CPO500 - Red Hat Academy Exam Preparation

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Subject Title
Red Hat Academy Exam Preparation

Subject Description

In this course students will learn foundational Linux concepts and skills.  Students will apply command line concepts to work productively in a Linux environment.  This course and its successor, delivered in partnership with the RedHat Academy, are intended to prepare the student to write the RedHat Certified System Administrator exam.

Credit Status
1 credit

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:


  • Operate a Linux system through the command line interface to efficiently interact with the system and the resources it provides.
  • Modify network interface configuration to maintain connectivity to network services.
  • Interpret instructions for other administrators and non-technical staff to determine system,  network, and organizational requirements.
  • Analyze system log files to troubleshoot events on a Linux system.
  • Manage system service to control system/service availability.
  • Employ local system accounts to provide controlled access to a Linux system.
  • Manipulate Linux processes to evaluate and control events occurring on the system

Essential Employability Skills

    •  Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfils the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.

    •  Respond to written, spoken, or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.

    •  Execute mathematical operations accurately.

    •  Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.

    •  Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.

    •  Locate, select, organize, and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.

    •  Analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.

    •  Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.

    •  Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions, and consequences.

Academic Integrity
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Please visit the Academic Integrity website http://open2.senecac.on.ca/sites/academic-integrity/for-students to understand and learn more about how to prepare and submit work so that it supports academic integrity, and to avoid academic misconduct.

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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Accessibility Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.