CompTIA IT Fundamentals (ITF+) Complete Course (FC0-U61)
What you'll learn
- Complete coverage of all of the material on the latest version of the CompTIA IT Fundamentals (ITF+) exam
- Practical advice from IT certification expert Mike Chapple on common exam question topics and tricks for successfully navigating difficult questions
- After you successfully complete this course, you'll be prepared to pass CompTIA's exam and earn your IT Fundamentals certification
- Gain a solid foundation for your career in IT
- No IT experience required; You'll learn everything you need to know to successfully pass the CompTIA IT Fundamentals exam!
Fully updated to cover 100% of the CompTIA IT Fundamentals+ (ITF+) FC0-U61 exam objectives!
Mike Chapple, Ph.D., is a professor of information technology and one of the world's leading experts in IT certifications. In this action-packed video course, Mike provides all of the information that you'll need to pass the CompTIA IT Fundamentals+ (ITF+) certification. The course contains full coverage of all six domains of the ITF+ exam:
IT Concepts and Terminology
Applications and Software
Mike breaks down these topics with simple explanations and quizzes that reinforce your knowledge. You'll pass the exam on your first try!
ITF+ Exam Learning Objectives
Domain 1: IT Concepts and Terminology
Compare and contrast notational systems
Compare and contrast fundamental data types and their characteristics
Illustrate the basics of computing and processing
Explain the value of data and information
Compare and contrast common units of measure
Explain the troubleshooting methodology
Domain 2: Infrastructure
Classify common types of input/output device interfaces
Given a scenario, set up and install common peripheral devices to a laptop/PC
Explain the purpose of common internal computing components
Compare and contrast common Internet service types
Compare and contrast storage types
Explain basic networking concepts
Given a scenario, install, configure, and secure a basic wireless network
Domain 3: Applications and Software
Explain the purpose of operating systems
Compare and contrast components of an operating system
Explain the purpose and proper use of software
Explain methods of application architecture and delivery models
Given a scenario, configure and use web browsers
Compare and contrast general application concepts and uses
Domain 4: Software Development
Compare and contrast programming language categories
Given a scenario, use programming organizational techniques and interpret logic
Explain the purpose and use of programming concepts
Domain 5: Database Fundamentals
Explain database concepts and the purpose of a database
Compare and contrast various database structures
Summarize methods used to interface with databases
Domain 6: Security
Summarize confidentiality, integrity, and availability concerns
Explain methods to secure devices and best practices
Summarize behavioral security concepts
Compare and contrast authentication, authorization, accounting, and non-repudiation concepts
Explain password best practices
Explain common uses of encryption
Explain business continuity concepts
This course qualifies for continuing education unit (CEU) credit in the professional development programs of CompTIA, ISACA, ISC2, and other professional certifying bodies.
Who this course is for:
- This course is designed for anyone who wants to get started in the IT field -- you'll learn everything you need to know to pass the exam!
Mike holds the CISSP, CySA+, CISM, PenTest+ and Security+ certifications and has helped thousands of students earn their own certifications through his books, courses and practice tests. On the CISSP front, Mike is author of the Official (ISC)2 CISSP Study Guide, the Official (ISC)2 CISSP Practice Tests and LinkedIn’s CISSP video training series. In the Security+ space, Mike developed the LinkedIn Learning Security+ training series. Mike also authored the CySA+ Study Guide from Sybex and is the author of the CySA+ Practice Tests book and the LinkedIn CySA+ video training series.
Mike has 20 years of experience as an educator, author and hands-on practitioner in cybersecurity across the public and private sectors. He began his career as an information security research scientist with the U.S. National Security Agency. Mike then went into private industry as the Chief Information Officer of the Brand Institute. He currently serves as a faculty member at the University of Notre Dame, specializing in cybersecurity and business analytics.