Information Technology

The Non-Credit Computer Education Department delivers basic and advanced technology training leading to employment, and for personal enrichment. 

CompTIA, Cisco, Cybersecurity, Open Technologies Professional Skills Development (1 to 3-day classes)
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Course Details & Registration Information

CompTIA IT Fundamentals+ Certification Exam FC0-U61
Overall Quality of This Course
Based on 20 student surveys.
Available Classes
    Section Location Begin Date End Date Instructor Price Seats Available/Total Seats
231369 Face-to-Face Online Instruction 09/15/2020 11/12/2020 K. Joyner $320.00 24/24
Description Course Outline Requirements Intended Audience More Details
Intended Audience
Anyone interested in passing the CompTIA IT Fundamentals+ certification exam FC0-U61 or individuals considering an information technology career.
Thinking about a career in information technology? Earning this certification credential will let potential employers know you have entry-level IT knowledge and skills. The course covers information technology concepts and terminology, infrastructure, applications and software, software development, database fundamentals, and security – to prepare you to pass the CompTIA IT Fundamentals exam for certification.
Course Objectives
  1. Set up a computer workstation running Windows and use basic software applications
  2. Understand the functions and types of devices used within a computer system
  3. Apply basic computer maintenance and support principles
  4. Understand some principles of software and database development
  5. Configure computers and mobile devices to connect to home networks and to the internet
  6. Identify security issues affecting the use of computers and networks
Outline of Instruction
  1. Introduction to Computers
  2. Using Apps and Databases
  3. Computer Hardware
  4. Understanding Networks
  5. Security Concepts
  6. Preparing to take the Exam
  7. Career Pathways
Contact Hours
Industry Standard, State, or National Certification
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Certification Learning Outcomes/Requirements
  1. IT Concepts and Terminology
  2. Infrastructure
  3. Applications and Software
  4. Software Development
  5. Database Fundamentals
  6. Security
CE to CU Articulation
Basic knowledge and skills in computer keyboarding and the Windows operating system
Text and Supplies Needed
Clinical Site/Special Facilities
Requirements for Successful Completion of this Course
  1. Attendance 90% or above
  2. Participation
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of at least 70% of course material taught.

Accreditation/Special Approval Requirements
Intended Audience
Anyone interested in passing the CompTIA IT Fundamentals+ certification exam FC0-U61 or individuals considering an information technology career.
Specific Industry or Business Support Needs
Desktop Support Specialist, Desktop Support Technician, Computer Support Specialist
Wake County Need for Industry Positions
Industry or Job Titles Related to training Outcomes for Employment
  • Computer Support Specialist
  • Desktop Support Technician
  • Desktop Support Specialist
Related Courses
  • CompTIA Network+ Certification Exam N10-007 - SEF-3001GK2
Course Contact Information
Kobie Joyner