CompTIA Strata IT Fundamentals

The CompTIA Strata IT Fundamentals certification delivers introductory knowledge of PC components,
functionality, compatibility and related technology topics.
CompTIA Strata IT Fundamentals offers individuals a broad introduction to computing technology and serves as a critical stepping stone to advanced technical learning and IT skills. 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.

Candidate job roles may include any of the following in information technology environments: sales associate, sales engineer, account manager, business development manager, product or marketing specialist, or entry level customer support. The Strata IT Fundamentals certification is ideal for individuals and students preparing to enter the IT workforce and professionals changing careers to IT or technology-related fields. The certificate can be a stepping stone to higher certifications such as CompTIA A+ or Microsoft Technology Associate.


CompTIA Strata IT Fundamentals is composed of two exams (in the UK & Ireland) which must both be passed to achieve the certification.

PC Technology CompTIA Strata - Fundamentals of PC Technology
Measures a candidate's ability to explain the characteristics of PC hardware and peripherals, as well as identify basic compatibility issues and operational problems. The exam also covers safety guidelines and preventative maintenance of computers.
Exam Objectives
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PC Functionality CompTIA Strata - Fundamentals of PC Functionality
Measures a candidate's knowledge of basic ICT vocabulary and PC components. The exam covers the basics of setting up a PC workstation, installing software and recognising / preventing security threats.
Exam Objectives
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Please note an exam voucher is required to take each CompTIA Strata component exam (two exam vouchers required to achieve certification). Each exam contains 35 questions and has an allowed time of 60 minutes.

Approved Courseware
CompTIA Strata Study Guide (CompTIA Authorised Courseware) is essential reading if you are preparing to take the Strata certification exam.

This study guide offers complete, authoritative coverage of the Strata exam objectives in clear and concise language. With this resource, you'll find all you need to know in order to succeed in the exam. Along with gaining preventative maintenance skills, you will also develop the tools to complete troubleshooting and resolve common issues.

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