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CompTIA Linux+
Duration 1 week
Level Professional Certification
Pedagogy Blended | Online
  • CompTIA Linux+ validates the skills administrators need to secure the enterprise, power the cloud and keep systems running. The new certification ensures that IT professionals, software developers, cybersecurity engineers and penetration testers have these necessary skills to support today’s tech systems. .
  • CompTIA Linux+ is the only job-focused Linux certification covering the latest foundational skills demanded by hiring managers. Unlike other certifications, the new exam includes performance-based and multiple-choice questions to identify the employees who can do the job. The exam covers tasks associated with all major distributions of Linux, setting the foundation for advanced vendor/distro-specific knowledge.
  • Review the History and Development of Linux
  • Enter Shell Commands
  • Get Help Using Linux
  • Start and Stop Linux
  • Create User and Group Accounts
  • Configure User profiles
  • Manage User and Group Accounts
  • Create Partitions
  • Navigate Through the Linux Filesystem
  • Manage the Filesystem
  • Maintain the Filesystem
  • Create and Edit Files
  • Locate Files
  • Search Text Using Regular Expressions
  • Apply Filters to Text Streams
  • Link Files
  • Backup and Restore Files
  • Manage Databases Using MySQL
  • Modify File and Directory Permissions
  • Modify Default Permissions
  • Modify File and Directory Ownership
  • Set Advanced Permissions
  • Configure a Local Printer
  • Print Files
  • Manage Print Jobs and Queues
  • Configure Remote Printing
  • Manage Packages Using RPM
  • Verify Packages
  • Upgrade Packages
  • Configure Repositories
  • Manage Packages using YUM
  • Manage Packages using the Debian Package Manager
  • Manage Packages Using Source Files/li>
  • Manage Shared Libraries
  • Explore the Linux Kernel
  • Customise Kernel Modules
  • Create an initrd Image
  • Monitor Hardware Devices
  • Monitor Processes and Resources
  • Perform Basic Bash Shell Operations
  • Write a Bash Shell Script
  • Customise the Bash Shell
  • Redirect Standard Input and Output
  • Use Control Statements in Shell Scripts
  • Manage Jobs and Background Processes
  • Manage Processes using the Process Table
  • Examine Delayed and Detached Jobs
  • Schedule Jobs
  • Maintain the System Time
  • Configure System Services
  • Monitor System Logs
  • Configure SELinux
  • Connect to a Network
  • Configure Routes
  • Configure Client Network Services
  • Manage Remote Network Systems
  • Configure Email Services
  • Configure Internet Services
  • Examine the Basics of System Security
  • Secure User Accounts
  • Enable Firewall Functionality
  • Implement Security Auditing
  • Describe the Intrusion Detection System
  • Identify Common Hardware Components and Resources
  • Configure Removable Hardware
  • Configure Disk Quotas
  • Troubleshoot System-Based Issues
  • Troubleshoot Hardware Issues
  • Troubleshoot Network Connection and Security Issues
  • Preparation for Installation
  • Identify the Phases of the Linux Boot Sequence
  • Configure GRUB
  • Install the Operating System
  • Perform Post-Installation Tasks
  • Implement X
  • Customise the Display Manager
  • Customise the Window Environment
  • Enable Accessibility Settings in Linux
Why choose the CompTIA CySA+
This course has been replaced by CompTIA Linux+.
Included in your modules
  • Systems architecture
  • Installation and package management
  • GNU and unix commands
  • Advanced GNU and unix commands
  • Devices and filesystems
  • Scripting and administrative tasks
  • Essential system services
  • Networking fundamentals
  • Security, data and accessibility
  • Scripting and administrative tasks
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Average salary after completing
£50k You can earn an average of £50,150.00 a year
Entry Requirements Applicant must possess the following for entry into CompTIA Linux + powered by LPI
  • Choose Your IT Certification
  • Get Familiar With Your IT Certification Exam
  • Begin Learning and Training for Your Exam
  • Register and Take Your Certification Exam
Applicants will also be required to complete the following: 
  1. Provide a CV and Personal Statement 
  2. Provide a copy of original qualification certificates and proof of ID, e.g. Passport 
  3. Applicants will also be invited to attend an online interview 

English Language Requirements 
If a learner is not from a majority English-speaking country then s/he must provide evidence of English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 5.5. We also accept other standard English tests and qualifications, as long as they meet the minimum requirements of your course. If a learner doesn't meet the English language requirements then s/he can achieve the required level by successfully completing a pre-sessional English course before starting the main course. 

To complete the course, students should have access to: 
  1.  a laptop or Desktop PC with relevant online learning third-party Softwares, e.g. Zoom 
  2.  a webcam and headphones 
  3.  internet speeds with a minimum bandwidth of 600kbps (up/down), with a recommended speed of 1.5 Mbps (up/down)
What is CompTIA Linux+ Certification?
CompTIA Linux+ is an intermediate-level IT certification that provides IT professionals with knowledge of Linux. It validates the skills an early-career Linux systems administrator needs. It is ideal for those who want to step into a Linux administrator role without extensive experience or prior certification.

What is the pattern of the examination?
1. Number of Questions: Maximum of 90 questions per exam
2. Type of Questions: Multiple choice questions (single and multiple response), drag and drops and performance-based
3. Length of Test: 90 Minutes per exam
4. Passing Score: 220-1001: 675 (on a scale of 900) | 220-1002: 700 (on a scale of 900)
5. Recommended Experience: 9 to 12 months hands-on experience in the lab or field

What are the prerequisites?
There are no prerequisites, but we recommend having a good knowledge of computers and Windows-based systems

How long is my CompTIA Certification valid for?
The CompTIA Linux+ certification is valid indefinitely and does not expire.
What kind of job I can do?
There are a wide range of roles you can undertake which may require a CompTIA qualification. There are roles for all levels of experience and qualifications. Typical job roles include:
  • Technical support specialist
  • Field service technician
  • IT support technician
  • IT support administrator
  • IT support specialist

What to do after CompTIA?
If you have just taken any of the CompTIA courses then you can now use this knowledge in your responsibilities in your current role or use the qualification to bolster your CV when looking for a new job.