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CompTIA Strata IT Fundamentals Prep Certification

The CompTIA Strata IT Fundamentals certification is for individuals and students preparing to enter the IT workforce fields including PC support, help desk and networking professionals. It is also for professionals changing careers to IT or technology-related fields including sales and marketing professionals looking to increase their ability to communicate with technical professionals and executives who seek better-informed decision making.

Certificate code: CE.COMP-STRATA.PREP

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What is CompTIA Strata IT Fundamentals Certification?
CompTIA Strata IT Fundamentals certification is an industry-wide, vendor-neutral exam of the core components that make up the Information Technology (IT) landscape. 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.

Why is a CompTIA Strata IT Fundamentals certification important?
Technology companies regard CompTIA Strata IT Fundamentals certification as an important measure of a prospective employee’s knowledge and skill level. It is also a basis for later certification courses.

What is the training?
CompTIA Strata IT Fundamentals Prep training consists of one course offered in a face-to-face or online format. Students will gain a basic understanding of the core components that make up the IT landscape. The basics of computer hardware, software, networking, troubleshooting and emerging technologies will be addressed. Students will learn about configuring operating systems, file and folder management, networks and network configuration. Total hours: 38.5

What courses do I need?
NTW 537- CompTIA Strata IT Fundamentals Prep

What can I earn?
Upon successful completion students will be prepared to take the CompTIA Strata IT Fundamentals exam. Continuing education units are also awarded. Students will earn an AACC continuing education certificate. To receive the certificate students complete and submit the form to our office. The form and instructions can be found at www.aacc.edu/coned/certificates.

What will it cost?
$1,532 for Anne Arundel County residents, including tuition and fees.

What are the requirements? 
Students must be at least 16 years old.

How do I enroll? 
Register online, in person, by fax, mail or touch-tone phone. Use certificate code CE.COMP-STRATA.PREP. Visit www.aacc.edu/noncredit for details.

Related Training
Visit www.aacc.edu/it for more information about noncredit computer technology courses.

Questions?
For more information contact Judy Wilson at 410-777-2142 or technologytraining@aacc.edu.