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CompTIA Tech+

CompTIA Tech+ helps professionals to decide if a career in IT is right for them or to develop a broader understanding of IT.

Pre-Career Certification

Tech+ is the only pre-career certification that helps students or career changers determine if they have a competency for information technology and if it is the right career path for them.

All Areas of IT

Tech+ is the only single certification that covers all areas of IT foundations, creating a broader understanding of IT making it ideal for non-technical professionals.

IT Framework

Tech+ establishes an IT education framework for students in secondary and post-secondary settings.

Benefits from Tech+

Job Expectancy

IT jobs are expected to grow much faster than average (11%), adding 531,200 new jobs over the 10-year period 2019-29. (Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)

Importantance of Technology

Nearly three-quarters of employers worldwide rate technology as a primary factor in reaching business objectives (72%). (Source: CompTIA International Trends in Technology and Workforce) All workers need fundamental IT skills to use these technologies.

Exam Details

CompTIA Tech+ Exam Details

Exam Codes Exam FC0-U61
Launch Date September 4, 2018
Exam Details  The new CompTIA IT Fundamentals exam focuses on the knowledge and skills required to identify and explain the basics of computing, IT infrastructure, software development, and database use. With this new version comes the addition of the + to further distinguish ourselves within the marketplace and represent CompTIA quality and standards.
Number of Questions Maximum of 75 questions per exam
Type of Questions Multiple choice
Length of Test 60 Minutes
Passing Score 650 (on a scale of 900)
Recommended Experience No prior experience necessary
Languages English
Retirement   Usually three years after launch
Testing Provider  Pearson VUE
  • Testing Centers
  • Online Testing
Price $130 USD

Who Is This Exam Intended For?

This exam is intended for candidates who are advanced end users and/or are considering a career in IT. The exam is also a good fit for individuals interested in pursuing professional-level certifications, such as CompTIA A+.
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