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General Overview of CompTIA IT Fundamentals FC0-U51 Practice Test

15 May, 2018

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The is purposely designed to assist you have more understanding as far as the world of Information Technology is concerned. It is a done deal if you are thinking of adding value to your IT profession. Better still, it is equally good for those who are working in allied fields. Also, the CompTIA IT Fundamentals certificate is a stepping stone to the advanced certifications, including CompTIA A+, CompTIA Security+, and CompTIA Network+. Therefore, with the FC0-U51 exam, you will have the credential on the introduction to the basic knowledge of IT and skills that can assists the professionals to take decision whether a profession in IT is right for you or you need to develop a wider knowledge on IT.

The course objectives of the CompTIA IT Fundamentals FC0-U51 exam consist of comprehensive modules in the following areas, including:

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

CompTIA IT Fundamentals Exam: Target Audience

The CompTIA FC0-U51 exam is intended for the individuals dreaming to work in the IT industry, most especially those with a support or technician role. It is also available for all learners off all academic backgrounds. You do not need any prior experience before sitting for this exam. The IT Fundamentals credential is awarded to a successful candidate who will pass the FC0-U51 examination. This course will be highly beneficial to the following set of people:

•    Students considering a profession in IT industry
•    Field service technician
•    Desktop support technician
•    Helpdesk technician
•    First line support engineer
•    IT support technician
•    Hardware installation coordinator
•    Professionals working in the industries that needed a broad knowledge of IT
•    Marketing, operation staff and sales in the organizations based on Information Technology

CompTIA IT Fundamentals Exam: Structure

The duration of the FC0-U51 exam is an hour. The certification test consists of 75 multiple-choice questions and an individual must score 650 marks before he/she can get certified. In this exam, you will be tested on the foundational IT concepts topics, such as:

•    Identifying and explaining PC components
•    Installing software
•    Establishing network connectivity
•    Preventing security risks

The IT Fundamentals exam is programmed in various languages, including English, Portuguese, Japanese, Spanish, Korean, German, traditional Chinese, and simplified Chinese. Note that you do not need to have any prior experience before taken part in this certification examination. For those who are considering a career in IT and other field related to computer, there are no particular prerequisites needed to successfully enroll for this certification program. It has been assumed by CompTIA that you do not have much knowledge about the way computer and its software work or how it is being used. Although, those that have little experience on how to use keyboard and mouse will be helpful but it is not imperative.

CompTIA is very proud to provide you with high standard study materials that comprise over two decades of experience in assisting the learners to prepare for IT FC0-U51 exam successfully. The CompTIA study guide material was purposely designed to assist you in getting the adequate knowledge and skills to assemble and use a PC at home safely. Also, it is designed to keep your PC in good working manner, offer intimate support for computers and a simple PC networks to your friends in a small business and at the same time prepare for the CompTIA A+ certification exam.

If you have thoroughly read the certification study guide material very well, you should be able to do the following:

•    Set up a digital computer running Windows and use fundamental software applications.
•    Have the knowledge of the functions and different types of the devices used in a PC system.
•    Make use of fundamental principles of PC maintenance and support.
•    Configure PCs and mobile devices to link home networks and to the Internet.
•    Know the security problems that are affecting the use of PCs and networks.

CompTIA IT Fundamentals Exam: Topics to Learn

1.    IT Concepts & Terminology:  It covers the notional systems, illustration of the basics of computing, and the details of the data value and troubleshooting.

2.    Infrastructure:   You should have the knowledge of how to assemble and install the common peripheral devices to a PC or a laptop or better still; get a basic wireless network.

3.    Applications and Software:   It covers how to manage the applications software, knowledge of different parts of an operating system, and description of the reason behind the methods of application architecture.

4.    Software Development:   It covers the programming language sections; interpret logic and knowledge of the reason behind the programming concepts.

5.    Database Fundamentals:  It shows the ability to describe the database concepts in details, structures, purpose, and knowledge of the methods used to the port.

6.    Security:   It covers the understanding of availability, integrity, and confidentiality concerns of getting best practice methods.

Why Is CompTIA IT Fundamentals (FC0-U51) Exam Unique?

•    It establishes the framework of an IT education for the students who are in the middle school and those in high school.
•    It is the only pre-profession certification which assists the students or profession changers to determine whether they are IT competence and if the profession path is very good for them.
•    The FC0-U51 examination is the only single test that covers the entire aspects of IT foundations thereby setting up a wider knowledge of IT.


In 2017, almost 5.4 million persons worked as technology specialists all over the United States, this implies that there was a rise of 2.1 percent or almost 110 thousand net new jobs. The CompTIA IT Fundamentals certification will assist you to determine whether the IT field is suitable for you. About twelve years ago, 20% of the total technology spending was on technology spending outside of IT. This will nearly become 90% towards the end of ten years as confirmed by Gartner, Inc. Therefore, every individual worker requires basic IT skills before they could maximize these technologies.

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