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CompTIA On-Demand: IT Fundamentals Course Outline

 (3 days)

*** Note: This is an On-Demand Self Study Class, 3 days of content, $995 ***
You can take this class at any time, there are no set dates. It covers the same content as the 3-day instructor-led class of the same name. The cost for this CompTIA On-Demand class is $995. Customers must call us directly to purchase this class at 800-288-8221.

CompTIA On-Demand Learner Profiles
CompTIA On-Demand is a self-study training solution that was designed for two types of learners. First, CompTIA On-Demand is a great fit for individuals with considerable IT experience who don't need a traditional 3-day class to prepare for a CompTIA exam. They can pick and choose topics to make the most effective use of their time. Second, CompTIA On-Demand is perfect for highly-motivated individuals who are new to a technology and need to space their learning over a period of weeks or months. These learners can take their time and repeat sections as needed until they master the new concepts.

About CompTIA On-Demand
This CompTIA On-Demand class is self-study courses approximately 24 hours of content. It includes hours of videos, hands-on labs using the actual software, and knowledge checks that mirror the content found in the traditional live instructor-led version of this course. Those features are all part of the standard CompTIA On-Demand training. But don't settle for any other self-study class! Check out the "ONLC Extras" that you get when purchasing this course from us.

ONLC Extras
ONLC Training Centers bundles in valuable extras with our CompTIA On-Demand Courses. These extras are not available from other training companies.

Certification Exam Vouchers (A $115 value!) All of our CompTIA classes include the cost of the CompTIA exam vouchers. With this class, vouchers for the IT Fundamental exam are included--a $115 value. Students must schedule when and where they will take the exam through Pearson Vue, the CompTIA testing service.

Exam Prep Software. This practice exam software will help you prepare for you actual certification exam. These dynamic practice tests provide links to the training content. If you answer a question wrong, you can go back to that topic for review. (12-Month Access.)

Classroom Live Labs. These labs give you access to real equipment without the need for time-consuming installation and setup. You get easy browser-based access to the equipment you need to work through the labs that go with the course content. Requires only a browser and high-speed internet access. (12-Month Access.)

24/7 Online Support. You will be able to chat online with a content matter expert while you are taking your CompTIA On-Demand class. And, with your permission, the expert can even take over your computer to provide with assistance with your labs. (3-Month Access.)

ILT Participant Option. You've purchased CompTIA On-Demand, have gone through the training and decided that you still want a live class. Just pay difference between CompTIA On-Demand course and and the Instructor-Led Training (ILT) class and you can have a seat in our live class. Get both self-study and live, instructor-led training for the retail price of the instructor-led class alone!

Do You Still Prefer a Live, Instructor-led Class?
Already know CompTIA On-Demand training is not right for you? We also offer this same course content in a live, instructor-led format. For more details, click on the link below:
Instructor-led CompTIA IT Fundamentals Training

COURSE DETAILS

Overview
This self-study class (equivalent to our 3-day CompTIA® IT Fundamentals instructor-led course) gets you ready for additional study toward other CompTIA certifications. 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™ 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™ course can benefit you in many ways. Having a basic foundation 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.

Course Objectives
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.

Target Student
This course is designed for individuals who are considering a career in information technology (IT) and who might be planning to pursue CompTIA A+™ certification, or other similar certifications.

Prerequisites
To ensure your success in your course you will need basic Windows end-user skills.

Course Content

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
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