TOGAF® Certification Program

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TOGAF® certification provides a clear path for professional development and credibility to employers


The TOGAF® standard, a standard of The Open Group, is the open Enterprise Architecture standard used by the world’s leading organizations to improve business efficiency. The Open Group TOGAF Certification Program, with over 75,000 certifications, enables Enterprise Architects and trainers around the globe to demonstrate their proven knowledge of the framework.

The TOGAF 9 Certified qualification is achieved through passing two exams, following a course of self-study or attendance at an Accredited Training Course. There is also an entry level qualification, TOGAF 9 Foundation, which is achieved by passing just the first exam. TOGAF 9 certification applies to the 9.x releases of the TOGAF Standard. Current TOGAF Accredited Training Courses are against either the 9.1 or 9.2 syllabus.

The Open Group TOGAF certification is:
• Used by the world’s leading enterprises to certify a common body of core knowledge about the methodology and framework
• A trusted, vendor-neutral, globally recognized and portable credential
• Valuable in demonstrating to employers and peers your commitment to enterprise architecture as a discipline
• An outstanding career move and a foundational certification in the career of any Enterprise Architect

An Open Badge is available for both certification levels Foundation and Certified (for information on The Open Group Open Badges program see here).

 
For individuals, TOGAF® Certification represents an ideal mechanism for demonstrating knowledge and application of the TOGAF standard. Being TOGAF certified can significantly enhance and affirm your professional skills, improve your prospects for rewarding assignments, accelerate salary and career advancement, and result in greater peer recognition.
For organizations, TOGAF® certification provides a vendor-neutral, highly regarded and global benchmark for identifying, assessing and selecting the most qualified individuals for critical roles and responsibilities. Specifying TOGAF certified individuals in procurement and project proposals can considerably reduce recruitment time and cost, and result in higher project success rates.
 
TOGAF professional certification can help to optimize the staff recruitment and retention process, and motivate staff to acquire this widely recognized industry standard to authenticate their skills and experience with using the TOGAF standard.
 
In a marketplace where confidence is a key purchasing factor, suppliers can demonstrate their commitment to open standards, interoperability and proven best practices in enterprise architecture by showing that they use TOGAF certified specialists for specific projects. Being TOGAF certified is a powerful competitive differentiator that provides your customers with reliable assurance of the skills and capabilities of your IT professionals, and of the quality and interoperability of your products.

Please contact The Open Group Open TOGAF Certification Authority by email.

Frequently Asked Questions

A: You can check the applicable Open Group register of certified individuals. For TOGAF 9 certification this is available at https://togaf9-cert.opengroup.org/certified-individuals . If you cannot find the individual on the public register, then you should ask them for their Personal Confirmation Code (PCC) which they should share with you, to allow you to check the private register and verify their certification.