Overview: A widely-recognized Linux certification ensures that IT professionals have a means of demonstrating their Linux skills to potential employers while assuring customers that they are receiving knowledgable support. The easiest way to gain corporate, governmental, and institutional support and usage of Linux is to ensure that there is a recognized support system in place. This includes professionally accredited support services and an industry recognized skills standard. Other reasons for a professional certification for Linux include:
- Create industry recognition
- Provide an organizational path for students
- Provide an organizational mechanism for training centers
- Enhance marketing
- Counter the "no-support" argument
- Turn students into advocates
- Provide other means of employment for Linux skilled individuals
- Recruit new Linux users
- Assist in the hiring process
- Junior Level Linux Professional (LPIC-1) The Linux Professional Institute Certification (LPIC) program is designed to certify the competency of IT professionals using the Linux operating system and its associated tools.
- Advanced Level Linux Professional (LPIC-2) The Linux Professional Institute Certification (LPIC) program is designed to certify the competency of IT professionals using the Linux operating system and its associated tools.