The CompTIA Strata IT Fundamentals certification ensures a knowledge of PC components, functionality, compatibility and related technology topics.
A new version of IT Fundamentals (FCO-U51) is expected to launch in Fall, 2014. Download the current objectives.
The exam covers the explanation of technology and computer hardware basics, compatibility issues and common errors, software installation and functions, security risks and prevention. The exam will also assess the candidate's knowledge of Green IT and preventative maintenance of computers.
Candidate job roles may include any of the following in information technology environments: sales associate, sales engineer, account manager, business development manager, product or marketing specialist, or entry level customer support. The Strata IT Fundamentals certification is ideal for individuals and students preparing to enter the IT workforce and professionals changing careers to IT or technology-related fields. The certificate can be a stepping stone to higher certifications in CompTIA A+, and with specialized experience, CompTIA Network+ and CompTIA Security+.
For UK exams, visit: Strata - PC Functionality Strata - PC Technology