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Practitioner Certificate in Requirements Engineering

  • Learn how to take a disciplined and rigorous approach to defining your business requirements
  • Develop a set of practices and processes to identify requirements in order to develop business and IT solutions
  • Learn how to draw out information and requirements from key business stakeholders
  • 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 elicit, analyse, validate, document and manage requirements
  • Suitable for business analysts, business managers and members of their team, business change managers and project managers

What are the entry requirements?

  • There are no requirements, but candidates should have some practical experience of business analysis.

What will I learn?

You’ll learn how to take a systematic approach to eliciting, analysing, validating, documenting and managing requirements. The certificate includes:

  • An introduction to the requirements engineering process
  • The hierarchy of requirements
  • How to identify stakeholders in the requirements process
  • How to elicit requirements
  • Modelling, designing and analysing requirements
  • Requirements management

The syllabus includes training objectives, details of modules and learning hours, plus a recommended reading list.

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 3 days.

Where can I study?

  • At an approved provider near you
  • 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.

What format is the exam?

  • One hour ‘open book’ written exam, based on a business scenario
  • Pass mark is 50%

What are the benefits of gaining a BCS certification?

Become an Associate Member on gaining the certification and enjoy networking opportunities with over 70,000 professionals, as well as access to resources online.
Map your skills and identify your goals along your career path by following the SFIAplus industry-standard framework.
Gain an internationally recognised certification, enabling you to take your skills around the world.

What's next?

Demonstrate your skills and expertise by gaining the internationally-recognised International Diploma in Business Analysis, available once you have completed three other modules as well as this core module.

International Diploma in Business Analysis

  • Available once you’ve completed 4 modules: 2 core modules, 1 knowledge module and 1 practitioner module
  • You’ll have an oral examination to discuss your experience and capabilities

Read more about our International Diploma in Business Analysis

This qualification is not regulated by the following United Kingdom Regulators - Ofqual, Qualification in Wales, CCEA or SQA.