CompTIA IT Fundamentals


CompTIA IT Fundamentals Certification


The CompTIA IT Fundamentals exam is designed to help you learn more about the world of information technology (IT). It’s ideal if you’re considering a career in IT or if you work in an allied field that requires a broad understanding of IT. CompTIA IT Fundamentals can also be a stepping stone to more advanced certifications such as CompTIA A+, and, with specialized experience, CompTIA Network+ and CompTIA Security+

Recommended Experience

No previous experience necessary

Course Objectives

  • Assemble components based on customer requirements
  • Install, configure and maintain devices, PCs and software for end users
  • Understand the basics of networking and security/forensics
  • Properly and safely diagnose, resolve and document common hardware and software issues
  • Apply troubleshooting skills
  • Provide appropriate customer support
  • Understand the basics of virtualization, desktop imaging and deployment


Course Outline

Peripheral Devices

Motherboard Components

Connection Interfaces

Display Devices

Audio and Multimedia Devices

Removable Storage Devices


System Components

Mass Storage Devices

System Memory



Power Supplies

Custom Configuration


Troubleshooting and Mobile Devices

Troubleshooting Systems Components


Mobile Devices

Troubleshooting Mobile Devices


Printer and Network Hardware


Configuring Printers

Troubleshooting Printers

Network Architectures

Ethernet Networks



Wireless Networks

Internet Connections

Internet Protocol

Routers and Firewalls

Troubleshooting Networks

Supporting Windows

Windows Operating System

Administration Tools

Managing Storage

Managing Files

Managing Applications

Managing Devices

Managing Performance

Troubleshooting Windows

Managing Users

Installing Windows

Troubleshooting Boot Problems

Maintenance and Backup

Threats and Vulnerabilities

Viruses and Malware

Securing Workstations

Securing Data


Supporting Windows Networks

Configuring Network Connections

Securing Network Connections

Configuring Shared Resources

Virtualization and Services


Linux, OS X, and Mobile OS

Linux Operating System


Mobile Operating Systems

Mobile OS Security and Troubleshooting

Safety and Environment Procedures

Professionalism and Communication