CompTIA IT Fundamentals BootcampCT114 | Day | 3 Days
In this boot camp, you will identify PC components, work with files and folders, and conduct basic software installations. This boot camp will provide you with the fundamental skills and concepts required to maintain, support, and work efficiently with personal computers. In addition, you will acquire the essential skills and information you need to set up, configure, maintain, troubleshoot, and perform preventative maintenance of the hardware and software components of a basic personal computer workstation and basic wireless devices. You will also learn about basic security measures and basic computer and user support practices.
The primary goal of this boot camp is to help each student pass the exam required to earn the CompTIA IT Fundamentals certification. To do this, your knowledgeable instructor will blend hands-on labs with lecture and practice exams to prepare you to pass each exam. The practice exams identify knowledge gaps that the instructor will fill with customized, hands-on labs and tailored lectures.
Who should take this course
This course is designed for individuals who are considering a career in information technology (IT) and planning to pursue CompTIA IT Fundamentals certification, CompTIA A+ certification, or other similar certifications.
Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to safely set up a basic workstation, including installing basic hardware and software and establishing basic network connectivity; identify and correct compatibility issues; identify and prevent basic security risks; and practice basic support techniques on computing devices.
- Identify hardware commonly found in or attached to computing devices.
- Identify software commonly installed on computing devices.
- Set up a basic workstation.
- Configure network access.
- Work with files, folders, and applications.
- Configure and use wireless devices.
- Secure computing devices.
- Support computers and users.
Lesson 1: Identifying Computer Hardware
Topic A: Identify Types of Computing Devices
Topic B: Identify Internal Computer Components
Topic C: Common Computer Connector Types
Topic D: Identify Common Peripheral Devices
Lesson 2: Identifying Computer Software
Topic A: Compare Functions and Features of Common Operating Systems
Topic B: Identify Application Software
Lesson 3: Setting Up a Basic Workstation
Topic A: Connect Hardware
Topic B: Install and Configure Operating Systems
Topic C: Install and Configure Applications
Topic D: Configure Accessibility Options
Lesson 4: Configuring Network Access
Topic A: Network Connection Types
Topic B: Install and Configure a SOHO Router
Topic C: Network and Alternative Technologies
Topic D: Sharing and Storage Methods
Lesson 5: Working with Files, Folders, and Applications
Topic A: Create Files
Topic B: Navigate a File Structure
Topic C: Manage Files and Folders
Topic D: Compress and Extract Files
Topic E: Create Screen Captures
Lesson 6: Configuring and Using Wireless Devices
Topic A: Configure Wireless Devices
Topic B: Use Wireless Devices
Lesson 7: Securing Computing Devices
Topic A: Identify Security Threats
Topic B: Apply Security Best Practices
Topic C: Perform Secure Web Browsing
Lesson 8: Supporting Computers and Users
Topic A: Environmental and Safety Concepts
Topic B: Back Up and Restore Data
Topic C: Manage Software
Topic D: Implement Basic Support Measures