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Essential to IT Fundamentals

INTRODUCTION
If you are a high-end computer user at home or college considering a career in information technology, or interested in furthering your knowledge about personal computers, the CompTIA IT Fundamentals course is the first step in your preparation. In this course, you will identify PC components, work with files and folders, and conduct basic software installations. This course will provide you with the fundamental skills and concepts required to maintain, support, and work efficiently with personal computers. In addition, you will acquire the essential skills and information you need 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. You will also implement basic security measures and implement basic computer and user support practices.

Whether you are a home user, an experienced knowledge worker, or someone new to the work force considering an information technology (IT) career, the CompTIA IT Fundamentalscourse can benefit you in many ways. Having a basic foundational knowledge about personal computers and the skills required to work with them provides you with the starting point to build your career. If your existing job role is linked with personal computers, this course will provide you with the fundamental technical knowledge about personal computers that you need to work efficiently in your current role.

DURATION

10days

COURSE OBJECTIVES
Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to safely set up a basic workstation, including installing basic hardware and software and establishing basic network connectivity; identify and correct compatibility issues; identify and prevent basic security risks; and practice basic support techniques on computing devices.

You will:

  • Identify hardware commonly found in or attached to computing devices.
  • Identify software commonly installed on computing devices.
  • Set up a basic workstation.
  • Configure network access.
  • Work with files, folders, and applications.
  • Configure and use wireless devices.
  • Secure computing devices.
  • Support computers and users.

TARGET AUDIENCE
This course is designed for individuals who are considering a career in information technology (IT) and who might be planning to pursue CompTIA A+certification, or other similar certifications.

PREREQUISITES
To ensure your success in your course you will need basic Windows end-user skills.

COURSE CONTENT

Lesson 1: Identifying Computer Hardware
Identify Types of Computing Devices
Identify Internal Computer Components
Common Computer Connector Types
Identify Common Peripheral Devices

Lesson 2: Identifying Computer Software
Compare Functions and Features of Common Operating Systems
Identify Application Software

Lesson 3: Setting Up a Basic Workstation
Connect Hardware
Install and Configure Operating Systems
Install and Configure Applications
Configure Accessibility Options

Lesson 4: Configuring Network Access
Network Connection Types
Install and Configure a SOHO Router
Network and Alternative Technologies
Sharing and Storage Methods

Lesson 5: Working with Files, Folders, and Applications
Create Files
Navigate a File Structure
Manage Files and Folders
Compress and Extract Files
Create Screen Captures

Lesson 6: Configuring and Using Wireless Devices
Configure Wireless Devices
Use Wireless Devices

Lesson 7: Securing Computing Devices
Identify Security Threats
Apply Security Best Practices
Perform Secure Web Browsing

Lesson 8: Supporting Computers and Users
Environmental and Safety Concepts
Back Up and Restore Data
Manage Software
Implement Basic Support Measures

 

METHODOLOGY

The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprise of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.

ACCREDITATION

Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Services (IRES) certificate.

 TAILOR- MADE

This training can also be customized for your institution upon request to a minimum of 4 participants. You can have it delivered in our IRES Training Centre or at a convenient location.

For further inquiries, please contact us on 

Tel: +254 (020) 211 3814.

Mob: +254 715 077 817, +254 731 240 802, +254 735 331 020.

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TRAINING VENUE

The training is residential and will be held at IRES Training Centre. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, lunch, and study visits.

All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.

ACCOMMODATION

Accommodation is arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.

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Mob: +254 715 077 817

Tel: 020 211 3814

PAYMENT

Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before C.O.B 12th August 2019

CANCELLATION POLICY

Payment for the all courses includes a registration fee, which is non-refundable, and equals 15% of the total sum of the course fee.

  1. Participants may cancel attendance 14 days or more prior to the training commencement date.
  2. No refunds will be made 14 days or less to the training commencement date. However, participants who are unable to attend may opt to attend a similar training at a later date, or send a substitute participant provided the participation criteria have been met

Please Note: The program content shown here is for guidance purposes only. Our continuous course improvement process may lead to changes in topics and course structure.

 

Event Properties

Event Duration 10 Days
Event Date 19-08-2019
Event End Date 30-08-2019
Cut off date 12-08-2019
Individual Price(Kenyan) KES 139,000
Individual Price (International) EUR 1,196
Individual Price(International in Dollars) USD 1,356
Location Nairobi, Kenya
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