[CLUG] Advice on LPI

Robin Shannon robin.shannon at gmail.com
Thu Jun 9 08:19:39 GMT 2005

I for one would be very interested in such a study group.

paz y amor,

2005/6/9, Hamilton, James <James.Hamilton at cit.act.edu.au>:
> CIT unfortunately do not run courses aiming at LPI
> certification...however we do run two short courses (Statements of
> Attainment) in Linux. One is a very basic introduction course, the
> second focuses on SysAdmin issues. Drop me a line off list for more
> info.
> LPI have established a presence in Australia through Linux Australia
> (www.lpi.org.au) and there is a process that allows  for pen and paper
> exams to be held in the community just like they were at LCA. This
> process involves LPI endorsing people to supervise the exams. There are
> a small number of us endorsed currently and we are trying to work out
> how to expand that in a manageable way.
> I would love to arrange for more exams to be held in Canberra later this
> year and think that perhaps this would be a Good Thing To Do as part of
> software freedom day. This of course would need people being interested.
> In terms of training that is available and is specifically for LPI,
> there is some great stuff happening at Granville TAFE in Sydney with
> Geoffrey Robertson who runs study groups
> (http://www.slug.org.au/training.html). While this is not of much use
> for those of us who do not live in Sydney, the material used in these
> programs is all available through an open documentation program set up
> on sourceforge (http://sourceforge.net/projects/lcdp/). Ignore the
> releases - all the good stuff is in CVS. No one in Canberra trains for
> it specifically.
> I would be happy to help with setting up an informal study group using
> this material as Michael suggested. I know the curriculum and could help
> structure the outline.
> Brief Description of LPI for those who don't know what we are talking
> about.
> LPI (Linux Professional Institute) (www.lpi.org) is a not for profit
> organisation that develops and administers vendor neutral certification
> exams for Linux. There are two certifications currently: LPIC 1 and LPIC
> 2. Each certification requires the successful completion of 2 exams ie
> (101 & 201) || (201 & 202). These exams can be done at commercial
> testing centres for $150 or by pen and paper at LPI.AU sponsored exams
> for $60.
> James Hamilton
> Faculty of Business and IT
> Canberra Institute of Technology
> 02 6205 9613

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