ITF+ Online Course

CompTIA ITF+ Online Course (Exam FC0-U61)

Official CompTIA ITF+ Online training utilising the latest in classroom learning

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

Worldwide recognised entry-level IT certification.

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ITF+ Online Course Introduction

Achieve your next career step by attaining this sought after entry-level IT certification!

TrainX's ITF+ virtual online course is CompTIA authorised and designed to achieve the learning objectives of the required examination as efficiently as possible.

Our in-house trainer is a CompTIA Certified Technical Trainer (CTT+) which validates the trainer's skills in classroom training delivery and has the relevant CompTIA technical certifications along with a broad experience with Microsoft and Cisco technologies.

The course delivery includes discussions, presentations and a high level of hands-on with a wide variety of virtualised hardware and operating systems.

ITF+ Certification and Related Examinations

To achieve ITF+ certification, you'll need to pass the following exam:

  • CompTIA ITF+ FC0-U61 - entry-level skills and knowledge: computing, IT infrastructure, software development, and database use

The CompTIA ITF+ Certification

The certification is recognised worldwide and is owned by CompTIA (Website): CompTIA ITF+

Our Online ITF+ course covers the FC0-U61 examination syllabus and we provide additional preparation materials, including the MeasureUP Practice Test for FC0-U61 and examination succcess guidance.

Audience

The ITF+ is recognised worldwide as the foundational certification for entry-level IT professionals:

  • ITF+ is the only pre-career certification that helps students or career changers determine if they have a competency for information technology and if it is the right career path for them
  • ITF+ is the only single certification that covers all areas of IT foundations, creating a broader understanding of IT making it ideal for non-technical professionals
  • ITF+ establishes an IT education framework for students in middle school and high school

Contact us for an informal chat about the value of the CompTIA ITF+.

At Course Completion

After completing this course, students have covered the CompTIA ITF+ exam syllabus (exam FC0-U61) which is presented under the follow domains:

  • 1.0 IT Concepts and Terminology
  • 2.0 Infrastructure
  • 3.0 Applications and Software
  • 4.0 Software Development
  • 5.0 Database Fundamentals
  • 6.0 Security

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Prerequisites

The course is suitable for learners wishing to acquire a broad range of entry-level IT skills before moving into a career in IT.

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ITF+ Course Materials

The courseware adheres to CompTIA's strict quality standards and is CompTIA Approved Quality Content (CAQC).

The ITF+ course introduces IT 'from the ground-up' and we provide a very comprehensive CompTIA authorised set of 'labs' during the course to ensure you've relevant 'hands-on' experience.

Course Outline - Days One through Five

The public course duration is five days - for onsite courses this may be varied.

Below is the overview of the 6 Domains (knowledge and skill areas). The course design is based on the listed domains and provides in-depth concepts and hands-on skill development for each.

  • 1.0 IT Concepts and Terminology
  • 2.0 Infrastructure
  • 3.0 Applications and Software
  • 4.0 Software Development
  • 5.0 Database Fundamentals
  • 6.0 Security

Module 1 / Using Computers

Module 1 / Unit 1

  • Common Computing Devices
  • Information Technology
  • Personal Computers (PC)
  • Mobile Devices
  • Internet of Things (IoT) Devices

Module 1 / Unit 2

  • Using a Workstation
  • Setting up a PC System
  • Ergonomic Concepts
  • Navigating an OS
  • Using Input Devices
  • Recognizing Desktop Icons
  • Working with Windows

Module 1 / Unit 3

  • Using an OS
  • Functions of an Operating System
  • Types of Operating System
  • Virtualization
  • Microsoft Windows
  • Apple macOS and iOS
  • Linux, Chrome, and Android
  • File Explorer
  • Windows Settings and Control Panel
  • Using a Web Browser

Module 1 / Unit 4

  • Managing an OS
  • Management Interfaces
  • Process and Service Management
  • Memory and Disk Management
  • Command Line Interfaces
  • Access Control and Protection

Module 1 / Unit 5

  • Troubleshooting and Support
  • Support and Troubleshooting
  • Identifying the Problem
  • Understanding the Problem
  • Resolving and Documenting the Problem
  • Troubleshooting PC Issues
  • Getting Support
  • Using a Search Engine

Module 1 / Summary: Using Computers

Module 2 / Using Apps and Databases

Module 2 / Unit 1

  • Using Data Types and Units
  • Notational Systems
  • Units of Measure
  • Data Types
  • Data Representation
  • The Value of Data
  • Intellectual Property
  • Data-driven Business Decisions

Module 2 / Unit 2

  • Using Apps
  • Installing Applications
  • Application Management
  • Managing Software Licensing
  • Productivity Software
  • Collaboration Software
  • Business Software

Module 2 / Unit 3

  • Programming and App Development
  • Programming Logic
  • Programming Languages
  • Programming Concepts
  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • Scripting Languages
  • Application Platforms and Delivery

Module 2 / Unit 4

  • Using Databases
  • Database Concepts
  • Database Structures
  • Relational Methods
  • Database Access Methods
  • Application Architecture Models

Module 2 / Summary: Using Apps and Databases

Module 3 / Using Computer Hardware

Module 3 / Unit 1

  • System Components
  • Selecting a Computer
  • Motherboard Components
  • Processors
  • Features of Processors
  • System and Expansion Bus Technologies
  • System Cooling
  • BIOS and UEFI System Firmware

Module 3 / Unit 2

  • Using Device Interfaces
  • Computer Port and Connector Types
  • USB and Firewire
  • Graphics Devices
  • Graphic Device Interfaces
  • Input Devices
  • Configuring Peripherals
  • Bluetooth
  • RF and Near Field Communications (NFC)
  • Networking Interfaces

Module 3 / Unit 3

  • Using Peripheral Devices
  • Installing and Uninstalling Peripherals
  • Display Devices
  • Display Settings
  • Multimedia Ports and Devices
  • Printer Types
  • Installing and Configuring a Printer
  • Scanners and Cameras

Module 3 / Unit 4

  • Using Storage Devices
  • System Memory
  • Mass Storage Devices
  • Optical Discs and Drives
  • Removable Flash Memory Devices

Module 3 / Unit 5

  • Using File Systems
  • Managing the File System
  • Folders and Directories
  • File Explorer
  • Files
  • File Attributes and Permissions
  • Searching for Folders and Files
  • File Types and Extensions

Module 3 / Summary: Using Computer Hardware

Module 4 / Using Networks

Module 4 / Unit 1

  • Networking Concepts
  • Network Components
  • TCP/IP
  • Internet Protocol
  • Packet Delivery and Forwarding
  • DNS and URLs
  • Internet Application Services

Module 4 / Unit 2

  • Connecting to a Network
  • Internet Service Types
  • Wireless Internet Services
  • Setting Up a Wireless Network
  • Configuring a Wireless Client
  • Connecting to an Enterprise Network

Module 4 / Unit 3

  • Secure Web Browsing
  • Safe Browsing Practices
  • Configuring Browser Security
  • Managing Cookies and PII
  • Digital Certificates and Anti-phishing
  • Enabling a Firewall

Module 4 / Unit 4

  • Using Shared Storage
  • Local Network Sharing and Storage
  • Windows File Sharing
  • Hosted Sharing and Storage
  • Backups
  • Windows Backup

Module 4 / Unit 5

  • Using Mobile Devices
  • Using a Mobile Device
  • Mobile Applications and App Stores
  • Network Connectivity
  • Email Configuration
  • Synchronization and Data Transfer

Module 4 / Summary: Using Networks

Module 5 / Security Concepts

Module 5 / Unit 1

  • Security Concerns
  • Computer Security Basics
  • Social Engineering
  • Business Continuity
  • Disaster Recovery

Module 5 / Unit 2

  • Using Best Practices
  • Securing Devices
  • Malware
  • Preventing Malware Infections
  • Spam
  • Software Sources and Patch Management

Module 5 / Unit 3

  • Using Access Controls
  • Access Controls
  • User Account Types
  • Authentication Factors
  • Uses of Encryption
  • Password Cracking and Management

Module 5 / Unit 4

  • Behavioral Security Concepts
  • Policies and Procedures
  • Handling Confidential Information
  • Acceptable Use Policies
  • Expectations of Privacy

Module 5 / Summary: Managing Security

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