[Fwd: [lpi-ontario] LPI ExamLab Toronto & Promotions]

Rajinder Yadav devguy.ca-Re5JQEeQqe8AvxtiuMwx3w at public.gmane.org
Thu Sep 24 00:26:57 UTC 2009

David J Patrick wrote:
> In the tradition of last minute notices from linuxcaffe, I'd like to 
> announce;
> djp
>> -------- Original Message --------
>> Subject: [lpi-ontario] LPI ExamLab Toronto & Promotions
>> Date: Thu, 17 Sep 2009 18:42:05 -0400
>> From: announce-only list for LPI candidates in Ontario,    Canada
>> <lpi-ontario-WHMkLBA7RDE at public.gmane.org>
>> Organization: LPI
>> To: slamberton-WHMkLBA7RDE at public.gmane.org
>> 1. Toronto Exam Lab at Linuxcaffe: September 26, 2009
>> LPI will be hosting a promotional exam lab on September 26th at 4 p.m.
>> at the Linuxcaffe workshop, 318 Harbord Street, Toronto (just around the
>> corner from Linuxcaffe itself: http://www.linuxcaffe.ca/)
>> All three levels of LPI certification (LPIC-1, LPIC-2 and LPIC-3) will
>> be offered at this limited seating exam lab at special promotional
>> pricing of $119 CDN (includes GST)--a savings of $49 CDN for LPIC-1,
>> LPIC-2 and LPI-302 & LPI-303 exams.  Pricing for the LPIC-3
>> certification exam (LPI-301) is $219 (includes GST)--a savings of $54
>> off of regular pricing.
>> To participate in the exam labs you must obtain an LPI ID at
>> https://www.lpi.org/caf/Xamman/register. To assure that you have a seat,
>> candidates should email LPI at events-WHMkLBA7RDE at public.gmane.org with the following
>> information by September 23, 2009:
>> (1) LPI ID
>> (2) Exam that the candidate wishes to take (LPI-101, 102, 201, etc.)
>> On the day of the exam, candidates may make payment for their exams
>> onsite 15 minutes prior to the exam lab by cash or cheque payable to the
>> "Linux Professional Institute".  However advanced payment via paypal
>> with LPI is preferred. Each exam takes approximately 90 minutes to 
>> complete.
>> Candidates should bring their LPI ID and a government issued photo
>> identification to the exam lab.
>> 2.  IMPORTANT: "Single Exam" Expiry Policy
>> In March our Board of Directors passed a new policy that limited the
>> time a single exam would remain valid towards certification.  In the
>> past it was possible that one could write and pass one exam and then
>> take the second exam at an indefinite later date in order to complete
>> the certification (e.g. both LPIC-1 and LPIC-2 require two exams).  This
>> has been modified to align with our recertification policy (# 6 at
>> http://www.lpi.org/eng/certification/policies): a single exam will be
>> valid for only five years such that the second exam must be taken within
>> a five year period in order to obtain the certification.  This policy
>> became effective September 1, 2009.
>> 3.  LPIC-1 and Ubuntu Certified Professional Vouchers
>> LPI and Canonical (sponsor of the popular Linux distribution Ubuntu)
>> have introduced a new discounted voucher program for the LPIC-1 and
>> Ubuntu Certified Professional (UCP) exams. The promotional program
>> enables candidates to purchase a voucher bundle for the LPI-101, LPI-102
>> and the LPI-199 exams at USD $120 each--a savings of over 20%.
>> For more information please on this voucher bundle please see:
>> http://www.lpi.org/eng/about_lpi/upcoming_events/lpi_promotions_and_incentives 
>> To order your voucher bundle please contact: accounts-WHMkLBA7RDE at public.gmane.org
>> 4.  Host an EXAM LAB in Ontario!
>> LPI invites groups of 10 or more interested exam candidates to contact
>> us to organize their own local promotional exam labs.  We will offer LPI
>> exams at a discounted price if you are able to identify a potential exam
>> proctor, a room location, and 10 or more interested participants.  If
>> you can gather together the requisite amount of exam candidates feel
>> free to contact us for more information at events-WHMkLBA7RDE at public.gmane.org
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Hi David,

Not clear, is this only for taking an exam to get certified? I am looking for 
information with Linux training before taking any exam. Also when is the exam 
actual taking place, do you have links to the certification/training syllabus 
with dates?

Kind Regards,
Rajinder Yadav
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