IC3-EXAM-1 - IC3 GS4 Computing Fundamentals

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IC3-EXAM-1 - IC3 GS4 Computing Fundamentals


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Here's What you will Learn

Lesson 1: Understanding Operating Systems

  • Operating Systems and Their Roles When Using Computers and Devices
  • Working with Files, Folders, and Libraries
  • Customizing Your Computer
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lesson 2: Understanding Hardware

  • The Internal Hardware Components of a Computer
  • Peripheral Devices That Can Be Connected to a Computer
  • The Most Common Types of Computers and Devices
  • How Information Is Transmitted inside a Computer
  • How to Evaluate the Performance of a Computer or Device
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lesson 3: Understanding Software

  • The Dependencies between Hardware and Software
  • Installing, Removing, or Reinstalling Software
  • Software Licensing and Its Implications
  • The Most Common Types of Office Applications
  • Using Templates to Get Started with an Application
  • Personal Entertainment Applications
  • Compressing Files to Save Space
  • Optimizing Your Computer's Hard Disk Performance
  • Protecting Yourself from Malware
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lesson 4: Troubleshooting Problems with Your Computer

  • Dealing with Problems Caused by Software
  • Dealing with Problems Caused by Hardware
  • Creating Your Own Backup System
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lesson 5: Appendix A

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Exam Information

IC3 certification are required to take and pass all three IC3 exams: Computing Fundamentals, Key Applications, and Living Online. Computing Fundamentals covers subjects needed for a good basic understanding of computing, including knowledge and use of computer hardware, software, and operating systems.

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Career Prospects
  • Application Specialist
  • Office Analyst
  • Office Assistant
  • Desktop Support Technician
Exam FAQs
What are the prerequisites for this exam?

There are no official prerequisites for this certification.

The IC3_GS4_CF is administered by Certiport at testing centers worldwide. Click here to find a testing center near you.

What is the exam registration fee?
USD 36

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What is the format of the exam?
  • Multiple choice
  • Match the following
  • Performance-based
How many questions are asked in the exam?
The exam contains 45 questions.
What is the duration of the exam?
50 minutes
What is the passing score?

(on a scale of 0-1000)

What is the exam's retake policy?

IC3 Exam 1, Certiport's retake policy is:

  • If a candidate does not achieve a passing score on an exam the first time, the candidate must wait 24 hours before retaking the exam.
  • If a candidate does not achieve a passing score the second time, the candidate must wait 2 days (48 hours) before retaking the exam a third time.
  • A two-day waiting period will be imposed for each subsequent exam retake.
  • There is no annual limit on the number of attempts on the same exam. If a candidate achieves a passing score on an IC3 exam, the candidate may take it again.

For additional information click here.

What is the validity of the certification?
The IC3 GS4 Internet and Computing Core Certification does not expire. The certification holder is certified for life unless the vendor changes their policy.
Where can I find more information about this exam?
To know more about the IC3-EXAM-1, click here.

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