IT Fundamentals

Date Format Fees  
13 Feb - 16 Feb, 2024 Classroom ₦300,000 Register
27 Aug - 30 Aug, 2024 Classroom ₦300,000 Register
13 Feb - 16 Feb, 2024 Classroom ₦300,000 Register

Event Details

The IT Fundamentals workshop will enable participants with the knowledge and skills required to identify and explain the basics of Computing, IT infrastructure, Software development and Database use. In addition, participants will demonstrate their knowledge of installing software, establishing basic network connectivity, identifying/ preventing basic security risks and will assess the candidate’s knowledge in the areas of troubleshooting theory and preventive maintenance of devices. This workshop is intended for candidates who are advanced end users, considering a career in IT, and interested in pursuing professional-level certifications, such as CompTIA A+.



IT Concepts and Terminology

  • Compare and contrast notational systems
  • Compare and contrast fundamental data types and their characteristics
  • Illustrate the basics of computing and processing
  • Explain the value of data and information
  • Compare and contrast common units of measure
  • Explain the troubleshooting methodology


  • Classify common types of input/output device interfaces
  • Set up and install common peripheral devices to a laptop/PC
  • Explain the purpose of common internal computing components
  • Compare and contrast common Internet service types
  • Compare and contrast storage types
  • Compare and contrast common computing devices and their purposes
  • Explain basic networking concepts
  • Install, configure and secure a basic wireless network

Applications and Software

  • Explain the purpose of operating systems
  • Compare and contrast components of an operating system
  • Explain the purpose and proper use of software
  • Explain methods of application architecture and delivery models
  • Configure and use web browsers
  • Compare and contrast general application concepts and uses

Software Development

  • Compare and contrast programming language categories
  • Use programming organizational techniques and interpret logic
  • Explain the purpose and use of programming concepts

Database Fundamentals

  • Explain database concepts and the purpose of a database
  • Compare and contrast various database structures
  • Summarize methods used to interface with databases


  • Summarize confidentiality, integrity and availability concerns
  • Explain methods to secure devices and best practices
  • Summarize behavioral security concepts
  • Compare and contrast authentication, authorization, accounting and non-repudiation concepts
  • Explain password best practices
  • Explain common uses of encryption
  • Explain business continuity concepts



Auditors, Computer Executives, Internal Control Officers, CIOs, IT Development Managers, Heads of Department, System Administrators/Engineers, IT Professionals, and Security department managers who form part of the contingency planning or review team.



The training methodology combines lectures, discussions, group exercises and illustrations. Participants will gain both theoretical and practical knowledge of the topics. The emphasis is on the practical application of the topics and as a result participant will go back to the workplace with both the ability and the confidence to apply the techniques learned to their duties.


  • Venue

    Alpha Partners Professional Training Conference Centre. 200, Muritala Mohammed Way (3rd Floor), Yaba Lagos.

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