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What Will I Learn?

Learn the fundamentals of unix from the beginning to undertake the implementation and maintenance of the technology
Ability to carry out the process of unix file sharing effectively
Learn the unix file system structure, ip configuration and file editing processes
Understand how job scheduling is carried out and learn how to network
Learn several basic unix commands as well as some basic system administration basics
Learn how this system uses back-up and compression as well as shell scripting

Catapult your network career by learning how to expertly use the powerful Unix operating system

Unix is a highly popular infrastructure platform, allowing companies to have a technology base that they are able to customise, in a more efficient way than other competitor server/operating system products. With many government organisations utilising Linux, the market is strong for those that possess the knowledge provided in this course.

Global Edulink, a leading UK-based training provider, offers this Unix Administration programme from which you will learn the foundations of Unix from the ground up in order to undertake the implementation and maintenance of the technology. With Linux and Unix becoming more popular with Fortune 500 corporations and already very popular with government entities, you can prepare yourself for a variety of job opportunities by obtaining the knowledge provided in this course.

If you’re looking for advancement or entry into the IT field, you will also find this course extremely valuable in assisting to increase your marketability and secure choice employment. Learn how to apply the knowledge you’ve gained in the real world and gain useful skill-sets that can be directly applied in the field.

This course covers the fundamental concepts used in Unix. Discover the Unix file system structure, learn IP configuration, and file editing. In addition, understand how job scheduling is carried out and learn how to network. The course also covers several useful basic Unix commands, and introduces system administration basics.

Studying with Global Edulink has many advantages. The course material is delivered straight to you, and can be adapted to fit in with your lifestyle. It is created by experts within the industry, meaning you are receiving accurate information, which is up-to-date and easy to understand. This course is comprised of professionally narrated e-Learning modules, interactive quizzes, tests and exams. All delivered through a system that you will have access to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for 365 days (12 months). An effective support service and study materials will build your confidence to study efficiently and guide you to secure your qualification.

On completion of this programme, learners will understand:

  • Unix basic commands
  • Unix file sharing
  • Process management
  • Back-up and compression
  • Shell scripting

Who is it for?

  • This course is suitable for anyone required to use Unix in their career.

Benefits you will gain:

  • High quality e-learning study materials and mock exams.
  • Tutorials/materials from the industry leading experts.
  • 24/7 Access to the Learning Portal.
  • Benefit of applying NUS extra Discount Card.
  • Recognised Accredited Qualification.
  • Excellent customer service and administrative support.

Course Description:

This online training course is comprehensive and designed to cover the key topics listed under the course curriculum section below. This course has been designed for 12 guided learning hours.

Entry Requirement:

  • This course is available to all learners, of all academic backgrounds. Having good education background will be advantage to study this course.
  • Learners should be ages 16 or over to undertake the qualification.
  • Good understanding of English language, numeracy and ICT are required to attend this course.

Method of Assessment:

At the end of the course learners will also take an online multiple choice question assessment test. This online multiple choice question test is marked automatically so you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.


Successful candidates will be awarded a certificate in Unix Administration.

Career Path:

This course would benefit the following:

  • Networking Administrator
  • Network Technician
  • Network Technology Specialist
  • Networking Specialist

Course Curriculum

1. virtual box
Virtual Box 00:38:00
2. basic commands
Basic Commands 01:22:00
3. ip configuration
IP Configuration 00:25:00
4. file editing
File Editing 00:52:00
5. file system structure
File System Structure 00:28:00
6. finding files
Finding Files 00:23:00
7. shell special characters
Shell Special Characters 00:21:00
8. regular expressions
Regular Expressions 01:02:00
9. process management
Process Management 00:59:00
10. job scheduling
Job Scheduling 00:45:00
11. customizing your account
Customizing Your Account 00:38:00
12. unix printing
Unix Printing 00:32:00
13. networking
Networking 01:33:00
14. x windows
X Windows 00:39:00
15. back up and compression
Back Up And Compression 00:34:00
16. text utility
Text Utility 00:35:00
17. shell scripting 1 points tests 0 of 1 complete
Shell Scripting 1 Points Tests 0 of 1 complete 00:42:00
18. system administration basics
System Administration Basics 00:38:00
mock exam
Mock Exam : Unix Administration 00:40:00
final exam
Exam : Unix Administration 00:40:00
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1 ratings
  1. Mike Davidson

    good course

    This course has me feeling confident in my abilities with Unix and is the first stop on my journey with Administration.