Monday, October 29, 2012

CompTIA Strata IT Fundamentals certification

CompTIA Strata IT Fundamentals

Strata IT FundThe CompTIA Strata IT Fundamentals certification ensures a knowledge of PC components, functionality, compatibility and related technology topics.
The exam covers the explanation of technology and computer hardware basics, compatibility issues and common errors, software installation and functions, security risks and prevention. The exam will also assess the candidate's knowledge of Green IT and preventative maintenance of computers.
Candidate job roles may include any of the following in information technology environments:sales associatesales engineeraccount managerbusiness development managerproduct or marketing specialist, or entry level customer support. The Strata IT Fundamentals certification is ideal for individuals and students preparing to enter the IT workforce and professionals changing careers to IT or technology-related fields. The certificate can be a stepping stone to higher certifications in CompTIA A+, and with specialized experience, CompTIA Network+ and CompTIA Security+.

Who Should Attend?

  • Individuals new to IT job market
  • Individuals considering a CompTIA Certification
  • Professionals in technology sales Recommended Pre-requisites

Recommended Pre-requisites

An interest in information technology is helpful for students taking CompTIA Strata IT Fundamental certification training.

Students will Learn How to:

  • Knowledge to identify and explain PC components. 
  • How to setup a basic PC workstation. 
  • Skills to conduct a basic software installation. 
  • Skills to identify compatibility issues and recognize/prevent basic security risks. 
  • Foundational Green IT concepts and preventative maintenance of computers.

Technical Features of the Course

  • Computer Hardware: Processors, RAM, hard drives 
  • Networking Basics: Wireless, Ethernet, Internet
  • Storage Devices: CD/CD-RW, DVD/DVD-RW, Blu-Ray, USB, MPS, PDA 
  • Upgrade Risks: compatibility, PC Speed, Bandwidth, Automatic 
  • Software Installation: administrative rights, firewall access, licensing, digital rights, re-installation 
  • Security: basic risk and prevention 
  • Green IT- preserve: environmental hazards, power management 
  • Green IT –technique: Cloud computing, terminal servers, NAS, telecommuting, VoIP


A Strata IT Fundamentals certificate candidate is required to pass a single exam.
Exam NameExam Code
 Strata IT FundamentalsFC0-U41

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