IT Fundamentals Associate


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uCertify's IT Fundamentals Associate course provides a strong foundation in essential IT skills. By immersing themselves in dynamic lessons and hands-on learning, students can grasp key concepts spanning computer hardware, software, programming, databases, cybersecurity, networking, information systems, and beyond. This comprehensive program not only caters to those aspiring for careers in IT but also extends its benefits to individuals in diverse fields such as healthcare, manufacturing, and other professional sectors. Successfully completing this exam is not just a certification; it's a gateway to success in any environment where proficiency in computers and technology is indispensable.


12+ Lessons | 1+ Exercises | 200+ Quizzes | 278+ Flashcards | 55+ Glossary of terms


40+ Pre Assessment Questions | 2+ Full Length Tests | 115+ Practice Test Questions

Hands-On Labs

83+ LiveLab | 67+ Video tutorials | 01:02+ Hours

Video Lessons

32+ Videos | 07:28+ Hours

Key topics

Data Manipulation
Data Visualization
Database Management
Data Analysis Tools
Data Governance
Data Quality Management
Business Intelligence
Data Ethics and Security
Data Control and Management

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uCertify IT Fundamentals Associate

The IT Fundamentals Associate certification stands as a pivotal milestone for individuals seeking to establish a solid foundation in the realm of Information Technology (IT). Through a rigorous examination process, this certification evaluates candidates on a broad spectrum of essential IT domains, ensuring they possess a comprehensive understanding of fundamental concepts vital for navigating the complexities of the IT landscape.

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CompTIA IT Fundamentals Certification Training

The CompTIA ITF+ FC0-U61 exam covers the explanation of the 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.

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Here's what you will learn

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Lessons 1: Introduction

  • What Is the uCertify ITF Associate Certification?
  • What Is the CompTIA IT Fundamentals Certification?

Lessons 2: Core Hardware Components

  • Introducing Internal Components
  • Exploring Motherboards, Processors, and Memory
  • Exploring Storage and Expansion Devices
  • Exploring Power and Cooling
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Written Lab

Lessons 3: Peripherals and Connectors

  • Understanding Common Peripherals, Interfaces, and Connectors
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Written Lab

Lessons 4: Computing Devices and the Internet of Things

  • Exploring Common Computing Devices
  • Understanding the Internet of Things
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Written Lab

Lessons 5: Operating Systems

  • Operating System Fundamentals
  • Managing an Operating System
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Written Lab

Lessons 6: Software Applications

  • Understanding Application Architecture and Installation
  • Exploring Common Application Types
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Written Lab

Lessons 7: Software Development

  • Exploring Programming Languages
  • Understanding Programming Concepts and Techniques
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Written Lab

Lessons 8: Database Fundamentals

  • Understanding Databases
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Written Lab

Lessons 9: Networking Concepts and Technologies

  • Exploring Connection Types and Features
  • Understanding Network Connectivity Essentials
  • Setting Up a Wireless Network
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Written Lab

Lessons 10: Security Concepts and Threats

  • Understanding Hackers and Motives
  • Understanding Security Threats
  • Understanding Access Control
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Written Lab

Lessons 11: Security Best Practices

  • Understanding Security Best Practices
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Written Lab

Lessons 12: Business Continuity and Computer Support

  • Understanding Business Continuity
  • Exploring Computer Support Concepts
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Written Lab

Hands-on LAB Activities

Core Hardware Components

  • Installing Motherboard Components
  • Installing a Motherboard, Processor, and Processor Fan
  • Installing PCIe Cards on a Motherboard
  • Connecting a PCIe Sound Card
  • Protecting a Computer Using a UPS
  • Installing SMPS and Connecting it to the Motherboard

Peripherals and Connectors

  • Configuring a Network Adapter
  • Sharing a Printer
  • Configuring the Screen Resolution Setting
  • Adding a Keyboard Layout
  • Configuring the Mouse Settings
  • Installing a Printer
  • Connecting the Motherboard to the Internal Hard Disk
  • Installing Input and Output Devices
  • Inserting Ink Cartridges in an Inkjet Printer
  • Identifying the Brightness Control Keys on a Keyboard
  • Connecting a VGA Cable to a Monitor
  • Connecting the Monitor and Headset to a CPU
  • Connecting a Laptop and Television
  • Connecting an SD Card to a Laptop
  • Connecting an External Hard Drive to a Computer
  • Connecting a Wireless USB Receiver to a Laptop
  • Connecting a Speaker to a Laptop

Computing Devices and the Internet of Things

  • Connecting a Laptop and Phone via Bluetooth
  • Pairing an iPhone with a Vehicle's Sound System
  • Connecting a Docking Station to the Laptop
  • Identifying the Audio Adjustment Keys on a Keyboard
  • Securing a Laptop with a Cable Lock
  • Connecting a Laptop to an AC Power Adapter
  • Turning On Portrait Mode in Android
  • Connecting an iPhone to a Wi-Fi Network

Operating Systems

  • Using Basic Linux Commands
  • Running Commands on PowerShell
  • Creating a Virtual Machine
  • Configuring a Default Domain Password Policy
  • Propagating Permissions
  • Finding Files
  • Working with the Task Manager
  • Managing NTFS Permissions
  • Adding and Removing a New User Account
  • Manipulating Files
  • Using the Task Scheduler
  • Configuring UAC Settings
  • Running the Disk Cleanup
  • Creating a Volume
  • Creating a Shortcut

Software Applications

  • Setting up a Demilitarized Zone
  • Setting Automatic Windows Updates
  • Disabling and Enabling a Device Driver
  • Uninstalling a Program
  • Configuring Windows Defender Firewall
  • Creating and Saving a Workbook
  • Creating and Saving a Basic Presentation
  • Creating and Saving a Document
  • Configuring the Edge Pop-Up Blocker

Software Development

  • Printing Ordered and Unordered Lists in HTML
  • Adding an Image and using Headings in HTML
  • Using Image as Hyperlink
  • Creating a Function
  • Using the for Loop
  • Using the while Loop
  • Using the if else Statement
  • Using the for Loop with Array
  • Printing “Hello, world!” in HTML

Database Fundamentals

  • Using SQL Queries

Networking Concepts and Technologies

  • Adding a DNS Server
  • Configuring a Router
  • Connecting a DSL Modem to a Laptop
  • Configuring a DHCP Server
  • Connecting a Wireless Router to a Laptop

Security Concepts and Threats

  • Using Social Engineering Techniques to Plan an Attack
  • Cracking Passwords
  • Detecting Rootkits
  • Analyzing Malware
  • Conducting a DoS Attack Using Smurf Attack
  • Configuring a Proxy Server

Security Best Practices

  • Configuring a VPN
  • Disabling a Service
  • Using a Symmetric Encryption Algorithm
  • Configuring Screen Savers

Business Continuity and Computer Support

  • Restoring Files
  • Backing Up Files
  • Creating a Restore Point

Exam FAQs


Multiple choice questions

The exam contains 40 questions.

80 minutes