Course Description


Study 365



If you aspire to have a career in the IT or systems development industries, here’s a great course for you. The Linux  Crash Course for Beginners will give you the opportunity to learn from the experts and develop your knowledge of Linux to become successful in Linux Systems Administration. From beginners to intermediate and even advanced users who wish to develop their Linux skills or take a refresher course will find this is exactly what you need.

The course will cover the basics and take you all the way to understanding more advanced features such as managing an entire platform. You will learn how to use Linux essential tools, manage users and groups and secure a Linux environment. The course will also focus on the Linux operating system, deploying, configuring and maintaining systems and managing security. It is a comprehensive course that explores a broad range of system admin concepts which you will learn to use in practical, real-world situations.

The Linux Crash Course for Beginners will provide a complete understanding of the fundamentals of Linux systems administration. You can apply your new-found skills in Linux and take on multiple job roles in the IT industry. This is a CPD certified course that will demonstrate to potential employers that you are continually developing yourself, and will make you a desirable candidate.

1: Basic Linux System Administration
1.1.What is Linux
1.2.History of Unix/Linux – Handout
1.3.Operating System – Handout
1.4.What is Oracle Virtual Box
1.5.Oracle Virtual Box Installation
1.6.Creating First Virtual Machine
1.7.Oracle Virtual Box User Manual – Handout
1.8.Linux Distribution
1.9.Linux Structure – Handouts
1.10.Linux CentOS7 Installation (Recommended)
1.11.CentOS Installation Guide – Handout
1.12.Linux CentOS8 Installation (Optional)
1.13.Download and Install Putty
1.14.Connect Linux via Putty
1.15.Changing password
1.16.Change Password in Linux – Handout
1.17.Introduction to File System
1.18.File System – Handouts
1.19.File Names – Handouts
1.20.File System structure description
1.21.File System Navigation Commands
1.22.Directory listing overview
1.23.Creating Files and Directories
1.24.Files and Directory Permissions
1.25.File Ownership Commands
1.26.Help Commands
1.27.Adding Text to Files
1.28.Adding Text to Files – Handout
2: Advance Linux System Administration
2.1.File Maintenance Commands
2.2.File Maintenance Commands – Handout
2.3.File Display Commands
2.4.File Display Commands – Handout
2.5.Filter/Text Processor Commands
2.6.Filters/Text Processing Commands – Handout
2.7.Finding System Information
2.8.Finding System Information – Handout
2.9.Linux File Editors
2.10.User Account Management – Handout
2.11.Switch Users and Sudo Access
2.12.System Utility Commands
2.13.User Account Management
2.14.Processes and Jobs
2.15.Processes – Handout
2.16.System Maintenance Commands
2.17.System Monitoring Commands
2.18.Monitor User Commands – Handout
2.19.Command Syntax – Handout
2.20.System Resource Commands – Handout Commands – Handout
2.22.TAB Completion – Handout
2.23.Shell Scripting
2.24.Unix Shell Scripting – Handout
2.25.Basic Shell Scripts
2.26.Basic Shell Scripts – Handout
2.27.Shell history
2.28.Enabling Internet in Linux VM
2.29.Network Files and Commands
2.30.Network – Handout
2.31.System Updates and Repositories
2.32.Creating Local Yum Repositories – Handout

Why You Should Consider Taking this Course at Study365?

Study365 is a leading online provider for several accrediting bodies, and provides learners the opportunity to take this exclusive course awarded by CPD.  At Study365, we give our fullest attention to our learners’ needs and ensure they have the necessary information required to proceed with the Course. Learners who register will be given excellent support, discounts for future purchases and be eligible for a TOTUM Discount card and Student ID card with amazing offers and access to retail stores, the library, cinemas, gym memberships and their favourite restaurants.

Learning Outcomes

  • Have an efficiency in basic Linux command line
  • Have an understanding of how Linux works
  • Learn how to use essential features and tools in Linux
  • Earn a recognised qualification to boost your CV

Who is this Course for?

This course is recommended for,

  • Anyone who wants to learn Linux
  • Individuals who want to be fast and efficient in their understanding of Linux
  • Individuals working in IT and want to add a new skillset
  • Linux Systems Administrators
  • Software Engineers
  • Developers
  • IT Technicians
  • Database Engineers

Access Duration

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course.  The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lessons at any time.

Method of Assessment

In order to qualify in the ‘Linux Crash Course for Beginners’ successfully, learners will take an online test with each module being rounded off with multiple-choice questions. This online test is marked automatically, so you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.


Upon the successful completion of the course, you will be awarded the ‘Linux Crash Course for Beginners’ Certificate accredited by CPD.

Awarding Body

CPD is a leading awarding body in the United Kingdom that meets an excellent standard of high quality education. CPD is committed towards the enhancement of proficiency and personal skills in order to develop learners’ skills and abilities. CPD ensures that both practical and academic qualifications assist individuals to re-skill or up-skill and maintain a competitive advantage in their chosen industry.

College Name Study 365
Course Category Computers & IT (Information Technology)
Course Type Online Learning
Course Location Cavan, Ireland
Course Fee 39
Entry Requirements Learners should be over the age of 16, and have a basic understanding of English, ICT and numeracy. A sound educational background is recommended
Career Path Linux Systems Administrators - £63,000 (Approximately) Software Engineers - £63,834 (Approximately) Database Engineers - £60,000 (Approximately) Developers - £53,000 (Approximately) IT Technicians - £44,000 (Approximately)
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New Broad Street House, 35 New Broad Street, London. EC2M 1NH, United Kingdom, Cavan, United Kingdom

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