FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions About Enterprise Architecture  Taining Courses and Practice

TOGAF® stands for The Open Group Architecture Framework
It is the industry-standard methodology and framework for performing EA work and is used by thousands of Enterprise Architects and consultants across the world. Hundreds of organizations across the world use TOGAF® process for their EA work and to improve their business-IT alignment.

TOGAF® certification is the formal certification for your knowledge of TOGAF®. The TOGAF® certificate is a validation of your knowledge and comprehension of TOGAF® and also your ability to analyze and apply TOGAF® in real life situations. It provides a qualification which is a demonstration of your detailed knowledge of TOGAF® and EA. It formally recognizes your skills in TOGAF® and EA.

TOGAF® certificate is provided by The Open Group on passing the exam. It is a PDF file having exam name, Candidate name and date of passing. You Trainer can show their certificate in class when you ask.

TOGAF® certification is provided by The Open Group.

There are two levels:
  • TOGAF® 9 Level 1 (called Foundation certification)
  • TOGAF® 9 Level 2 (called Certified certification)
For architects and consultants Level 1 is not enough, they need to get certified at Level 2 because level 2 certification provides validation that in addition to knowledge and comprehension, the candidate is able to analyze and apply knowledge of TOGAF® 9. More details at https://togaf9-cert.opengroup.org/home-public.

You will need to appear for the TOGAF® 9 certification exam which is directly conducted by The Open Group at any PEARSON VUE test center across the world and pass this exam to get certified.

Passing in this exam is mandatory for TOGAF® 9 certification.

There are two separate exams, one each corresponding to each certification level.
TOGAF® 9 Part 1 certification exam for getting certified at Level 1
TOGAF® 9 Part 2 certification exam for getting certified at Level 2

The procedure for TOGAF® 9 certification is:
Either you do Self-study of TOGAF® 9.2 Or,
you attend the fully accredited TOGAF® 9.2 training program that covers both the levels of TOGAF® 9 certification.

After one of the above, You will need to appear for the TOGAF® 9 certification exam conducted by The Open Group at any PEARSON VUE test center.

If you have attended the training then you have to appear for the exam within one year of the course date. You will be provided with the exam voucher for this TOGAF® 9 combined part 1 and part 2 certification exam by us after completing the course. This voucher will be valid for one year from the course date. You need to pass both these exams (part 1 and part 2). Once you pass this exam, you will be certified by The Open Group as TOGAF® 9 certified.

Our course addresses the TOGAF 9 Combined Part 1 and 2 exam which enables you to get certified at the level 2.

There are two exams, one each corresponding to each level of TOGAF® 9. The part 1 exam is for TOGAF® 9 Foundation (i.e. TOGAF® 9 Level 1) and the part 2 exam is for TOGAF® 9 certified (i.e. TOGAF® 9 Level 2). You need to clear both the part 1 and part 2 exams to get TOGAF® 9 certified.

Both exams are objective-type and you just need to select the right answer using a radio button on the screen.

The duration for part 1 exam is one hour and it will consist of 40 objective-type questions in multiple choice format. The candidate needs to select one option and only one option from the choices given. The pass mark required is 55% for this exam.

The duration for part 2 exam is one hour and 30 minutes and it will consist of 8 questions, each of these questions will be based on a scenario and the candidate needs to select the best option from the 4 choices given. The pass mark required is 60 % for this exam.

No. As per The Open Group, there are no prerequisites for this training and certification. No specific eligibility criteria for the course – the only thing expected is that you have interest in pursuing the architect career path or consultant career path. However, as a training provider, we recommend that the participants have at least 6 years of work experience – it can be software development, application support, infrastructure, project management etc.

We provide our well-renowned fully accredited TOGAF® training through three modes:

  • Virtual Classroom (Online) TOGAF® certification training program (open/public training program)
  • Face-to-face classroom TOGAF® certification training program (open/public training program)
  • Exclusive corporate TOGAF® 9.2 certification training program – exclusively for an organization

We will provide the participants the following (At no extra cost):

  • TOGAF® 9 combined part 1 and part 2 certification exam voucher
  • TOGAF® 9.2 full documentation in pdf format
  • Entire TOGAF® 9.2 training material (The Open Group approved) in soft copy
  • Templates based on TOGAF® 9.2 for various types of architecture documentation from The Open Group
  • Case study (real-life experience based) exercises and their answers worked out
  • Practice exam which will cover (both part 1 and part 2 of TOGAF® 9 certification exam)
  • Quizzes (questions on TOGAF® 9.2) and their answers
  • Full support from the instructor for any questions you might have on TOGAF® anytime, for an unlimited time period.

You can approach the instructor through phone or email anytime and they will be happy to help you with clarifications.

We cover all the modules (total 34 modules) of TOGAF® 9.2 during the training. We will cover both the  TOGAF® 9 certification levels, Level 1 and Level 2 in the course.

Since the Pearson Vue exam voucher that we give you is valid for one year from the course date, you can, technically, go for the exam anytime within one year. But, to maximize your chances of success in the exam, we strongly recommend that you go for the exam within 4 weeks after the course, of course you have to read the material before going for the exam.

We will do everything we can to run the courses as scheduled. However, we will be able to confirm each course only a week prior to the scheduled course start date – this is due to the requirement of minimum number of participants to run it viably.

We will do everything we can to run the course as scheduled. In the very rare scenario of the course getting canceled, we provide you two options – this is our guarantee. We allow you to participate in the same program that we would conduct in the future Or, we will refund you the full amount.

If the participant does not attend the course, there will be no refund. 

We will usually have 10 to 15 participants in one batch.

Yes. Once you complete both the exams part 1 and part 2 in one sitting at the Pearson Vue center, the screen will show you the results at the end of the part 2 exam – whether you have passed or not. You will get the printout of the results from Pearson Vue. The TOGAF® 9 certificate that you will get from The Open Group after a few days from the exam, will not show the marks you scored in the exam.
It will only say that you are TOGAF® 9 certified.

Yes. The Pearson Vue exam voucher that we will give you for the TOGAF® 9 certification exam is an international Pearson Vue voucher. It can be used at any Pearson Vue test center in the world.

The PEARSON VUE exam voucher is a unique 12 digit numeric code. We will send it to you through email after the course.