Ubuntu Training Programs

Corey Burger corey.burger at gmail.com
Fri Nov 24 07:08:46 UTC 2006

On 11/22/06, Billy Cina <billy.cina at canonical.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I joined Canonical last month to head up the Ubuntu Training Program. As
> you are aware, whilst there is lots of Ubuntu training material
> available (most of it written by you guys), there isn't a structure in
> place which encompasses 'certified material' and provides courses for
> interested candidates. Over the coming months I will be looking into:
>   * Which courses we need to provide and for which users - both home
> based and at enterprise level.
>   * How the courses should be structured and at what price. Some will be
> free and available to all but not all of them.
>   * Sourcing training partners globally to deliver the training.
> The first training course to be written will prepare students for LPI
> level 1,  System Administrators. At the end of a 2 week course, students
> should be able to pass 3 exams - LPI 101, 102 and Ubuntu 199. This will
> be followed by numerous partner training programs and desktop courses,
> designed to assist those people converting from Windows to Ubuntu.
> I would love to hear from anyone who:
>   * Is interested in being involved in the development of  these courses
> - we can discuss the extent and time constraints  at a later stage.
>   * Has contacts with local training partners in your country who I can
> get in touch with.
>   * Has ideas for courses needed / should be developed.
> I look forward to working with you.
> Best regards
> --
> Billy Cina


Excellent to hear from you. The doc team has been of dormant recently,
but we are starting to kick into gear again. Most of our stuff is
aimed at end users, but there are a lot that be can easily tweaked for
a training course.

As for pledging time, I personally cannot promise anything.


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