To be eligible you need to be 19+ and living in Birmingham, Coventry, Dudley, Sandwell, Solihull, Walsall or Wolverhampton.
CompTIA ITF+ helps professionals to develop a broader understanding of IT., and to decide if a career in IT is right for them
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:
This exam is intended for candidates who are advanced end users and/or are considering a career in IT. The exam is also a good fit for individuals interested in pursuing professional-level certifications, such as A+.
Students considering a career in IT
Students and career changers considering a career in IT
Marketing, sales and operations staff in IT-based organisations
The exam will certify the successful candidate has the knowledge and skills required to identify and explain the basics of computing, IT infrastructure, application and software, software development, database fundamentals and security. In addition, candidates will have the ability to demonstrate their knowledge to:
This free course is split into 6 manageable units:
Understanding the basics of computing, systems, data and troubleshooting
Identifying common software applications and their purpose
Understanding the hardware components in a computer, installing additional devices such as printers and establishing a basic wireless network
Understanding programming languages and their purpose
Understanding database concepts, structures and purpose
Identifying and preventing basic security risks
You do not need to hold any digital qualifications but a keen interest in the subject and a desire to work in the sector are key.
On successful completion of the CompTIA ITF+ exam certification, you will be able to progress onto the CompTIA A+, which many employers in the digital sector look for when recruiting staff.
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