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Our certification programs meet the exacting standard of both IT professionals and the organization that employ them. Get certified with the widely-recognized world leader.Get Certified
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Linux Professional Institute Certification Level 1
LPIC-1 is a junior level certification for Linux administrators. You should be able to perform maintenance tasks with the command line, install & configure a workstation and be able to configure a basic network.Enroll in LPIC-1
Linux Professional Institute Certification Level 2
LPIC-2 is aimed at advanced Linux professionals. With LPIC level 2 you will be able to administer small to medium sized mixed networks and provide suggestions to upper management.Enroll in LPIC-2
Linux Professional Institute Certification Level 3
LPIC-3 is designed for senior-level Linux professionals in an enterprise environment.You will get the concept of, architecture, and be able to install and troubleshoot LDAP software and integrate with Active Directory.Enroll in LPIC-3
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Show that you know how to use Linux. When you have an LPI Certification, you have proven your Linux expertise.Get Prepared
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LPI was formally incorporated as a non-profit organization in New Brunswick, Canada on October 25, 1999. It has operational offices in Toronto, Canada and Sacramento, USA - with affiliates around the world.LPI works with organizations around the world to ensure the growth and adoption of Linux, Open Source and Free Software.
About LPI Nigeria
Since 2007, Lifeforte International Schools (LIS) has been the Linux Professional Institute Nigeria Master Affiliate. Lifeforte is recognized nationwide as the premier organization advocating and assisting in the professional use of Linux, Open Source, and Free Software through Open Source Technology solutions for education and businesses as well as the vendor neutral LPI Certifications.
November 1, 2013
This month, hear LPI Alumni in the Nigeria industry speak about the advantages of being LPI certified as well as the edge they have and which you can have in the market.
They will give tips on real world Linux expertise and challenge all to take LPI Linux certification program to stand out from the crowd.
November 1, 2013
Get comprehensive, advanced and neutral linux training program for the markets. Find LPI Approved Training Partner, training materials and trainings that will lead you directly to the LPI certification.
Find industry solutions and advise offered by LPI Nigeria and Partners.
November 1, 2013
LPI has a fundamental interest in championing workforce development initiatives for Linux and Open Source professionals, check out our "JOBS INITIATIVE"
Get a job!!! Click the topic to read details for this month.
Linux skills certification
LPI is committed to the development of a global standard in Linux certification. We believe that such a certification program must meet the requirements of both IT professionals and the organizations that would employ them. To achieve this goal we have adopted an open, rigorous, and consultative development process which uses both volunteer and hired resources. Our development process is widely recognized and endorsed and has met the strict requirements of independent certification authorities.
The LPI Certification Program is:
- Designed by a community of Linux professionals, volunteers, vendors and educators
- Challenging: if you don't know the subjects you won't pass
- Accessible and available at thousands of test centres around the world or at special events
- Of high quality: relying on critical input from numerous Linux experts and employing scientific and industry-recognized psychometric processes
- Distribution-neutral: verifying knowledge on any standard Linux system
- Relevant: surveying thousands to determine the skills that need to be tested
- Training-vendor independent: encouraging a variety of methods and approaches to test preparation
- Supported and sponsored by a large number of Linux companies and projects
- A certification the Linux community can respect and be proud of
LINUX EDUCATION + LINUX EXPERIENCE = LPI LINUX PRO
( Nigeria: November 1, 2013)
This month, in this space on our site, you will hear LPI Alumni in the Nigeria industry speak about the strength of being LPI certified as well as the edge and opportunities it has offered them and can offer you in the national market place
They will give us tips on Linux expertise, present you with some real-world situations and challenge all to take the world's vendor neutral Linux certification program and stand out from the crowd. They will demonstrate how you work in the mixed environment and use your LPIC education. Its having education plus experience in your browser and an opportunity to network
If you an LPI alumnus and would also like to share tips and experience, contact us LPI NIGERIA
Upcoming Events and TrainingNational: LPIC1 Training at CITS UNILAG, Lagos State, Ngeria (Oct 30-Nov 15 2-2013)
International: SUSECON 2013 (Cram Session Wednesday, Nov 13, 1pm-5:15pm.
Exam Labs, Thursday, Nov 14, 9:00 AM - 11m:45 AM, Thursday, Nov 14, 1:00 PM - 3:45 PM, Friday, Nov 15, 10:30 AM - 1:15 PM)
OUR TRAINING AND EXAMS: A varied catalog of Linux classes for Linux developers, system administrators and other technical resources.
Customized Linux training options to meet your specific project and team needs with the wolrd's Linux certification programs LPI Nigeria's corporate Linux and Open Source training is both flexible (onsite or offsite, weekends and weekdays) and ideally suited to help organizations of all sizes accomplish their goals, no matter where their teams are located:
- Linux Essentials (LE) and Web Services
- Linux System Administration - Junior Level (LPIC 1)
- Linux System Adminsitration (LPIC 1) and Web Technologes (HTML/PHP/Python/Word Press)
- Advanced Level Linux System Administraion (LPIC 2) with Enterprise Network Infrastructure
- Senior/Enterprise Level Linux Professional - Mixed Environment (Exam 300) (replaces 301 and 302 from October 2013)
- Senior/Enterprise Level Linux Professional - Core (Exam 301) (retires end of 2013)
- Senior/Enterprise Level Linux Professional - Mixed Environment (Exam 302- still requires LPI-301 until exam retires at the end of 2013)
- Senior/Enterprise Level Linux Professional - Security (Exam 303)
- Senior/Enterprise Level Linux Professional - High Availability and Virtualization (Exam 304)
***You must have an active LPIC-1 certification to receive LPIC-2 certification, but the LPIC-1 and LPIC-2 exams may be taken in any order
***You must have an active LPIC-2 certification to receive LPIC-3 certification, but the LPIC-2 and LPIC-3 exams may be taken in any order
Contact us email@example.com to book a seat for November training
Training and Exam Resources for newest objectivesGET STUDY MATERIALS
You can purchase LPI Approved Training Material (LPI-ATM) by Linup Front - A long time developer of LPI courseware
To purchase Linup Front's LPIC1 LPI-ATM in Nigeria, this will help prepare for the latest LPIC1 and LPIC 2 objectives, please CONTACT US .
The resources listed below will assist exam candidates in preparing for their LPIC-1 and LPIC-2 exams but may only align to exam objectives prior to April 1, 2009
MANUALS AND ONLINE RESOURCES
LPIC-1 & LPIC-2 free educational manuals
FOSS LPIC1 Manual
Free online exam preparation guide for LPIC-2 IBM's developerWorks LPI certification tutorials . Only LPIC-3 tutorials are current to our present exam objectives. Tutorials for our exam objectives for the new LPIC-1 and LPIC-2 exams are in development.
"FREE" study material for the Linux Essentials exam is available from Linup Front --a long time developer of LPI courseware. The courseware is a 300 page downloadable e-book English Version. This courseware is also available for download for Android devices running version 2.3.3 or later from the Google Play store English
The urban penguin for Linux Essentials
NON FREE VIDEOS
CBT NUGGETS 101
CBT NUGGETS 102
A definitive up-to-date list of exam preparation resources is available at our LPI Marketplace.
[LPI-News]:Register for LPI PBT Exams, Find Available Linux Jobs and Qualified Linux Professionals
(Nigeria, November 1, 2013)
LPI has a fundamental interest in championing workforce development initiatives for Linux and Open Source professionals. We monitor and engage with job board sites to ensure that LPI certification is a desired credential and work with various industry represntatives to promote our certification as a tool for human resource recruitment and advancement. We also work on wider industry initiatives to promote the creation of Linux jobs and the recognition of the value of IT certification
Find Available Linux Jobs
Find Qualified Linux Professionals
There are several ways to LPI exam. The normal route of our exams are offered through the test centers for Pearson Virtual University Enterprises (VUE)
LPI Nigeria also hosts LPI PBT(Paper Based/Written Test) exams monthly and also at conferences and events. These are alternative routes to sitting VUE
Here are dates for upcoming events this month and quarter
Upcoming dates : November 23, 2013, Venue: Ibadan November 29, 2013. Venue: CITS, University of Lagos, Lagos State Linux Essentials, LPIC 1, LPIC 2 and LPIC 3 will be available