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Get a First Training Course Accredited

Instructions and supporting documents meant for training organizations wishing to have their first course accredited by The Open Group.

1- Course Registration

Please read prior to start:

Click here to complete the Course Registration form.

Commercial License

You must have a valid Commercial License for the applicable standard. In case you don't have one yet, please contact memberservices(at)

For further information please refer to: ArchiMate® Commercial License | DPBoK Commercial License  | IT4IT™ Commercial License | Open Agile Architecture™ Commercial License | Open FAIR™ Commercial License | TOGAF® Commercial License.

Click here to check if your organization is a license holder.

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 Accreditation fee.

The Certification Authority will also check that the course name is acceptable.

Legal documents for reference only: Training Course Accreditation Agreement | Trademark License Agreement

Accreditation Fees

Description Fee
Fee for accreditation of a training course in one language and one delivery method US $3,250 per annum
Fee for training materials in one additional language US $1,800 per annum*
Fee for an additional delivery method 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.

Please note that delivering a training course using the web that includes live interaction with the trainer- is considered a type of classroom delivery.

Accreditation fees do not include the commercial license fee.

The Certification Authority will verify that:

  • all required legal agreements are fully executed
  • fees have been paid
  • the course name is acceptable

You will be invited to prepare your Training Course Accreditation Package.

3- Prepare your Training Course Accreditation Submission Package

The Accreditation scope comprises three areas:

Procedures: The Quality Management System AppendixWord Document (only for a first Training Course Accreditation)

Trainers: Prepare the trainer requirements. The Authorized trainers requirements are listed here

Training Course Materials: The applicable course material checklist:

For more information, please click here to send an email.

The Trademark & Copyright self-check.