個人の皆さまへ|For Individuals

LPI is the global certification standard and career support organization for open source professionals. With more than 600,000 exams delivered, it's the world’s first and largest vendor-neutral Linux and open source certification body. LPI has certified professionals in over 180 countries, delivers exams in 9 languages, and has hundreds of training partners.

個人の皆さまへ|For Individuals

About LPIC

LPI is the global certification standard and career support organization for open source professionals. With more than 600,000 exams delivered, it's the world’s first and largest vendor-neutral Linux and open source certification body. LPI has certified professionals in over 180 countries, delivers exams in 9 languages, and has hundreds of training partners.

The Linux Essentials Professional Development Certificate (PDC) also serves as an ideal stepping-stone to the more advanced LPIC Professional Certification track for Linux Systems Administrators. You need to pass 1 exam to get certified.

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The LPIC-1 is designed to reflect current research and validate a candidate's proficiency in real world system administration. You need to pass 2 exams (101 and 102) to get certified.

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The LPIC-2 will validate the candidate's ability to administer small to medium–sized mixed networks. You need to have LPIC-1 and to pass 2 exams (201 and 202) to get certified.

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Mixed Environment certification covers the administration of Linux systems enterprise-wide in a mixed environment.

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Security certification covers the administration of Linux systems enterprise-wide with an emphasis on security.

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Virtualization and High Availability certification covers the administration of Linux systems enterprise-wide with an emphasis on Virtualization & High Availability.

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How To Take

Step 1. Get LPI ID (If you do not have one)

Please access here, put info and get LPI ID.

If you already have, make sure you can log in to candidate area and your info is correct.

Step 2. Book the Exam at Pearson VUE

Please access here, find test center, and book the exam.

Step 3. Take Exam

Check the rule and policy before taking the exam.

Step 4. Get Certification

If you pass every exam you need, you can get certification. You can download PDF in 2~3 days.

Paper cert is sent in 1 month. 

Exam Fee

Certification Exam Code Fee (without tax)

Linux Essential

010 - 160

10000 JPY

LPIC - 1

LPIC 101 & 102

Ver. 4.0 101 - 400, 102 - 400

Ver. 5.0 101 - 500, 102 - 500

15000 JPY Each

LPIC - 2

LPIC 201 & 202 Ver. 4.5

201 - 450, 202 - 450

15000 JPY Each

LPIC - 3

LPIC 300 Ver 1.0

300-100

15000 JPY

LPIC 303 Ver. 2.0

303 - 200

15000 JPY

LPIC 304 Ver. 2.0

304 - 200

15000 JPY

 

Retaking Policy

7 Days

Anyone who takes an LPI exam once must wait one week before re-taking . (If you took exam on Monday and fail, you can retake it on next Monday.)

30 Days

Anyone who takes an LPI exam a second (and subsequent) time must wait 30 days before re-taking.

Version

Different versions of an exam are still considered the same exam for the purposes above. For example, the 101-400(LPIC-1 101 Ver 4.0) and 101-500(LPIC-1 101 Ver 5.0) are both considered the same exam in the scope of this retake policy.

Note: If you take the exam in spite of against retaking policy, whether you tend to or not, we cannot do anything for you. Read here for diatails.

Recertificate

5 Years

To RETAIN an ACTIVE certification status, a certification holder is REQUIRED to recertify within 5 years of the certification designation. For example, candidate passed exam on 2015/9/8, it will be inactive on 2020/9/8.

The Top Level

If you recertified the top level that you have, the lower level is recertified automatically.

LPIC-3

For example, 300 is not recertified even if you recertified 303. 300, 303, 304 are considered as the same level.

Note: If you once get LPIC-3 inactive, you have to retake every exam to make it active again. We cannot help about this so please make sure to recertificate within 5 years.

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