ITF CertificationOverview

The Technology Student Association’s CompTIA IT Fundamentals+ Certification competition is offered to a limited number of currently affiliated high school student members who will be attending the 2019 National TSA Conferencein Washington, D.C.  CompTIA’s ITF+, one of many IT certifications offered by CompTIA, is an introduction to basic IT knowledge and skills that form the basis for a foundational understanding of careers within the Information Technology field. TSA’s partner CompTIA is offering the ITF+ certification exam at no cost to a limited number of students.  Up to three students per chapter will be able to register to take the ITF+ certification test at the 2019 National TSA Conference free of charge. 



After registering for the National TSA Conference, chapter advisors are required to upload completed forms for each student who is participating in the IT Fundamentals + competition via Google Forms.

  1. TSA Student and Parent Consent and Release Form and Acceptable Use Policy
  2. CompTIA Parent/Guardian Anywhere Proctor Consent Form

   TSA chapter advisors ONLY:

  1. Upload completed signed Student and Parent Consent and Release and CompTIA Parent/Guardian Anywhere Proctor Consent forms via Google Forms. The Consent Forms and a corresponding Google Form must be submitted for every participating student.

Once registered and Student/Parent Consent forms are uploaded and verified by TSA, chapter advisors will receive an email with instructions and up to three codes for students to access the official IT Fundamentals + Certification Study Guide.  Students will access the Study Guide by setting up an account using their personal email address and supplied codes via the courseware content application used by CompTIA . Participants are required to review CompTIA’s Candidate Agreement along with the Candidate Testing Policies.

On-site ITF+ Certification Exam at the 2019 National TSA Conference

At least seventy-two (72) hours prior to the exam, participants must complete the following steps to create a profile on the CompTIA Pearson VUE website:

  1. Go to:
  2. Proceed with the account creation process and when prompted, select “No, I do not know my CompTIA ID.”
  3. Participants will need to have their Username and Password to access the exam on-site.

Exams will be held between 11:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, June 29th and 30th. Exact times and locations will be listed in the 2019 National TSA Conference program.