IT Professional Essentials


Course Overview

The perfect introductory course for students who don’t have any previous IT experience, making it a suitable for anyone with a passion for IT.

The IT Professional Essentails Course covers all the basics for you to build up essential IT knowledge and skills, to move onto more advanced IT certification training courses, such as our CompTIA training courses.

An understanding of PCs, Network, and IT jobs in general would be advantegous, however not necessary. If you already have some IT experience, or you have an IT related degree, this course would be a good way to revisit and refresh your knowledge.

We’re proud of our excellent rating on Trustpilot, with over 13,000 reviews from our past students.

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Is the IT Professional Essentials course suitable for me?

Developed for individuals interested in a career in IT but lack the entry-level skills and knowledge to get started.

This course would also suit:

  • Students looking to gain entry-level IT skills.
  • Graduates looking to refresh their existing IT knowledge.
  • Individuals who have previously worked in IT and need a refresher course.

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How will the IT Professional Essentials course benefit me?

If you are new to IT, this training course will teach you the fundamentals to get started in this exciting and in-demand sector.


What career options can I look at after my IT Professional Essentials training?

The IT Essentials training course will act as a springboard to progressing from having a limited knowledge of IT, to being prepared to take more advanced IT certifications.

Entry-level IT jobs include:

  • Junior IT Support Analyst – £22k
  • IT Support Technician – £23k
  • Junior Software Developer – £26k
  • Junior Network Engineer – £26k
  • Junior Business Analyst – £28k

(Source: ITJobsWatch)

Why Us

Why choose to study the IT Professional Essentials course with e-Careers?

We have developed an expert team over the last 10 years since our inception. In that time, we have trained over 625,000 delegates globally, which has helped offer the highest quality training, and we have earned a 5-star rating on Trustpilot, from over 10,000 students.

By refining our processes, partner relationships, and course materials, we can offer high-quality training solutions for our delegates.

We have placed over 4,000 people into different IT, Cyber Security and Cloud job roles through our Job Academy Programmes.

Some of our past students now work for large international corporations, including:

  • Apple
  • Rackspace
  • AT&T
  • John Lewis
  • Ministry of Defence
  • HMRC
  • Swiss Quote
  • Exponential-E

Speak with one of our industry experts for your onboarding process, then leave the rest to us.

Syllabus & Exams

IT Professional Essentials Syllabus

Computer Basics

  • PC Components
  • CPU and Memory
  • Power Supply
  • Adapter Cards
  • Data Storage
  • BIOS and UEFI

Operating Systems

  • What is Operating Systems
  • Virtualisation
  • Working with Windows
  • Identifying Windows Tools

Computer Network

  • IP Address
  • Binary
  • Hexadecimal
  • IPv4 Address
  • Protocols

IT Support

  • Troubleshooting Methodology
  • Ticketing Systems
  • SLA

IT Professional Essentials Exam Details

There are no exams for this course.

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