Overview

The CompTIA IT Fundamentals certification is aimed at people considering a career change to IT. The course will prepare you to take the CompTIA IT Fundamentals exam. If you are new to IT this course is prerequisite knowledge that allows you to tackle the more advanced A+ and Network+ CompTIA certifications, which are often required for many jobs in IT. The course introduces students to IT concepts and terminology. The course is structured to follow the five domains that are covered in the…

Course Content

Module 1

01:43
Software
07:03
OS Types
10:38
Common Operating Systems
17:24
Operating Systems and Hardware
16:48
Operating Systems and Applications
06:50
Operating Systems Organize

Module 2

38:00
Hardware Module 2 Introduction
24:08
Compare and Contrast Common Computer Connector Types
13:18
Identify the Purpose of Internal Computer Components
08:55
RAM
12:03
Expansion Cards

Module 3

11:06
Security Module 3 Introduction
08:53
Malware
08:13
Social Engineering
03:01
Password Cracking
09:43
Physical Security
40:42
Security Best Practices
23:47
Recognize a Secure Connection/Website

Module 4

14:32
Networking Module 4 Introduction
24:06
Ethernet
15:42
Compare and Contrast Cellular, Wireless and Wired Data Connections
10:08
Compare and Contrast Different Methods of Sharing and Storage
17:29
Local vs. Hosted Storage
22:29
Network Attached Storage (NAS)

Module 5

12:43
Basic IT Literacy Module 5 Introduction
12:28
Post Setup
08:55
Post Setup Checks
21:37
Basic Methods of Navigating an Operating System
15:21
Sorting and Filtering in Explorer
14:35
Preventing File Modification
04:58
Accessibility Options
19:08
Implement Basic Support Concepts
23:30
Basic Backup Concepts
11:22
Impact of Various Environmental and Safety Concepts Part 1
14:52
Impact of Various Environmental and Safety Concepts Part 2
07:13
Impact of Various Environmental and Safety Concepts Part 3

Course Description

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The CompTIA IT Fundamentals certification is aimed at people considering a career change to IT. The course will prepare you to take the CompTIA IT Fundamentals exam. If you are new to IT this course is prerequisite knowledge that allows you to tackle the more advanced A+ and Network+ CompTIA certifications, which are often required for many jobs in IT. The course introduces students to IT concepts and terminology. The course is structured to follow the five domains that are covered in the corresponding CompTIA exam. These domains include Software, Hardware, Security, Network and Basic IT Literacy We'll cover the basic hardware components found in a computer, as well as connecting external devices like printers to computers. We cover operating systems: what they are, why you need one and an overview of the different operating systems commonly found today. We will see how to navigate around an operating system, organizing files and navigating the operating system. The course also introduces different types of software applications, such as word processors, spreadsheets and databases. There is a brief introduction to newer technologies, such as virtualization and cloud computer. We will also look at how you can connect computers together to form both wired and wireless network and security basics. Finally, the course covers the important topics of creating backups and environmental and safety concepts.