CompTIA IT Fundamentals ( ITF+ )
Level: Fundimental

NOTE: This course description is part of David Tech Bundle 1.
(Course Information, Tuition and Enrollment information for all individual courses available underCourse Catalog / David Tech CompTIA Courses)

In this course, students will identify PC components, work with files and folders, and conduct basic software installations. This course will provide students with the fundamental skills and concepts required to maintain, support, and work efficiently with personal computers.

In addition, it covers the essential skills and information needed to set up, configure, maintain, troubleshoot, and perform preventative maintenance of the hardware and software components of a basic personal computer workstation and basic wireless devices. Students will also implement basic security measures and implement basic computer and user support practices.

The ITF+ certification is for individuals considering a career in IT. It is an ideal stepping stone to more advanced certifications such as CompTIA A+, and with specialized experience, CompTIA Network+ and CompTIA Security+. With this new version comes the addition of the + to further distinguish ourselves within the marketplace and represent CompTIA quality and standards.
The new ITF+ exam focuses on the knowledge and skills required to identify and explain the basics of computing, IT infrastructure, software development, and database use.


IT novices who need a broad, fundamental understanding of IT and who want to learn the basics of computers, computer software, mobile devices, networking, LANs and WANs, data storage, and how IT infrastructures are monitored and managed.

Ideal candidates include:

Entry-level and newly hired technical professionals, including PC support, help desk, and networking professionals

Sales and marketing professionals looking to increase their ability to communicate with technical professionals and increase sales

Executives who seek better-informed decision making

Professionals seeking to prepare for the CompTIA IT Fundamentals+ Exam



Module 1 / Using Computers

Unit 1: Common Computing Devices

Unit 2: Using a Workstation

Unit 3: Using an OS

Unit 4: Managing an OS

Unit 5: Troubleshooting and Support


Module 2 / Using Apps and Databases

Unit 1: Using Data Types and Units

Unit 2: Using Apps

Unit 3: Programming and App Development

Unit 4: Using Databases


Module 3 / Using Computer Hardware

Unit 1: System Components

Unit 2: Using Device Interfaces

Unit 3: Using Peripheral Devices

Unit 4: Using Storage Devices

Unit 5: Using File Systems


Module 4 / Using Networks

Unit 1: Networking Concepts

Unit 2: Connecting to a Network

Unit 3: Secure Web Browsing

Unit 4: Using Shared Storage

Unit 5: Using Mobile Devices


Module 5 / Security Concepts

Unit 1: Security Concerns

Unit 2: Using Best Practices

Unit 3: Using Access Controls

Unit 4: Behavioral Security Concepts


  • Setting Up the Computer
  • Navigating the Windows User Interface
  • Browsing a Website
  • Using Management Interfaces
  • Managing User Accounts
  • Using a Search Engine
  • Managing Software Applications
  • Using Scripting Tools
  • Using Programming Tools
  • Creating and Using a Database
  • Specifying PC Systems
  • Configuring Input Devices
  • Playing Audio
  • Using a Printer
  • Adding a Removable Drive
  • Using File Explorer
  • Network Settings
  • Web Security
  • File Sharing
  • Using Windows Defender and Windows Updates