BCS Practitioner Certificate in Requirements Engineering in 3 days

Every product and every service development start with requirements. What are requirements? Many teams struggle with how to elicit requirements, discover what is truly needed and how to manage this information throughout the product or service life cycle. BCS Requirements Engineering teaches you how to work with requirements independently whether you work agile or use more traditional approaches.

Requirements Engineering

During this 3-day course you will learn what is Requirements Engineering and how to apply it in plan-based and empirical-based initiatives. You will learn and apply numerous techniques to elicit, analyze and document requirements. You will use models to check consistency of your requirements. This course ends with an exam that leads to Practitioner Certificate in Requirements Engineering from the British Computer Society (BCS).


This course is suitable for business analysts, business managers and members of their team, business change managers and project managers.


The course is designed for people who want to learn how to elicit, analyse, validate, document and manage requirements. It presents an end-to-end requirements engineering framework supported by tools and techiques that you may use at different stages. You learn how to produce well-formed, high-quality requirements that are crucial to delivering quality products.

Day 1

-Introduction to Requirements Engineering
-Hierarchy of Requirements
-Stakeholders in the Requirements Process
-Requirements Elicitation

Day 2

-Requirements Elicitation cont.
-Use of models in Requirements Engineering
-Requirements Documentation
-Requirements Analysis

Day 3

-Requirements Validation
-Requirements Management

Our courses are organised in small groups of 12 delegates. We believe that small groups foster interaction and collaboration during the assignments and contribute to learning.

Qualification levels for this course:

-SFIA level 4. More about the levels of SFIA (Skills Framework for the Information Age) can be found  on the BCS website.

-EQF level 5. More about the levels of European Qualifications Framework can be found on this website

At the end of the third day delegates will take the exam.


This is an open-book exam during which you have to apply the requirements engineering techniques to a given business scenario. The exam takes 75 minutes for native English speakers and 90 minutes for non-native English speakers.

The pass mark is 60%.

Positive exam result will award delegates with the BCS Practitioner Certificate in Requirements Engineering.



The course costs € 1345,00 (excluding 21% VAT) per person. This amount includes training materials and exam costs.

The exam costs € 250,00 (excluding 21% VAT), and is included in the price.

Delegates will receive a binder with slides (including speaker notes).

Coffee/tea and lunch are included in the price of the training. If you have any diet requirements due to food allergies, please don’t forget to mention them during your registration procedure.

You will receive an invoice after your registration is completed. Please assure the payment is settled within 30 days or before start date of the training, at the latest.

This course is available in the open-schedule format at the following dates:

Register   8-10 April 2019 in Utrecht

This course is also available  in the in-company format. This formula allows us to tailor the course to the needs of participants. Do you want to run this course for your team?

If you have doubts whether this course is suitable for your team/organization, do not hesitate to contact us. We can explain the details of different certification programmes for business analysts and advise you on what can work for your team and your organization.

You can reach us at +31 6 38 33 01 33 or send us a message using the form below:

What our delegates tell about the training:

“Very enthusiastic trainer! Provides many examples to illustrate the theory.”

“Many practice exercises help to understand the theory and learn it.”

“I think the part on stakeholdes management was the most useful to me. It provided many tools I can apply to manage the stakeholders in my project.”

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