LinuC Level 3 303Security
Overview of LinuC Level 3 Exam 303
LinuC Level 3 certifies competency in enterprise-level technical work. LinuC Level 3 Exam 303 Security requires candidates to demonstrate top-level technical Linux professional skills covering the following enterprise-level large-scale Linux system construction and consulting tasks:
- System planning, configuration, design, construction and operation appropriate for Linux environment authentication technology and/or system security.
- Evaluate vulnerabilities and countermeasures and perform trouble shooting to ensure secure systems.
LinuC Level 3 Exam 303 Security certified professionals have proven their skills as advanced engineers who can provide a secure system by evaluating vulnerabilities and countermeasures, design high-security systems and construct secure servers.
|Exam Prerequisites||Neither work experience nor qualifications are required for taking this exam, but candidates must have a current valid LinuC Level 2 certification for the Level 3 certificate acquisition. (Learn more about the certification validity period.) It is possible to take this Level 3 exam without prior certification. (Level 3 certification is only awarded after Level 2 certification is completed.)|
Each exam costs￥30,000 (JPY/in Japan, without TAX) / $300 (USD/outside of Japan, without TAX).
All exams are administered as computer-based tests (CBT). Most questions only require a mouse to select an answer, but there are also some questions that require keyboard input. There is no practical exam or interview portion.
※ Learn more about CBT from the test distribution company (test center), Pearson VUE.
|Exam Length||Approx. 60 questions|
|Exam Time||90 minutes (※)
※ 5 minutes are included to answer a simple survey after exam completion. The total time allowed for answering exam questions is 85 minutes.
|Date/Location||Candidates may select their preferred date, time and location.|
Candidates require passing grades in any one of Exam 300, Exam 303, or Exam 304, and to have an active LinuC Level2 certification to receive LinuC Level3 certification.
Pass/fail status will be revealed immediately after exam completion.
|Average Study Time||Most candidates require 6-12months of study to pass these exams.|
|Certification Document||Certificate should arrive 3-5 weeks after exam is completed.
※ Please contact LPI-Japan if you do not receive your certificate after 6 weeks.
|Valid Professional Titles||LinuC-3 303 Security Certified Professional
LinuC Level3 303 Security Certified Professional
LinuC-3 303 Security Certified
LinuC Level3 303 Security Certified
|Official Logo||Certified individuals are authorized to include the logo and/or professional title on their business cards.|
|Exam Validity Period||Lifetime|
|Recertification policy||Certification does not expire, but qualification is subject to a period of validity. To extend the period of validity, candidates must recertify within 5 years of previous certification date OR pass certification of a higher level exam within 5 years. Please see Recertification policy for more details.|
|Retake Policy||This LinuC retake policy is only applicable to candidates who failed previous exams. Re-examination for previous passing grades is not affected by this policy.
If you fail your 1st exam attempt, you may take the same exam a 2nd time after a mandatory 7-day waiting period (including Saturdays and Sundays).
Please check the Retake Policy before you apply.