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The Open Group provides market-driven education and certification programs to ensure that individuals have knowledge and understanding of our vendor-neutral, open standards.

Holding a certification from The Open Group increases job and salary prospects for candidates and provides confidence to employers and prospective employers that the candidate has the demonstrable level of knowledge required.

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The Open Group offers the following examinations leading to certification as shown below and also listed with exam codes at Pearson VUE. Individuals achieve certification in a program by first passing the applicable examination(s) and then completing the certification process, including accepting the legal terms and conditions of the program, in the applicable online certification system.

All examinations are available in English. Some examinations may be available in languages other than English or with an English as a Second Language (ESL) option. See the summary information for each exam for detailed information on language availability and any restrictions on the availability of an exam or prerequisites.

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Policies apply to the examination-based programs. Candidates are expected to have read them and agreed with them prior to take an exam.

Certification Policy

This document, The Open Group Certification for People Certification Policy for Examination-Based Programs, sets out the policies and processes by which a person may achieve certification and is an integral part of the terms and conditions of each Certification for People Program of The Open Group. Defined terms are in addition to definitions provided in the Program Configuration document of the particular Program.

Non-disclosure Agreement and Exam Conduct Policy

If you are taking one of The Open Group Examinations then you are required to accept a confidentiality and non-disclosure agreement.

Exam security Policy

If a candidate violates any testing rule, exam policy or term within the exam confidentiality agreement (NDA), or engages in misconduct that diminishes the security and integrity of The Open Group Certification Program in any way, the candidate may be permanently prohibited from taking any future exams. In addition, the candidate may be decertified from the The Open Group Certification Program including removal from the Certification registers and test scores and certifications may be revoked.

Retake policy

Candidates who fail an examination are not allowed to re-take any examination again within that Program for a period of one (1) month.


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