Hardware Maintenance & Troubleshooting (Long-Term Course)

Course Content

  • To understand basic concept & structure of computer hardware & networking
  • To identify the existing configuration of the computers and peripherals
  • To upgrading same as and when required
  • To apply their knowledge about computer peripherals to identify / rectify problems onboard
  • To integrate the PCs into Local Area Network & re-install operating systems and various shipboard applications.
  • To perform routine maintenance, upgrades
  • To manage data backup & restore operations on server and update anti-virus software and set schedules
  • Understand basic concept & structure of Computer Hardware & Networking Components.
  • Identify the existing configuration of the computers & peripherals.
  • Upgrading the same as & when required.
  • Apply their knowledge about computer peripherals to identify/rectify problems on board.
  • Integrate the PC’s into Local Area Network & re-install OS & various shipboard applications.
  • Perform routine maintenance, upgrades of virus definitions, set schedules etc.
  • Manage data backup & restore operations.


What you will learn

  • Analyze &/or troubleshoot communication problems related to Engine Room Automation & various Navigational Bridge Equipment.
  • PC De-assembly and Assembly,
  • Bus Architecture & Interfaces,
  • BIOS, Processor & Motherboard,
  • Operating Systems and Installation (Windows XP/7, Ubuntu), Partitioning & Formatting Hard Disk,
  • Laptop De-assembly and Assembly,
  • Installing adapters,
  • Computer Networking Fundamentals,
  • Networking Media & Hardware,
  • Diagnostics and Troubleshooting
  • Sharing file within LAN
  • Understanding the Boot Process and the DOS Command Line
  • Introduction to Hardware
  • Electricity and Power Supplies
  • Random Access Memory
  • Installation
  • Management


Requirements & who can attend

Since PC hardware training courses are usually meant to prepare students directly for careers as computer technicians, all of the skills they acquire in these courses can be directly applicable to their future careers.

Hardware-related challenges, troubleshooting and repair techniques are likely to be similar to the ones they’ll encounter on the job, if they choose to become technicians. However, these skills can also be useful in other careers, should students choose not to follow the technician route.

The intimate knowledge of PC hardware students should acquire in these courses is the same they would need to pursue careers as computer hardware engineers, the people who work to create and design that hardware in the first place. Knowledge of computer hardware is also extremely helpful for students who pursue careers as computer software technicians, network or systems administrators, or other IT support roles.


Learn by doing

The student will be able to:

  • install, using good industry practices, any field replaceable unit such as RAM, drives, power supply, processor, etc;
  • install video, sound, and other cards and associated drivers;
  • install an OS (such as DOS, Windows XP/7);
  • diagnose computer problems;
  • fix such software problems as a corrupt/missing registry or other OS files;
  • use intermediate features of an integrated software package including word processing, spreadsheet, database.


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