Course Outline

CompTIA IT Fundamentals Day

CTIA2111 | Day | 5 Days

In this course, you will identify PC components, work with files and folders, and conduct basic software installations. This course 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 course 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.

Course Objectives

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.

 

You will:

Course Outline

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