Essential to IT Fundamentals Course

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

10 days

COURSE LEVEL:

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Face to Face Schedules By Location
Nairobi Schedules:
Code Date Duration Location Fees
EIF01 2 Oct 2023 - 13 Oct 2023 10 days Nairobi, Kenya KES 150,000 | USD 2,200 Register
EIF01 6 Nov 2023 - 17 Nov 2023 10 days Nairobi, Kenya KES 150,000 | USD 2,200 Register
EIF01 4 Dec 2023 - 15 Dec 2023 10 days Nairobi, Kenya KES 150,000 | USD 2,200 Register
EIF01 8 Jan 2024 - 19 Jan 2024 10 days Nairobi, Kenya KES 150,000 | USD 2,200 Register
EIF01 5 Feb 2024 - 16 Feb 2024 10 days Nairobi, Kenya KES 150,000 | USD 2,200 Register
EIF01 4 Mar 2024 - 15 Mar 2024 10 days Nairobi, Kenya KES 150,000 | USD 2,200 Register
EIF01 1 Apr 2024 - 12 Apr 2024 10 days Nairobi, Kenya KES 150,000 | USD 2,200 Register
EIF01 6 May 2024 - 17 May 2024 10 days Nairobi, Kenya KES 150,000 | USD 2,200 Register
EIF01 3 Jun 2024 - 14 Jun 2024 10 days Nairobi, Kenya KES 150,000 | USD 2,200 Register
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Virtual Trainer Led Schedules
Contact Us on (+254) 715 077 817 / (+254) 792 516 000 or email us [email protected] for a virtual schedule.
Code Date Duration Period Fees
E-Learning

Contact Us on (+254) 715 077 817 / (+254) 792 516 000 or email us [email protected] for E-Learning course.


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.

Course Outline

Module 1: Identifying Computer Hardware

  • Identify Types of Computing Devices
  • Identify Internal Computer Components
  • Common Computer Connector Types
  • Identify Common Peripheral Devices

Mudule 2: Identifying Computer Software

  • Compare Functions and Features of Common Operating Systems
  • Identify Application Software

Module 3: Setting Up a Basic Workstation

  • Connect Hardware
  • Install and Configure Operating Systems
  • Install and Configure Applications
  • Configure Accessibility Options

Module 4: Configuring Network Access

  • Network Connection Types
  • Install and Configure a SOHO Router
  • Network and Alternative Technologies
  • Sharing and Storage Methods

Module 5: Working with Files, Folders, and Applications

  • Create Files
  • Navigate a File Structure
  • Manage Files and Folders
  • Compress and Extract Files
  • Create Screen Captures

Module 6: Configuring and Using Wireless Devices

  • Configure Wireless Devices
  • Use Wireless Devices

Module 7: Securing Computing Devices

  • Identify Security Threats
  • Apply Security Best Practices
  • Perform Secure Web Browsing

Module 8: Supporting Computers and Users

  • Environmental and Safety Concepts
  • Back Up and Restore Data
  • Manage Software
  • Implement Basic Support Measures

Course Administration Details:

METHODOLOGY

The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises 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 Institute (IRES) certificate certified by the National Industrial Training Authority (NITA).

TRAINING VENUE

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

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

ACCOMMODATION AND AIRPORT PICKUP

Accommodation and airport pickup are arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.

Email:[email protected] or [email protected]  

Mob: +254 715 077 817 or +250 789 621 067

TAILOR- MADE

This training can also be customized to suit the needs of your institution upon request. You can have it delivered in our IRES Training Centre or at a convenient location.

For further inquiries, please contact us on Tel: +254 715 077 817 or +250 789 621 067

Mob: +254 792516000+254 792516010, +250 789 621 067 or mail [email protected] or [email protected]

PAYMENT

Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before course start date.

Send proof of payment to [email protected]  or [email protected]


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