Announcing the Launch of Our New CompTIA ITF+ Certification Courses for Students and Teachers

We're excited to introduce our new CompTIA ITF+ Certification course. The course aims to bolster IT literacy and help prepare students and educators for the CompTIA ITF+ certification exam.


CompTIA ITF+ Certification Curriculum is a one-semester course designed for grades 7-12. It covers essential IT topics needed to pass the ITF+ exam, including computing principles, operating systems, and cybersecurity. The course combines lectures, labs, and real-world scenarios, preparing students for the ITF+ certification and future IT endeavors.

Professional Development

This 30-hour professional development course for teachers focuses on enabling educators to achieve their own ITF+ certification. It provides the knowledge necessary to guide students through the ITF+ curriculum effectively.

Here's a sample video of Unit 5. Database Concepts:

Course Outline:

Unit 1 IT Concepts and Terminology

  1. Compare and contrast notational systems
  2. Compare and contrast fundamental data types and their characteristics
  3. Illustrate the basics of computing and processing
  4. Explain the value of data and information
  5. Compare and contrast common units of measure
  6. Explain the troubleshooting methodology

Unit 2 Infrastructure

  1. Classify common types of input/output device interfaces
  2. Given a scenario, set up and install common peripheral devices to a laptop/PC
  3. Explain the purpose of common internal computing components
  4. Compare and contrast common Internet service types
  5. Compare and contrast storage types
  6. Compare and contrast common computing devices and their purposes
  7. Explain basic networking concepts
  8. Given a scenario, install, configure and secure a basic wireless network

Unit 3 Applications and Software

  1. Explain the purpose of operating systems
  2. Compare and contrast components of an operating system
  3. Explain the purpose and proper use of software
  4. Explain the methods and application architecture and delivery models
  5. Given a scenario, configure and use web browsers
  6. Compare and contrast general application concepts and uses

Unit 4 Software Development Concepts

  1. Compare and contrast programming language categories
  2. Given a scenario, use programming organizational techniques and interpret logic
  3. Explain the purpose and use of programming concepts

Unit 5 Database Fundamentals

  1. Explain database concepts and the purpose of a database
  2. Compare and contrast various database structures
  3. Summarize methods used to interface with databases

Unit 6 Security

  1. Summarize confidentiality, integrity, and availability concerns
  2. Explain methods to secure devices and best practices
  3. Summarize behavioral security concepts
  4. Compare and contrast authentication, authorization, accouting and non-repudiation concepts
  5. Explain password best practices
  6. Explain common uses of encryption
  7. Explain business continuity concepts

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