CompTIA IT Fundamentals

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    CompTIA IT Fundamentals

    CompTIA IT Fundamentals (CompTIA ITF+) is the perfect launching pad for you if you’re considering an IT career and don’t know where to start: it will help you discover if you have a knack for IT, and find out if it’s the right career path for you.

    This CompTIA certification covers all areas of IT foundations such as basic IT concepts, identifying computer components, installing software, establishing network connectivity, and identifying security issues. In a nutshell, it lays the perfect foundation to build a rewarding career as an IT professional and guide you to your ideal information technology fit.

    Upon completing this course, you can further your education and boost your career by taking the CompTIA A+ certification to earn the ultimate benchmark and advance from here to join the ranks of senior IT professionals in the UK & globally.

    Alternatively, our IT Specialist Career Programme is perfect for students looking to kickstart and trhive in their careers as IT Specialists.

    Why study with us?

    • Stay motivated and manage your time effectively through regular one-to-one follow-ups with your certified Tutor and Study Coach
    • You have 24/7 access to your online courses, so you can study at your own pace and save on travel costs
    • Your official certification means that your experience is validated through industry-recognised material and highly valued in the UK (and the world!)
    • CompTIA CertMaster Labs give you the opportunity to implement your IT skills and gain practical, real-world experience
    • Your CV and LinkedIn profile will receive complete makeovers from your Recruitment Advisor to make sure you maximise your chances of securing rewarding opportunities
    • Career and recruitment support gives you advice on how to secure and succeed in job interviews, including mock interviews and exclusive interview preparation tailored toward your prospective company and role
    • Your expert Career Consultant will help you choose the right certification, and combine it with strategic guidance to make sure you achieve success in your professional journey

    Avoid the negative effects of making the wrong decision about your development journey, have an open Q&A with an expert. 

    What’s included?

    • Consultation with a Career Consultant to corroborate your course choice
    • Unlimited, 12-month access to the official CompTIA ITF+ Course
    • Official CompTIA ITF+ Exam
    • Certified Tutor to provide assistance with course queries
    • Access to a full Support Team for assistance with examination, notes, and study queries
    • Official CompTIA learning portal with access to videos, flash cards, and performance-based questions (PBQs) to maximise your chance of success
    • A professional, industry-oriented CV rewrite*
    • A LinkedIn profile overhaul to maximise your new networking opportunities*

    Certification: CompTIA IT Fundamentals (CompTIA ITF+)

    Vendor: CompTIA: The Computing Technology Industry Association

    Course prerequisites: There are no formal prerequisites to study this qualification

    Key learning objective: The CompTIA IT Fundamentals focuses on the knowledge and skills you need to identify and explain the basics of computing, IT infrastructure, software development, and database use.

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    Certification details

    ITonlinelearning is a verified CompTIA Authorised Partner (AP), which means that this certification has been rigorously assessed and approved to meet industry standards.

    Accrediting body
    As the leading provider of vendor-neutral IT certifications, the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) is the go-to for individuals looking to enhance their skills and take their career to the next level. With a range of certifications covering everything from cyber security and cloud computing to networking, CompTIA has something for everyone! With over 2.5 million certifications awarded to date, you can trust that you’re in good hands with CompTIA.

    But CompTIA is more than just certifications – they’re a community of experts and professionals, passionate about advancing IT and promoting excellence. That’s why they offer a range of resources and support for their members, including training and development opportunities, networking events, and research and policy work.

    Certification expiry
    This certification does not expire and is thus a fantastic building block for your IT career.

    We are an Accredited Training Organisation (ATO) for the UK’s most esteemed learning providers

    Our courses have been developed in collaboration with industry-leading experts and are created by ITonlinelearning for you, exclusively.

    CompTIA IT Fundamentals

    What You Will Learn

    The CompTIA IT Fundamentals focuses on the knowledge and skills you need to identify and explain the basics of computing, IT infrastructure, software development, and database use.


      CompTIA IT Fundamentals is an entry-level certification for individuals who are new to the IT field. It provides a basic understanding of the IT industry and its functions, including software, hardware, security, and networking.

      Fundamentals FC0-U61

      FC0-U61 is the exam code for the CompTIA IT Fundamentals certification exam. It tests candidates on their knowledge of the IT industry as well as their ability to understand and use basic IT concepts and technologies.


      Software refers to the programmes and applications that run on a computer. It includes both system software (such as the operating system), and application software (such as word processors and games).


      Hardware refers to the physical components of a computer system, including the CPU, memory, storage, and input/output devices.


      Security refers to the measures taken to protect a computer system and its data from unauthorised access or attack. This includes security software, firewalls, and encryption.


      Networking refers to the connections between computers and other devices, allowing them to share resources and communicate with each other. This includes both local area networks (LANs) and wide area networks (WANs).

      Basic IT Literacy

      Basic IT literacy refers to an individual’s understanding of the basics of information technology, including computer hardware and software, and the Internet.

      Course Review

      The CompTIA IT Fundamentals certification exam covers a wide range of topics, including software, hardware, security, and networking. It is designed to test the candidate’s basic knowledge and understanding of IT concepts. It’s a good course for beginners who want to start their career in IT field.

      Your Success is Assured

      Expert Career Consultants

      Our expert Career Consultants select qualifications that align perfectly with your aspirations by collaborating with you to identify your desired end-goal.

      Certified Tutors

      Our certified Tutors are there to assist you with course questions, exam queries, and revision so you have all the support you need to ace your exams.

      Study Coaches and Mentors

      Your Study Coach and Mentor is dedicated to guiding and supporting you throughout your journey by providing motivation, encouragement, and monitoring progress.

      Experienced Recruitment Advisors

      Your Recruitment Advisor will provide you with the tools you need to succeed, like an industry-oriented CV, LinkedIn profile overhaul, and exclusive resources.

      The Key to Your Success

      Your Expert Career Consultant has received extensive training in the solutions we offer, and they understand that making the wrong choice can have a negative impact on your career, and overall well-being. They’re here to: 

      • Get to know you, your goals, and your experience 
      • Help you through the best options for you
      • Make sure you choose the right path: financially, psychologically, and professionally. 

      Career and Progression Prospects

      Information Technology is used in a plethora of sectors, but here are a few roles you’re qualified to explore with this certification:

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      First Line Support

      Junior IT Support

      Service Desk Analyst

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      CompTIA IT Fundamentals (ITF+)
      Frequently Asked Questions

      You have questions, and we have all the answers

      CompTIA IT Fundamentals is a certification exam that tests an individual’s knowledge of basic computer concepts and technologies. It covers topics such as hardware and software, security, troubleshooting, and networking.

      The CompTIA IT Fundamentals certification was created for individuals considering a career in IT, professionals that require a broad understanding of IT for their jobs, and employees working in IT-based organisations. This certification is also beneficial for those who are interested in learning more about IT for their own personal interests in the field.

      The CompTIA ITF+ is assessed and awarded by means of an examination. This exam comprises of a maximum of 75 multiple choice questions (meaning you will have to select your answers from the options you are provided with) per exam. Your exam will be 60 minutes long, and you will be required to score 72% (650 out of 900) or higher in order to pass.

      The CompTIA IT Fundamentals certification does not expire and is thus a fantastic building block for your IT career.