You'll learn the basics of technology in six different but equally important areas: computing, infrastructure, applications, software development, databases, and security. You'll learn the basic concepts and terminology around these aspects of the information technology (IT) world, and how to think with them so that you have a solid foundation of understanding.
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CompTIA IT Fundamentals+ (FC0-U61) FAQs: Cost, Training, Value
Anyone thinking they might want a career in technology should take this course – use it to determine the aspects of IT that are easy for you, and any that are tough. By covering the basics of all the different parts of IT, you can discover your preferences before committing to a long education or career.
Yes, once you're finished with this foundational IT course, you'll be prepared to take CompTIA's exam FC0-U61, which is the certifying exam for their certification IT Fundamentals+. You don't have to take that exam or earn that cert after you take this course, which is also just an excellent way to learn technology basics.
The IT Fundamentals+ certification from CompTIA is your best bet after taking this course in tech basics. Exam FC0-U61 tests your knowledge and familiarity with computing, IT infrastructure, software development and database use as well as your ability to install software, establish network connectivity and implement basic network security, all of which this course prepares you for.
You should take this course in technology fundamentals so that you understand what's going on with software development, databases and networking. IT professionals and non-technical professionals alike tend to silo their knowledge and experience narrowly. Be a better-rounded and more broadly capable employee, no matter your job, with this training.