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).
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
The following agreement is entered into by candidates for all activity in the Open Professions program, including for Milestone Badge applications, Experience Applications (for certification), and the Open CA Declaration of Continued Practice (for Open CA re-certification).
Open Professions Milestone Badge and Certification Fees
Milestone Badge Fees
The Milestone Badge Fees are per badge registration and due at the time the Milestone Badge Application Form is submitted to the Certification Authority. To pay your fee, select the badge name to be taken to our shop.
Raytheon Technologies Open Professions Scope of Accreditation
Raytheon Technologies is accredited to certify people in the following architecture certifications:
Level 1: Certified Architect - Business Architecture