Open Professions Conformance Requirements Documents
The Conformance Requirements document for a profession is to be used in conjunction with The Open Group Professional Certification Program Certification Policy and the corresponding Configuration Document for the profession.
Milestone badges are currently available for Architects and Data Scientists (Technical Specialists and Trusted Technology Providers coming soon).
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The Open Group Certified Trusted Technology Practitioner (Open CTTP) certification is designed to validate the existence of those qualities and skills in a professional that enable the application of effective Trusted Technology security practices, such as those described in the O-TTPS: ISO/IEC 20243.
Directory of Certified Technical Specialists
Summary of Certifications
Total of all Open CTS certifications: 2830
The abilty to search the certification directory is currently unavailable due to migration to our new systems. We apologize for the inconvenience and will have this back up soon.
Open Professions System Migration
The Open Group has implemented new systems for Open Certified Architect (Open CA) and Open Certified Technical Specialist (Open CTS) certification. You have been re-directed here as you tried to access a URL on the old system.
The following Frequently Asked Questions and Answers are provided to help you transition to the new system.
Q. Where is the program documentation?
A. Program documentation and access to the certification site is available as follows:
Annual Renewal / Program Participation Fee
The Open Group Professional Certification Program has required certified individuals to pay an Annual Fee each year on the anniversary of achieving certification in order to maintain their certification and continue to participate in the program.
The Annual Fee has been discontinued effective July 1, 2019, but the re-certification fee due every 3 years remains. See the Fee Schedule for further information.
Certification Board Schedule
Joining a Peer Review Board
A Peer Review Board Board is a group of subject matter experts appointed by the Certification Authority to assess applications for a Milestone Badge or for certification. Participation in a Peer Review Board is by invitation only. To be eligible, you must meet one of the following criteria:
Open Professions Legal Agreements
Certification Agreements and Trademark License Agreements
When registering for certification directly through The Open Group you will need to complete both a Certification Agreement and Trademark License Agreement.