Linux LPIC-1

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The LPIC-1 is designed to reflect current research and validate a candidate’s proficiency in real world system administration. The objectives are tied to real-world job skills, which we determine through job task analysis surveying during exam development.


There are no prerequisites for this certification specifically but the following would be very handy to have;

Recommended Knowledge: Experience with common UNIX/Linux user-level commands, such as for moving, copying and editing files.

Course & Exam Objectives:

☑ Understand the architecture of a Linux system;

☑ Install and maintain a Linux workstation, including X11 and setup it up as a network client;

☑ Work at the Linux command line, including common GNU and Unix commands;

☑ Handle files and access permissions as well as system security; and

☑ Perform easy maintenance tasks: help users, add users to a larger system, backup and restore, shutdown and reboot.

You will learn how to?

☑ Installing a Linux operating system and configuring peripherals

☑ Performing and modifying start up and shutdown processes

☑ Setting up and maintaining basic networking

☑ Populating the system with users and groups

☑ Setting specific file permissions on directories and regular files

☑ Performing maintenance on file systems

☑ Managing running processes

☑ Automating daily tasks

☑ Performing backups and restoration of files

☑ Troubleshooting system problems

☑ Analysing and taking measures to increase system performance

☑ Working with the X Windows interface

☑ Configuring networked file systems

☑ Deploying a working Web server configuration

☑ Sharing files with a Windows SMB protocol

☑ Configuring DHCP services

☑ Configuring DNS services

☑ Implementing security measures

Job Roles:

1. Linux Server Administrator

2. Linux Server Support Engineer

3. Linux Server Support Technician

4. Linux System Technician

5. Linux System Programmer

6. Linux System Engineer

7. Linus Support Engineer

8. IT Systems Engineer

Learning Modes:

ITPT is currently providing different method of learning opportunities to students. Many people are looking for learning diversity to enhance their qualifications, but they don’t have the time to take on full-time instructor led study or attending courses regularly at their appropriate venues.

   Modes of Course Delivery    Modes of Attendance
  1. Face to Face – Tutor Led learning   1. Weekends
  2. Virtual – Tutor Led learning   2. Weekdays
  3. Blended learning   3. Part time

Funding Available:

Course Funding: SAAS PTFG: Scottish Awards Agency for Scotland

This course is funded by SAAS part time funding which is available to eligible individuals only;
SAAS General funding eligibility requirement:

1. You have to be a resident of Scotland
2. Either employed or unemployed, if working then earning must be less/equals to
25k a year
3. Have not used the SAAS funding in this Academic Year.

Other criteria:

☑ Students do not need to pay it back as this is a grant not a loan.

☑ This funding is different from the full time funding which can be applied by someone who previously granted for a degree, postgrad or any other full time studies (HNC/HND) etc. but not in a same session

☑ Part time funding cannot be received on a same session if one is already receiving any part/full time funding for other courses.

☑ Part Time funding can only be used for one course per academic year

☑ SAAS part time funding academic year starts from Aug to July.

For more information please visit the below link 


To check your eligibility:

Please follow the below link to check if you qualify for the course funding;


Self Funding

If you do not qualify for SAAS part-time funding, you have the option to self-fund the course.

Fees are payable in advance at the start of the course unless otherwise agreed.

We also provide flexible fee installments to help students in paying their fees.

There are a number of other funding opportunities available to UK and EU students to help them to pay for their studies. Contact the college for more details.

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