IT 1100

Fundamentals of IT

Online Certification Training

Learn the basic principles of computer systems and their hardware components through this comprehensive program. Watch our program sneak peek below!

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3  Weeks
Program Length
Avg. Starting Salary*
Comp TIA
Issuing Authority

This program is NOT available to residents of the following states: AR, LA, ND, NV, PA, RI, WI.

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Fundamentals of IT

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MedCerts Tuition Advantage

We believe everyone should have access to higher education. With the option to pay in full, break down payments or utilize government grant funding, we help expand that access.

Monthly Payment Options as low as $113 Payment Plans for Every Student

Talk with an Education Consultant to pick the perfect payment plan, from paying in full to installments with interest rates from 0-12%.

Total Tuition $1,300 Pay in Full

The total tuition can be paid immediately or through a number of grant-funded or monthly payment plan options.


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MedCerts offers financial aid options through these government grant-funded programs – MyCAA, Workforce Funding (including WIOA), and Department of Defense Credentialing Assistance or COOL funding for the Army, Air Force and Coast Guard. Those eligible include Military Spouses; active duty Army, Reserves, and National Guard members; active duty Air Force, Air Force Reserve, Air Force National Guard, and US Space Force; active duty Coast Guard and SELRES members (enlisted and officers); or workforce-funded qualifying job seekers. Speak to an Education Consultant to see if you qualify.

What does someone with Fundamentals of IT do?

An IT Fundamentals certification can enhance any office-based career by adding technical knowledge or open doors into the field of Information Technology. Some daily duties required of an entry-level IT employee include setting up, configuring, maintaining, troubleshooting and performing preventative maintenance of the hardware and software components of a basic personal computer workstation and basic wireless devices. This program is also the ideal starting point for an individual interested in pursuing advanced IT certifications such as Network+ or Security+.

Entry Level Jobs in the US
Fundamentals of IT related jobs will see available jobs grow 11.3% over the next ten years.
All available job and salary information is from Burning Glass Labor Insights and is updated annually to reflect industry changes.

What You’ll Learn
IT 1100
Fundamentals of IT

In this 3-week online CompTIA IT Fundamentals program, you will learn the basics of computer hardware, software, mobile computing, networking, troubleshooting and emerging technologies.

The CompTIA ITF+ course will provide you with the fundamental skills and concepts required to maintain, support and work efficiently with personal computers. You’ll gain a fundamental understanding of computer hardware, operating systems, computer application software, networking technologies and protocols, web browsers, identifying security risks, troubleshooting errors and system maintenance. You’ll also learn about cutting-edge technologies such as cloud computing and virtualization.

Once you’ve completed this course, you’ll be prepared to take the Fundamentals of IT exam, sponsored by CompTIA. The cost of your exam is covered by MedCerts. Potential careers available to you with your IT Fundamentals certification include PC Support Technicians​, Network Support Technician, Technical Specialist​ and Help Desk Specialist.

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  1. Demonstrate basic Computer and IT literacy
  2. Identify, compare and contrast common programs, applications and operating systems
  3. Recognize various computer hardware components and peripheral devices
  4. Understand basic network designs, sharing and storage, and wireless vs wired connections
  5. Define basic security threats and know fundamental security best practices
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Enrollment Requirements

  1. High School Diploma or GED
  2. Web browser with internet connection
  3. Course registration & payment

MedCerts-Covered Materials*

  1. Expert-led video based training
  2. Competency assessments
  3. National Certification exam fee

Student Services

  1. Dedicated Student Success Advisors
  2. Tailored support based on performance & behavior
  3. Exam preparation process
  4. 1 yr. post-program access to Career Center & Career Coaches

*The cost of all materials needed for this program are covered by MedCerts. They are not included in the tuition costs and the student is not liable for any costs or fees related to the above materials.

Required Courses
IT 1011

CompTIA IT Fundamentals

48 hours
3 Weeks

In this course, students will identify PC components, work with files and folders, and conduct basic software installations. This course will provide students with the fundamental skills and concepts required to maintain, support, and work efficiently with personal computers. In addition, it covers the essential skills and information needed to set up, configure, maintain, troubleshoot, and perform preventative maintenance of the hardware and software components of a basic personal computer workstation and basic wireless devices. Students will also implement basic security measures and personal computer workstation and basic wireless devices. Students will also implement basic security measures and implement basic computer and user support practices. 

    • Work with files and folders
    • Conduct basic software installations
    • Maintain, support, and work efficiently with computers
    • Setup basic security, software updates, and wireless devices
Code Course Duration
IT 1011 3 Weeks
Total Program Duration 3 Weeks

Fundamentals of IT

Job Opportunities

PC Support Technician

$34,000 – $54,000*
Estimated Salary

Helpdesk Technician and Analyst

$31,000 – $62,000*
Estimated Salary
Career Potential

Technical and Software Support Specialist

$33,000 – $73,000*
Estimated Salary


  1. This program is NOT available to residents of the following states: Arkansas, Louisiana, North Dakota, Nevada, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Wisconsin.
  2. While MedCerts training and related target certifications may be accepted and/or approved by your state of residency, employers reserve the right to dictate prerequisite education, experience, or certification/licensure requirements for their positions. We strongly advise students to research target job posts from area employers and relevant state requirements, barriers, or restrictions prior to enrollment to ensure eligibility upon graduation.

Fundamentals of IT