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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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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 11, 2015
LPI and LPI Nigeria Master Affiliate are pleased to announce a new Academic Partner in Nigeria - The Usmanu DanFodiyo University, Sokoto, Nigeria (www.udusok.edu.ng). LPI and LPI Nigeria highly recommend partners like UDUSOK who can assist you in your preparation to take LPI exams in Nigeria. LPI has training partners in over 50 countries around the world. Read more
November 11, 2015
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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
Usmanu DanFodiyo University, Sokoto, Nigeria, becomes LPI Approved Academic Partner
( Nigeria: November 11, 2015)LPI has experienced ongoing expansion of its training partner program this year. LPI Nigeria is pleased with the addition of new LPI Academic Partner, (LPI AAP) - The Usmanu DanFodiyo University, Sokoto, Nigeria, (UDUSOK). Having met the rigorous conditions of our LPI Approved Academic Partner (LPI-AAP) Program, UDUSOK has distinguished itself from Linux providers around.
Usmanu Danfodiyo University (UDUSOK, formerly University of Sokoto) founded in 1975 is one of the initial twelve federal universities in Nigeria in the ancient city of Sokoto. UDUSOK is a four-year university that offers associate degrees and remedial programs (pre-degree) and is also well known for having one of the largest teaching hospitals in West Africa .
UDUSOK has a strong and vibrant IT arm made up of computer programmers, database administrators, systems administrators, support specialist, network technicians, web developers that use and have their data center and institutional infrastructure built on and dominated by Linux and Open Source Technologies.
It therefore no suprise that UDUSOK is excited to add LPI Certification programs as part of its curriculum so students and interested participants in the school and the Sokoto region can get Linux and Open Source knowledge and proficiency with hands-on practical to pursue and acquire their LPI Certifications. This will give them the great opportunity to strengthen their academic knowledge and career-readiness.
The regional growth of training partners in Nigeria shows the increased demand for IT professionals skilled in Linux and Open Source. You too can be an LPI Approved Academic Partner (LPI AAP) or LPI Approved Training Partner (LPI ATP) - Just CONTACT US or call +234-8120147646
Upcoming Events and TrainingMeet us at these events: Contact LPI Nigeria for details
OUR TRAINING AND EXAMS:
A varied catalog of Linux classes and workshops 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 and workshops are 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 and Web Services (A Professional Development Certificate (PDC) program)
- Linux Server Professional Certification (LPIC 1)
- The Linux Network Professional Certification - An Advanced Level Linux System Administraion (LPIC 2) with Enterprise Network Infrastructure
- The Linux Enterprise Professional Certification made up of:
- Senior/Enterprise Level Linux Professional - Mixed Environment (Exam 300)
- 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
Training and Exam Resources for newest objectivesGET STUDY MATERIALS
You can purchase LPI Approved Training Material (LPI-ATM), books from Sybex and Linup Front - Long time developer of LPI courseware
To purchase Sybex Linux Exentials by Roderick Smith or Linup Front's LPIC1 LPI-ATM in Nigeria, this will help prepare for the latest LPIC1 CONTACT US .
The resources listed below will assist exam candidates in
preparing for their LPIC-1 and LPIC-2 exams, please check that the materials are inline with the latest LPI objectives.
MANUALS AND ONLINE RESOURCES
Free Reading materials and videos from theurbanpenguin LPI ATP
LPIC-1 & LPIC-2 free educational manuals
FOSS LPIC1 Manual
Free online exam preparation guide for LPIC-2
IBM's developerWorks LPI certification tutorials . Please confirm that the materials are up to date with present LPI 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
NON FREE VIDEOS
CBT NUGGETS LINUX ESSENTIALS Please confirm that this material is up to date with present LPI Objectives
LPI Linux LPIC-1 and CompTIA Linux+ Prep
A definitive up-to-date list of exam preparation resources is available at our LPI Marketplace.
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(November Exams, 2015)
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
Upcoming LPI paper Based Exams
Schedule an exam or contact us for more exam dates in November. Students can enjoy academic discount benefit for any of our Paper Based Exams. All you need to do is present a recent ID .
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