Exam Number: FC0-U61

CompTIA IT Fundamentals (ITF+) is an introduction to basic IT knowledge and skills that helps professionals decide if a career in IT is right for them. It also helps organizations prepare non-technical teams for digital transformation.

Course Objectives

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.


-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.
-Compare and contrast common computing devices and their purposes.
-Explain basic networking concepts.
-Given a scenario, install, configure and secure a basic wireless network.

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.

Software Development Concepts

-Compare and contrast programming language categories.
-Given a scenario, use programming organizational techniques and interpret logic.
-Explain the purpose and use of programming concepts.

Database Fundamentals

-Explain database concepts and the purpose of a database.
-Compare and contrast various database structures.
-Summarize methods used to interface with databases.


-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

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