Short Courses

FACULTY OF LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES

School of Computing & Mathematical Sciences

Linux Essentials

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What will you learn?

Linux is an extremely popular Operating System that runs on a wide range of devices from supercomputers to mobile phones. There is always high industry demand for people with good Linux skills.

This Linux Essentials short course is a practical introduction to Linux. It teaches you generic skills that are not tied to one specific Linux distribution.  As this course closely follows the LPI Linux Essentials syllabus, it will also provide additional support for those delegates working towards achieving the LPI Linux Essentials Professional Development Certificate.

EARLY BIRD DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE until 10th January 2020

Date: Tuesday 4th February – Tuesday 3rd March 2020, (Tuesday Evenings)

Time: 18:00 pm – 21:00 pm

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ENTERPRISE ARCHITECTURE FUNDAMENTALS

What will you learn?

The two-day course will provide you with an understanding of the key concepts of Enterprise Architecture and how it relates to business, software systems and IT infrastructure. You will gain an appreciation of the skills required to work as an Enterprise Architect and learn how to look at things from an architectural perspective in a working environment. In addition you will understand the role of an Enterprise Architect and how to proceed if you wish to develop a career in Enterprise Architecture.

EARLY BIRD DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE until 2nd JANUARY 2020

Date: Saturday 8th February & Saturday 15th February 2020

Time: 09:00 am – 17:00 pm

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INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER FORENSICS

What will you learn?

Threats of computer crime against an organisation’s infrastructure are continually growing. If you want to keep up to date and deepen your knowledge of the latest threats, counter-measures and evidence-capture techniques then this short course is ideal for you.

Over the duration of this course you will be introduced to the field of Computer Forensics moving quickly onto more detail around some of the theory and techniques within it as a discipline, including relevant concepts and processes. Practical sessions throughout will serve to reinforce knowledge gained during the class sessions.

EARLY BIRD DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE until 1st APRIL 2020

Date: Tuesday 26th May – Thursday 28th May 2020

Time: 09:00 am – 17:00 pm

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SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMISATION

What will you learn?

Backlinks? Penguin? PageRank? Panda? Robot spiders? Hummingbird? Soft 404s? How do you attract more visitors to your website?

The world of search engine optimisation has changed rapidly over the past few years as Google and other search engine providers tighten up their search rankings and ramp up their efforts to remove spurious sites from search results. The course will provide you with knowledge of the ever changing world of search engine optimisation, including key concepts as well as the tools required to increase website visibility.

EARLY BIRD DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE SOON!

Date: Friday 29th May 2020

Time: 09:00 am – 17:00 pm

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LINUX SYSTEM ADMINISTRATION

What will you learn?

Linux is an extremely popular Operating System that runs on a wide range of devices from supercomputers to mobile phones. There is always high industry demand for people with good Linux skills.

This is an intensive four day practical course. The course will show you how to perform key administration, networking, performance and security tasks for a generic Linux system.

As the course closely follows the LPIC-1 syllabus, it will also provide additional support for those delegates working towards the LPIC-1 Linux Server Professional Administration Certification.

Date:  1st/2nd June and 8th/9th June 2020 (4 days)

Time:  10:00 am – 17:00 pm

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