The Linux professional Institute LPI offers a professional certification program in the field of Linux. Being a free and open source OS, Linux is gaining more and more interest in the field of ICT. Many companies use a Linux based architectures. It becomes very important to the Engineering students to learn and manipulate the Linux Environment.
The LPI certifications are a multi-level certifications program with 3 levels: LPIC-1, LPIC-2, LPIC-3.