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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
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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.
August 7, 2015
Read latest client reviews for LPI Linux certification in Nigeria. If you haven't already, now is the time to start learning Linux, or even get certified with the LPI certification here in Nigeria.Members of Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) Abuja took the Linux Essentials PDC training and Certification program. See for your self honest and unbiased product reviews
August 7, 2015
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August 7, 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
TESTIMONIALS ARCHIVE:LEARN LINUX, GET CERTIFIED & ADVANCE YOUR CAREER!!!
( Nigeria: August 7, 2015)It has been an ardent wish of our members active in the Surveillance and Electronic Comms Department of Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) to have deeper knowlege and insight of the Linux Operating System. The Linux Essentials Professional Development training and Certification program provided this opportunity and it was just right. Hauwa Ummy Abubakar, Chapter Chairman, National Asociation of Air Traffic Engineers, Abuja Chapter.
The Linux Essential training and Certification Program was indeed an eye opener for all participating engineers. Rich in content, it afforded even those with no prior knowledge of open source applications to have a comfortable understanding of navigating and working on the commandline and with files. The Linux Essential training and certification is indeed very rich. Yohana Iliya N. Head of Department EC, NAMA, Abuja Airport.
Open Source knowledge gained from the LPI certifications has been a gateway to my breakthrough in Enterprise Infrastructure. With strong Linux and UNIX background wielded, I am able to work efficiently with various servers, storage and SAN technologies. Yinka Taiwo (LPIC3), UNIX Admin in Telecomms Company
The LPI certification has provided a big boost for my enterprise solutions company. This Certification has helped prove my deep skills and made my clients trust me better with their sensitive business software. Seyi Akamo (LPIC3) is a Technology Consultant Zen Software Limited.
Linux knowledge and skills gained through LPI Certification Programs has helped in setting up Linux servers and applications as a proven solution for mission-critical computing, increased work performance, and eliminated the security and virus threats that are common in non-UNIX enironments. Kolade Carew (LPIC1), Senior Systems Analyst, CITS, University of Lagos
Having LPI certification has afforded me the opportunity to move ahead in my IT career. LPI certification exams are deep and thorough.The vendor-neutral nature of the exam ensures that one gains a vast understanding of and competence with multiple Linux and Unix distributions, this ability becomes extremely useful within production environments where one is faced with a plethora of Linux and UNIX distributions. K Lawal (LPIC3, Huawei Technologies Nigeria ) HAVE YOUR SAY @lpinigeria
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
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
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.
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(August 7, 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
LPI paper Based Exams this month
August 1, 2015, Accident Investigation Bureau, Nnamdi Azikwe Airport, Abuja FCT ,Nigeria
August 15, 2015, Usman Dan Fodiyo University, Sokoto, Sokoto, Nigeria
August 17, 2015, LPI Nigeria Office
Schedule an exam or contact us for Exam dates in August. Students can enjoy academic discount benefit for any of our Paper Based Exams. All you need to do is present a recent ID .
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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