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CompTIA IT Fundamentals (Exam FC0-U51)


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  • 3 Days Course
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    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.

    You will:

    • 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.


    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


    Appendix A: Mapping Course Content to the CompTIA® IT Fundamentals™ (Exam FC0-U51 or FC0-Z51) Certification Exam

    Target Audience

    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:

    • Using Microsoft® Windows® 8.1
    • Microsoft® Windows® 8.1 Transition from Windows 7