Strata IT Fundamentals lets individuals explore their options in the IT field or simply gain basic knowledge even if they pursue a non-IT career. This credential allows them to demonstrate their grasp of these key areas:
Technology and Computer Hardware Basics
Identify and explain the vocabulary of the PC platform, including the characteristics of various I/O devices.
Compatibility Issues and Common Errors
Explain which technologies work together, what happens when they don't, and how to minimize risks.
Software Installation and Functions
Display an ability to conduct an installation, removal and upgrade; and to identify possible issues.
Security Risks and Prevention
Identify potential problem areas, including identity threats, and understand how to head them off or resolve them.
Green IT and Preventative Maintenance
Identify environmentally sound techniques and procedures for preserving power, disposing materials, and basic care.
CompTIA Strata IT Fundamentals can also put the holder in a better position to work with IT professionals, heighten comfort levels, and prepare for advancement in further IT education and training and eventually for the job market:
Boosts confidence for entering the IT field - ensures that they have the core competencies needed to progress to higher-level certification programs and beyond.
Provides valued skills - demonstrates that they have the in-demand skills and desire that employers look for when hiring employees who can "hit the ground running..."
Displays a path to guide your education - whether they pursue a future in IT or a career in which they frequently communicate with IT professionals this is the starting point for decision-making.
|CompTIA® Strata™ IT Fundamentals||Languages English, Arabic||Exam Objectives|
The CompTIA Strata Fundamentals of IT Technology Certificate is designed to show that the successful candidate has the knowledge to identify and explain PC components, setup a basic PC workstation, conduct basic software installation, identify compatibility issues and recognize/prevent basic security risks. Further, this test will assess the candidate's knowledge in the areas of Green IT and preventative maintenance of computers. This test is intended for candidates completing their "secondary" education, considering the pursuit of a CompTIA A+ certification, and/or advanced home users who wish to further their IT knowledge.
The CompTIA Strata IT Fundamentals test is a beginner level test covering PC basics
|1.0 Technology and Computer Hardware Basics||40%|
|2.0 Compatibility Issues and Common Errors||13%|
|3.0 Software Installation and Functions||11%|
|4.0 Security Risks and Prevention||16%|
|5.0 Green IT and Preventative Maintenance||20%|