Instructions meant for training organizations that already have a course accredited by The Open Group and wish to submit another one for accreditation.
1- Course Registration
Click here to complete the Course Registration form.
Please read the Course Naming Guidelines prior to start the process.
You must have a valid Commercial License for the applicable standard. In case you don't have one yet, please contact memberservices(at)opengroup.org.
Adding a second or third accredited course, you may want to become a Member or upgrade your membership.
2- Legal documents and Accreditation Fees
Upon receiving your Course Registration form, we will prepare the Legal Documents and send them to you. You will also be requested to pay for the pro-rated Accreditation fee.
The Certification Authority will also check that the course name is acceptable.
|Fee to add a course in one language and with one delivery method.||US $2,500 per annum|
|Fee for each additional course materials language added to a course accreditation.||US $1,800 per annum*|
|Fee for each additional delivery method added to a course accreditation.||US $1,200 per annum*|
*Pro-rated in the first year to synchronize with the anniversary date of accreditation of the course to which it is tied.
Accreditation fees do not include the commercial license fee.
3- Course Submission
- Prepare your Training Course Materials.
- Complete the applicable Training Course Materials Checklist: ArchiMate 3 Training Course Materials Checklist | IT4IT Training Course Materials Checklist | Open FAIR Training Course Materials Checklist | TOGAF 9 Training Course Materials Checklist; the DPBoK Training Course Materials checklist will be included in the accreditation package.
- Prepare the trainer(s) credentials and information. The Authorized trainers requirements are listed here.
Once the legal documents will be signed and the invoice sent/accreditation fee paid, you will be invited to submit your Accreditation package.
The Certification Authority will then have an assessor perform an assessment of your Accreditation Package. The assessor may contact you with questions during the assessment. The Certification Authority will inform you of the outcome of the accreditation process.
Once your training course is accredited, it will be added to the Accredited Course Register.
For any inquiry, please send us an email.