Linux L-PIC Course

Linux L-PIC Course
Course Code: UCLKITITC22
Enrolment Fee: £561.25  £449.00
Format: Online
Award: Linux L-PIC Training
Accreditation: UKLC
Study Time: Self Paced
Experience: No Entry Requirements

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A distance learning course is the ideal way to gain a qualification in Linux L-PIC. Whether you're looking to go on to further education, improve your job prospects or expand your knowledge, distance learning Linux L-PIC is a flexible and convenient course  which allows you to comprehensively prepare for a exam or career through home study. What's more, because the distance learning Linux L-PIC course is a fully comprehensive course, no prior knowledge is required.

Linux and UNIX operating systems have become predominant leaders in commercial computing environments, appearing everywhere from desktops to servers. The popularity of Linux/UNIX servers and workstations in todays' business environment requires knowledgeable and experienced system administrators who can effectively support a wide range of system configurations, from standalone desktop machines to high-performance enterprise servers.

With the Linux and UNIX Certification Training Bundle, you will gain the knowledge and skills required to install, configure and support a Linux/UNIX server to meet your organization’s critical administrative needs. You’ll learn to control and troubleshoot the boot process; attach local storage and create file systems; and deliver file, print and network service. Our hands-on environment will help you prepare for the CompTIA Linux+ and the Novell Certified Linux Professional certification exams.


Key TopicsWhat are the key topics?

Course Key Topics 
The Linux L-PIC course is divided into ten comprehensive Sessions. 

Module 1: Instructions 

„Module 2: Managing Software 

„Module 3: Configuring Hardware

„Module 4: Managing Files

„Module 5: Booting Files

„Module 6: X

„Module 7: Admin

„Module 8: Basic Networking

„Module 9: Scripts

„Module 10: Security

(see full course syllabus below for more information)

Tutor SupportWhat support will I receive?

Home Study Tutor Support

You will be provided with comprehensive materials designed to provide you with everything required to complete your Linux L-PIC course. If the student prefers to have a 24/7 support from the Tutors, there will be an additional cost of £50 for a 90 day support. Plus you can contact our Student Advisors by email or phone for all the practical advice you may need – so we really are with you 100%.

What's more, you'll have access to the online student portal, where you can interact with other students, browse our resource library and manage your account.

Course DurationHow long will it take me to complete?

Course Duration

The students will have a 12 month online access to the Course and the Learning Resources.


Entry RequirementsDo I need previous experience?

Course Entry Requirements

The good news is that no prior learning knowledge or experience is essential to take this course.  This course is openly available to anyone wishing to learn more about Linux L-PIC and would like to take part in a highly rewarding home study course. We believe that everyone should have the opportunity to expand their knowledge and study further, so we try to keep our entry requirements to a minimum.



Enrolment FeesHow much are the course fees?

Course Enrolment Fees

The enrolment fee for the Linux L-PIC home study course is £561.25, though for a limited time we are offering you the opportunity to pay only £449 which is a 20% discount if you enrol online and pay in full.

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Full Course SyllabusWhat will I learn?

How is the course structured? 
The Linux L-PIC course is divided into ten comprehensive sessions. 


„ 1. Introduction

„ 2. Introduction to Building Labs

„ 3. Things You Need To Do

„ 4. Install Demo Virtual Box

Module 1: Instructions 

„ 1. Navigation

„ 2. Commands with Lab Demo

„ 3. Internal and External Commands

„ 4. Overview of Shell Commands Tricks

„ 5. Exploring Shell Configuration

„ 6. Stream Redirection

„ 7. Overview of Processing Text Using Filters

„ 8. Overview File-Viewing Commands

„ 9. Overview Using Grep

„ 10. Syntax and Summary

„ 11. Overview of Exam Essentials

Module 2: Managing Software 

„ 1. Managing Software

„ 2. Overview Using RPM

„ 3. RPM part2

„ 4. Overview Using Cpio

„ 5. Overview Using Debian and Apt_cache

„ 6. Using Apt-get

„ 7. Debian Tools

„ 8. Managing Shared Libraries

„ 9. Overview Locating Library Files

„ 10. Foreground and Background Processes

„ 11. Managing Software Summary

Module 3: Configuring Hardware

„ 1. Configuring Hardware

„ 2. Configuring Devices

„ 3. Configuring USB

„ 4. Configuring Hard Disk

„ 5. Designing Hard Disk Layout

„ 6. Logical Volume Management

„ 7. Creating Partitions Filesystems

„ 8. Overview Using Fdisk

„ 9. Overview Common Filesystem Types

„ 10. Creating Filesystem

„ 11. Maintaining Filesystem Health

„ 12. Configuring Hardware Summary

Module 4: Managing Files

„ 1. Managing Files

„ 2. File Archiving Commands

„ 3. Managing Files Ownership

„ 4. Managing Disk Quotas

„ 5. Directories and Content

„ 6. Overview Tools for Locating Files

„ 7. Overview of Exam Essentials

Module 5: Booting Files

„ 1. Booting Linux and Editing Files

„ 2. Boot and Reboot

„ 3. Understanding the Boot Process

„ 4. Runlevels Process

„ 5. Managing Runlevel Services

„ 6. Editing with Vi

„ 7. Booting Summary

Module 6: X

„ 1. X Windows Systems

„ 2. X Configuration Options

„ 3. X Configuration Options part 2

„ 4. Configuring X Fonts

„ 5. Configuring Xft Fonts

„ 6. Overview Managing GUI Logins

„ 7. Using X for Remote Access

„ 8. X Accessibility

„ 9. Addition Assistive Technologies

„ 10. Configuring Localization and Internationalization

„ 11. Querying and Setting Your Locale

„ 12. Configuring Printing

„ 13. Configuring Printing part 2

„ 14. Using Web-based CUPS Utilities

Module 7: Admin

„ 1. Administering

„ 2. Directly Modifying Account Configuration

„ 3. Components of Account

„ 4. Adding Groups

„ 5. Tuning User and System Environments

„ 6. Reviewing Log File Contents

„ 7. Maintaining System Time

„ 8. Admin Summary

Module 8: Basic Networking

„ 1. Basic Networking

„ 2. Network Addressing

„ 3. Network Addressing part 2

„ 4. DNS Data Flow Zone and Resolution

„ 5. Network Ports

„ 6. Connections

„ 7. Testing Connectivity

„ 8. Wireshark Demo

„ 9. Basic Networking Summary

Module 9: Scripts

„ 1. Scripts E-mail and Databases

„ 2. Writing Scripts

„ 3. Writing Scripts part 2

„ 4. Managing E-mail

„ 5. Managing Data with SQL

„ 6. Advantages of Database

„ 7. Scripts Summary

Module 10: Security

„ 1. Security

„ 2. Controlling Access Via TCP Wrappers

„ 3. Configuring Xinetd

„ 4. Uninstalling Or Reconfiguring Servers

„ 5. Tools for Managing Passwords

„ 6. Configuring SSH

„ 7. SSH Keys

„ 8. Controlling SSH Access

„ 9. Using GPG

„ 10. Security Summary


Home Study ExplainedHow does home study work and is it right for me?

OnlineExpert (Internet)

OnlineExpert is our next-generation course delivery infrastructure and e-learning platform. This dynamic Web-based system combines the benefits of traditional classroom instruction and the advantages of computer-based training in a flexible delivery format. OnlineExpert provides anytime, anywhere learning, allowing you to study at work, at home during evenings or weekends, even from a hotel room while traveling.

"OnlineExpert was amazing training. Going into onlineExpert I was sure to learn nothing since it was a video, that I assumed that I would not listen to. However, I learned more then what I thought and took on more knowledge leaving the site then I had when I came onto the site." - Ashley R.

CD-ROMs integrate expert video instruction with hands-on exercises and challenging labs. Because our CDs utilize digital video, the personality of the instructor is not lost in the format. You get the advantage of interactivity and the flavor of a live presentation from an expert who brings the training concepts to life. CD-ROM is one of the most popular elearning delivery media among LearnKey customers. CDs have a user-friendly interface that provides dynamic delivery of movie files. They also have ample space for additional features like questions, interactive exercises, a course index and a glossary.
Home Study Explained

Home Study Courses are a type of learning material in the form of manuals, CD Roms, Online courses etc. where you; the learner, are not physically required to be ‘onsite’ to be guided through any of these learning materials. Learners and tutors will use methods such as email and telephone to communicate, with you deciding how, when and where you learn.
UK Learning College gives you the flexibility to complete our home study courses as quickly or as slowly as is convenient for you. To make this possible, our home learning courses have been written and prepared in such a way that they enable you to take control over these decisions.
Home study courses allow you to develop the personal confidence and independence needed for success. Once you have become familiar with your home learning course materials and you feel you know your way around the course, then it is time to put together your own personal study plan to help you decide how best to study. We would advise that you write down your plan to assist you in following your home study timetable.
Although our home learning course guides are primarily aimed at the first time user, you may already have some experience of home learning. Whatever your experience, it is important to understand that to be a successful home study course learner, you need to become familiar and comfortable with the learning materials.



Student PortalHow can I interact with other students?

Student Community 

We understand that studying from home may be a new experience for you. You could even be excused for feeling a little daunted since you will not be studying in a traditional "classroom environment". To help our students overcome these concerns we have developed a friendly online student community. The Student Community encourages a high level of interaction with your tutor and other like-minded students.

All of our students receive access to the Student Community. You will be able to use the student community for the following:

  1. Access the student forum which allows you to share ideas and chat with other students.
  2. View your tutor's feedback on your marked assignments.
  3. View optional reading lists for your course (where available).
  4. Access free online games, for when you need a break from studying.
  5. View the study guide with plenty of useful hints and tips on how to get the most out of your course.

Access free courses such as: Improving Learning Skills, Job Interview Skills, The Effective Learner, Goal Setting and Time Management, Ten Tips to Complete a Good Test Paper






Related CoursesI am not sure this is for me. Are there similar courses?

Related Courses
Below you will find a list of courses that previous students have taken to complement their course. We hope that this list will give you some idea of the types of progression courses we offer, or alternative course options that may be of interest to you.

Unix Fundamental Course - Linux and UNIX operating systems have become predominant leaders in commercial computing environments, appearing everywhere from desktops to servers. The popularity of Linux/UNIX servers and workstations in todays' business environment requires knowledgeable and experienced system administrators who can effectively support a wide range of system configurations, from standalone desktop machines to high-performance enterprise servers........ Read More »
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Further InformationWhat else do I need to know?

Further Information

Expert Instructor-Led Training

We use only the industry’s finest instructors in the IT industry. They have a minimum of 15 years real-world experience and are subject matter experts in their fields. Unlike a live class, you can fast-forward, repeat or rewind all your lectures. This creates a personal learning experience and gives you all the benefit of hands-on training with the flexibility of doing it around your schedule 24/7.

Visual Demonstrations & Multimedia Presentations

Our courseware includes instructor-led demonstrations and visual presentations that allow students to develop their skills based on real world scenarios explained by the instructor. Our Training always focuses on real world scenarios and skill-set development.

Quizzes & Exam Simulators

Our custom practice exams prepare you for your exams differently and more effectively than the traditional exam preps on the market. You will have practice quizzes after each module to ensure you are confident on the topic you have completed before proceeding. This will allow you to gauge your effectiveness before moving to the next module in your course. Our Courses also include practice exams designed to replicate and mirror the environment in the testing center. These exams are on average 100 questions to ensure you are 100% prepared before taking your certification exam.

Social Learning & Networking

We has designed a world class Learning Management System (LMS). This system allows you to interact and collaborate with other students and October Systems Training employees, form study groups, engage in discussions in our NOW@ Forums, rate and “like” different courses and stay up to date with all the latest industry knowledge through our forums, student contributions and announcement features. 

Flash Cards & Educational Games

We know that education is not a one size fits all approach. Students learn in different ways through different tools. That is why we provide Flash Cards and Education Games throughout our courses. This will allow you to train in ways that keep you engaged and focused. Each course will have dozens of Flash Cards so you can sharpen your skill-sets throughout your training as well as educational games designed to make sure your retention level of the materials is extremely high.

Navigation and Controls

Our self-paced training programs are designed in a modular fashion to allow you the flexibility to work with expert level instruction anytime 24/7. All courses are arranged in defined sections with navigation controls allowing you to control the pace of your training. This allows students to learn at their own pace around their schedule.


How to EnrolHow do I enrol?


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After you enrol, Course Material will be delivered to you within 7 working days (Normally 48 Hours).

Step Three
A personal tutor and a Dedicated Support advisor will be allocated to you throughout the course.

Step Four
On successful completion of the course, You will be given a Recognised Qualification towards a successful career.



FAQsWhat are the most frequent questions?

Course Frequently Asked Questions 

Q. How does distance learning work?
To ensure studying is flexible and convenient, most of our courses are divided into sections. You work through each section at your own pace and time. Once completed, send the test paper back to your personal tutor for marking. You will then move onto the next section once successfully completing the previous section. The support period is dependent on the type of course you choose; our minimum support period is one year.
Q. When can I start the course?
The answer is simple, when YOU want; you can start the course at any time we do not have any set enrolment dates. Most of our courses don’t require any previous experience or qualifications. All you need is a desire and motivation to succeed. You can even start right now - call and speak to one of our Professional Course Advisors.
Q. How long do the courses take?
This is dependent upon your choice of course and how fast you want to learn. A full breakdown of the course is available in your course literature. We do provide estimated number of study hours; ask our course advisors for details.
Q. How quickly will I receive my course material?
Once your payment has been received and cleared your enrolment should be processed within two days and your course materials delivered within 5 days, for customers who choose to pay in instalments this can take longer as we need a signed agreement back from you before we send the course materials.
Q. Do I have to buy any other materials?
Our comprehensive course materials are designed to be self-contained with all the relevant information you require to complete the course and gain the relevant certification. However some of our students undertake additional reading via relevant textbooks/study guides and/or the Internet to add value to their studies.
Q. I’m not sure of what course I should take? Can you help?
Yes we can, it is important that you pursue a course which you will enjoy. Although we cannot make this decision for you, we employ a team of dedicated Professional Course Advisors, who will guide you towards making the right choice. Whether you want specific information, or just a chat about what’s available, contact us now.
Q. Why choose UK Learning College?
The breadth and depth of our portfolio of courses means that we will have a course to interest you. We are committed to your success, and offer advice and support through every step of the process. We have a dedicated team of Professional Course Advisors that can give you access to career and recruitment advice, whilst offering excellent value and quality courses.
Please contact us if you have not found the answer you are looking for.



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