Course Description

Unix Administration

Global Edulink

Catapult your network career by learning how to expertly use the powerful Unix operating system

Unix is a highly popular infrastructure platform, allowing companies to have a technology base that they are able to customise, in a more efficient way than other competitor server/operating system products. With many government organisations utilising Linux, the market is strong for those that possess the knowledge provided in this course.

Global Edulink, a leading UK-based training provider, offers this Unix Administration programme from which you will learn the foundations of Unix from the ground up in order to undertake the implementation and maintenance of the technology. With Linux and Unix becoming more popular with Fortune 500 corporations and already very popular with government entities, you can prepare yourself for a variety of job opportunities by obtaining the knowledge provided in this course.

If you’re looking for advancement or entry into the IT field, you will also find this course extremely valuable in assisting to increase your marketability and secure choice employment. Learn how to apply the knowledge you’ve gained in the real world and gain useful skill-sets that can be directly applied in the field.

This course covers the fundamental concepts used in Unix. Discover the Unix file system structure, learn IP configuration, and file editing. In addition, understand how job scheduling is carried out and learn how to network. The course also covers several useful basic Unix commands, and introduces system administration basics.

Studying with Global Edulink has many advantages. The course material is delivered straight to you, and can be adapted to fit in with your lifestyle. It is created by experts within the industry, meaning you are receiving accurate information, which is up-to-date and easy to understand. This course is comprised of professionally narrated e-Learning modules, interactive quizzes, tests and exams. All delivered through a system that you will have access to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for 365 days (12 months). An effective support service and study materials will build your confidence to study efficiently and guide you to secure your qualification.

On completion of this programme, learners will understand:

  • Unix basic commands
  • Unix file sharing
  • Process management
  • Back-up and compression
  • Shell scripting

Course Curriculum

  1. Virtual box
  2. Basic commands
  3. Ip configuration
  4. File editing
  5. File system structure
  6. Finding files
  7. Shell special characters
  8. Regular expressions
  9. Process management
  10. Job scheduling
  11. Customizing your account
  12. Unix printing
  13. Networking
  14. X windows
  15. Back up and compression
  16. Text utility
  17. Shell scripting 1 points tests 0 of 1 complete
  18. System administration basics

Who is this course aimed at?

This course is suitable for anyone required to use Unix in their career.

Course Description

This online training course is comprehensive and designed to cover the key topics listed under the course curriculum section below. This course has been designed for 12 guided learning hours.

Method of assessment

At the end of the course learners will also take an online multiple choice question assessment test. This online multiple choice question test is marked automatically so you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.


Successful candidates will be awarded a Certificate in Unix Administration.

Other Benefits

  • High quality e-learning study materials and mock exams.
  • Tutorials/materials from the industry leading experts.
  • 24/7 Access to the Learning Portal.
  • Benefit of applying NUS extra Discount Card.
  • Recognised Accredited Qualification.
  • Excellent customer service and administrative support.

College Name Global Edulink
Course Category Administration, Business
Course Type Online Learning
Course Qualification CPD
Course Location Athlone, Westmeath, Dublin, Ireland
Course Fee 89
Course Duration 365 Days
Entry Requirements • This course is available to all learners, of all academic backgrounds. Having good education background will be advantage to study this course. • Learners should be ages 16 or over to undertake the qualification. • Good understanding of English language, numeracy and ICT are required to attend this course.
Career Path This certificate will supplement your qualifications and help you get ahold of a desirable job role within the IT industry. You can also use this course to build on your knowledge and to progress substantially within your career. Following are some of the job positions this course will help you get ahold of, along with the average UK salary per annum according to, • Networking Administrator – £25,264 per annum • Network Technician – £19,448 per annum • Network Specialist – £41,395 per annum • Networking Engineer – £30,325 per annum
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Course Provider

Global Edulink

CityPoint, 1 Ropemaker Street, London, EC2Y 9HU, Dublin, United Kingdom

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