[Gllug] Open University Linux Introduction course T155

Geo caparo.g at gmail.com
Tue Mar 29 07:15:00 UTC 2011

On Tuesday 29 March 2011 01:56:44 Steve Parker wrote:
> On 28/03/11 23:10, Chris Bell wrote:
> > Hello,
> >     I see that the Open university are offering a course for beginners,
> >
> > http://www3.open.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/course/t155.htm
> "The course is designed to be studied over a ten-week period, with
> approximately ten hours of study a week."
> I'm not too familiar with the certification, but 100 hours from zero to
> CompTIA+ certified seems a bit of a challenge. If it is possible for a
> significant percentage of candidates, then it suggests that the cert is
> not worth much. Also, do beginners need certification?

Most uni types wil tell you 1 hr of lecture will need 2 hours of "self" study 
to get the best from the content so that is more like 300 hours still steep 
enough from scratch tho....................

C U 
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