Saturday, February 28, 2015

IT education helps workers avoid obsolescence

IT education helps workers avoid obsolescence 
According to a survey conducted by Tech Pro Research, 59% of IT and technology workers are concerned that their professional skill-set will become obsolete. While the majority of workers across numerous industries share this concern, obsolescence is a particular issue within the IT world, as new innovations are coming at an exponential rate. As technology rapidly evolves, it's imperative for tech professionals to update skills to meet the expectations of top IT companies.

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

CompTIA IT Fundamentals exam

CompTIA IT Fundamentals

The CompTIA IT Fundamentals exam focuses on the essential IT skills and knowledge needed to perform tasks commonly performed by advanced end-users and entry-level IT professionals alike, including:
  • Identifying and explaining computer components.
  • Setting up a workstation, including conducting software installations.
  • Establishing network connectivity.
  • Identifying compatibility issues and identifying and preventing security risks.
  • Managing the safety and preventative maintenance of computers.
The IT Fundamentals certification is ideal for individuals and students considering a career in IT, as well as those in allied fields that require a broad understanding of IT. CompTIA IT Fundamentals can be a stepping stone to more advanced certifications such as CompTIA A+, and with, specialized experience, CompTIA Network+ and CompTIA Security+.
Test Details
Exam NumberFC0-U51
Exam FormatMultiple choice, 60 minutes, 75 questions
Passing score650
Recommended ExperienceNo prior experience necessary
The CompTIA IT Fundamentals exam replaces the CompTIA Strata IT Fundamentals exam (FC0-U41), which retires August 30, 2015.

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