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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
Linux essentials will prepare the next generation of IT workers to fill the must-have skills of the future: knowledge of multiple computing environments, knowledge sharing, open source basics, and a dedication to the profession.Get Enrolled
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
Why Take an LPI Exam
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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We work with organizations around the world to ensure the growth and adoption of Linux and Open Source.Get Training
Leading companies rely on the high quality of our programs
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.
Linux adoption continues to rise world-wide as individual users, government entities and industries ranging from automotive to space exploration embrace open source technologies. This expansion of open source in enterprise is redefining traditional Information and Communication Technology (ICT) job roles to require more Linux skills. Whether you’re starting your career in open source, or looking for advancement, independently verifying your skill set can help you stand out to hiring managers or your management team.
Get comprehensive, advanced and neutral linux training program
for the market. Find LPI Approved Training Partner, training training materials that will lead you directly to the LPI
Find industry solutions and advise offered by LPI Nigeria and Partners.
LPI has a fundamental interest in engaging with the community and getting more partners to promote Linux and Open Source
Also this February, take bootcamps and LPI exams at subsidized rates.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
LPI certification doesn’t merely claim you have the skills, it proves it
Verified credentials get you to the top of the resume pile and on recruiter hot lists. Not to mention, it’s the quickest way through the HR firewall. LPI’s distribution neutral certification shows Linux versatility. This means that rather than being limited to one particular vendor technology, you will be capable of working with multiple open source technologies – mirroring the environments you will experience on the actual job. Because we provide detailed exam objectives, your exam prep time is more efficiently spent. Our multi-level track verifies you have the most comprehensive breadth and depth of Linux and open source knowledge. As well, our certifications are valid for 5 years, longer than most. LPI has certified professionals wordwide. It’s the internationally recognized standard, which means you have a skill set and career that can travel with you, be recognized, and in demand throughout the world.
LPI is the global certification standard and career support organization for open source professionals. With more than 600,000 exams delivered, it’s the world’s first and largest vendor-neutral Linux and open source certification body. LPI has certified professionals in 181 countries, delivers exams in 9 languages, and has over 400 training partners. Our purpose is to enable economic and creative opportunities for everybody by making open source knowledge and skills certification universally accessible. READ MORE
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)
- DevOps Tools Engineer (LPIC-OT 701)
- Linux System Administrator (LPIC 1)
- Linux Engineer (LPIC 2)
- The Linux Enterprise Professional Certification made up of:
- Senior/Enterprise Level Linux Professional - Mixed Environment (LPIC-3 300)
- Senior/Enterprise Level Linux Professional - Security (LPIC-3 303)
- Senior/Enterprise Level Linux Professional - High Availability and Virtualization (LPIC-3 304)
***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 LPI Approved Training Materials (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" LPI Linux Server Professional (LPIC1) study materials by Anselm Lingnau - long term developer for LPI courseware
Free Reading materials and videos from theurbanpenguin LPI ATP
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.
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.
[LPI-News]:Events this February
(February 2019 LPI Blog, Events, and Exam labs)
Get enlightening information and learn new things from our regularly updated LPI Blog
LPI has a fundamental interest at participating at events promoting Linux and Open Source development initiatives for Linux and Open Source professionals,we work with industry represntatives while also encouraging the development of traditional training programs through our LPI Approved Training Partners (LPI-ATP) and LPI Approved Academic Partners (LPI-AAP) to promote our certification as a tool for Linux and Open Source opportunities and advancement.
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 February. Students can enjoy academic discount benefit for any of our Paper Based Exams. All you need to do is present a recent ID .