Linux Basics (free/public/self-paced)

West Michigan Center for Arts+Technology (WMCAT)



Download and start learning how to use Cisco’s innovative simulation tool, Packet Tracer. This self-paced course is designed for beginners with no prior networking knowledge. It teaches basic operations of the tool with multiple hands-on activities helping you to visualize a network using everyday examples, including Internet of Things (IoT). Introductory course is extremely helpful for anyone who plans to take one of the Networking Academy courses which utilizes the powerful simulation tool.

You'll learn these core skills:

  • Simulate data interactions traveling through a network.
  • Develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Visualize the network in both logical and physical modes.
  • Apply skills through practice, using labs and Cisco Packet Tracer activities.

Cost: FREE
Level: Beginning
Duration: 10 hours
Delivery: Online self-paced

Prerequisite(s): None
Prepares you for a professional certificate: No
Receive a certificate of completion: Upon request

Languages: English, Український

Course Details


Partner: NDG Linux Unhatched (English - 2.00 - Legacy)

05 Nov 2020 - 05 Nov 2021

Cyber Hub at WMCAT

The start-from-scratch Linux course. A quick intro to the popular operating system that eases learners into acquiring Linux knowledge, basic installation & configuration of Linux software, and the Linux command line.

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