7.3 Million
10 year Job Growth
Avg. Starting Salary1
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MedCerts Program for CompTIA ITF+ Certification

Issuing Authority Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA)

With more than 2,000 members, 3,000 academic and training partners and tens of thousands of registered users spanning the entire information communications and technology (ICT) industry, CompTIA has become a leading voice for the technology ecosystem.
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CompTIA ITF+ Certification Detail

The CompTIA IT Fundamentals certification is a perfect gateway into the information technology sector by providing all the basics necessary to start in the industry. Earning your ITF credential shows you have the skills to set-up and install common devices, manage applications software, troubleshoot problems and much more.

Selecting the Right Training Option Program Comparisons

MedCerts training programs are some of the most competitively price ways to start a new career.

MedCerts Community College Online College
Program & Tuition Cost $4,000 average Up to $20,000 $3,000 average
Exam Fees, Books & Materials Included Up to $750 Up to $750
Job Ready In 3–6 months 24–48 months 3–6 months
Schedule Flexibility On-demand 24/7 Set class schedule On-demand 24/7
Travel Requirements None: 100% online On-campus classrooms None: 100% online
Student Support Personal Advisors: text, call, and email access Professors: scheduled office hours Support inbox
Career Coaching Exam-tailor + soft-skill training to build well-rounded careers Exam-based + prerequisites and electives to meet credit hour requirements Exam-specific only
Content Delivery 3D animations, immersive environments, interactive activities, game-based learning Professor lectures Varies: typically videos and presentations

This table is provided for reference only. Actual pricing may vary or change without notice. Pricing is based on an estimated full-cost tuition with fees for a Medical Assistant program or similar program before financial aid or other assistance. Data sampled from MedCerts, Oakland Community College, and Kaplan University.

CompTIA ITF+ Certification Skills Gained

  • Demonstrate basic Computer and IT literacy
  • Identify, compare and contrast common programs, applications and operating systems
  • Recognize various computer hardware components and peripheral devices
  • Understand basic network designs, sharing and storage, and wireless vs wired connections
  • Define basic security threats and know fundamental security best practices
  • Work with programming language and develop and manage software
  • Configure devices and PCs

CompTIA ITF+ Career PathwaysAttainable Jobs

highest Paying

Technical and Software Support Specialist

Technical support specialists advise and assist consumers and business with technical, hardware and software systems problems. Specialists may work on sites to modify, install, clean and repair computer hardware and software.

$33000 - $73000
Estimated Salary1

highest Paying

PC Support Technician

PC Support Technicians install, troubleshoot and repair computer systems, hardware and peripherals, resolve internal user problems, maintain parts inventory and log all service/repair activity and may perform system setups for new hires.

$34000 - $54000
Estimated Salary1

highest Paying

Help Desk Specialist

Help Desk Specialists provide first level contact and convey resolutions to customer issues, properly escalate unresolved queries to the next level of support and track, route, and redirect problems to the correct resources

$31000 - $62000
Estimated Salary1
1All available job and salary information is from Burning Glass Labor Insights and is updated annually to reflect industry changes.