CompTIA Strata IT Fundamentals

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Course Description

This ILT Series course covers that basics of personal computers, both software and hardware, networks, the Internet, computer security, green IT, and basic maintenance. The course requires little or no previous experience with personal computers. Students will get most out of this course if their goal is to learn the basics of personal computers and networking. This course also helps students prepare for the exam CompTIA Strata: Fundamentals of IT Technology.


The CompTIA Strata: Fundamentals of IT Technology exam is designed to introduce individuals to the concepts of a variety of fundamental information technologies. The Strata course provides an introduction to basic hardware components and operating system technologies. Prerequisite knowledge is not required. CompTIA Strata is not a professional certification but a validation of an individual's comprehension of technology fundamentals.


Anyone interested in completing the CompTIA Strata: Fundamentals of IT Technology certification

Course Content

    Personal computer basics
  • Computer components
  • What makes computers work
  • Window management

    Managing computer contents
  • Storing items on your computer
  • Working with folders
  • Working with files
  • Advanced file and folder management

    Searching for content and using Help
  • Content searches
  • Windows Help and Support

    Windows settings
  • The desktop and Start menu
  • Taskbar and display settings
  • System settings

    System tools
  • Performance
  • Hard disk maintenance
  • Backups

  • Working with programs

    Windows security
  • User accounts
  • Windows Firewall
  • Automatic updates
  • Malware

    Windows networking
  • Basic networking
  • Network connections
  • Advanced file sharing
  • Printer sharing

    Web browsing basics
  • Browsing the Web
  • Internet basics

    Browsing with Internet Explorer 7
  • The Favorites Center
  • Tabbed browsing
  • Searching

    Customizing Internet Explorer
  • Customization
  • Zooming, saving, and printing
  • Add-ons
  • Multimedia content

    Internet privacy and security
  • Privacy
  • Security

  • Windows printing
  • Managing print jobs
  • Inkjet printers
  • Laser printers

    Display devices
  • External monitors
  • Integrated monitors

    Connectors and adapters
  • Serial and PS/2 connections
  • USB and FireWire

    Multimedia devices
  • Devices and drivers
  • Audio devices
  • Scanners and cameras

    Processors and memory
  • The central processing unit
  • Memory
  • Memory packaging
  • Memory monitoring

    Data storage devices
  • Optical drives
  • Removable storage devices
  • Hard drives

    Network basics
  • Network concepts
  • Wide area networks

    Networking protocols and connections
  • Addressing
  • Client configuration

    Network security overview
  • Introduction to network security
  • Understanding security threats
  • Creating a secure network strategy

    Safety and green IT
  • Safety and hazards
  • Electrical safety
  • Green IT
  • Disposing of computer equipment

    Computer hardware care and maintenance
  • Environment
  • Preventive hardware maintenance

    Certification exam objectives map
  • CompTIA Strata: Fundamentals of

    PC Functionality exam objectives
  • CompTIA Strata: Fundamentals of

    Technology exam objectives

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Course Details

Duration - 5 days
Price - $3295.00 USD

(Discounts may apply. Call for more information.)

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