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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.

Joining a Certification Board

A Certification Board is a group of subject matter experts appointed by the Certification Authority to assess applications for certification. Participation in a certification 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.

Open CA Certification Fee Schedule For Direct Certification
(effective 15 April 2011)

 

The fees described below are quoted net of all applicable taxes and duties which, where appropriate, will be payable by the Candidate to the Certification Authority (or to the relevant tax authorities as applicable).

 

Problem Reporting and Interpretations

During the certification and accreditation processes or during the preparation phase, you may encounter a problem that inhibits or will inhibit your certification effort. You can file a Problem Report via this website to obtain resolution to the issue. The Open CA Certification Authority is the sole interface that you need to deal with for such problem reporting, although other parties may be involved in determining the resolution.

The types of problems that may be found include:

Open CA Certification Package Templates

Please select the Certification Template or Re-Certification Template applicable to the level of certification and discipline you wish to be certified against. All templates are provided in Microsoft Word format.

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