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Embedded Linux Course

Real-Time Embedded Linux Course Overview

Welcome to one of the industry's most in-demand professions, strategically crafted to position you at the forefront of this critical field in today's technology landscape. Embedded systems are integral to the operation and innovation of various high-tech industries, including automotive, aerospace, consumer electronics, and healthcare devices. These systems ensure that everyday and specialized devices perform reliably and efficiently in real time.

The Real-Time Embedded Linux online training program is designed to educate you on the foundational principles of embedded systems and immerse you in the practical aspects of real-time software development and system optimization. You will gain hands-on experience with microcontroller programming, real-time operating systems (RTOS), and the implementation of complex real-time algorithms.

By engaging with our curriculum, you will develop the skills necessary to design, test, and implement embedded systems that meet the rigorous demands of modern technology. This course is your pathway to becoming a skilled professional in the embedded systems field, equipping you with the knowledge and tools to innovate and excel in the tech industry.

Skills You Will Gain by Completing Our Real-Time Embedded Linux Training Program

  • Proficiency in programming languages specific to embedded systems like C and C++.
  • Expertise in microcontroller architecture and interfacing.
  • Skills in real-time operating systems (RTOS) and software lifecycle management.
  • Ability to design and implement real-time algorithms that meet stringent timing constraints.
  • Understanding of hardware-software integration and debugging techniques.

As a Qualified Real-Time Embedded Course Graduate, You’ll Be Prepared for Roles Such As:

  • Embedded Systems Engineer
  • Real-Time Software Developer
  • Systems Architect
  • Embedded Hardware Engineer
  • Firmware Developer

Industries You’ll Be Able to Work in With Our Online Real-Time Embedded Course

  • Automotive and Transport Technology
  • Aerospace and Defence
  • Consumer Electronics
  • Industrial Automation
  • Healthcare Devices

Benny Cohen
Real Time Group Founder and CEO

  • M.Sc. in Communication Engineering
  • B.Sc. in Electronics Engineering
  • Lecturer and Head of the Cyber and Information Security Course at RT-Group, with over 20 years of experience in software/hardware system development, including 6 years in the cybersecurity industry.
  • Specializes in penetration testing and provides training both domestically and internationally. Conducts penetration testing (PT) for security companies as well as leading enterprises in the industry.


Embedded Linux — Extended Curriculum

The Embedded Linux Course program is made up of a number of courses (modules).‎
We know that each of us arrives with a different background and level of knowledge. In order to tailor the content to best fit your needs, you can choose the track that is most suitable for you:‎
Embedded Linux Course studies at the college are currently conducted online.‎

Comprehensive Track

This track includes all the courses in the program and is designed to make you an expert in the field.‎

  • Designed for students with little to no experience.
  • Requires 9 to 12 months to complete.‎
  • 320 academic hours.
Standard Track

This track includes only the courses and content specifically designed for the Embedded Linux Course program.‎

  • Designed for students with prior knowledge in the high-tech industry.
  • Requires 6 to 7 months to complete.
  • 130 academic hours.
Self-Designed Track

This track allows you to select only the specific courses and content that you are interested in and wish to complete.‎

  • Designed for students with experience in the field.
  • Requires 1 to 3 months to complete, depending on the courses chosen by the student.
Embedded Linux
Linux Fundamentals Course 75 academic hours ok-full-icon Comprehensive Track

This comprehensive and practical course includes learning the fundamentals of the open-source Linux operating system, widely used in various industries and purposes. Linux supports various hardware devices and numerous I/O interfaces, offering efficiency, stability, flexibility, and security. Linux can be found nearly everywhere: on servers, personal computers, embedded systems (Embedded Linux), smartphones, tablets, and more.

Bash Scripting Course 25 academic hours ok-full-icon Comprehensive Track
Bash is a highly convenient and efficient shell (command line interface) environment. Developed by GNU contributors, it is essentially the default shell in Linux/GNU systems, serving as a vital foundation for the system. Like any shell, it encompasses a robust command system as well as an efficient scripting language.
Python Course 90 academic hours ok-full-icon Comprehensive Track

The focus is on Python 3, aiming to provide the knowledge and experience required for programming real-world applications in an object-oriented industry. You will learn how to develop software using Python. You will be taught techniques and appropriate tools to professionally develop high-level Python programs suitable for high-tech companies. This is a very practical course in which we will also be using circuit boards.

Python is currently considered one of the most popular and sought-after programming languages in the IT industry. Its popularity and widespread use in various industry projects make Python one of the most demanded programming courses. The high demand and diverse employment opportunities make Python highly beneficial to specialize in for a rewarding professional career with multiple growth opportunities.

RT Concepts Course 40 academic hours ok-full-icon Comprehensive Track ok-standard-icon Standard Track

Real time systems are deterministic and consistent systems (not necessarily embedded computers) that are committed to processing information and providing responses within a deterministic and consistent timeframe. The course covers the main components involved in the development of embedded computer applications. Additionally, it addresses challenges faced by development engineers, the process, and tools used in embedded application development. It also delves into the objects and services provided by a real-time operating system and how they are integrated into the application.

Embedded Linux Course 90 academic hours ok-full-icon Comprehensive Track ok-standard-icon Standard Track

This course aims to provide engineers in the industry with the necessary knowledge to tackle the challenges of developing embedded computer systems using the Embedded Linux platform. The course includes all the training and development conducted on development boards. Among other things, students will become familiar with the stages of development, required tools, typical issues in the development process and their solutions, use of various debugging tools, development of user-mode applications.

Admission Requirements

  • Basic computer skills.
  • Some experience in C programming — an advantage, but not necessary.
  • Professional knowledge interview.
Embedded Linux Certification

Certifications and Credentials

Students must complete the following to be eligible for Real-Time Embedded Linux certification:

  • Participation in at least 80% of the course hours
  • Submission of a final project / final exam with a score of 70 and above
  • Obligation to submit course assignments, including exercises, homework, and projects

Why Study Embedded Linux — Extended at RTG

private lessons
repeat course
recorded lessons


The admission requirements for the Embedded Linux — Extended program are as follows:

1. Basic computer skills.
2. Some experience in C programming — an advantage, but not mandatory.
3. Background and/or experience in programming languages is an advantage.
4. Professional knowledge interview.

After completing the Linux Embedded — Extended program, you will be able to pursue job roles in the field of embedded systems and software development. Some potential job roles you could pursue include:

1. Embedded Software Engineer: Develop and maintain software for embedded systems, focusing on Linux-based platforms. Create, optimize, and debug code for real-time applications.
2. Linux Kernel Developer: Contribute to the development of the Linux Kernel by writing, testing, and maintaining kernel modules and device drivers. Work on improving the core functionality of the operating system.
3. Embedded Systems Developer: Create software applications that run on embedded hardware, optimizing performance and ensuring reliable operation. Develop applications that interface with sensors, actuators, and other peripherals.
4. IoT (Internet of Things) Developer: Design and develop software for IoT devices and systems, utilizing your understanding of real-time concepts and embedded Linux. Implement communication protocols, security mechanisms, and remote management capabilities.

These roles are just a few examples of the opportunities available to you after completing the Linux Embedded program. Your skills in Linux fundamentals, Bash scripting, Python, real-time concepts, and Embedded Linux will make you a valuable asset in the field of embedded systems and software development.

Currently, classes in the Embedded Linux program take place online.

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