CompTIA IT Fundamentals ( ITF+)

Prerequisites: There are no specific prerequisites required to attend CompTIA IT Fundamentals training.

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Key Features

  • Online live classroom available
  • Quality learning materials
  • Small Class Sizes
  • State of the Art Facility
  • Free Retakes
  • Instructor Led Classroom training
  • Certified Industry Experienced Teachers
  • 100% Job Placement assistance

Who should attend this course?

Any participant who wants to better understand the technologies they use each day.

CompTIA IT Fundamentals certification is designed to help you to become in the world of information technology (IT). It helps to decide if a career in IT is right for them or to build up a more extensive understanding of IT. CompTIA IT Fundamentals likewise be a venturing stone to further developed certifications such as CompTIA A+, and, with particular experience, CompTIA Network+ and CompTIA Security+. This course prepares you for Exam FCO-U61.

CompTIA ITF+ is the only pre-career certification that helps students or career changers determine if they have a competency for information technology and if it is the right career path for them. Not only that, but CompTIA ITF+ is the only single certification that covers all areas of IT foundations making it ideal for non-technical professionals.

  • Software installation and configuration, network connectivity, security issues and basic troubleshooting.
  • Prepare and pass the CompTIA IT Fundamentals FC0-U61 Certification exam.
  • Using security & web browsing best practices.
  • Using features & functions of common operating systems and establishing network connectivity.
  • CompTIA ITF+ helps professionals to decide if a career in IT is right for them or to develop a broader understanding of IT.
  • ITF+ is the only pre-career certification that helps students or career changers determine if they have a competency for information technology and if it is the right career path for them.
  • ITF+ is the only single certification that covers all areas of IT foundations, creating a broader understanding of IT making it ideal for non-technical professionals.
  • ITF+ establishes an IT education framework for students in secondary and post-secondary settings.

The CompTIA IT Fundamentals exam focuses on the essential IT skills and knowledge needed to perform tasks commonly performed by advanced end-users and entry-level IT professionals alike, including:

  • Using features and functions of common operating systems and establishing network connectivity
  • Identifying common software applications and their purpose
  • Using security and web browsing best practices

This exam is intended for candidates who are advanced end users and/or are considering a career in IT. The exam is also a good fit for individuals interested in pursuing professional-level certifications, such as A+.

Module 1

Using Computers

Unit 1: Common

  •  Computing Devices
  •  Information Technology
  •  Personal Computers (PC)
  •  Mobile and IoT Devices

Unit 2: Using

  •  Workstation
  • Setting up a PC System
  • Ergonomic Concepts
  • Navigating an OS
  • Using Input Devices
  • Icons and Windows

Unit 3: Using an OS

  • Functions of an Operating System
  • Types of Operating System
  • Virtualization
  • Microsoft Windows
  • Apple macOS and iOS
  • Linux, Chrome, and Android
  • File Explorer
  • Windows Settings and Control Panel
  • Using a Web Browser

Unit 4: Managing an OS

  • Management Interfaces
  • Process and Service Management
  • Memory and Disk Management
  • Command Line Interfaces
  • Access Control and Protection

Unit 5: Troubleshooting and Support

  • Support and Troubleshooting
  • Identifying the Problem
  • Understanding the Problem
  • Resolving and Documenting the Problem
  • Developing a Troubleshooting Approach
  • Troubleshooting PC Issues
  • Getting Support
  • Using a Search Engine1

Module 2

Using Apps and Databases

Unit 1: Using Data Types and Units

  • Notational Systems
  • Units of Measure
  • Data Types
  • Data Representation
  • The Value of Data
  • Intellectual Property
  • Data-driven Business Decisions

Unit 2: Using Apps

  • Installing Applications
  • Application Management
  • Managing Software Licensing
  • Productivity Software
  • Collaboration Software
  • Business Software

Unit 3: Programming and App Development

  • Programming Logic
  • Programming Languages
  • Programming Concepts
  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • Scripting Languages
  • Application Platforms and Delivery

Unit 4: Using Databases

  • Database Concepts
  • Database Structures
  • Relational Methods
  • Database Access Methods
  • Application Architecture Models

Module 3

Using Computer Hardware

Unit 1: System Components

  • Selecting a Computer
  • Motherboard Components
  • Processors
  • Features of Processors
  • Expansion Bus
  • System Cooling
  • BIOS and UEFI System Firmware

Unit 2: Using Device Interfaces

  • Computer Connector Types
  • USB and Firewire
  • Graphic Devices
  • Graphic Device Interfaces
  • Input Devices
  • Configuring Peripherals
  • Bluetooth and NFC
  • Networking Interfaces

Unit 3: Using Peripheral Devices

  • Installing and Uninstalling
  • Peripherals
  • Display Devices
  • Display Settings
  • Multimedia Ports and Devices
  • Printer Types
  • Installing and Configuring a Printer
  • Scanners and Cameras

Unit 4: Using Storage Devices

  • System Memory
  • Mass Storage Devices
  • Optical Discs and Drives
  • Flash Memory Devices

Unit 5: Using File Systems

  • Managing the File System
  • Folders and Directories
  • File Explorer
  • Files
  • File Attributes and Permissions
  • Searching for Folders and Files
  • File Types and Extensions

Module 4

Using Networks

Unit 1: Networking Concepts

  • Network Components
  • TCP/IP
  • Internet Protocol
  • Address Resolution Protocol
  • DNS and URLs
  • Internet Application Services

Unit 2: Connecting to a Network

  • Internet Service Types
  • Wireless Internet Services
  • Setting Up a Wireless Network
  • Configuring a Wireless Client

Unit 3: Secure Web Browsing

  • Safe Browsing Practices
  • Configuring Browser Security
  • Managing Cookies and PII
  • Digital Certificates and Antiphishing
  • Enabling a Firewall

Unit 4: Using Shared Storage

  • Local Sharing and Storage
  • Windows File Sharing
  • Hosted Sharing and Storage Backups
  • Windows Backup

Unit 5: Using Mobile Devices

  • Using a Mobile Device
  • Mobile Applications and App Stores
  • Network Connectivity
  • Email Configuration
  • Synchronization and Data Transfer

Module 5

Security Concepts

Unit 1: Security Concerns

  • Computer Security Basics
  • Social Engineering
  • Business Continuity
  • Disaster Recovery

Unit 2: Using Best Practices

  • Securing Devices Malware
  • Preventing Malware Infections Spam
  • Software Sources and Patch Management

Unit 3: Using Access Controls

  • Access Controls
  • User Account Types
  • Authentication Factors
  • Uses of Encryption
  • Password Cracking and Management

Unit 4: Behavioral Security Concepts

  • Policies and Procedures
  • Handling Confidential Information

Course Number : FC0-U61

Duration : 48 hours

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