CompTIA Linux+ (XK0-004 Infrastructure Series) Certification

What is the CompTIA Linux+ Certificate

As more organisations have adopted Linux, the demand for skilled and qualified Linux Administrators has risen. Having a CompTIA Linux+ Certification validates the competencies required of an early career System Administrator who supports Linux systems.

As many organisations use Linux in Cloud, Cyber Security, Mobile and Web Admin applications, IT professionals can use a CompTIA Linux+ Certification to help manage everything from Servers to Supercomputers.

Our CompTIA Linux+ Certificate training is the only job-focused Linux certification, which covers the latest foundational skills, which are required by hiring managers. This globally recognised and accepted accreditation will open international career opportunities, where you can apply for jobs in Linux Administrator or Specialist roles. 

Gain your CompTIA Linux+ Certification. Enrol today!

Key features
  • Delivery Method: Online
  • Course Access: 12 months
  • Study anytime, anywhere
  • 24/7 access
  • Unlimited Tutor Support
  • Includes: Live Labs, Tutor Support and Official Exam
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Key features
  • Delivery Method: Online
  • Course Access: 12 months
  • Study anytime, anywhere
  • 24/7 access
  • Unlimited Tutor Support
  • Includes: Live Labs, Tutor Support and Official Exam
Course Details

Is the CompTIA Linux+ Online Course suitable for me?  

This is a job-focused Linux certification. If you’re looking to embark on a career as a Linux Administrator, this is the perfect qualification for you to earn. You’ll learn the necessary skills, techniques and knowledge to succeed in a career as a Linux Administrator, including how to install and support the Linux Operating System.  

If you want to earn your qualification in your own time, wherever suits you best, this course will be ideal for you.

If you’re new to IT and looking for a qualification to get started in the industry, we recommend the CompTIA A+, CompTIA S+ or CompTIA N+ Certification Virtual Classroom courses.


Required: No required prerequisites for this CompTIA Linux+ Certification.

Recommended: CompTIA A+ Certification, CompTIA Network+ Certification, and 12+ months of Linux administration experience.

Career Opportunities with a CompTIA Linux+ Certification

The average salary for Linux specific job roles in the UK is £55k, with senior roles (such as Linux Server Engineers and DevOps) earning in excess of £70k.

With a CompTIA Linux+ Certification, you can embark on a very specific career in Linux support roles, including:

  •    Web Administrator – £30k
  •    Network Administrator – £40k
  •    Systems Administrator – £42k
  •    Linux Administrator – £43k
  •    Linux Support – £55k

(Source: ITJobsWatch)

Why should I choose to study a CompTIA Certification?

CompTIA certifications are recognised internationally and offer the chance to learn the Linux skills and practical elements required to thrive in a Linux focused job role.

Students new to IT

A CompTIA Linux+ Certification will make your CV stand out and make your skillset desirable to employers. You’ll gain a high-quality qualification, which will prepare you for your career ahead.  

Current IT Professionals

If you already work in the IT industry but are looking for a Linux specific career path, a CompTIA Linux+ Certification will help you gain the knowledge to start and advance your IT career.

Why choose e-Careers?

We have helped over 555,000 delegates around the world to study for and earn specific qualifications to help them change careers or advance in their current jobs. Many of these students studied IT or Cyber Security qualifications and have now forged careers in this sector. This experience has allowed us to refine our processes, course materials and learning platforms, ensuring we offer the highest level of service and training possible.

We’ll do what we can to help you succeed, but don’t just take our word for it. We have achieved a 5-star rating on Trustpilot from over 7,000 students around the world! Read through their experiences to find out more.  

You’ll also benefit from:

  •    Training sessions which are focused on you
  •    Recruitment insight to enhance your employability
  •    Having a CompTIA Authorised Training Partner
  •    Unlimited Tutor Support
  •    Flexible payment plans

Learning Outcomes

  •    Hardware & System Configuration - Learn how to configure kernel modules, storage, network parameters, Cloud and virtualization technologies
  •    System Operation & Maintenance – Manage services and software, plus be able to explain job scheduling, server roles, and the operation and use of Linux devices
  •    Security – Understand the best practices for permissions and authentication, file management and firewalls
  •    Linux Troubleshooting & Diagnostic – Analyse systems properties and processes and troubleshoot user, application and hardware issues
  •    Automation & Scripting – Be able to execute basic BASH scripts, version control using Git, and orchestration processes

CompTIA Linux+ Syllabus

Module 1: Introduction

Module 2: Preparing Your Environment

Module 3: Sifting Through Services

Module 4: Managing Files, Directories, and Text

Module 5: Searching and Analysing Text

Module 6: Explaining the Boot Process

Module 7: Maintaining System Startup and Services

Module 8: Configuring Network Connections

Module 9: Comparing GUIs

Module 10: Adjusting Localization Options

Module 11: Administering Users and Groups

Module 12: Handling Storage

Module 13: Protecting Files

Module 14: Governing Software

Module 15: Tending Kernel Modules

Module 16: Applying Ownership and Permissions

Module 17: Looking at Access and Authentication Methods

Module 18: Implementing Logging Services

Module 19: Overseeing Linux Firewalls

Module 20: Embracing Best Security Practices

Module 21: Analysing System Properties and Remediation

Module 22: Optimizing Performance

Module 23: Investigating User Issues

Module 24: Dealing with Linux Devices

Module 25: Troubleshooting Application and Hardware Issues

Module 26: Deploying Bash Scripts

Module 27: Automating Jobs

Module 28: Controlling Versions with Git

Module 29: Understanding Cloud and Virtualisation Concepts

Module 30: Inspecting Cloud and Virtualization Services

Module 31: Orchestrating the Environment

CompTIA Linux+ Exam Details

Exam Description

Having earned a CompTIA Linux+ certification, your skills as an IT professional with hands-on experience configuring, monitoring, and supporting servers running the Linux operating system will be validated by an international recognised awarding body.

Number of questions

Maximum of 90 questions per exam.

Type of questions

Performance-based, Multiple-choice (single response), multiple response, and fill-in-the-blank questions.

Time Limit

90 minutes per exam

Passing Score

720 out of 900

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Payment Options

If you are funding your own course, we can provide a multitude of flexible payment plans and pricing options, some of which are listed below:

  •    Pay for the course in full via bank transfer, debit/ credit card or PayPal;
  •    Pay in 2 to 12 monthly instalments – interest free!
  •    Alternative finance options*

*Finance is a great way to help you spread the cost of your purchase. To make it easy, you can apply for and complete the loan application quickly and entirely online.

We offer a range of interest-free and interest-bearing finance options to help you spread the cost of your purchase over 12, 24, 36 or 48 months. Please contact our team today for further details.

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