CompTIA ITF+

CompTIA ITF+ is aimed at those considering a career in IT and computer related fields. Consequently, there are no special prerequisites to start this course. We have made the assumption that you don’t know much about how computers or software work, or even how to use them. Some experience with using a keyboard and mouse will be helpful but is not essential.

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About this course

CompTIA ITF+ (IT Fundamentals) Certification is the essential qualification for beginning a career in IT Support.

The CompTIA ITF+ exam will certify the successful candidate has the knowledge and skills required to identify and explain the basics of computing, IT infrastructure, software development and database use. In addition, candidates will demonstrate their knowledge to install software, establish basic network connectivity and identify/prevent basic security risks. Further, this exam will assess the candidate’s knowledge int e areas of troubleshooting theory and preventive maintenance of devices. This exam is intended for candidates who are advanced end users, are considering a career in IT, and are interested in pursuing professional-level certifications, such as A+.

This course will prepare you to take the FC0-U61 exam to obtain the ITF+ certification and help you to learn some of the basic principles and techniques of providing PC, mobile, applications, and network support.

Course specifics

Target Audience and Course Prerequisites

CompTIA ITF+ is aimed at those considering a career in IT and computer-related fields. Consequently, there are no special prerequisites to start this course. We have made the assumption that you don’t know much about how computers and software work, or even how to use them. Some experience with using a keyboard and mouse will be helpful but is not essential.

Course Outcomes

This course and the ITF+ certification are designed as the starting point for a career in IT support. Obtaining ITF+ certification will show that you have the aptitude to pursue a professional-level certification, such as CompTIA A+.

Completing this course will also help you acquire the knowledge and skills to set up and use a computer at home securely and keep it in good working order and provide informal support for PCs and simple computer networks to your colleagues in a small business.

On course completion, you will be able to:

  • Set up a computer workstation and use basic software applications.
  • Explain the functions and types of devices used within a computer system.
  • Apply basic computer maintenance and support principles.
  • Describe 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.

About the Course Material

The CompTIA ITF+ exam contains assessment items based on objectives and example content listed in the exam blueprint, published by CompTIA. The objectives are divided into six domains, as listed below:

CompTIA ITF+ Certification Domains Weighting
1.0 IT Concepts and Terminology 17%
2.0 Infrastructure 22%
3.0 Application and Software 18%
4.0 Software Development 12%
5.0 Dadabase Fundamentals 11%
5.0 Security 20%

This course is divided into five modules, each covering a different subject area. Each module is organized into several units, containing related topics for study.

  • Module 1 / Using Computers
  • Module 2/ Using Apps and Databases
  • Module 3 / Using Computer Hardware
  • Module 4 / Using Networks
  • Module 5 / Security Concepts

FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions about CompTIA IT Fundamentals+ Certification

The CompTIA IT Fundamentals+ certification is a beginner level knowledge validation covering PC basics. The current CompTIA Exam FC0-U61 provides an excellent assessment of an individual’s understanding of PC/platform basics. Thus, IT Fundamentals is the perfect beginning for an individual with basic Digital Literacy understanding who is interested in IT Technology hardware and platforms.

The CompTIA IT Fundamentals+ certification is designed to show that the successful candidate has the knowledge to identify and explain PC components, setup a basic PC workstation, conduct basic software installation, identify compatibility issues and recognize/prevent basic security risks. This certification is ideal for candidates who are considering the pursuit of a CompTIA A+ certification and for advanced computer users who wish to further their IT knowledge.

The CompTIA IT Fundamentals+ is appropriate for the secondary, post-secondary, career development and corporate training markets. As soon as an individual has grasped basic Digital Literacy concepts, he or she is ready for the more advanced IT concepts of CompTIA IT Fundamentals+ certification.

The CompTIA IT Fundamentals+ certification exam FC0-U61 consists of 70 questions that take approximately one hour to complete. A passing score is 70% or higher. Candidate need to validate their IT Fundamentals+ skills by passing the latest CompTIA ITF+ exam.

Candidate can take the CompTIA IT Fundamentals+ exam worldwide at any authorized center.


Course instructor

Koami pedado

Founder / Executive Director / Lead Instructor

Passion: I love all aspects of the Computer Network Engineering profession, both as a Network Engineer working in the field representing ECS, and as a Cisco Certified Academic Instructor (CCAI) at NTI where I provide my students with the guidance, direction and technical training they need to secure their first job in IT as well as a continued advanced training.