NDG Linux Unhatched

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NDG Linux Unhatched

Welcome to Buckinghamshire Libraries

In partnership with Cisco Netacad we offer a flexible way of learning at a time and a location that suits you, providing self-paced introductory courses which enable you to take your first steps on your path to becoming an IT professional.

You can join Buckinghamshire Libraries for free and access a wide range of digital and print resources. Every library has free wi-fi, and members of the library have an hour’s free computer use every day.

To enroll yourself in the course fill in your email address and submit. Then proceed with registration in Cisco Networking Academy.

Course summary

The NDG Linux Unhatched exposes new learners to the basics of Linux software installation and configuration, and introduces the Linux command line in a short self-paced course. Aligned to the Linux exam objectives found on the CompTIA A+ certification. Learners develop basic Linux knowledge and whet appetite to further build Linux expertise by continuing with either NDG Linux Essentials or NDS Linux I

•Learn how Linux is everywhere, from wrist watches to rocket ships, along with the growing career opportunities requiring Linux skills.

•Learn the basics of the Linux Command Line Interface (CLI).

•Apply Linux virtual machine knowledge step-by-step with hands-on lab activities.

•Connect with the global Cisco Networking Academy community


Career Pathway

The expansion of open source is redefining IT job roles by requiring Linux skills. Knowledge of Linux is an important differentiator for business and IT professionals interested in big data, cloud computing, cybersecurity, Internet of Things, information systems, networking, programming, software development, and more. Career pathways include: network administration, systems administration, software developer, and Linux administrator.


  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Level: Beginner
  • Language: English

Where can you complete this course?

On a library computer

On your own device using library wi-fi

Over the Internet from home


Course Details

NDG Linux Unhatched

Partner: NDG Linux Unhatched (English - 2.10)

31 Aug 2023 - 30 Aug 2024

Buckinghamshire Libraries Buckinghamshire Libraries

The "start from scratch" Linux course. A quick intro to the popular operating system (beginners course).

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