CompTIA Linux+ Certification

The CompTIA Linux+ certification verifies the abilities administrators need to secure their business, power the cloud, and maintain systems. The new certification makes sure that software developers, penetration testers, cybersecurity engineers, and IT workers have the knowledge and abilities required to maintain today's Linux systems.

Recommended Experience

Recommended experience is 12 months of hands-on experience working with Linux servers in a junior Linux support engineer or junior cloud/DevOps support engineer job role. CompTIA A+, Network+, and Server+ or similar certifications and/or knowledge are also recommended.

Steps to Achieve Your CompTIA Linux+ Certification

  1. Attend CompTIA Linux+
  2. Pass the following exams:
  • Exam XK0-005

CompTIA Linux+ Certification Courses

CompTIA Linux+

This course provides you with the knowledge and skills required to configure, manage, operate, and troubleshoot a Linux environment by using security best practices, scripting, and automation.

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5 Days | $2475

CompTIA Linux+ Certification Exams

Exam XK0-005 - The new version of CompTIA Linux+ covers an evolving job role that focuses more on how Linux powers the cloud.

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CompTIA Linux+ Certification Renewal

CompTIA's Continuing Education (CE) program allows you to keep your certification up to date. Your CompTIA Linux+ certification is good for three years from the day of your exam. The CE program allows you to extend your certification in three-year intervals through activities and training that relate to the content of your certification. You can participate in a number of activities and training programs, including higher certifications, to renew your CompTIA Linux+ certification.

Continuing Education Unites (CEUs) required to renew your Linux+ certification: 50

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CompTIA Linux+ Certification - Next Steps

CompTIA Cloud+

In this course, you will learn how to implement, maintain, and deliver cloud technologies including network, storage, and virtualization technologies to create cloud solutions.

5 Days | $2475

CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+)

The course introduces tools and tactics to manage cybersecurity risks, identify various types of common threats, collect and analyze cybersecurity intelligence, and handle incidents as they occur.

5 Days | $2475