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IT Fundamentals

Available Dates: Dec 11-13, Feb 12-14, April 18-20, June 18-20
Class Length: 3 day
Cost: $1,650

Class Outline:

The CompTIA IT Fundamentals exam is designed to help you learn more about the world of information technology (IT). It’s ideal if you’re considering a career in IT or if you work in an allied field that requires a broad understanding of IT. CompTIA IT Fundamentals can also be a stepping stone to more advanced certifications such as CompTIA A+, and, with specialized experience, CompTIA Network+ and CompTIA Security+.

Course Outline:

Lesson 1: Identifying Computer Hardware
Topic A: Identify Types of Computing Devices
Topic B: Identify Internal Computer Components
Topic C: Common Computer Connector Types
Topic D: Identify Common Peripheral Devices

Lesson 2: Identifying Computer Software
Topic A: Compare Functions and Features of Common Operating Systems
Topic B: Identify Application Software

Lesson 3: Setting Up a Basic Workstation
Topic A: Connect Hardware
Topic B: Install and Configure Operating Systems
Topic C: Install and Configure Applications
Topic D: Configure Accessibility Options

Lesson 4: Configuring Network Access
Topic A: Network Connection Types
Topic B: Install and Configure a SOHO Router
Topic C: Network and Alternative Technologies
Topic D: Sharing and Storage Methods

Lesson 5: Working with Files, Folders, and Applications
Topic A: Create Files
Topic B: Navigate a File Structure
Topic C: Manage Files and Folders
Topic D: Compress and Extract Files
Topic E: Create Screen Captures

Lesson 6: Configuring and Using Wireless Devices
Topic A: Configure Wireless Devices
Topic B: Use Wireless Devices

Lesson 7: Securing Computing Devices
Topic A: Identify Security Threats
Topic B: Apply Security Best Practices
Topic C: Perform Secure Web Browsing

Lesson 8: Supporting Computers and Users
Topic A: Environmental and Safety Concepts
Topic B: Back Up and Restore Data
Topic C: Manage Software
Topic D: Implement Basic Support Measures