If you are a high-end computer user at home or college considering a career in information technology, or interested in furthering your knowledge about personal computers, the CompTIA® IT Fundamentals™ (Exam FC0-U51 or FC0-Z51) course is the first step in your preparation. 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 implement basic security measures and implement basic computer and user support practices.
Whether you are a home user, an experienced knowledge worker, or someone new to the work force considering an information technology (IT) career, the CompTIA® IT Fundamentals™ (Exam FC0-U51 or FC0-Z51) course can benefit you in many ways. Having a basic foundational knowledge about personal computers and the skills required to work with them provides you with the starting point to build your career. If your existing job role is linked with personal computers, this course will provide you with the fundamental technical knowledge about personal computers that you need to work efficiently in your current role. It will also assist you if you are preparing to take the CompTIA® IT Fundamentals™ examination (Exam FC0-U51 or FC0-Z51).
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.
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.
To ensure your success in your course you will need basic Windows end-user skills. You can obtain this level of skills and knowledge by taking either of the following CHOICE courses, or have equivalent experience: