BCS Intermediate and Practitioner Certificates in Enterprise and Solution Architecture — A 5 day course

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This single course combines the study needed to take both exams connected to the ISEB Intermediate and Practitioner Certificates for Enterprise and Solution Architecture.

It reviews the important terms and concepts, and then shows how to put them into practice, particularly in areas such as governance, design of building blocks, modelling techniques to visualise architecture, and building architecture specifications.

This is an intensive and complete course with two main objectives:

Both lecture and practical case-study sessions are held and mock questions are reviewed throughout. Delegates are provided with a revision programme to help them study in their own time which is followed up by a group review. Two exams are taken at the end of the course.


On completion of this course delegates will understand, and know how to use in a practical way, the key terms and concepts of systems architecture, including:


Architecture and architects

Architecture precursors

Architecture frameworks

Business architecture

Data architecture

Software architecture

Applications architecture

Design for NFRS

Infrastructure architecture

Migration planning and architecture management

Architecture management

Publicly scheduled dates, locations, and prices

Select a date to enquire about availability of places. For dates after 20 September 2019, please call 0333 210 0140 or use our contact form to enquire about places and availability.

London — £2410 (+VAT)

Manchester — £2410 (+VAT)

Suitable For

This course and qualification is aimed at practising Architects or students, with a recommended six or more years experience of IS/IT work including some architecture definition.


ISEB recommend up to six years experience of IS/IT work including contact with architects and architecture descriptions. Delegates are permitted to sit both the Intermediate and Practitioner exam in two consecutive sessions. However a pass in the practitioner exam can only be recognised if the delegate has also passed the Intermediate exam.

A reference model for this certificate has been published by BCS. This is available on-line and it is beneficial for attendees to have read through this before attending. They should also familiarise themselves with the syllabus.


BCS Intermediate Certificate in Enterprise and Solution Architecture Exam (One hour, 40 questions, closed book, multi-choice)

BCS Practitioner Certificate in Enterprise and Solution Architecture Exam (Case study-based, one hour, 40 questions, multi-choice)

The examinations fees are included in the course price, and delegates are sent a copy of the case study in advance of the exam. They are given a copy for use during the exam.

If taking an exam, candidates are advised that Photo ID must provided (Driving License, Passport and named work ID badges are all acceptable). This an ISEB requirement and delegates will be turned away from the examination if Photo ID is not produced.

These certificates are both specialist modules for the ISEB Diploma in Solution Development.