems 
  • Operating system fundamentals
  • Directory and file management
  • File and folder permissions
Unit 3: Electricity and power supplies 
  • Electrical safety
  • Power supplies4.
Unit 4: CPUs and motherboards 
  • Central processing units
  • Packaging, slots, and cooling techniques
  • Motherboards
Unit 5: The Basic Input/Output System 
  • The BIOS and CMOS
  • The POST and boot processes
Unit 6: Memory systems 
  • Memory
  • Memory packaging
  • Memory monitoring

Unit 7: Bus structures 
  • Buses
  • The PCI bus
  • Video buses
8. Unit 8: Expansion cards 
  • Drive adapters
  • Video cards
  • Sound cards
  • Internal modems
Unit 9: Peripheral connection types 
  • Serial and parallel connections
  • PS/2 connections
  • USB connections
  • FireWire connections
  • Multimedia connections

Unit 10: Data storage devices 
  • Hard drives
  • Optical drives
  • Removable storage devices
  • Drive maintenance

Unit 11: Video output and image input devices
  • Monitorso Scanners and cameras
Unit 12: Printers
  • Printing technologies
  • Printer installation and optimization
Unit 13: Connecting computers
  • Networking concepts
  • Wired network connectionso
  • Basic internetworking devices.
Unit 14: Networking computers
  • Addressing
  • Client configuration
Unit 15: Portable computers
  • Notebook computers
  • Notebook issues
Unit 16: Monitoring and managemento System monitoring
  • System performance
  • System management

Unit 17: Operating system troubleshooting
  • Windows startup
  • System troubleshooting
Unit 18: Security
  • Operating system security
  • Windows Encrypted File System
  • Security hardware
  • The human aspects of security
Unit 19: Windows installation and upgrades
  • Windows installation
  • Upgrades
Unit 20: Safety and maintenance
  • Safety and hazards
  • Computer maintenance
  • Safe work practices
  • Disposing of computer equipment
Unit 21: Troubleshooting hardware
  • Backups
  • Hardware problems
Unit 1 : Network basics
• Topic A : Network concepts 
  • Describing networking models and protocols
  • Identifying the basic components of a network
  • Identifying physical network segments
  • Identifying cable types o Describing wireless networking
  • Comparing network protocols used on Windows clients
• Topic B : Network architectures 
  • Describing physical network topologies
  • Describing Ethernet standards
  • Identifying the characteristics of the various physical architectures
  • Discussing WAN bandwidth technologies
• Topic C : The OSI model o
  • Analyzing the OSI model

Unit 2 : Wired computer-to-computer connections
• Topic A : Wired network connections 
  • Discussing fiber optic cables and connectors
  • Examining twisted pair cables and connectors
  • Terminating with an RJ-45 connector (optional)
  • Examining coaxial cables and connectors
  • Terminating with a BNC connector (optional)
  • Researching plenum wiring
• Topic B : Network interface cards and modems 
  • Installing a NIC
  • Examining addresses
  • Removing a NIC
  • Installing a PCI internal modem
  • Creating a dial-up connection
  • Examining a dial-up connection object's properties

Unit 3 : Network-to-network connectionsTopic 
A : Network-to-network connection components 
  • Identifying the connection components of an ISP
  • Examining telecommunication room connection components (optional)
Topic B : LAN wiring 
  • Running network cabling
  • Terminating a Cat 5e or Cat 6 cable in a punchdown block
Topic C : LAN wiring tests 
  • C - 1 : Researching LAN wiring test equipment
Unit 4 : Wired internetworking devices
Topic A : Basic internetworking devices
  • Discussing internetworking basics
  • Identifying types of bridges and switches
  • Discussing routers and brouters
  • Discussing Ethernet devices
  • Discussing Token Ring and other devices
  • Examining Firewall products
Topic B : Specialized internetworking devices 
  • Researching multilayer switches
  • Examining IDS and IPS products
  • Comparing traffic shaper configuration

Unit 5 : Wired communication standards
Topic A : The TCP/IP protocol suite 
  • Discussing the TCP/IP architecture
  • Using IPCONFIG to view IP configuration
  • Viewing the ARP cache
  • Testing host functionality
  • Using port numbers
  • Using Network Monitor to view a TCP connection
  • Using Network Monitor to capture UDP packets
  • Discussing TCP and UDP
  • Using FTP to download a file
  • Using Telnet to verify SMTP
Topic B : TCP/IP
  • Comparing IPv4 and IPv6 addresses
  • Examining TCP/IP configuration parameters
  • Configuring TCP/IP parameters
  • Discussing the DHCP lease process
Topic C : DHCP servers 
  • Installing a DHCP server
  • Configuring an IPv6 scope
Unit 6 : Wireless networking
Topic A : Wireless network devices 
  • Examining wireless devices
Topic B : Wireless networking standards 
  • Comparing wireless networking standards
Topic C : Wireless configuration 
  • Identifying the technology used to implement WLANs
  • Configuring a wireless access point (instructor demo)
  • Configuring a wireless client (instructor demo)
  • Comparing HIDS and NIDS
  • Identifying the risks associated with physical access to systems
  • Examining logging and surveillance best practices

Unit 7 : Security threats and mitigation
Topic A : Security threats 
  • Identifying common security threats
  • Discussing social engineering
  • Discussing DoS attacks
  • Assessing your vulnerability to DDoS attacks
  • Port scanning
Topic B : Threat mitigation 
  • Creating a security policy
  • Creating a human resources policy
  • Creating an incident response and reporting policy
  • Implementing change management
  • Identifying the need for user education and training
  • Identifying education opportunities and methods
Unit 8 : Security practices
Topic A : Operating systems 
  • Installing antivirus software
  • Scanning your system for spyware
  • Updating the operating system
  • Managing software patches
  • Determining BIOS version
  • Configuring Windows Firewall
Topic B : Devices 
  • Examining firewalls and proxy servers
  • Comparing firewall-based secure topologies
  • Identifying the benefits of NAC
  • Identifying the security enabled by VPNs
  • Identifying inherent weaknesses in network devices
  • Examining the ways to overcome device threats
  • Discussing IDS characteristics
Unit 9 : Network access control
Topic A : Authentication 
  • Comparing one, two, and three-factor authentication
  • Hashing data
  • Identifying the requirements of a secure authentication system
  • Examining the components of Kerberos
  • Comparing authentication systems
Topic B : Public key cryptography 
  • Exploring public key cryptography
  • Understanding certificate life cycle and management
Topic C : Remote access 
  • Examining RADIUS and Diameter authentication
  • Examining the role of LDAP in a remote access environment
  • Examining TACACS+ authentication
  • Examining how 802.1x adds security to your network
  • Comparing VPN protocolsTopic D : Wireless security
  • Identifying wireless networking vulnerabilities
  • Scanning for insecure access points
Unit 10 : Monitoring
Topic A : Monitoring resources
  • Viewing real-time performance data in Resource Overview
  • Monitoring network performance
  • Configuring Performance Monitor
  • Running a Data Collector Set
  • Viewing a Data Collector Set report
  • Determining a system's Stability Index
  • Implementing Remote Desktop connections
Topic B : Event Viewer
  • Viewing the event logs
  • Viewing event logs on a remote computer
  • Configuring source and collecting computers
  • Creating an event subscription
  • Examining forwarded events
Discussing device and application logging
Unit 11 : Troubleshooting
Topic A : Troubleshooting basics 
  • Discussing troubleshooting procedures
  • Tracking problems and resolutions
  • Identifying common toolkit components
Topic B : Troubleshooting the network 
  • Testing the physical network
  • Troubleshooting wireless networking
  • Identifying TCP/IP utilities used for troubleshooting
  • Using Ipconfig to display TCP/IP settings
  • Testing TCP/IP connectivity
  • Using NSLookup and tracert
  • Troubleshooting with Network Diagnostics
Topic C : Troubleshooting scenarios 
  • Troubleshooting Remote Desktop connectivity
  • Troubleshooting the inability of a user to access a shared resource
  • Troubleshooting access to an account
  • Troubleshooting hardware problems
  • Troubleshooting a network problem relating to adding or removing services
Appendix A : Certification exam objectives map 
  • Topic A : Comprehensive exam objectives
Appendix B : CompTIA Network+ Acronyms 
  •  Topic A : Acronym list
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