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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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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.
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LPI offers many career development resources for developers, users, and administrators of Linux systems. One of the most important offerings is the LPI Linux Certification Program, which provides performance-based exams that are continuously updated using feedback from the community, so they are always up-to-date and relevant.
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LPI has a fundamental interest in championing workforce
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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
2016 #YEAROFLINUX:GROW YOUR IT CAREER, LEARN LINUX
( Nigeria: April 9, 2016)As the lines between open source and proprietary software continue to get less distinct, more organizations are building even customized technologies with and for open source methods. This includes Apple (making its Swift programming language available on Linux), Microsoft(making .NET open source; as well as key parts of its web browser; and using Linux for its Azure Cloud Switch). Whether you're looking for your first job or just looking to upgrade your current position, LPI certification will help you demonstrate your value, verify your skills and help you stay ahead of the curve.
TOP LINUX CERTS FOR 2016 already on - While the best of the Linux certifications vie for considerable mindshare among IT professionals, LPI already tops the list amongst top Linux certs for 2016. As the World's Linux Certification body with over with its rich Linux Server Professional (LPIC1) and CompTIA Linux+ powered by LPI. Results presented from various job search independently conducted on several popular job boards to see which Linux certifications employers are looking for when hiring new employees - this should provide you with some idea of the Linux-related certifications employers are seeking and who's toping right now. For details read more HERE 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 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
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.
[LPI-News]:This April, Register and enjoy discount PBT Exams and Find Available Linux Jobs and Qualified Linux Professionals
(April Exams, 2016)
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 April. 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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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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