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Trainers Space for African Linux Admin Trainers & Certification experts

This Trainers space aims to provide help to you as you roll out your training!

The following includes an overview of what kind of support ict@innovation is able to offer to the trainers, who offer trainings on Linux System Administration to their customers in Africa.

For trainers, who took part in ict@innovation “Training-of-Trainers” programme, this support package is intended to support the national follow-up trainings as part of the engagement of ict@innovation with the community of certification-trainers

1. Marketing Materials and Guidelines for Trainers

The marketing materials and guidelines can help you to advertise your Linux Admin Certification Trainings!

1.0 Recruiting participants for national training / finding your customers

The online community of more than 1200 people on this site can be tapped for local marketing of the national trainings. This can be done via the Marketing Community who can promote or link your training to specific locations.

For online marketing of the training, the platform offers several resources. You can:

1.1 Framework and Guidelines for the Trainings

We have summed up the background of the trainings and the ict@innovation programme in order to make it easier for you to communicate it to your training participants. We have also included a few guidelines which we would like you consider when advertising for your trainings.

To get the guidelines click here!!!

1.2 Materials for Advertising the Training

We have compiled the following materials to help you advertise for your trainings. We have drafted sample advertisements for which you can use to promote your trainings. We also provide you with sample application forms, which you may use for your trainings!

In addition we have put together “Building Blocks” for you to create your own marketing material with. You can use the text building blocks and statements, include the photographs or reference our other publications and remix these materials in order to create your marketing materials such as web posts, fliers etc. Off course, you can also change and add to the sample application forms and the sample advertisements as you wish – make them suit your needs!!!

To get the marketing materials click here!!!

2. The ict@innovation e-learning platform

Use the ict@innovation e-learning platform and host your course there. Once on that page, please click on the ¨Linux Certification - LPIC¨ link. You can register a new course through the following link:

3. The Training materials

You can use the training materials and mix and adapt them as you feel fits best. All the training material is available in a number of formats:

4 Get in contact with other trainers through the Certification List

The FOSS Certification mailing list is ***the*** space to get in contact with other trainers! If you are interested in Linux Admin Certification, please subscribe to the mailing list here. To see the archive of mailing list postings, visit the Certification Archives.

5. Share & Contribute

We invite all trainers to share other resources and content that they may have  with the community here! If you have access to other openly licensed manuals or you have designed good marketing material like brochures or posters, please share that with the community.

Finally, if you want to see how others did their trainings then we will create a page where you can take a look at video-testimonials by other trainers

Please see also the "Support Package for Trainers of ict@innovation: Linux System Administration, LPI Certification
Level 1
" for even more information on community support (attached below).