Certification Industry: Linux
Certificate Name: LPIC-1
Certificate Issuing Authority: Linux Professional Institute
LPIC-1 is the first certification in the multi-level Linux professional certification program of the Linux Professional Institute (LPI). The LPIC-1 will validate the candidate's ability to perform maintenance tasks on the command line, install and configure a computer running Linux and configure basic networking.
The LPIC-1 is designed to reflect current research and validate a candidate's proficiency in real-world system administration. The objectives are tied to real-world job skills, which LPI determines through job task analysis surveying during exam development.
To become LPIC-1 certified the candidate must be able to:
Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites for this certification.
Requirements: Passing the 101 and 102 exams. Each 90-minute exam is 60 multiple-choice and fill-in-the-blank questions.
Validity period: 5 years unless retaken or higher level is achieved.