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CompTIA - Strata

Duration

Duration:

Only 2 Days

Method

Method:

Classroom / Online / Hybrid

Next date

Next date:

28/9/2020 (Monday)

Overview

Firebrand Training CompTIA Authorized Partner

Firebrand Training is an Authorized Partner of CompTIA. This means that you are guaranteed the highest level of instructor and course material, all of which is officially approved by CompTIA.

"Without a doubt the best training experience I ever had." Suleyman Kandanli (Firebrand CompTIA certified)

"Excellent environment, excellent training. I would recommend Firebrand Training to anyone who is interested in any IT training." Mark Bowyer (Firebrand CompTIA certified)

During the week, you’ll take exams on-site for the following accreditations:

  • Fundamentals of PC Functionality
  • Fundamentals of Technology

Seven reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

  1. Two options of training. Choose between residential classroom-based, or online Strata courses
  2. You'll be Strata certified in just 2 days. With us, you’ll be Strata trained in record time
  3. Our Strata course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
  4. Pass Strata first time or train again for free. This is our guarantee. We’re confident you’ll pass your course first time. But if not, come back within a year and only pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs
  5. You’ll learn more. A day with a traditional training provider generally runs from 9am – 5pm, with a nice long break for lunch. With Firebrand Training you’ll get at least 12 hours/day quality learning time, with your instructor
  6. You’ll learn Strata faster. Chances are, you’ll have a different learning style to those around you. We combine visual, auditory and tactile styles to deliver the material in a way that ensures you will learn faster and more easily
  7. You’ll be studying Strata with the best. We’ve been named in Training Industry’s “Top 20 IT Training Companies of the Year” every year since 2010. As well as winning many more awards, we’ve trained and certified 76,291 professionals, and we’re partners with all of the big names in the business

Benefits

Benefits of Training with Firebrand

  • Two options of training - Residential classroom-based, or online courses
  • A purpose-built training centre – get access to dedicated Pearson VUE Select facilities
  • Certification Guarantee – pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)
  • Everything you need to certify – you’ll sit your exam at the earliest available opportunity after the course - either immediately after your classroom course, or as soon as there are slots available, if you've taken it online
  • No hidden extras – one cost covers everything you need to certify

Curriculum

Our accelerated CompTIA Strata course is the most effective, efficient way to get certified.

We’ve designed our curriculum to prepare you for 2 CompTIA exams sat during the program.

You’ll cover the following content:

CompTIA Strata - Fundamentals of PC Functionality

  • 1.0 Technology
  • 1.1 Identify basic IT vocabulary.
  • 1.2 Identify the risks associated with upgrading the following technologies and equipment.
  • 1.3 Demonstrate the ability to set up a basic PC workstation
  • 2.0 Software Installation and Functions
  • 2.1 Conduct basic software installation, removal and/or upgrading.
  • 2.2 Identify issues related to folder and file management
  • 2.3 Explain the function and purpose of software tools
  • 3.0 Security
  • 3.1 Recognize basic security risks and procedures to prevent them.
  • 3.2 Recognize security breaches and ways to resolve them.
  • 3.3 Recognize IT related laws and guidelines

CompTIA Strata - Fundamentals of Technology

  • 1.0 Computer Hardware
  • 1.1 Demonstrate the proper use of the following devices:
  • 1.2 Explain the characteristics and functions of internal and external storage devices
  • 1.3 Explain the characteristics and functions of peripheral devices
  • 1.4 Explain the characteristics and functions of core input devices
  • 2.0 Compatibility Issues and Common Errors
  • 2.1 Identify basic compatibility issues between:
  • 2.2 Recognize common operational problems caused by hardware
  • 2.3 Demonstrate the ability to minimize risks
  • 3.0 Health, Safety and Preventative Maintenance
  • 3.1 Recognize safety hazards and identify corresponding guidelines
  • 3.2 Identify preventative maintenance products, procedures, and how to use them

Exam Track

We’ll prepare you for, and test you in the following 2 exams required for Strata:

  • Fundamentals of PC Functionality (Exam: FC0-U11)
  • Fundamentals of Technology (Exam: FC0-U21)

Both exams last 1 hour each, consist of 35 questions, and have a passing score of 70%

What's Included

Included:

  • CompTIA Strata Study Guide ISBN 978-0470977422

With Firebrand, you benefit from top-quality education in an all-inclusive course package specifically designed for the needs and ease of our students. We attend to every detail so you can focus solely on your studies and certification goals.

You’ll get a robust set of course materials that cater to each of our three key individual learning styles (auditory, visual, and kinaesthetic-tactile) - critical for a successful learning experience.

Our Certificate Programs include*

  • Daily lectures, exercises, and review sessions
  • Intensive Hands-on Training Utilising our (Lecture | Lab | Review)TM Delivery
  • Comprehensive study materials and courseware - we adapt official curriculum to address the demands of accelerated learners
  • Self-testing software and/or mock exam papers
  • Fully instructor-led program with 24 hour lab access
  • Exam vouchers
  • On site testing
  • Accommodation, all meals, drinks and snacks
  • Our Certificate Guarantee - because we're sure you'll pass first time, if don’t pass your exams, come back to the course within a year and you only pay for accommodation and exam vouchers - everything else is free

* Please note:

  • Our ISC(2) Cissp CBK Review program differs from normal course delivery. For more details, please give us a call..
  • Exam vouchers for our (ISC)2 certifications need to be purchased directly from (ISC)2
  • On site testing is not included in our Scrum, ISACA or PMI certifications

Our instructors teach to accommodate every student's learning needs through individualised instruction, hands-on labs, lab partner and group exercises, independent study, self-testing, and question/answer drills.

Firebrand Training has dedicated, well-equipped educational facilities where you will attend instruction and labs and have access to comfortable study and lounging rooms. Our students consistently say our facilities are second-to-none.

Examination Passing Policy

Should a student complete a Firebrand Training Program without having successfully passed all vendor examinations, the student may re-attend that program for a period of one year.  Students will only be responsible for accommodation and vendor exam fees.

Your accelerated course includes:

  • Accommodation *
  • Meals, unlimited snacks, beverages, tea and coffee *
  • On-site exams **
  • Exam vouchers **
  • Practice tests **
  • Certification Guarantee ***
  • Courseware
  • Up-to 12 hours of instructor-led training each day
  • 24-hour lab access
  • Digital courseware **
  • * For residential training only. Doesn't apply for online courses
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts
  • *** Pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)

Prerequisites

Students that are successful in the CompTIA Strata training course really only need to be passionate about learning technology.

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites? Don’t worry. Your training consultant will discuss your background with you to understand if this course is right for you.

Reviews

Here's the Firebrand Training review section. Since 2001 we've trained exactly 76,291 students and asked them all to review our Accelerated Learning. Currently, 96.74% have said Firebrand exceeded their expectations.

Read reviews from recent accelerated courses below or visit Firebrand Stories for written and video interviews from our alumni.


"Very good comprehensive course, many topics are dealt with and sufficient exercises are done. The trainer has taken time to explain everything but it is useful to follow up after the course and, if possible, to exchange ideas with colleagues."
Anonymous (9/7/2020 (Thursday) to 12/7/2020 (Sunday))

"Firebrand did a good job despite the challenges of students being unable to attend their Wyboston campus, having to host a course online through Webex due to the current circumstances. "
Ashley Mckenzie, Lloyds Banging Group. (22/6/2020 (Monday) to 24/6/2020 (Wednesday))

"I always find the instructors knowledgable and helpful even when the course is over. They are invested in you passing the final exam."
Scott Mellis. (15/6/2020 (Monday) to 17/6/2020 (Wednesday))

"I found the course very educational and informative."
Lewis Caborn, BT. (20/4/2020 (Monday) to 22/4/2020 (Wednesday))

"Firebrand deployed state of the art remote access learning facility which smoothly facilitated my learning. My instructor was very supportive and made the whole experience fun. I will recommend Firebrand any day!"
Daniel Dadson. (23/4/2020 (Thursday) to 26/4/2020 (Sunday))

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