BCS (previously ISEB) Certifications and Diplomas

BCS - The Chartered Institute for IT is a professional body delivering services to and representing the interests of professionals working in the IT sector. To promote high standards in the industry, BCS offer a portfolio of certifications covering IT service management, business analysis, software testing, data centre management, information security, project management, and other core subject areas.

BCS Foundation Certificate in Service Management

Delegates are required to take one course and subsequently pass one examination which is part of the 3 day course.

ITIL Foundation Certificate in IT Service Management - eLearning exam package

The Complete BCS Business Analysis International Diploma

The two required courses are available in the classroom or as a virtual course

BCS Certificate in Business Analysis Practice- Virtual Class
Then take your exam
BCS Certificate in Business Analysis Practice Exam
Next take your RE course in the classroom or virtually
Or take the course virtually
Then take your exam
BCS Certificate in Requirements Engineering Exam

Then choose one of the following Knowledge-Based Specialisms

BCS Certificate in Commercial Awareness Exam
Take your BA Foundation course in the classroom or virtually
Or take the course virtually
Then take your exam
BCS Business Analysis Foundation Exam (One Hour Multiple Choice) included in the course above.
Or
BCS Foundation Certificate in Project Management exam included in the course above
Or
BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Change included in the course above

Then choose one of the following Practitioner-Based Specialisms

BCS Certificate in Modelling Business Processes Exam
Or
BCS Certificate in Systems Modelling Techniques (UML) Exam
Or
BCS Certificate in Systems Modelling Techniques (Structured) Exam
Or
BCS Certificate in Systems Development Essentials Exam

Before sitting the Oral examination delegates attend

Candidates should also read through theguidelines for the Oral Examination Diploma in Business Analysis found herehttp://certifications.bcs.org/upload/pdf/ba-diploma-guidelines.pdf

The BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis

BCS Certificate in Business Analysis Practice Exam
And
BCS Certificate in Requirements Engineering Exam

Then choose one of the following Knowledge-Based Specialisms

BCS Certificate in Commercial Awareness Exam
Or
ISEB Business Analysis Foundation Exam (One Hour Multiple Choice) included in the course above.
Or
ISEB Foundation Certificate in Project Management exam (included in the course above)
Or
BCS Foundation Certificate in Business Change exam included in the course above

Then choose one of the following Practitioner-Based Specialisms

BCS Certificate in Modelling Business Processes Exam
Or
BCS Certificate in Systems Modelling Techniques (UML) Exam
Or
BCS Certificate in Systems Modelling Techniques (Structured) Exam
Or
BCS Certificate in Systems Development Essentials Exam

Optionally, before sitting the Oral examination delegates may also wish to attend

The application form for the oral exam can be found here Http://www.bcs.org/upload/pdf/bsd-dip-ba-regform.pdf

Canidates should also read through theguidelines for the Oral Examination Diploma in Business Analysis found here http://www.bcs.org/upload/pdf/badip-guidelines-oral.pdf

BCS Certificates in Enterprise and Solutions Architecture

BCS Certificate in Systems Development Essentials Exam
And either
BCS Certificate in Systems Modelling Techniques (UML) Exam
Or
BCS Certificate in Systems Modelling Techniques (Structured) Exam

Then Choose one of the following Knowledge-Based Specialisms

Then Choose one of the following Practitioner-Based Specialisms

Optionally, before sitting the Oral examination delegates may also wish to attend

BCS Solutions Development Oral Examination Preparation Workshop

BCS Specialist Certificates

ISTQB Advanced Test Analyst Certificate (inc examination fee)
Or
ISTQB Advanced Test Manager Certificate (inc examination fee)
Or
ISTQB Certified Tester - Advanced Level: Technical Test Analyst

ITIL Service Management Qualification Scheme

Intermediate level - Capability stream 4 credits awarded

Intermediate level - Lifecycle stream 3 credits per awarded

Managing Across The Lifecycle - 5 credits awarded

Please Note : You must have achieved 17 credits in order to progress to the MALC course.

For Holders of the ITIL v2 Manager's certificates:

The v2-v3 Manager's bridge exam was retired at the end of June 2011. For existing v2 Manager's Certificate holders looking to upgrade their certification to ITIL Expert Level the following process must now be followed:

1) Candidates must firstly pass the ITIL foundation certificate

2)Candidates must then pass a choice of either the Lifecycle Certificate in Service Strategyor the Lifecycle Certificate in Continual Service Improvement

3) Candidates must finally pass the ITIL Certificate in Managing Across the Lifecycle

BCS Certificate in Computer Science Teaching

New BCS Certificate Program

BCS has collaborated with diverse range of partners to lay stress on the value of computing as a part of school curriculum. The certification program also highlights the importance of computing in shaping the career of future workforce. BCS Certificate in Computer Science Teaching is a certification for teachers. It aims at equipping teachers with the skills needed to demonstrate competency in the Computer Science elements of the Computing curriculum.

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