Linux - Linux Administrator certification



Only 6 Days



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27/3/2023 (Monday)


On this accelerated LPIC-1: Linux Administrator course, you’ll build knowledge on the skills to provide you with the basic hardware, software, and networking skills necessary to function in an entry-level Linux role.

CompTIA Linux+ Powered by LPI (Level 1) LPI Global Platinum Partner

In just 6 days, you'll immerse yourself in the architecture of a Linux system, and learn how to install, manage and maintain a Linux workstation, including X11 and set it up as a network client. You’ll also learn how to

  • Handle files and access permissions
  • Implement a security system
  • Work at the Linux command line including common GNU and Unix commands

At the end of your course, you'll sit exams LPIC-1 Exam 101 and LPIC-1 Exam 102 and get your LPI Level 1 (LPIC-1) certification.

Train through Firebrand's Lecture | Lab | Review methodology and you'll get access to courseware, certified Linux instructors and earn your certification at twice the speed.


Seven reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

  1. Two options of training. Choose between residential classroom-based, or online courses
  2. You'll be certified fast. With us, you’ll be trained in record time
  3. Our course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams**, accommodation* and meals*. No hidden extras.
  4. Pass first time or train again for free. This is our guarantee. We’re confident you’ll pass your course first time. But if not, come back within a year and only pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs
  5. You’ll learn more. A day with a traditional training provider generally runs from 9am – 5pm, with a nice long break for lunch. With Firebrand Training you’ll get at least 12 hours/day quality learning time, with your instructor
  6. You’ll learn faster. Chances are, you’ll have a different learning style to those around you. We combine visual, auditory and tactile styles to deliver the material in a way that ensures you will learn faster and more easily
  7. You’ll be studying with the best. We’ve been named in Training Industry’s “Top 20 IT Training Companies of the Year” every year since 2010. As well as winning many more awards, we’ve trained and certified over 100,000 professionals
  • * For residential training only. Doesn't apply for online courses
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts


Topic 101: System Architecture

  • 101.1 Determine and configure hardware settings
  • 101.2 Boot the system
  • 101.3 Change run levels/boot targets and shutdown or reboot system

Topic 102: Linux Installation and Package Management

  • 102.1 Design hard disk layout
  • 102.2 Install a boot manager
  • 102.3 Manage shared libraries
  • 102.4 Use Debian package management
  • 102.5 Use RPM and YUM package management
  • 102.6 Linux as a virtualisation guest

Topic 103: GNU and Unix Commands

  • 103.1 Work on the command line
  • 103.2 Process text streams using filters
  • 103.3 Perform basic file management
  • 103.4 Use streams, pipes and redirects
  • 103.5 Create, monitor and kill processes
  • 103.6 Modify process execution priorities
  • 103.7 Search text files using regular expressions
  • 103.8 Basic file editing

Topic 104: Devices, Linux Filesystems, Filesystem Hierarchy Standard

  • 104.1 Create partitions and filesystems
  • 104.2 Maintain the integrity of filesystems
  • 104.3 Control mounting and unmounting of filesystems
  • 104.5 Manage file permissions and ownership
  • 104.6 Create and change hard and symbolic links
  • 104.7 Find system files and place files in the correct location
  • LPIC-1 Exam 102

Topic 105: Shells and Shell Scripting

  • 105.1 Customise and use the shell environment
  • 105.2 Customise or write simple scripts

Topic 106: User Interfaces and Desktops

  • 106.1 Install and configure X11
  • 106.2 Graphical Desktops
  • 106.3 Accessibility

Topic 107: Administrative Tasks

  • 107.1 Manage user and group accounts and related system files
  • 107.2 Automate system administration tasks by scheduling jobs
  • 107.3 Localisation and internationalisation

Topic 108: Essential System Services

  • 108.1 Maintain system time
  • 108.2 System logging
  • 108.3 Mail Transfer Agent (MTA) basics
  • 108.4 Manage printers and printing

Topic 109: Networking Fundamentals

  • 109.1 Fundamentals of internet protocols
  • 109.2 Persistent network configuration
  • 109.3 Basic network troubleshooting
  • 109.4 Configure client side DNS

Topic 110: Security

  • 110.1 Perform security administration tasks
  • 110.2 Setup host security
  • 110.3 Securing data with encryption

Exam Track

As part of your accelerated course, you’ll sit the following exams at the Firebrand Training centre, covered by your Certification Guarantee:

LPIC-1 Exam 101

  • Exam number: 101-500
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Number of questions: 60
  • Passing score: 500/800 (62.5%)

LPIC-1 Exam 102

  • Exam number: 102-500
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Number of questions: 60
  • Passing score: 500/800 (62.5%)

What's Included

Your accelerated course includes:

  • Accommodation *
  • Meals, unlimited snacks, beverages, tea and coffee *
  • On-site exams **
  • Exam vouchers **
  • Practice tests **
  • Certification Guarantee ***
  • Courseware
  • Up-to 12 hours of instructor-led training each day
  • 24-hour lab access
  • Digital courseware **
  • * For residential training only. Accommodation is included from the night before the course starts. This doesn't apply for online courses.
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts
  • *** Pass first time or train again free as many times as it takes, unlimited for 1 year. Just pay for accommodation, exams, and incidental costs.


There are no formal prerequisites for this course.

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites? Don’t worry. Your training consultant will discuss your background with you to understand if this course is right for you.


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