The Linux Professional Institute (LPI) has launched a website in Polish

Warsaw, May 4th. The Linux Professional Institute (LPI), recognized global leader In certification of Linux Professionals through the delivery of comprehensive, top-quality, vendor-independent exams (, has launched a website in Polish (

We believe the Polish market offers a lot of potential. Already in 2010 we had a very strong increase of LPI exam numbers in Poland and we have a local representative in Poland since January 2011. We are in a procedure of signing first agreements with training partners in Poland, both commercial and academic training providers and we see a lot of interest. We look forward to further growth and service improvements in this region” says Klaus Behrla, LPI Central Europe.

The Linux Professional Institute builds and maintains a professional skill standard in the Linux and Open Source Software area that is supported throughout the world by the IT industry, enterprise customers, community professionals, government entities and the educational community. LPI's certification program is supported by an affiliate network spanning five continents and is distributed worldwide in multiple languages in more than 7,000 testing locations. Since 1999, LPI has delivered over 280,000 exams and 95,000 LPIC certifications around the world.

LPI offers various certifications based on the hands-on skills the students have learned which are incremental and will showcase the valuable training that employers are looking for in today’s competitive marketplace. For more details please see

The LPI hosts three different partner programs for training and solution providers. The first one is for commercial training providers, LPI Approved Training Partner Program ( and the second one, LPI Approved Academic Partners Program, for non commercial organizations. These two programs are built up to insure a high quality in Linux training through the use of qualified trainers and certified training material. The third partner program, LPI Certified Solution Provider, is founded for computer retailers and software solution providers. For this program LPI Central Europe hosts an own web platform at

There are different ways to take an LPI exam. The standard channel is through the test centers of Pearson VUE and Thomson Prometric, as an electronic version at the computer. The alternative way LPI exams are offered is through the paper versions at Linux events and fairs or at LPI AAP partners. LPI in Poland offered first such exam in Warsaw earlier this month at the 4Developers conference; next one is scheduled for June 11th in Wroclaw during the Linux Sessions at the Wroclaw University of Technology (

For more information about LPI in Poland please contact Elzbieta Godlewska at and/or +48 660.705.266