Work experience as a recertification option [was Re:
[lpi-discuss] Re: Linux Professional Institute changes
Recertification Policy -- how does LPI "pay" for all your "wants"?]
G. Matthew Rice
matt at starnix.com
Fri Dec 8 17:01:24 EST 2006
"Bryan J. Smith" <b.j.smith at ieee.org> writes:
> > It also isn't in line with my experience getting licensed as a
> > professional engineer here in Canada (fingers crossed, I just
> > submitted my work experience record today; yeah, yeah, 10 years
> > late but..).
> Sorry, I forgot about you "socialist" countries. ;-ppp
> Seriously now, if you figure in the "total cost," it's much more.
You got that right. Just finished paying off the student loans this year.
> > Of course, this starts getting us into the 'professional licensing'
> > realm which would mean that we need some form of 'complaint
> > department' or ???
> At least LPI is not using the title "engineeer."
> In the Canada, it's basically illegal to do so.
Not quite accurate. In 2001, MS agreed to advise their MCSEs in Canada not
to use the full wording nor to call themselvese 'engineers'. In 2002, they
changed their mind.
I'm not certain where this matter stands right now.
Googling hasn't proved to be very helpful.
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