Training & Certifications


This program provides the knowledge and skills that will enable students to further appreciate Advanced computer networking technology developments; use current technology and appreciate the important of project management and capability to perform upgrading and repairing portable computers.


At the end of the program the students will be able to use the computer for development of networking technology. Specifically, they will be able to:

  1. Understand the fundamental concepts of portable computers.
  2. Appreciate the importance of project management concepts for effective and efficient project development.
  3. Perform distinction result and service regarding upgrading and repairing portable computers.
  4. Produce better report in project documentation.
  5. Apply their knowledge and skills for their personal development and professional and healthy work, founded on sound values and ethics.

This program is designed for students.


This program is a 84 hours equivalent to 2 semesters of intensive training class.


None


Students’ competency in various aspects such as computer operation, use of software features, production of quality output, and presentation of individual or group work will be assessed using appropriate tools such as class discussion, report, observation of work, and project presentation. A well-documented project and a written test will be required for completion of the program and issuance of the Certificate.


IACCNT certificate of achievement will be awarded upon completion of all requirements and have a minimum passing exam grade of 70%.


  1. Defining the Portable computer
  2. Advantages of Laptop
  3. Problems and Solutions of using Portables
  4. Types, Classes and Major Features
  1. Preventive Maintenance
  2. Maintenance Tools
  3. Upgrading and Repairing Portables
  4. BIOS Setup and Passwords
  1. Mobile Processor Features and Packaging
  2. Intel and AMD Mobile Processors
  3. Form Factors
  4. System Bus Types, Functions and Features
  5. Types of I/O Buses and Motherboard Components
  6. System Resources and Plug-n-Play
  1. Memory Standards
  2. Memory Speed, Types, Modules and Upgrades
  3. AC/DC Power Supplies
  4. Batteries and Power Management
  5. PC Cards (PCMCIA)
  6. Low and High Speed Connections
  1. Areal Density
  2. Hard Disk Drive Operation, Components and Features
  3. The ATA, Interface, Standards and Features
  4. Serial ATA
  5. Removable Media, Optical Disc and Drive Technology
  6. CD based Optical and DVD Technology
  7. Removable Magnetic Storage Devices
  8. Floppy Drives and Flash Cards
  1. Video Display System and Interfaces
  2. Laptop Audio Hardware
  1. Laptop Keyboard, Troubleshooting and Repair
  2. Pointing Devices
  3. Wireless Input Devices
  1. Modems, Types of Cellular Systems and Network Connections
  2. Connection on the Way
  3. Moving Data between 2 Systems
  4. Communications Security
  1. Docking Stations, Port Replicators and Slab or Slices
  2. Internal Device Bays
  3. Accessory Power Sources
  4. Communications, Data Storage and Security Devices
  5. I/O Devices, Presentation Equipment, Special Interfaces
  6. Navigation and Laptop Screen Accessories
  1. The Boot Process and Installing OS
  2. Laptop Data Recovery
  1. Basic Troubleshooting Guidelines
  2. Troubleshooting Problems
  1. Documentation and Repair Parts
  2. Manufacturer Technical Supports
  1. Understanding theory and concepts of PM
  2. Intro to Project Management Tools (MS Project 2013)
  3. Developing Project Proposal and Documentation

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