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OS & IT courses

Whether you're a novice to the digital world or an aspiring SysAdmin or programmer, these courses will propel you forward. Advanced courses will also prepare you for career-ready certification.

Learn basic computer skills such as social media, Internet navigation & simple networking.

Online self-paced

NDG Linux Unhatched

The "start from scratch" Linux course. A quick intro to the popular operating system.


IT Essentials

Learn computer fundamentals and validate skills through optional certification.

Instructor-led, Online self-paced

NDG Linux Essentials

Build upon your existing Linux skills and prepare for certification.

Instructor-led, Online self-paced

NDG Linux I

The first in a 2-course series. Begin your Linux mastery and prepare for certification.

Instructor-led, Online self-paced

NDG Linux II

The second in a 2-course series. Further your mastery of Linux and prepare for certification.


Cisco Networking Academy courses are designed to prepare you for Cisco Certification and other industry recognized certification exams. Cisco Certifications are highly valued by employers globally, as they demonstrate your exceptional skills, relevant to many industries, including medical, legal, food and beverage and more.

Remember, discounts are available for select certification exams. Eligible students will be automatically notified by email and on their NetAcad profile page.

Comptiaa Certification Badge

Linux Plus Certification Badge

Ipic Certification Badge

Ipi Certification Badge

Where do I take these courses?

Networking Academy courses can be taken in person at over 10,400 learning institutions around the world. Some of our courses can be taken online, right here through . Click "learn more" on a course above to see which options are available.

Hear from a NetAcad graduate

Stephen Ondieki Orioki, Entrepreneur, Kibera, Kenya

When Stephen Ondieki Orioki took the IT Essentials course at the Raila Educational Centre, he began his journey from the streets of Kibera, a slum surrounding Nairobi, to successful entrepreneur and international ambassador for the Cisco Networking Academy program.

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