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Bacula Administrator I Training Course

Bacula Systems offers both live, online training, which takes place over 5 half days (to allow participants to keep up with their work), as well as physical training classes, which span three days. Both types of trainings are extremely high quality, have a maximum class size of eight, and are given by senior Bacula Systems experts. Scroll further down this page to see the Admin I training dates.

Bacula Certified Training Centers for Admin I:

Bacula Systems Headquarters, Switzerland (English)
Bacula Systems USA (English)
Téïcée, France (French)
Open Future, Belgium (English and Dutch)

Matthew Watson
Systems Administrator – Walt Disney Animation
«Excellent training! We leave this Admin I training session with the full understanding of how to configure and implement Bacula Enterprise.»

This high-quality training course is held at our headquarters located in Switzerland, in San Antonio (Texas, USA) or in Lyndhurst (New Jersey, USA), under the personal guidance of Kern Sibbald, CTO of Bacula Systems and leader of the Bacula Project. After completing the course, you will become Bacula Certified and be able to perform the following tasks:

  • Build, install and configure Bacula on your own system
  • Design and run a backup scheme
  • Configure backup jobs for disks and auto-changers
  • Diagnose and debug problems
  • Learn to monitor day-to-day operations
  • Set up and perform restore operations
2024 Calendar
Feb – March 2024 26, 27, 28, 29, 01  Live, online class – English language – USA East Coast timing $ 3220
March 2024 4, 5, 6, 7, 8  Live, online class – English language – European timing € 2150
March 2024 26, 27, 28  Onsite, physical class in Paris – French language € 2150
April 2024 8, 9, 10, 11, 12  Live, online class – English language – European timing € 2150
April 2024 22, 23, 24, 25, 26  Live, online class – English language – USA East Coast timing $ 3220
Course pre-requisites

To participate in this course, you are expected to have:

  • A reasonably strong knowledge of Linux
  • Systems administration skills

For non-online, physical training:

For Switzerland, courses are held at the Bacula Systems headquarters: Avenue des Sciences 11, CH-1400 Yverdon-les-Bains, Switzerland T: +41 21 641 6080 F: +41 21 641 6081.

For the US New Jersey training session, the course will be held at the Courtyard Lyndhurst Meadowlands 1 Polito Ave, Lyndhurst, NJ 07071 USA.

For other training locations such as France, Belgium and Australia, please check with us for the specific address.

Asher Akhtar
Senior Data Protection Architect, Smithsonian Institution
«Bacula Systems’ training courses are highly professional, insightful and exactly what a sys-admin needs to take him or her to the next level in understanding backup and recovery»

Class daily schedule
The agenda is available here
Course Fee
€ 2’150/ US$ 3220 (includes laptops, all training equipment and lunches). Register now! Please note that travel to the course location (Yverdon-les-Bains, Switzerland, San Antonio, TX or Lyndhurst, NJ, USA) as well as other meals and lodging are the responsibility of the participant. Snack lunches, however, are included. Bacula Systems is holding a number of rooms at nearby hotels, at special rates. Please contact us to book accommodation.
Travel Recommendations
To Bacula Systems headquarters: Zurich and Geneva airports are both possible airports – with regular (and reliable!) train service to Yverdon. Geneva airport is the closest to our office, about an hour by train from Yverdon.
Training Policies
Please be sure to read our payment and cancellation policies before reserving a course.

* Valid for all existing Bacula Systems subscriptions and new ones purchased within a period of six months after the training session. BWeb Management Suite will remain free of charge during the time of the subscription, including renewals. Training invoiced at time of order and must be taken within 6 months. Value: € 2970/US$ 4455 per year.