CompTIA IT Fundamentals+ (ITF+) FC0-U61

40 Hours / 12 Months / Self-Paced

Course Overview:

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The CompTIA IT Fundamentals exam focuses on the essential IT skills and knowledge needed to perform tasks commonly performed 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

This exam is intended for candidates who are advanced end users and/or are considering a career in IT. The exam is also a good fit for individuals interested in pursuing professional-level certifications, such as A+.

This course includes FREE access for 12 months to a cloud based lab platform to assist students develop the practical information technology (IT) skills necessary to succeed in high in demand IT jobs.  This cloud based lab solution uses real equipment that enables our students to execute each practical task in a safe environment that is accessible from anywhere without needing to buy their own hardware or risk damage to their own system.

This course prepares students to take the CompTIA IT Fundamentals+ (ITF+) FC0-U61 certification exam.

Course Outline:

Chapter 1: Introduction
  • What Is the CompTIA IT Fundamentals Certification?
  • Exam Objectives
Chapter 2: Core Hardware Components
  • Introducing Internal Components
  • Exploring Motherboards, Processors, and Memory
  • Exploring Storage and Expansion Devices
  • Exploring Power and Cooling
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
Chapter 3: Peripherals and Connectors
  • Understanding Common Peripherals, Interfaces, and Connectors
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
Chapter 4: Computing Devices and the Internet of Things
  • Exploring Common Computing Devices
  • Understanding the Internet of Things
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
Chapter 5: Operating Systems
  • Operating System Fundamentals
  • Managing an Operating System
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
Chapter 6: Software Applications
  • Understanding Application Architecture and Installation
  • Exploring Common Application Types
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
Chapter 7: Software Development
  • Exploring Programming Languages
  • Understanding Programming Concepts and Techniques
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
 Chapter 8: Database Fundamentals
  • Understanding Databases
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
Chapter 9: Networking Concepts and Technologies
  • Exploring Connection Types and Features
  • Understanding Network Connectivity Essentials
  • Setting Up a Wireless Network
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
Chapter 10: Security Concepts and Threats
  • Understanding Hackers and Motives
  • Understanding Security Threats
  • Understanding Access Control
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
Chapter 11: Security Best Practices
  • Understanding Security Best Practices
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
Chapter 12: Business Continuity and Computer Support
  • Understanding Business Continuity
  • Exploring Computer Support Concepts
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

All necessary course materials are included.

Certification(s):

This course prepares students to take the CompTIA IT Fundamentals+ (ITF+) FC0-U61 certification exam.


System Requirements:

Internet Connectivity Requirements:
  • Cable and DSL internet connections are recommended.

Hardware Requirements:
  • Minimum Pentium 400 Mhz CPU or G3 Macintosh. 1 GHz or greater CPU recommended.
  • 256MB RAM minimum. 1 GB RAM recommended.
  • 800x600 video resolution minimum. 1025x768 recommended.
  • Speakers/Headphones to listen to Dialogue steaming audio sessions.
  • A microphone to speak in Dialogue streaming audio sessions.
Operating System Requirements:
  • Windows Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 9, 10
  • Mac OSX 10 or higher.
  • OpenSUSE Linux 9.2 or higher.
Web Browser Requirements:
  • Google Chrome is recommended.
  • Firefox 13.x or greater.
  • Internet Explorer 6.x or greater.
  • Safari 3.2.2 or greater.
Software Requirements:
  • Adobe Flash Player 6 or greater.
  • Oracle Java 7 or greater.
  • Adobe Reader 7 or greater.
Web Browser Settings:
  • Accept Cookies
  • Disable Pop-up Blocker.


**Outlines are subject to change, as courses and materials are updated.**