March 31, 2004

LPI-US Launches National Training Partner Program

jmw writes

Hattiesburg, MS March 29, 2004 - The Linux Professional Institute's
United States Affiliate (LPI-US)
is pleased to announce that The Training Camp has been approved to
receive designation as a LPI-US Approved Training Partner (LATP).

LATP program was established to identify and support professional IT
training centers that demonstrate a higher level of commitment to LPI
and IT professionals, said LPI-US program manager Wesley
Duffee-Braun. We have tremendous support for the LATP program
throughout the country, and we're pleased and honored to have The
Training Camp (
serve as the inaugural member.

in the LATP program requires that the training center use third-party
approved training materials
use LPI certified instructors and adhere to the LPI
Training and Academic Code of Ethics

Training Camp has seen a 30% growth in demand for Linux training and
certification in the last year, which reflects the increasing rate of
adoption in the enterprise," said Ross Brunson, director of Unix
and Linux education at The Training Camp. "For IT professionals
looking to gain the skills they need to work with the latest Linux
technology, the accelerated LPI course offers the fastest, most
flexible route. Having launched the world's first
LPI+ Linux boot camp we continue to lead the market and very
pleased to be committed to and part of the LATP program."

LATP designation shows that a training center is committed to
offering the highest level of professional Linux training, said
Duffee-Braun. By partnering with LPI-US as a LATP, The Training
Camp has committed to leading the way for vendor-neutral Linux
certification in the United States.

list of LATP facilities will be listed on the LPI-US website,

is the Linux Professionals Institute (LPI) United States Affiliate,
and is managed by the Open
Source Software Institute

LPI-US manages all the aspects of LPI in the United States, including
LPI exam labs, conferences, and distribution of marketing

The Training Camp

Training Camp's on-campus style and accelerated learning methodology
delivers proven value to enterprises, government organizations and
professionals that need to keep up with rapidly changing industry
advances and certification requirements. The Training Camp, with
education centers across the United States and Europe, offers a range
of courses for Microsoft, Cisco, Oracle, Linux, CompTIA, (ISC)2, and
Sun certification.

Training Camp, founded in 1998, is the operating name for Knowledge
Key Associates, Inc., a privately held company headquartered in
Philadelphia, PA.

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