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CompTIA IT Fundamentals Certification

CompTIA IT Fundamentals Certification

  • Dates: Wednesday, January 18, 2023 through 2/28/2023
  • Cost: n/a  Units: n/a
  • This course contains three learning modules totaling 5 hours of class time.
  • Language: English

Details

The CompTIA IT Fundamentals (ITF+) exam focuses on the essential IT skills and knowledge needed to perform common IT tasks. These courses help you build these fundamental skills and prepare for CompTIA ITF+ exam objectives, including computer basics, networking, security, and troubleshooting.

 


About the Course

CompTIA IT Fundamentals (ITF+) is an introduction to basic IT knowledge and skills that helps professionals decide if a career in IT is right for them. It also helps organizations prepare non-technical teams for digital transformation.

The CompTIA ITF+ 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.

Who Would Benefit from CompTIA ITF+?

CompTIA ITF+ can serve as a springboard for various IT careers, ensuring candidates are better prepared to understand and grasp the building blocks of IT at an introductory, foundational level. These individuals should consider pursing CompTIA ITF+:

Students considering a career in IT Professionals working in fields that require a broad understanding of IT Marketing, sales and operations staff in IT-based organizations

What Is on the CompTIA ITF+ Exam?

The CompTIA ITF+ exam focuses on the knowledge and skills required to identify and explain the basics of computing, IT infrastructure, application and software, software development, database fundamentals and security. Successful candidates will have the following skills:

  • Set up a computer workstation running Windows and use basic software applications
  • Understand the functions and types of devices used within a computer system
  • Apply basic computer maintenance and support principles
  • Understand some principles of software and database development
  • Configure computers and mobile devices to connect to home networks and to the internet
  • Identify security issues affecting the use of computers and networks

The CompTIA ITF+ exam covers the following domains and topics:

IT concepts and Terminology: Illustrate the basics of computing and processing

Infrastructure: Explain the purpose of common internal computing components and basic networking concepts

Applications and Software: Explain the purpose and proper use of software and methods of application architecture

Software Development: Compare and contrast programming language categories

Database Fundamentals: Explain database concepts and the purpose of a database

Security: Explain methods to secure devices and best practical certification for candidates seeking a career in IT.


About the Exam

The CompTIA IT Fundamentals (ITF+) FC0-U61 exam will certify the successful candidate has the knowledge and skills required to identify and explain the basics of:

• Computing

• IT infrastructure

• Software development

• Database use

In addition, candidates will demonstrate their knowledge of:

• Installing software

• Establishing basic network connectivity

• Identifying/preventing basic security risks

Further, this exam will assess the candidate's knowledge in the areas of troubleshooting theory and preventive maintenance of devices. This exam is intended for candidates who are advanced end users, considering a career in IT, and interested in pursuing professional-level certifications, such as A+.

Note: This is a pre-professional certification for candidates seeking a career in IT.


Registration
Registration open through 1/11/2023 11:59 PM

About Us
CWA/NETT Academy is the professional training and personal enrichment center supporting the 600,000 members of the CWA and their families.

Kevin Celata

cwanettacademy@cwa-union.org


Instructor

Brian Crump


Location

Virtual

This is an instructor led course with all of the content being delivered asynchronously. This means all of the content is delivered via online using video lectures to view at your own time.


 

 


Things Needed

Reliable internet access, webcam, email, calculator. LinkedIn Account


Prerequisite

Basic math and familiarity with email and the internet.


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