CANADA-based internationally vendor-independent organization advocating the use of Linux, Open Source and Free Software, through certification of Linux Professional Institute (LPI), has concluded plans to offer free certification at the two-day forthcoming Linux World Expo in the United Kingdom (UK).
The two-day conference and exhibition, has been slated for next month at Olympia 2 London.
Director, Community Relations at LIP, Mr. Scott Lambertson, disclosed that the premier institute for Linux certification organisation would offer free testing during the event scheduled for Wednesday 5 and Thursday 6, October this year.
In a press statement made available to Champion Infotel, Mr. Lambertson quoted the LPI chief executive, Mr. Jim Lacey as saying that LinuxWorld is a great venue to promote Linux, Open Source Software and the importance of recognized professional standards and vendor-independent certification for Linux professionals.
"LPI exam labs at LinuxWorld provide an excellent opportunity for us to demonstrate our commitment to provide accessible, high-quality certification to the Linux community," Mr. Lacey also said.
Registered delegates to the conference, he said, could write the exams free of
Charge, but trade show attendees would pay a reduced fee of £25 to write the exams during the conference, rather than the regular price of £50.
Also, during the exam labs, Open Forum Europe will offer LPI 101 and 201 exams, along with 102 exams for those who qualify and request the advanced-level testing. All exams will be offered at 10 - 11:30 a.m. and 1.30 – 3:00 p.m. each day in the LPI Examination Rooms, and are located on the lower ground floor in Olympia 2.
He explained that candidates must pre-register on the LPI website at https://www.lpi.org/en/register.html to receive an identification number. All exam candidates should bring valid photo identification and their LPI ID number to the exam lab.
LPI is an official sponsor of LinuxWorld, internationally, and will be participating in the LinuxWorld Expo where LPI’s staff will meet attendees at the OFE booth (stand number D15). OFE will be giving advice on Linux and Open Source Software to business, government and education visitors.