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CompTIA IT Fundamentals +

Course Materials

Instructor Notes

Instructor Notes

Click here to see my notes on the most important things to remember from each chapter of the textbook. It’s a good idea to read these and the textbook.

Schoology

Schoology

Click here to access the class Schoology page. Here you’ll find copies of our PowerPoint presentations, reading guides, and more.

Socrative

Socrative

Quizzes and Exams will be hosted on Socrative. Click here once you have the Exam Code provided by the instructor.

Intake Form

Intake Form

Please complete this intake form on the first day of classes.

Pearson Vue

Pearson Vue

Pearson Vue is the exam platform you’ll use to take the certification exam. Create an account here, and don’t lose your login information!

CompTIA Certificate Roadmap

CompTIA Certificate Roadmap

Explore the roadmap and learn how CompTIA Certificates can help elevate your IT career.

Flashcards

Flashcards

Click here for some flashcards to help you study for class and the exams.

Certification Exam Policies

Certification Exam Policies

Click here to see the policies about taking the certification exam.

CompTIA IT Fundamentals (ITF+) is an introduction to basic IT knowledge. This course will help you determine if information technology is the right career path for you. Covering all core areas of IT foundations, this course is ideal for non-technical professionals.

By taking this course and earning the CompTIA IT Fundamentals certificate, you will gain the skills and used 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

IT Concepts & Terminology: Comprehend notational systems, illustrate the basics of computing and explain the value of data and troubleshooting

Infrastructure: Know how to set up and install common peripheral devices to a laptop/PC or secure a basic wireless network

Applications & Software: Manage applications software, understand the various components of an operating system and explain the purpose of methods of application architecture

Software Development: Comprehend programming language categories, interpret logic, and understand the purpose of programming concepts

Database Fundamentals: Able to explain database concepts, structures, and purpose, as well as understands methods used to interface

Security: Understand confidentiality, integrity, and availability concerns of secure devices and best practice methods

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

In 2017, nearly 5.4 million individuals worked as technology professionals across the U.S., representing an increase of 2.1%, or nearly 110,000 net new jobs. CompTIA ITF+ will help you determine if this is the field for you.

Twelve years ago, technology spending outside of IT was 20 percent of total technology spending; it will become almost 90 percent by the end of the decade, according to Gartner, Inc. All workers need fundamental IT skills to use these technologies.