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Comptia Linux +

Computing students Tresham College


Comptia Linux +

Our industry experienced teaching staff will provide you with a comprehensive instructor led, classroom-based delivery. Each session will comprise of theory and practical delivery and activities.

This course will focus on all essential areas of Linux for IT Professionals. You will learn how to execute different tasks on a wide array of distros, culminating in an end of course multiple-choice and fill-in-the-blank exam.

Course information

Entry requirements


  • CompTIA A+ or Cisco IT Essentials
  • 4 months of Linux administrative experience


  • NDG Linux Essentials
  • CompTIA A+ or Cisco IT Essentials
  • CompTIA Network+ or Cisco CCNA1
  • 12 months of Linux admin experience
Course content
  • Configuring kernel modules, network parameters, storage, cloud and virtualisation technologies
  • Manage software and services,
  • Explain server roles and job scheduling
  • The use and operation of Linux devices
  • Cybersecurity
  • Best practice for permissions and authentication, firewalls, and file management.
  • Analyse system properties and processes
  • Troubleshoot user, application and hardware issues
  • Execute basic BASH scripts, version control using Git, and the orchestration processes

You will gain:

  • Bedford College Certificate of Completion
  • Optional: CompTIA Linux + Qualification
Assessment methods

This course will be assessed by:

  • Weekly multi choice end of chapter tests.
  • Optional CompTIA Linux+ XK0-005 Exam: multiple-choice and fill-in-the-blank exam
Further study and career options

Course progression:

  • CompTIA Security+
  • Cisco CCNA 1
  • Cisco CCNA 2
  • Cisco CCNA 3

Career progression:

  • Linux Administrator
  • Network Administrator
  • Technical Support Specialist
  • Web Administrator
  • Systems Administrator
Additional information

Optional CompTIA Linux+ Exam:

Linux+ Exam XK0-004 £105

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Available Courses
Bedford College
Starts: 02/02/2023
Type: Part Time
Length: 1 year
Day(s): Thursday
Time(s): 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Fees: £350.00

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Funding Information

Pay by instalments

The College offers an instalment plan for Further Education and Higher Education courses to students where the total amount payable at the point of enrolment is £200 or more. Within the scheme there is an ability to pay up to 6 instalments, depending on the length of the courses and the final payment must be paid at least a month before the end of the course.

Additional Learning Support

If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, are deaf or hearing impaired, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.

Any questions?

If you would like to find out more about this or other courses, please use our Livechat below, email or call us on 0345 658 8990.


We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 or 01536 413123 for more information.

Additional formats

Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on 01234 291000 or 01536 413123 to order your copy.