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This course will teach you the critical skills and knowledge needed to take the Linux Foundation Certified System Administrator (LFCS) exam—including all things involved with the Linux operating system.
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Interested in becoming a Linux system administrator? This online Linux foundation certification course will teach you to be a certified Linux systems administrator in six months or less! You will learn how to administer, configure, and upgrade Linux systems running one of the three major Linux distribution families (Red Hat, SUSE, Debian/Ubuntu). You will also learn all the tools and concepts you need to efficiently build and manage a production Linux infrastructure while becoming proficient with Linux commands.
The topics covered throughout your system administrator certification course are directly aligned with the knowledge domains tested by the Linux Foundation Certified Systems Administrator (LFCS) exam. They will substantially increase your ability to obtain your Linux system administrator certification.
With your Linux system administrator course enrollment, you will receive an exam voucher to sit for the Linux Foundation Certified System Administrator (LFCS) exam. The voucher covers the fee to sit for the certifying exam upon eligibility.
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Instructional Material Requirements:
The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.
Before starting this course, you should be familiar with:
There are no requirements to take the Linux Foundation Certified System Administrator Exam (LFCS) other than the skills needed to pass the certifications exams.
Our highly knowledgeable Enrollment Specialists will answer any questions you might have about the course and payment options.
This course does not have an assigned instructor, but you will have access to several Linux instructors and subject matter experts throughout the course.
What can I expect to earn as a Linux system administrator?
As of August 4, 2023, the average salary for a Linux system administrator is $105,204 ($51.00 per hour) a year, according to ZipRecruiter.
What is system administration?
A system administrator's (sysadmin) duties include managing, troubleshooting, licensing, and updating software and hardware assets. In this role, you make sure appropriate measures and processes are followed to respond to unforeseen issues like IT downtime so organizations can keep their networks up and running efficiently.
What does a Linux system administrator do?
As a Linux system administrator, you are likely to play an active role in patching, compiling, securing, and troubleshooting Linux systems, amongst other responsibilities. System administrators should also be comfortable working with application and file servers, desktops, routers, wide area networks, databases, information security systems, cybersecurity protocols, and storage, as they are responsible for implementing changes and updates in multiple environments from development to production.
Does this course prepare you for a certification?
Yes, you will be prepared to sit for the Linux Foundation Certified System Administrator (LFCS) exams through this course enrollment, which includes a voucher upon eligibility. The voucher covers both the exam fees and allows for a retake of the certifying exam if needed.
How long is the certification valid?
Starting April 1st, 2024, the Linux Foundation Certified System Administrator (LFCS) will be valid for two years from the time of completion. Certifications achieved before that day will remain active for 36 months from the achieved date.
When can I start this course?
This course is open enrollment, so you can register and start the course whenever you are ready. Access to your course can take 24-48 business hours.
How long does it take to complete this course?
After you register, you will receive 6 months to complete the course. The time allotted for completion has been calculated based on the number of course hours.
What if I don't have enough time to complete the course within the time frame provided?
The time allotted for course completion has been calculated based on the number of course hours. However, if you are unable to complete the course, contact the student advising team to see what options you may have available to work out a suitable completion date. Please note that an extension fee may be charged.
What kind of support will I receive?
As part of the LFCS training program, you will have access to a dedicated forum monitored by senior instructors with the Linux Foundation. This forum is the perfect place to ask your questions regarding the course materials and interact with other program students.
What happens when I complete the course?
Upon successfully passing the final exam, you will be awarded a certificate of completion from the school or organization that you registered through.
Am I guaranteed a job?
ed2go courses will help you gain the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases. However, you should always research the job market in your area before enrolling.
Can I get financial assistance?
ed2go courses are non-credit, so they do not qualify for federal aid, FAFSA, and Pell Grant. In some states, vocational rehab or workforce development boards may provide funding to take our courses. Additionally, you may qualify for financial assistance if you meet certain requirements. Learn more about financial assistance.
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