The Linux Admin Certification part of the ict@innovation programme aims to help African SMEs involved in Open Source Solutions development, implementation and training to improve the quality of their services offered as well as the level of trust of customers through certification of their FOSS skills. Here, you can ...
Find an overview of available training materials for the LPI exam.
If you are interested in joining a "Linux System Administration " course in your country in Southern and East Africa and get certified, please check our section "join a course".
Are you interested in organizations or people working with Free and Open Source Software Certification in Africa? See our list of African Linux Admin Certification Trainers or search our community database for related contacts.
We offer an internal group (register and login for access) and a mailing list for experienced Linux users who intend to participate as trainers in the Linux Admin certification programme with ict@innovation trainers.
The project partners have appreciated the importance and urgency of increasing the number of certified Linux system administrators on the African continent so as to have a bigger impact on the uptake of FOSS on the continent.
To achieve this, the program is providing the following services to the community:
A major barrier against adoption and deployment of Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) in sub-Saharan Africa is the lack of human resources with FOSS skills demonstrated by recognized certificates. This programme aims to address the problem by qualifying trainers, so that these trainers in turn will be able to multiply their expertise for a self-sustaining development of FOSS human resources and requisite certification programmes.
The training of trainer course is offered to trainers and institutions with a strong commitment to introduce the knowledge of Linux to others, their staff members and communities. This should be done by implementing trainings by the LPIC 1 certified representatives within three months after the training. Monitoring and supervision will be provided by ict@innovation.
For updates on current activities please see below: