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CompTIA IT Fundamentals+ Exam Description

This is an introductory course for anyone interested in pursuing a career in Information Technology.  It focuses on the basics and is designed to walk you through a step-by-step approach of learning and interacting with technology.

CompTIA IT Fundamentals+ Exam Details:

Recommended Experience

None: No prior experience necessary

Exam Name

CompTIA IT Fundamentals+

Exam Code


Exam Price

$134 (USD)-Discount Prices may be available if using CompTIA Certified Academy

Duration/Length of Test

60 mins

Number of Questions


Type of Questions

Multiple Choice

Passing Score

650 / 900

Testing Provider

Pearson VUE

Testing Scheduling

In-Person- Must be scheduled at an official testing site/center

Online- Can be in the comfort of your home or any remote isolated environment


Skills Learned Throughout This Course

CompTIA ITF+ Certification Domains



IT concepts & terminology


Compare and contrast notational systems.

Compare and contrast fundamental data types and their characteristics.

Illustrate the basics of computing and processing.

Explain the value of data and information.

Compare and contrast common units of measure.

Explain the troubleshooting methodology.




Classify common types of input/output device interfaces.

Set up and install common peripheral devices to a laptop/PC.

Explain the purpose of common internal computing components.

Compare and contrast common Internet service types.

Compare and contrast storage types.

Compare and contrast common computing devices and their purposes.

Explain basic networking concepts.

Install, configure, and secure a basic wireless network.

Applications & software


Explain the purpose of operating systems.

Compare and contrast components of an operating system.

Explain the purpose and proper use of software.

Explain methods of application architecture and delivery models.

Configure and use web browsers.

Compare and contrast general application concepts and uses.

Software development


Compare and contrast programming language categories.

Use programming organizational techniques and interpret logic.

Explain the purpose and use of programming concepts.

Database fundamentals


Explain database concepts and the purpose of a database.

Compare and contrast various database structures.

Summarize methods used to interface with databases.



Summarize confidentiality, integrity, and availability concerns.

Explain methods to secure devices and best practices.

Summarize behavioral security concepts.

Compare and contrast authentication, authorization, accounting, and non-repudiation concepts.

Explain password best practices.

Explain common uses of encryption.

Explain business continuity concepts.

Explain business continuity concepts.


Sample Practice Quizzes

IT concepts & terminology


Compare and contrast notational systems.

Compare and contrast fundamental data types and their characteristics.