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Overview

Comptia Linux +

Linux plays a crucial role in powering servers, embedded systems, and various enterprise applications. As our organisations and businesses relies on Linux-based solutions, it is essential to ensure that our IT professionals possess the necessary skills to effectively manage Linux environments. The CompTIA Linux+ certification is designed to validate proficiency in Linux system administration.

CompTIA Linux+ is a vendor-neutral qualification and ensures a broad understanding of Linux distributions, allowing our IT professionals to work with various flavours of Linux and adapt to diverse IT environments.

The certification program includes security considerations specific to Linux environments, ensuring that our students can implement robust security measures to protect against vulnerabilities and cyber threats. It also + provides insights into cost management strategies for Linux environments, helping digital organisations optimise resource allocation and reduce operational expenses.

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Course information

Need to know

Entry requirements

Essential:

Cisco IT Essentials

CompTIA A+

 Desirable: n/a

12 months of experience in an IT Support Role

What qualification will I gain?

Optional CompTIA Cloud+ Certification.

How will I be assessed?

  • A weekly chapter summative exam
  • An optional CompTIA Linux+ Exam

Course content

What will I study?

System Management: Configure and manage software, storage, processes and services

Security: Understand best practices for permissions and authentication, firewalls, and file management

Scripting, Containers and Automation: Create simple shell scripts and execute basic BASH scripts, and version control using Git and orchestration processes

Troubleshooting: Analyse system properties and processes and troubleshoot user, application and hardware issues

Why study?

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

Bedford College has been a proud and successful partner with Cisco for more than twenty years, with multiple students and staff members going on to achieve several national and international awards in part from the learning and experience within their Cisco CCNA learning journey. Our industry experienced teaching staff will provide you with a comprehensive instructor led, classroom-based delivery. Each session will comprise of theory and practical-based delivery and activities. Join us in class for:

Practical Experience: Our dedicated computing classrooms are equipped with a range of IT technologies to give you real-world experience in a controlled environment.

Structured Learning: Our classroom environments provide a structured learning approach, ensuring comprehensive coverage of the material.

Expert Guidance: Our award-winning teaching staff are experienced instructors who will clarify complex concepts and provide personalised feedback.

Immediate Support: On-the-spot assistance with questions and technical issues, will help enhance the overall learning experience and memory retention.

Peer Interaction: Collaborating with the other learners and peers will enhance understanding through discussion and group activities

Next steps

Course Progression:

  • CompTIA Security+
  • Cisco CCNA 1: Introduction to Networks
  • CompTIA Cloud+

Career progressions:

  • Linux System Administrator
  • Linux Administrator
  • Linux Engineer
  • Linux Support Engineer
  • Linux Technical Support Specialist
  • DevOps Engineer
  • Network Administrator (Linux environment)
  • Cloud Engineer (Linux-based cloud infrastructure)
  • Linux Security Administrator
  • Systems Engineer (Linux)
  • IT Manager (Linux Systems)
  • Database Administrator (Linux environment)
  • Linux Consultant
  • Linux Trainer / Instructor
  • Embedded Linux Engineer

Any questions?

If you would like to find out more about this or other courses, please use our Livechat below, or  contact info@bedfordcollegegroup.ac.uk.

Available Courses
Bedford College
Starts: 05/02/2025
Type: Part Time
Length: 16 weeks
Day(s): Wednesday
Time(s): 6:00pm - 9:00pm
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Fees: £350.00
Disclaimer

Whilst every effort is made to ensure the information on the Website is correct, some details may be subject to change. The Bedford College Group reserves the right to make amendments to the courses, dates, fees or other details, and to make cancellations or changes if numbers are insufficient. In the unfortunate situation that we have to cancel a course we will refund your fees in full, but we regret we are not able to offer any refund if you withdraw from your course or fail to start, and you will be liable to pay any outstanding fees that may be due.

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 info@bedfordcollegegroup.ac.uk or call us on 0345 658 8990.

Accessibility

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.