Topic B: Setting your expectations
Properly setting your expectations is essential to your success. This topic will help you
do that by providing:
Prerequisites for this course
A description of the target student
A list of the objectives for the course
A skills assessment for the course
Students taking this course should be familiar with personal computers and the use of a
keyboard and a mouse. Furthermore, this course assumes that students have completed
the following courses or have equivalent experience:
CompTIA A+ certification or equivalent experience
The target student for this course is a system or network administrator experienced in
Microsoft Windows or another operating system environment. The best-prepared
students will have earned their CompTIA A+ certification and be familiar with common
network administration tasks. Familiarity with any Linux distribution and comfort
working at the command-prompt will be very helpful for students.
How to become CompTIA certified
To achieve CompTIA Linux+ Powered by LPI certification, you must register for and
pass the CompTIA Linux+ Powered by LPI exams, LX0-101 and LX0-102.
In order to become CompTIA certified, you must:
1 Select a certification exam provider. For more information, students should visit
2 Register for and schedule a time to take the CompTIA certification exam(s) at a
3 Read and sign the Candidate Agreement, which will be presented at the time of
the exam. The complete text of the Candidate Agreement can be found at
4 Take and pass the CompTIA certification exam(s).
For more information about CompTIA’s certifications, such as its industry acceptance,
benefits, or program news, students should visit
CompTIA is a not-for-profit information technology (IT) trade association. CompTIA’s
certifications are designed by subject matter experts from across the IT industry. Each
CompTIA certification is vendor-neutral, covers multiple technologies, and requires
demonstration of skills and knowledge widely sought after by the IT industry.
To contact CompTIA with any questions or comments, please call (630) 678-8300 or