How to Get TOGAF Certified
To get TOGAF certified you must pass the Open Group's TOGAF Certification exams. Both exams test your knowledge of TOGAF. The first exam, TOGAF 9 Foundation, is a broad knowledge test about the standard. The second exam, TOGAF Certified, tests your ability to apply the TOGAF standard in different enterprise architecture scenarios.
Everything is about knowing TOGAF. In order to learn TOGAF, you have two options for TOGAF Certification preparation:
- Self Study
- Accredited TOGAF Training
TOGAF Certification Exams
The Open Group has two TOGAF Certification examinations.
- TOGAF 9 Foundation (Level 1) - show your knowledge of the TOGAF standard's terminology, structure, and basic concepts.
- TOGAF 9 Certified (Level 2) - show you can apply your TOGAF Foundation knowledge.
How to prepare for TOGAF Certification Preparation
There are two real options for TOGAF Certification preparation
- Self Study
- Accredited TOGAF Training
We offer on-demand accredited video training
Self Study preparation TOGAF Certification
Do not read TOGAF 9.2. The TOGAF standard is long and not structured to help you pass the TOGAF certification exam.
If you are a true Do-it-Yourself type, go to the Open Group website and purchase the TOGAF Study Guide Bundle. The Study Guide bundle includes the official sample exams and the study guide.
Start with a sample exam as a diagnostic. Skip the parts of the exam you are passing. You know those parts. Find the parts of TOGAF 9.2 you are not passing in the study guide. Look at the Learning Objectives to see what they will ask you. Learn the material appropriate for the exam.
They organize the TOGAF Study Guide around the TOGAF Learning Objectives and highlight the exact passages from TOGAF 9.2 that will be on the exam. They load it with sample questions.
Faster Self-Study with video-based training
If you want acceleration, use an on-demand video-based training course. You want on-demand because following the diagnostic you will skip directly to the instruction that shores-up your understanding of TOGAF.
Open Group TOGAF 9.2 Study Guide Bundle
Bundle for self-study for TOGAF Standard 9.2 Part 1 and Part 2 exams.
- TOGAF 9 Foundation Study Guide, 4th Edition (PDF) – B180
- TOGAF 9 Certified Study Guide, 4th Edition (PDF) – B181
- TOGAF 9 Part 1 Practice Test (PDF) – B092
- TOGAF 9 Part 2 Practice Test (PDF) – B093
Contains bonus material:
- The TOGAF Standard Reference Cards (PDF) – N180
- The TOGAF Standard ADM Reference Cards – N181
- The TOGAF Standard Pocket Guide (PDF) – G185
- TOGAF 9 Certification Program (PDF)
- White Paper: An Introduction to the TOGAF Standard, Version 9.2
Preparing with Accredited TOGAF Training
Accredited TOGAF training prepares you for the certification examinations. The Open Group accredits training that teaches all TOGAF Learning Objectives. The Open Group accreditation assures you that any accredited TOGAF training will prepare you for the certification exams.
TOGAF Training accredited by the Open Group confirms the trainers include all learning objectives in the TOGAF Certification in their course. As well, you will get a voucher to cover the cost of the certification examination. It is mandatory to provide an exam voucher with an accredited course.
Every accredited TOGAF certification course is essentially identical. They must cover the same material. Where there is divergence, it is in material additional to getting TOGAF certified.
Conexiam’s TOGAF 9 Training Course is no different. We cover every learning objective in an approved way. We line the core instruction up to passing the exam.
You need to decide if you are looking for more than certification.
Conexiam’s EA with TOGAF & Navigate goes further than certification. We designed it to support our EA Capability development consulting. When we deliver enterprise architecture consulting, we use TOGAF for essential scaffolding, and focus on practical EA. Oue practical course includes hands-on exercises and a populated HTML EA Repository to put TOGAF's essential scaffolding into practice.
Going further than TOGAF Certification
More practical enterprise architecture training is our EA with TOGAF & Navigate. In this course, we eliminate the overhead in accredited TOGAF training and focus on enabling the enterprise architect to use the essential scaffolding.
Conexiam's training is from practicing architects and the same people who are continual contributors to the best-practices delivering useful enterprise architecture and establishing high-functioning enterprise architecture teams.
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