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What Will I Learn?

Learn more about the broad concept of information technology (IT)
Ability to understand the fundamentals of IT
Ability to obtain more advanced certifications with specializations in the future
Understand the different types of technologies present
Learn how security practices should be implemented to protect data stored on networks
Understand the network threats and vulnerabilities which may affect organisations

CompTIA IT Fundamentals (FC0-U51)

The CompTIA IT Fundamentals exam is designed to help you learn more about the world of information technology (IT). It’s ideal if you’re considering a career in IT or if you work in an allied field that requires a broad understanding of IT. CompTIA IT Fundamentals can also be a stepping stone to more advanced certifications such as CompTIA A+, and, with specialised experience, CompTIA Network+ and CompTIA Security+.

Studying with Global Edulink has many advantages. The course material is delivered straight to you, and can be adapted to fit in with your lifestyle. It is created by experts within the industry, meaning you are receiving accurate information, which is up-to-date and easy to understand. This course is comprised of professionally narrated e-Learning modules, interactive quizzes, tests and exams. All delivered through an online learning system that you will have access to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for 365 days (12 months). An effective support service and study materials will build your confidence to study efficiently and guide you to secure your qualification.

Course objectives: 

This course includes in-depth modules on the following areas:

  • Software
  • Hardware
  • Security
  • Networking
  • Basic IT Literacy

Who is it for?

  • This course would benefit those hoping to work in the IT industry, particularly in a support / technician role.

Benefits you will gain:

  • High quality e-learning study materials and mock exams
  • Tutorials/materials from the industry leading experts
  • 24/7 Access to the Learning Portal
  • Benefit of applying NUS extra Discount Card
  • Recognised Accredited Qualification
  • Excellent customer service and administrative support

Entry Requirements:

  • This course is available to all learners, of all academic backgrounds. No prior experience is necessary to sit this exam. 

Course Description:

This online training course is comprehensive and is designed to cover the key topics listed under the course curriculum section below. This course has been designed for 20 guided learning hours.


Successful candidates will be awarded a certificate inCompTIA FC0-U51 IT Fundamentals.

The Method of Assessment:

[The CompTIA FC0-U51 IT Fundamentals exam is 60 minutes long and consists of 75 multiple choice questions, a mark of 650 is required to pass the exam. The exam tests you on: foundational IT concepts including identifying and explaining computer components, installing software, establishing network connectivity and preventing security risks. The exam can be taken in the following languages: English, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish, German, Korean, traditional Chinese, simplified Chinese]

Recommended experience:

No prior experience is necessary to sit this exam.

Please note:The official exam is not included and must be purchased separately.

The exam can be purchased here>https://certification.comptia.org/certifications/it-fundamentals. 

Career Path:

This course would be beneficial to the following careers:

  • IT Support Technician
  • 1stLine Support Engineer
  • Helpdesk Technician
  • Desktop Support Technician
  • Field Service Technician
  • Hardware Installation Co-ordinator

Course Curriculum

1. overview of software
Overview of Software Part 1 00:57:00
Overview of Software – Part 2 00:55:00
Overview of Software – Part 3 00:52:00
Overview of Software – Part 4 01:01:00
2. explaining hardware
Explaining Hardware – Part 1 01:08:00
Explaining Hardware – Part 2 01:12:00
3. overview of security
Overview of Security – Part 1 01:12:00
Overview of Security – Part 2 00:43:00
Overview of Security – Part 3 00:34:00
4. definition of networking
Definition of Networking – Part 1 01:05:00
Definition of Networking – Part 2 01:00:00
5. basic it literacy
Basic IT Literacy – Part 1 00:59:00
Basic IT Literacy – Part 2 00:56:00
Basic IT Literacy – Part 3 01:20:00
Basic IT Literacy – Part 4 00:49:00
6. the course review
The Course Review – Part 1 01:04:00
The Course Review – Part 2 00:55:00
mock exam
Mock Exam: CompTIA IT Fundamentals (FC0-U51) 01:00:00
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1 ratings
  1. caron Missino

    professional course

    I wanted to go through something basic before I got into some of the more detailed technical courses. I found this course very professional and detailed. If you are wanting to get into or just understand some technical terms then this is the course for you.