Administering Red Hat Linux (V7) - Part 1 — A 5 day course

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This highly practical instructor led Administering Red Hat Linux (V7) - Part 1 training course introduces the delegate to the main concepts of the Red Hat Linux operating system and basic systems administration. Targeted to closely follow the Red Hat courses, this course together with the follow on Administering Red Hat Linux - Part II course will enable the delegate to work towards achieving the Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) qualification.

Commonly used commands are described in detail as well as GUI tools. The attendee will also gain basic administration techniques used in the workplace.


To provide command line and GUI skills required to work productively in the workplace using Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL). The delegate will possess at the end of the course some of the fundamental skills required to begin their studies towards achieving the various Red Hat certifications.

The delegate will gain the following experience:-

Suitable For

The Administering Red Hat Linux (V7) - Part 1 training course is suitable for anyone who is new to Linux and needs to understand and use the operating system. The course will particularly appeal to Microsoft Windows system administrators, network administrators and other operating system professionals or anyone who requires a proficiency in Linux.

Follow-on Courses

Follow-On Courses


The delegate should be familiar with basic computer concepts and terminology e.g. hardware, software, files and directories.


This Administering Red Hat Linux (V7) - Part 1 training course is the first of two courses which will provide the basic skills required to study towards taking the Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) examination. For those required to study for the Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) examination, the skills acquired on this course are also a requirement.

Before taking any exam, ensure you have the recommended experience. The Red Hat website lists all exam requirements and these are updated regularly.

Exams are not included as part of the course nor in the course fee.

Publicly scheduled dates, locations, and prices

Select a date to enquire about availability of places. For dates after 28 February 2021, please call 0333 210 0140 or use our contact form to enquire about places and availability.

Birmingham — £1450 (+VAT)

Edinburgh — £1450 (+VAT)

Leeds — £1450 (+VAT)

London — £1450 (+VAT)

Manchester — £1450 (+VAT)


An Introduction to Linux

The Graphical Environment

Basic Commands and BASH Environment

The Linux File System

Editing Files Using GEDIT

File Access Control

Managing User Accounts

Using SystemD and Controlling Services

Building a Virtual Machine

Basic Client Networking

Manage Local Volumes

Manage File System Attributes and Swap Space

Accessing and Interpreting Log Files

Archiving Files and Copying to Another System

Manage Memory and CPU Usage

Package Management Using RPM

Package Management Using YUM