TestOut_Linux Pro (CompTIA Linux+)


This course measures your ability to install, manage, repair, and troubleshoot Linux operating systems. It also provides you with skills required for System Administration and Configuration, Storage and File System Management, Networking and Security and Access Control

Core Skills:
- Install a new Linux system.
- Install software on a Linux system.
- Create and manage Linux users and group.
- Install and manage Linux storage devices and file systems.
- Monitor Linux systems.
- Set up and manage Linux networks including configuring routers and firewalls
- Install and manage Linux systems in the cloud and virtualized environments.
- Understand the basic of scripting and automation.
- Manage security including network and VPN security.
- Troubleshoot various aspects of Linux including users, storage, networking and SELinux.
-Command Line Interface
-Linux commands including nslookup, apt, grep, sudo, git, and more

This course is intended for people who want to learn about commands from several Linux distributions and about how the network is setup with gateways and IP addresses.

This course is at an intermediate level.

The course is offered in partnership with TestOut.

For organisations that wish to pay the student fees for this course and are unable to pay by credit card via the website, please contact the Short Course team via email on to organise a Third Party Payment invoice.

  • This course prepares the student for the following certification exams:

    - CompTIA Linux+ XK0-005
    - TestOut Linux Pro

    CompTIA Linux+ XK0-005 certification exam can be booked through Pearson Vue Test Centre located in Adelaide. You will need to pay for the cost of the certification exam yourself.

    TestOut Linux Pro certification exam may be booked through TAFE SA at no additional cost (First attempt only). The exams are conducted only once at the end of every term.

Short Course Delivery Locations Some short courses can provide accreditation for industry-specific registration, while others merely provide skills and knowledge in the subject area. Concession prices are available for some courses.



Class Times
Online (self-paced) - up to 6 months in duration.
Continuous enrolments until 9th December 2024.

Please Note - This course commences from 8th July 2024. You will receive further information from lecturer after this date.
Student Visa (500)

Current VISA holders eligible



$526.00 GST inc

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