IT Certifications

Many non-degree IT courses align with Wake Tech’s IT degree programs, which means you can take certain “non-degree” courses and still earn college credits for that course, if you enroll in a qualifying degree program.

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IT Power Packs: Level Up Your Life!

Ready to take your IT skills to the next level? Wake Tech's IT Power Packs are bundled, low-cost training programs designed to help you earn industry-recognized credentials. Each Power Pack can be completed in about four to six months. Power Packs aim to prepare you for the next step in your career, whether you are brand new to the IT field or a mid-career professional looking to level up. And, if you want to take your knowledge even further, the credentials you earn in a Power Pack can count for college credit in a degree program at Wake Tech! 

Wake Tech's IT Power Packs are part of the WakeWorks Propel scholarship program, which means you may qualify to receive up to $750 to pay for course registration, books, certification fees, etc.

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CompTIA IT Fundamentals+ Certification Exam FC0-U61
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Available Classes
Not currently offered.
Description Course Outline Requirements Intended Audience More Details
Intended Audience
Anyone interested in passing the CompTIA IT Fundamentals+ certification exam FC0-U61 or individuals considering an information technology career.
Thinking about a career in information technology? Earning this certification credential will let potential employers know you have entry-level IT knowledge and skills. The course covers information technology concepts and terminology, infrastructure, applications and software, software development, database fundamentals, and security – to prepare you to pass the CompTIA IT Fundamentals exam for certification.
Course Objectives
  1. Set up a computer workstation running Windows and use basic software applications
  2. Understand the functions and types of devices used within a computer system
  3. Apply basic computer maintenance and support principles
  4. Understand some principles of software and database development
  5. Configure computers and mobile devices to connect to home networks and to the internet
  6. Identify security issues affecting the use of computers and networks
Outline of Instruction
  1. Introduction to Computers
  2. Using Apps and Databases
  3. Computer Hardware
  4. Understanding Networks
  5. Security Concepts
  6. Preparing to take the Exam
  7. Career Pathways
Contact Hours
Industry Standard, State, or National Certification
Website URL
Certification Learning Outcomes/Requirements
  1. IT Concepts and Terminology
  2. Infrastructure
  3. Applications and Software
  4. Software Development
  5. Database Fundamentals
  6. Security
CE to CU Articulation
Basic knowledge and skills in computer keyboarding and the Windows operating system
Text and Supplies Needed
Clinical Site/Special Facilities
Requirements for Successful Completion of this Course
  1. Attendance 90% or above
  2. Participation
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of at least 70% of course material taught.

Accreditation/Special Approval Requirements
Intended Audience
Anyone interested in passing the CompTIA IT Fundamentals+ certification exam FC0-U61 or individuals considering an information technology career.
Specific Industry or Business Support Needs
Desktop Support Specialist, Desktop Support Technician, Computer Support Specialist
Wake County Need for Industry Positions
Industry or Job Titles Related to training Outcomes for Employment
  • Computer Support Specialist
  • Desktop Support Technician
  • Desktop Support Specialist
Related Courses
Course Contact Information
Kobie Joyner