Double certification: LPI and CompTIA in Partnership

Apr 09, 2010

Joint recognition, dual certification.

The two certification bodies Linux Professional Institute (LPI) and Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) have agreed to a common Linux certification process.

The result of the agreement is joint recognition of each other's exams and creation of the new "CompTIA Linux+ Powered by LPI" certification that adopts the LPIC-1 (LPI-101 and LPI-102) exams. Passing the "CompTIA Linux+ Powered by LPI" exam thus qualifies for both certifications. The original CompTIA LX0-101 and LX0-102 exams will also be offered at the same price as the LPIC-1 exams.

LPI president and CEO Jim Lacey, in LPI's announcement of the agreement, asserts that candidates for the new certification, "will have access to LPI's higher level programs and certifications in Linux." For those interested, the announcement includes contact information.

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  • Why is this better?

    I don't understand why they want to offer expiring certifications or why anyone would want to invest in them. LPI has got it WRONG and ComTIA took a step backwards in partnering with them. They should move the cert to require continuing education credits - like other major certifications have. In the end LPI is all about the $$. I don't see how this racket pays off for the "certified."

    No thanks!
  • Parceria CompTIA - LPI

    Parceria entre CompTIA e LPI promovem a certificação do usuário LPI sem a necessidade de realizar novos exames.

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