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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
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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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.
October 15, 2014
That's right, free as in beer! You can help support our exam development process and get your LPIC-304 Virtualization and High Availabilty certification in the process. LPI is helping its affiliates organize beta events between now and November 15th, for the new version of the exam.
October 15, 2014
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.
October 15, 2014
LPI has a fundamental interest in championing workforce
development initiatives for Linux and Open Source professionals,
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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
Want to take LPIC-304 for free?
( Nigeria: October 15, 2014)
If you're an LPIC-2 or LPIC-3 holder and interested to try out the new 304 exam in Nigeria, email firstname.lastname@example.org with your City, State, and Country of residence.
Notes about participating:
- You must have a valid LPI ID
- The exams are free to the candidates (really!)
- We recommend you have your LPIC-2 or LPIC-3
- The exams are delivered via a paper-based test only and sent back for manual marking by Product Development (usually takes 1-2 months for the results)
- A survey will also be delivered as part of the exam lab process
- If you pass the exam you get credit for your exam and will receive the LPIC-3 Virtualization and High Availability certification
- If you don't pass the exam, you may request the exam be remove from their records
Exam objectives for the new LPIC-304 exam can be found on the LPIC-3 wiki.
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 (LE) and Web Services
- Linux System Adminsitration (LPIC 1) and Server management
- Advanced Level Linux System Administraion (LPIC 2) with Enterprise Network Infrastructure
- 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) 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, CONTACT US .
The resources listed below will assist exam candidates in
preparing for their LPIC-1 and LPIC-2 exams
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 and our Monthly Worshops and Find Available Linux Jobs and Qualified Linux Professionals
(October 15, 2014)
Digital Publishishing Workshop using Open Source Tools by Linux Administrator&Apps Developer Babafemi Ogunmade (LPIC1, LPIC2, NCL) in November.
For enquiries, email us at out contact below.
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
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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
LPI paper Based Exams this month and quarter
PBT Exam : October, 2014, TBA
Linux Essentials, LPIC 1, LPIC 2 and LPIC 3 will be available