About LPI Certifications
The LPI Certifications are designed by the community of Linux professionals. It is committed to the development of global standard in Linux certification. The LPIC program is designed in multiple levels. The LPIC program consists of three levels of certification:
- Level 1: LPIC-1: Junior Level Linux Professional
- Level 2: LPIC-2: Advanced Level Linux Professional
- Level 3: LPIC-3: Senior Level Linux Professional
Junior Level Linux Certification (LPIC-1) is the first certification program to be professionally accredited by National Commission For Certifying Agencies NCCA. Candidates with LPIC-1 certification can work as professionals at the Linux command line, Install and configure a workstation and connect it to a LAN, or a standalone PC to the Internet and perform easy maintenance tasks like add users to a larger system, backup and restore, shutdown and reboot. Professionals need to pass two exams to achieve this certification: Exam 101 and Exam 102. To learn more about LPIC-1 certification, please visit LPIC-1: Junior Level Linux Professional.
Candidates must have an active LPIC-1 certification before moving towards LPIC-2 certification. Candidates with LPIC-2 certification can work as administrators of small and medium-sized site, Supervise assistants and Advice managers on automation and purchases. Professionals need to pass two exams to achieve this certification: Exam 201 and Exam 202. To learn more about LPIC-2 certification, please visit LPIC-2: Advanced Level Linux Professional.
Candidates must have an active LPIC-2 certification before moving towards LPIC-3 certification. The LPIC-3 certification is designed for the "enterprise-level" Linux professional. LPIC-3 certification is for professionals who have integration experience with diverse technologies and operating systems. Professionals need to pass any one of the speciality exams to achieve this certification: 117-300, 117-303 and 117-304. To learn more about LPIC-3 certification, please visit LPIC-3: Senior Level Linux Professional.