ICT Course Outline

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This post contains course contents / outlines for the course Information & Communication Technology (ICT). There are about 39 topics in this course.

1. Introduction to information technology

a) Information Technology
b) Data types of data
c) information
d) History of computing
e) Introduction to computer hardware and trouble shooting concepts

2. Introduction to computer Hardware

a) Introduction to the personal Computer
b) safe Lab procedures and Tool Use
c) Computer Assemble Step-by-Step
d) Basics of preventive Maintenance and Troubleshooting.
e) Fundamental Operating System
f) Fundamental Laptops and portable Devices
g) Fundamental printers and Scanners.

3. Storage Devices

a) Main / primary memory (RAM, ROM)
b) Secondary / Auxiliary Storage Devices
c) (Hard Disk, CD-ROM, Magnetic tape, Magnetic drum), USB
d) Introduction of Microprocessor
e) Basic Architecture of microprocessor
f) Introduction of different technologies of microprocessors

4. Software design and algorithm

a) Software
b) System Software
c) Application Software
d) Flow Charts
e) Concepts of programming languages & their types
f) Compiler
g) Interpreter
h) Assembler

5. Productive Enhancement Software Packages

a) Introduction of Word Processors, Spread Sheets, Database
b) Introduction of Number System and their inter conversion
c) Impact of computers and internet on society (uses and misuses)
d) Computer Codes (BCD, EBCDIC, ASCII, and Unicode)


a) Speculation on future computers and their uses
b) Al Neural network
c) Expert System
d) Virus
e) Antivirus.

7. Fundamental Networks

a) Networks and its types
b) Networks media
c) Typologies
d) Network Devices

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5 comments on “ICT Course Outline

    Bonnie Neo Tshukudu

    • April 20, 2021 at 6:29 am

    My son is doing computers at school and he seem to be lost as he does not know what it is all about. Please help with the material and/or something that would make him understand.

      Md. U

      • April 20, 2021 at 7:16 am

      Hi Bonnie Neo Tshukudu,

      Thanks for contacting us. Can you please share his materials with us via our email?

    Bonnie Neo Tshukudu

    • April 20, 2021 at 2:18 pm

    Good day

    Thanks for your response. I will ask him when I get home since am at work.


    • September 8, 2022 at 4:15 pm

    Please any body send me the syllabus of dit part first!
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      Md. U

      • September 9, 2022 at 1:37 pm

      DIT – All Subjects Syllabus has been sent on your email. Please check your inbox.

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