Exam Code FC0-U61
CompTIA IT Fundamentals (ITF+) is an introduction to basic IT knowledge and skills that helps you determine whether you have what it takes to work in IT.
See if IT Is Right for You
CompTIA ITF+ is the only pre-career certification that helps learners determine if they have an aptitude and interest in IT.
Get Familiar With Basic IT Knowledge and Skills
CompTIA ITF+ covers all IT fundamentals, creating a broader understanding and a helpful on-ramp to tech career pathways.
Perfect for Students and Career Changers
CompTIA ITF+ provides an IT education foundation for upskilling in secondary, post-secondary and beyond.
Gain basic tech competencies and durable skills, like setting up your own computer, while you explore in-demand careers in IT.
Did you know that IT jobs are expected to grow at nearly double (or 2x) the national estimated growth rate? Tech jobs are projected to be among the fastest-growing occupations from 2023 to 2033. (Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)
Nearly three-quarters of employers worldwide rate technology as a primary factor in reaching business objectives (72%). (Source: CompTIA International Trends in Technology and Workforce) All workers need fundamental IT skills to use these technologies.
Notational systems, computing basics and the value of data and troubleshooting
Set up and install common peripheral devices to a laptop/PC or secure a basic wireless network
Applications software, the various components of an operating system and the purpose of methods of application architecture
Programming language categories, logic and the purpose of programming concepts
Database concepts, structures and purpose, as well as methods used to interface
Confidentiality, integrity and availability concerns of secure devices and best practice methods
As the demand for cybersecurity jobs keeps growing, Richards' strategy to consistently build upon his CompTIA ITF+ certification aligns perfectly with the industry's needs.
McGovern believes that CompTIA ITF+, CompTIA A+, and CompTIA Network+ has served him well.
CompTIA ITF+ helps professionals decide if a career in IT is right for them or to develop a broader understanding of IT.
|September 4, 2018
|The CompTIA IT Fundamentals (ITF+) exam focuses on the knowledge and skills required to identify and explain the basics of computing, IT infrastructure, software development and database use.
|Number of Questions
|Maximum of 75 questions per exam
|Type of Questions
|Length of Test
|650 (on a scale of 900)
|No prior experience necessary
|Usually three years after launch
|$138 USD (See all pricing)
|Microsoft Technology Associate
|IC3 Digital Literacy Certification
|European Computer Driving License/International Computer Driving License
|Pre-career assessment of competency for IT
|Pre-career on-ramp to technical expertise in Microsoft products and services
|End users who lack IT training
|End user skills
The CompTIA IT Fundamentals certification is considered good for life and does not need to be renewed.
To view certifications that are part of the CompTIA Continuing Education program and can be renewed, please visit our Continuing Education page.