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CompTIA Linux+ (XK0-004 Infrastructure Series) Certification

Course Overview

Linux has been growing recently with high demand for Linux Administrators. Our CompTIA Linux+ Certification covers all the essential information needed to carry out System Administration tasks.

Linux is used for a range of applications. It is often used for Cloud Computing, Cyber Security, Mobile, and Web Admin services. Whether you are looking to work with large networks or small servers, this course will provide everything you need.

This qualification focuses on skills that will be used in all related work environments, that employers are keen to see. The CompTIA accreditation is recognised internationally providing opportunities for working abroad, along with being well-respected by IT employers.

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Key features
  • Delivery Method: Online
  • Course Access: 12 months
  • Study anytime, anywhere
  • 24/7 access
  • Unlimited Tutor Support
  • Includes: Live Labs, Tutor Support and Official Exam
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Is the CompTIA Linux+ Certificate course suitable for me?

Want to become a Linux Administrator? With our job-oriented certification, you will gain all the necessary skills to begin an exciting career in IT using Linux. This includes the ability to be able to install and support operating systems that use Linux.

We offer flexible learning methods to give you more control when studying.

However, if you have no knowledge or experience in IT, we recommend enrolling in our CompTIA A+, CompTIA Security+, or CompTIA N+ Certification  courses before you undertake this training qualification.

Although IT knowledge is recommended before signing up, there are no previous qualifications required to start.

How will the CompTIA Linux+ Certificate course benefit me?

With an internationally recognised qualification that focuses on Linux operating systems, you will have everything needed to begin a lucrative career in IT, with a Linux specialism.

If you are new to the IT industry, this course will provide the necessary skills and knowledge to make your CV stand out from others and help you confidently complete tasks when offered the role.

Individuals working in IT that are interested in branching out to focus solely on managing and supporting Linxus operating systems would be ideal for this course. Upon completion, you will be ready to apply for Linux roles.

What jobs can I apply for after my CompTIA Linux+ Certificate training?

Approximate salaries of Linux professionals in the UK earn £55k. With more experience and operating in more advanced Linux positions, individuals can earn £70k+.

With the CompTIA Linux+ Certification, the following career paths will be viable:

  •  Web Administrator – £30k
  •  Network Administrator – £40k
  •  Systems Administrator – £42k
  •  Linux Administrator – £43k
  •  Linux Support – £55k

(Source: ITJobsWatch)

Why choose to study the CompTIA Linux+ Certificate course with e-Careers?

Our students have come from all corners of the world to enrol in our courses. With over 590,000 graduates, we take pride in offering life-changing courses. Many of our prior students have studied in the IT or Cyber Security Sector and have exciting careers. Our courses have been finely tuned throughout this time, to ensure all students receive the best learning materials and teaching. We are grateful for our 5-star rating on Trustpilot from an excess of 9,000 students.

Other benefits include:

  •  Training sessions designed for students.
  •  CV enhancements.
  •  We are a recognised CompTIA trainer.
  •  Tutor assistance when needed.
  •  Financial plans to help spread the cost

CompTIA Linux+ Certificate Syllabus

Learning Outcomes

Hardware & System Configuration - Learn how to configure kernel modules, storage, network parameters, Cloud and virtualization technologies

System Operation & Maintenance

  • Manage services and software, plus be able to explain job scheduling, server roles, and the operation and use of Linux devices

Security

  • Understand the best practices for permissions and authentication, file management, and firewalls

Linux Troubleshooting & Diagnostic

  • Analyse systems properties and processes and troubleshoot user, application, and hardware issues

Automation & Scripting

  • Be able to execute basic BASH scripts, version control using Git, and orchestration processes 

CompTIA Linux+ Syllabus

  • Module 1: Introduction
  • Module 2: Preparing Your Environment
  • Module 3: Sifting Through Services
  • Module 4: Managing Files, Directories, and Text
  • Module 5: Searching and Analysing Text
  • Module 6: Explaining the Boot Process
  • Module 7: Maintaining System Startup and Services
  • Module 8: Configuring Network Connections
  • Module 9: Comparing GUIs
  • Module 10: Adjusting Localisation Options
  • Module 11: Administering Users and Groups
  • Module 12: Handling Storage
  • Module 13: Protecting Files
  • Module 14: Governing Software
  • Module 15: Tending Kernel Modules
  • Module 16: Applying Ownership and Permissions
  • Module 17: Looking at Access and Authentication Methods
  • Module 18: Implementing Logging Services
  • Module 19: Overseeing Linux Firewalls
  • Module 20: Embracing Best Security Practices
  • Module 21: Analysing System Properties and Remediation
  • Module 22: Optimising Performance
  • Module 23: Investigating User Issues
  • Module 24: Dealing with Linux Devices
  • Module 25: Troubleshooting Application and Hardware Issues
  • Module 26: Deploying Bash Scripts
  • Module 27: Automating Jobs
  • Module 28: Controlling Versions with Git
  • Module 29: Understanding Cloud and Virtualisation Concepts
  • Module 30: Inspecting Cloud and Virtualisation Services
  • Module 31: Orchestrating the Environment 

CompTIA Linux+ Certificate Exam Details

Exam Description

Having earned a CompTIA Linux+ certification, your skills as an IT professional with hands-on experience configuring, monitoring, and supporting servers running the Linux operating system will be validated by an internationally recognised awarding body.

Exam format - Performance-based, Multiple-choice (single response), multiple response, and fill-in-the-blank questions.

Number of questions - Maximum of 90 questions per exam.

Duration - 90-mins per exam

Pass mark - 720/900 (80%)

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