Certification Exams

SCALE has once again partnered with the Linux Professional Institute and BSD Certification Groups to offer discounted certification testing on site  during SCALE 14x.   

LPI Exams

All three levels of LPI’s professional certification program (LPIC-1, LPIC-2, LPIC-3) and the Linux Essentials certificate exam will be offered at the event. The promotional price for all LPIC exams will be $99 (regularly priced at $188). The Linux Essentials exam will be $65 (regularly $110). A full description of LPI’s Linux certification program and the Linux Essentials certificate program may be found at LPI.org.

Advance registration and PayPal payments for LPI exams at SCALE 13x are available by emailing LPI at events_at_lpi.org. Please indicate preferred exam(s) and time slot(s) when registering for the exam labs. To participate in an exam lab, a candidate must have an LPI ID which may be created via the LPI website.

Candidates must make payment for their exam(s) onsite 15 minutes prior to the exam lab either by cash, check or credit card. Each exam takes approximately 90 minutes to complete with the exception of the Linux Essentials exam in which 60 minutes are allocated to complete the exam.

BSDA Exams

The BSD Certification Group (BSDCG) is pleased to offer the BSDA certification exam to attendees of SCALE. The exam will be paper based and in English. Exam information is available from the Certification page of the BSDCG website. Exam candidates should be proficient in the BSDA Certification Requirements and the Command Reference, both of which are available for free download from this page of the website. Participants need to register for a BSDCG ID (https://register.bsdcertification.org/step-1-get-a-bsdcg-id). Once you have an ID, you can choose an exam location and pay for the exam. The exam price is $75 USD and payable through Paypal or credit card.

  • 11:00am  LPI and BSD Exam Slot #1
  • 3:00 pm   LPI Exam Slot #2
Sunday, January 24, 2016 - 11:00 to 16:00