CompTIA Linux+ [XK0-004] - Exam Only

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What Will I Learn?

Installing and configuring workstations
Basic maintenance and networking
Performing basic Linux tasks
Expertise in Hardware & System Configuration
Managing the Linux boot process


Technology is at the forefront of the global arena. It is an area where the demand for IT qualified professionals is at an all-time high. Hiring Managers are often quoted as saying; they prefer to recruit candidates with an IT background, skills and a recognised qualification.  The CompTIA Linux+ Certification is designed to prepare learners to take their (XK0-004) certification exam. CompTIA Linux+ validates the expertise of IT Professionals with hands-on experience on the following topics;

  • Security
  • Kernel modules
  • Device management at enterprise level
  • Networking & firewall
  • Storage & visualisation

In order to achieve the CompTIA Linux+ Certification, learners must pass the performance-based exam. This exam (XK0-004) will measure the necessary skills and practical experience in configuring, monitoring and supporting servers running the Linux operating system.
This is an Exam-Only package. Learners who want to follow the CompTIA Linux+ Certification course must take it separately.

The CompTIA Linux+ Certification is developed for IT Professionals who need to use Linux to manage and control their servers, supercomputers and even their smartphones, along with a number of enterprises that use Linux in cyber-security, Cloud, web and mobile applications. Learners have access to 12 months valid exam vouchers. And to add to these benefits, it has the lowest price on the market.

Why You Should Consider Taking this Exam at Global Edulink?

Global Edulink is a leading exam provider for several accrediting bodies, and provides learners the opportunity to take this exclusive CompTIA Linux+ Certification Exam.  At Global Edulink, we give our fullest attention to our learners’ needs and ensure they have the necessary information required to sit for Exam (XK0-004). We will book the exam on your behalf and will make certain you are armed with the relevant details needed to attend the exam. Learners who register with Global Edulink will be given excellent support, discounts for future purchases and be eligible for a TOTUM Discount card and Student ID card with amazing offers and access to retail stores, the library, cinemas, gym memberships and their favourite restaurants.

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  • Who is this Exam aimed at?
  • Entry Requirement
  • Exam Details
  • Testing Exam Objectives
  • Certification
  • Awarding Body
  • Progression
  •  Career Path
  • Individuals with an interest in taking the CompTIA Linux+ (XK0-004)
  • Individuals who want to improve their skills in the Linux operating system
  • IT Professionals whose primary job is running the Linux operating system
  • Students who want to prepare for the Exam (XK0-004)
  • Learners should have 9-12 months hands-on experience in an IT administration role
  • Basic knowledge in Linux server management
  • Type of Exam: XK0-004
  • Number of Questions: 90
  • Length of Test: 90 minutes
  • Types of Questions: Multiple Choice and Performance-Based
  • Recommended Experience: 9-12 months hands-on experience running the Linux operating system
  • Passing Score: 720 (scale 100-900)
Exam Objectives
  • 21% - Hardware and System configuration
  • 26% - Systems Operation & Maintenance
  • 19% - Security
  • 20% - Linux Troubleshooting and Diagnostics
  • 14% - Automation & Scripting
Hardware and System Configuration
  • Explain Linux boot process concepts. Configure and verify network connection parametres.
Systems Operation and Maintenance
  • Conduct software installations, configurations, updates and removals; create, modify and redirect files.
  • Given a scenario, configure and implement appropriate access and authentication methods.
Linux Troubleshooting & Diagnostics
  • Given a scenario, analyse system properties and remediate accordingly.
Automation & Scripting
  • Given a scenario, deploy and execute basic BASH scripts.

Learners who successfully complete the (XK0-004) Exam will be awarded the CompTIA Linux+ Certification. It is designed to support and develop learners during their professional journey into the IT field, enabling them to become competitive in the global arena.

  • CompTIA is a leading tech association worldwide and is at the forefront of the IT industry.
  • They have become a prime voice and platform for foundation IT skills across multiple devices and operating systems.
  • CompTIA offers exclusive certification programmes with CompTIA Linux+ that has been created to benefit IT Professionals.
  • It is a well-suited IT qualification for professionals across the IT industry and has serviced thousands of learners across a wide spectrum.
  • Their qualifications aim to use global best practices in operational security and IT network.
  • They provide an excellent route for individuals who want to gain entry to the IT field and rise up the career ladder.

Once you successfully qualify in CompTIA Linux+ (XK0-004), this Professional Certificate by CompTIA will prepare you to demonstrate your skills in running a Linux OS, and make you a highly valued candidate for potential IT enterprises. You can use this certification to exercise your expertise in configuring, monitoring and securing servers and become a recognised IT Professional. You can earn up to £52,500 for the role of Linux Systems Administrator and progress to higher earning potential with experience. Given below are job roles that you will be eligible for;

  • Linux Administrator (Up to £53,000)
  • Linux Platform Analyst (Up to £55,000)
  • Linux Engineer (Up to £64,017)

Key Features

Gain an Accredited UK Qualification
Access to Excellent Quality Study Materials
Personalised Learning Experience
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    J L

    Jody Lane

    September 17, 2020
    Excellent centre

    Global Edulink provided much needed support for me to take this exam and become a fully certified Linux+ Professional.

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    Chris Lane

    September 17, 2020

    I took the XKO-004 certification exam that validates my expertise as an IT Professional with practical, hands-on experience. It was a performance-based exam that measured my skills in running the Linux operating system.

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    Carmen White

    August 10, 2020
    Great customer service

    I was guided right from the start.

    B H

    Bennie Hill

    July 26, 2020
    Gained much knowledge

    I acquired much knowledge upon successfully completing this exam. Highly recommended!

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    River Gallagher

    July 11, 2020

    I’m a happy, first-time student!

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