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  Jul 13, 2024
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Marketable Skills Achievement Award, Linux Professional Institute Certification (LPIC), Level 1

This marketable skills award prepares students for the LPIC-1 Certification and the LinuxPlus certification exams.  These are nationally recognized and high-demand certifications.  Students will learn to setup, configure, maintain, and manage Linux and UNIX-based networks.  Upon completion of study, students will learn how to operate from the command-line environment on a Linux or Unix platform and manage and administer networks utilizing Linux networked operating system.  Students will learn to configure the Apache Web Server, share filies utilizing NFS, setup and support Windows clients with SAMBA, and provide DNS and DHCP services with Linux.  Students will also learn to create IPTABLES to provide firewall services on the Linux server/workstation level. 

Marketable Skills Achievement Awards are embedded into A.A.S and/or Certificate program plans.  Upon complettion of the series of courses, contact your Workforce Faculty Program Coordinator to ensure that your award is included on your transcript and receive advising regarding the benefits of continued training to pursue the Certificate of A.A.S.

Related Degrees and Certificates: Certificate, Computer Support Specialist  , Certificate, Information Security & Assurance  , Associate of Applied Science, concentration in Information Security & Assurance 


Award Requirements (Total Credit Hours: 10)

Semester I


A course may be used only once to fulfill degree requirements.

The student is encouraged to carefully examine requirements at the transfer institution. Requirements vary from institution to institution and can change from one year to the next.

# Course not offered at NVC but offered at other Alamo Colleges.