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Diploma in Hardware & Networking

Take your first step towards a career in Tech Support or Network Administration with a Pearson Assured Diploma in Hardware & Networking. Designed to enable students to experience real world issues and devise practical solutions in an interactive, hands-on environment.

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  • School leavers (after O/L or A/L)
  • Anyone who wishes to obtain comprehensive knowledge on maintaining hardware, software and network configurations


4 Months / 45 Hours

Training mode:

Classroom sessions and interactive, hands-on practicals

Assessment Method:

Written and practical exam

Course Fee:



Rs.8,500 + (Rs.8000 x 2)

Registration Fee:


This programme is delivered in 2 modules:

  • Module 1: Certificate in PC Hardware Engineering
  • Module 2: Certificate in Network Administration

Module 1 : Certificate in PC Hardware Engineering

  • The Total Computer System
  • Introduction to PC Hardware
  • Identify Hardware Components
  • Motherboard Components & Bus Architecture
  • The CPU Evolution & Architecture
  • Types of RAM
  • Identifying different types of Expansion cards
  • Assembling and Disassembling of different types of PCs
  • Hard disk architecture
  • Preparing the hard disk drive to install system software
  • Installing and configuring Windows XP, Windows 2008, Windows 7 & Linux
  • Troubleshooting & Maintenance

Module 2 : Certificate in Network Administration

  • Introduction to Computer Networks
  • Different types of architectures of Computer Networks
  • IP Addressing & Subnetting
  • Network Devices
  • Designing the Network
  • Cable Crimping & Testing
  • Installing & Configuring Windows Server 2008
  • DNS, DHCP, Active Directory
  • Defining Users, Access Levels & Security
  • Practical Project




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