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CompTIA IT Fundamentals (ITF+) (FC0-U61) Online Course

About the Course

Whether you are looking to pass the CompTIA IT Fundamentals (ITF+) certification (FC0-U61) exam or just want to impress your friends and colleagues with your exceptional IT skills, this course will help you to master IT fundamentals in a simple and engaging way.

The course starts with the fundamentals of IT and takes you through the basics of computer components and networking. Next, you’ll explore different operating systems, understand data storage and sharing, and work with file management tools. As you make progress, you’ll explore the process of setting up and configuring basic computer workstations and mobile devices. After you’ve become familiar with the basics, you’ll set up Wi-Fi devices and shared printers and explore options for achieving high-speed internet. You’ll then discover techniques to identify and prevent basic security risks and solve compatibility issues. You’ll also grasp troubleshooting and computer maintenance concepts and gain a clear understanding of basic database concepts and programming fundamentals.

By the end of this course, you’ll have become well-versed with IT fundamentals and developed the skills needed to pass the CompTIA ITF+ certification (FC0-U61) exam.


Course Curriculum

How People Use Computers

  • Introduction to IT fundamentals
  • The Case for Computer Literacy
  • Features Common to Every Computing Device
  • Common General-Purpose Computing Devices
  • Networks of Computing Devices
  • Remotely-Accessed Computer Systems
  • Specialized Computer Systems
  • Specialty Input/Output (I/O) Devices

System Hardware

  • Central Processing Units (CPUs)
  • Passive and Active Cooling
  • Random Access Memory (RAM) and Active Memory
  • Motherboards
  • Power Supplies
  • Ask Me Anything (AMA) about System Hardware

Device Ports and Peripherals

  • Ports and Connectors
  • General Use Input/Output (I/O) Devices
  • Ask Me Anything (AMA) About Input/Output (I/O) devices, Ports, and Peripherals

Data Storage and Sharing

  • Basics of Binary System
  • Storage Technologies
  • Mass Storage Variation
  • Ask Me Anything (AMA) About Data Storage and Sharing

Understanding Operating Systems

  • Operating System Functions
  • Operating System Interfaces
  • Ask Me Anything (AMA) About Understanding Operating Systems (OSs)

Setting Up and Configuring a PC

  • Preparing the Work Area
  • Setting Up a Desktop PC
  • Completing the PC Setup
  • Ask Me Anything (AMA) About Setting Up and Configuring a PC

Setting Up and Configuring a Mobile Device

  • Personalizing a Tablet
  • Ask Me Anything (AMA) About Mobile Devices - Part 1
  • Ask Me Anything (AMA) About Mobile Devices - Part 2

Managing Files

  • File Management Tools
  • File Manipulation
  • Backups
  • Ask Me Anything (AMA) About Managing Files

Using and Managing Application Software

  • Walking Survey of Applications
  • Managing Applications
  • Applications and Extensions
  • Ask Me Anything (AMA) About Working with Applications

Configuring Network and Internet Connectivity

  • Wi-Fi Setup
  • Going High Speed
  • Setting Up and Sharing Printers
  • Ask Me Anything (AMA) About Networks and Internet Connectivity - Part 1
  • Ask Me Anything (AMA) About Networks and Internet Connectivity - Part 2

IT Security Threat Mitigation

  • Physical Security
  • Dealing with Malware
  • Password Management
  • Clickworthy
  • Perils of Public Internet
  • Ask Me Anything (AMA) About IT Threat Mitigation - Part 1
  • Ask Me Anything (AMA) About IT Threat Mitigation - Part 2

Computer Maintenance and Management

  • Power Management
  • Cleaning and Maintaining Computers
  • Trash it or Stash it?
  • Ask Me Anything (AMA) About Computer Maintenance and Management

IT Troubleshooting

  • Troubleshooting
  • Ask Me Anything (AMA) About Troubleshooting Computers - Part 1
  • Ask Me Anything (AMA) About Troubleshooting Computers - Part 2

Understanding Databases

  • Introduction to Databases
  • Database Details
  • Ask Me Anything (AMA) about Databases

Developing and Implementing Software

  • Introduction to Programming
  • Programming with a Peanut Butter and Jelly (PBJ) Sandwich
  • Ask Me Anything (AMA) about Programming

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