CompTIA IT Fundamentals : focuses on training advanced end-users
and entry-level IT professionals with basic IT skills and knowledge
to identify common software applications and use security and best practices for browsing
The CompTIA IT Fundamentals course is aimed at individuals whose jobs require them to have a foundational level understanding of IT terminology, but are not necessarily involved in the same day-to-day, hands-on work as an IT professional. It is also relevant for organisations that want to promote and verify basic fluency in IT terminology and concepts among their employees.
In this course students will cover a range of IT topics and provides a solid grounding in the terminology concepts and practices today.
CompTIA IT Fundamentals course is also relevant for students and adult career changers considering a career in IT. It is also serve as a springboard to more advanced IT skills certifications such as the CompTIA A+.
This course is designed for individuals who are considering a career in information technology (IT) and who might be planning to pursue CompTIA IT Fundamentals certification, CompTIA A+™ certification, or other similar certifications.
Skills: IT concepts & terminology database fundamentals, applications and software.
Candidates will be able to:
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.
POSSIBLE EMPLOYMENT: Students prepare to enter the IT workforce and professional changing career to IT or technology work related field's
Identify Computer Hardware
Identifying Computer Software
Setting up a basic computer workstation
Configuring Networking Station
Working with files folders and Applications
Configuring and using wireless devices
Securing Computer Devices
Supporting computers and users
Identifying Computer Hardware
Identifying Computer Software
Setting Up a Basic Workstation
Configuring Network Access
Topic A: Identify types of Computing Devices
Topic B: Identify Identifying Components of Motherboards
Topic C: Common Computer Connector Types
Topic D: Identify Common Peripheral Devices
Topic A: Compare Functions and Features of Common Operating Systems
Topic B: Identify Application Software
Topic A: Connect Hardware
Topic B: Install and Configure Operating Systems
Topic C: Install and Configure Applications
Topic D: Configure Accessibility Options
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
Working with Files, Folders and Applications
Configuring and Using Wireless Devices
Securing Computing Devices
Supporting Computers and Users
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
Topic A: Configure Wireless Devices
Topic B: Use Wireless Devices
Topic A: Identify Security Threats
Topic B: Apply Security Best Practices
Topic C: Perform Secure Web Browsing
Topic A: Environmental and Safety Concepts
Topic B: Back Up and Restore Data
Topic C: Manage Software
Topic D: Implement Basic Support Measures
This course will be facilitator led training, exam preparations, lab exercises to ensure competency.
After completion of this course the candidate will be prepared to take an international accredited certification exam.
After completion of this course the candidate will receive a certificate of competence from the institution.
(we need to find out if we are accredited by the dpt of higher education or mict seta and if we should state it in this document)
CompTIA accredited (this will change depending on the course)