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CompTIA Strata

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Course Information

Certification summary

The CompTIA Strata IT Fundamentals certificate program offers individuals a broad introduction to computing technology and serves as a critical stepping stone to advanced technical learning and IT skills.

Exam Information

Exams summary

The CompTIA Strata requires a student to pass two examinations:

The CompTIA Strata - Fundamentals of PC Functionality FC0-U11
The CompTIA Strata - Fundamentals of PC Technology FC0-U21

A closer look...

The CompTIA Strata exam measures an individual's knowledge of basic IT terminology and skills, such as setting up a basic PC work station, installing software, identifying compatibility issues and recognising and preventing basic security risks as well as the explanation of technology and computer hardware basics, compatibility issues and common errors. The exam will also assess the candidate's knowledge of Green IT and preventative maintenance of computers.

Career & Job Opportunities

In the UK, the average salary of a CompTIA Strata technician is £24,300pa. The average salary for an A+ graduate is estimated to be £17,500pa. After graduation, you will easily find work for example as a Hardware Engineer or a 1st line Support Technician.

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jobs for the CompTIA Strata Training

We will work with you to ensure that you can find work in IT after completing your CompTIA course

Working with JobcentrePlus and our Recruitment Partners across the UK, we will work with you to ensure that you can find work in IT (an not in any job) through job interviews and applications. We aim to get you in an IT job role on completion of your CompTIA. If you have no qualification or background in IT, we will provide you with the necessary training for the experience required. For existing CompTIA professionals, we can upgrade your qualifications and improve your career prospects. Do not allow your lack of experience or self-confidence deny you from a career in I.T - it is a lot easier (and enjoyable too) than most people think, once you learn the basics.

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  • If your aim is employment/career advancements through IT training, see how you can achieve this together with your tutor.


of CompTIA Strata technicians are being offered a salary of more than £23,100pa in the UK.

The two exams

The CompTIA Strata is the latest generation in CompTIA technology and as such there is no current retirement plan for its exams. Below is a breakdown of the exams for this certification and how they are made up.

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This exam measures a candidate's knowledge of basic ICT vocabulary and PC components. The exam covers the basics of setting up a PC workstation, installing software and recognising / preventing security threats.

- QCF/NQF - Level 1.
- Guided Learning Hours - Approx. 30.
- Number of questions - 35.
- Length of test - 60 minutes.
- Passing score - 70%.
- Languages - English.
- Exam code - FC0-U11.

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This exam measures measures a candidate's ability to explain the characteristics of PC hardware and peripherals, as well as identify basic compatibility issues and operational problems. The exam also covers safety guidelines and preventative maintenance of computers.

- QCF/NQF - Level 1.
- Guided Learning Hours - Approx. 30.
- Number of questions - 35.
- Length of test - 60 minutes.
- Passing score - 70%.
- Languages - English.
- Exam code - FC0-U21.

This course is suitable for...

Training for a fresh career

School leavers

A fun and enjoyable way to build a fresh career

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Teachers & IT professionals

A prestigious qualification which will distinguish you from the crowd of 21st century geeks

Training for anyone looking to start a new career

Anyone else...

Looking to start a healthy, rewarding & lucrative career in I.T

Is this course right for you?

But is this course right for you?

Will it provide you with the skills that you need, or the career you'd like to explore? If you are not 100% sure that it's correct for you then we highly recommend that you experience our trial courses and assessments to get an accurate insight to the CompTIA Strata certification. You can sign up for this below or use it to ask our lecturers some questions. You can also call us on 0800 622 69 69 and speak to one of our course advisers and they will help you choose the perfect certification tailored to your needs.




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