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Foundation Certificate in Requirements Engineering

  • Learn how to take a best practice approach to defining business requirements

  • Develop a set of practices and processes to identify requirements in order to develop and design business solutions

  • Techniques to engage with stakeholders and draw out information to define requirements

  • Attain one of the four modules you need to gain the International Diploma in Business Analysis

Who is it for?

  • This Practitioner Certificate is designed for people who want to understand a range of business process modelling and analysis techniques know how they are used and identify when to use them

  • Suitable for business analysts business managers and members of their team business change managers and project managers

Entry Requirements

  • There are no entry requirements for this certification.

What will I learn?

This certificate was updated (July 2021) as a part of our aim to continuously improve the quality of learning within our professional certifications. This update allows BCS to remain at the forefront of best practice industry standards for professional certifications. In the updated BCS Practitioner Certificate in Requirements Engineering you’ll learn how to take a systematic approach to eliciting, defining, analysing, validating, documenting and managing requirements. This certificate includes:

  • The Requirements Engineering Framework

  • How to elicit requirements and techniques to use

  • How to collaborate and communicate with stakeholders in the requirements process

  • How to write a user story

  • Best practice approaches to document requirements

  • How to manage requirements

  • Validating prioritisig and quality assurance in the requirements process

  • Analysing and evaluation of requirements

How do I get this certification?

Take the complete training programme (recommended)

You can take a bundled programme of courses with one of our approved training providers. You’ll find them across the UK and around the world.

How long will it take?

Classroom courses normally last three days.

Where can I study?

At an approved provider near you and at your computer via e-learning or web conference learning

How much does it cost?

Prices for courses vary depending on your chosen training provider and course format.

Exam only (self study)

Ideal if you’re self-motivated and already know something about Business Analysis.

How long will it take?

It usually takes a minimum of 27 hours to prepare for the exam.

Where can I take the exam?

At an approved provider near you and at your computer via e-learning or web conference learning

How much does it cost?

Exam price: £228(£190 + VAT) Textbook: Business Analysis 4th edition Please note: Please refer to your syllabus for the required reading relevant to that syllabus and exam.

What format is the exam?

  • One hour ‘open book’ written exam

  • preceded by 15 minutes' reading time

  • Based on a business scenario

  • Pass mark is 50%