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4 Weeks


Robert Scott
Network and Security Instructor
Alexandre Matte
Lead Instructor
Nate Clark
IT Instructor

The CompTIA IT Fundamentals program is designed to help students learn more about the world of information technology (IT). It’s ideal for students interested in a career in IT or work in an allied field that requires a broad understanding of IT.

Participants will gain the knowledge to identify and explain basic computer components, set up a basic workstation, conduct basic software installation, establish basic network connectivity, identify compatibility issues and identify/prevent basic security risks. Further this program will assess the candidate’s knowledge in the areas of safety and preventative maintenance of computers. CompTIA IT Fundamentals program can also be a stepping stone to more advanced certifications such as CompTIA A+, and, with specialized experience, CompTIA Network+ and CompTIA Security+.

The CompTIA IT Fundamental course covers the fundamentals to successfully complete the CompTIA IT fundamentals certification exam. IT concepts including identifying and explaining computer components, installing software, establishing network connectivity, preventing security risks. Identifying and describing computer components, setting up a workstation, including installing, configuring software, establishing network connectivity, identifying compatibility issues, identifying and preventing security risks, and performing preventative maintenance on computers.

The CompTIA IT Fundamentals course covers alternative technology devices such as laptops, mobile phones, and tablets. Students will learn the features and functions to wireless devices, and cover concepts such as security, synchronization configuration, E-mail configuration, wireless password, locking/unlocking security settings to prevent security risks.

  • Helpdesk/Customer Service
  • Customer Service Technician
  • Technical Support Representative
  • Data Center Technician
  • IT Support Technician
  • Helpdesk Coordinator
  • It Concepts and 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 and 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