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CPSA® — Certified Profes­sional for Software Architecture 

The Inter­na­tional Standard in Training and Certification of Software Architects 

FOR YOUR SUCCESS

We Want to Make You Stand Out

As a non-profit organi­zation, the Inter­na­tional Software Architecture Quali­fi­cation Board (iSAQB®) oversees and develops the Certified Profes­sional for Software Architecture (CPSA®) certification scheme.

CPSA® certi­fi­ca­tions are globally recog­nized quali­fi­ca­tions for IT profes­sionals. They provide evidence of sound knowledge and valuable skills in the field of software architecture.

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iSAQB® Accredited Partners

iSAQB® Accredited Training Providers and Trainers have gone through an intensive testing process before they are allowed to offer and conduct CPSA® trainings.

They are committed to the highest quality standards of knowledge transfer and training aligned with CPSA® curricula.

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THE WORLDWIDE CPSA® COMMUNITY IS GROWING

Over 20k CPSA® Exams in the Last Two Decades

More than 20,000 IT profes­sionals worldwide have already success­fully completed one or two CPSA® levels.

Show your compe­tence as a Certified Profes­sional for Software Architecture and give your career a vital boost!

Don’t Miss Our iSAQB® News

The General Meeting 2022 of the Inter­na­tional Software Architecture Quali­fi­cation Board (iSAQB®)

The 15th general meeting of the iSAQB took place on May 5 and 6, 2022, in Düsseldorf, Germany. On both days, a wide range of strategic and opera­tional decisions were made by the members to put the iSAQB on a solid foundation once again for the coming period. In addition, the successful projects of all…

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The iSAQB® CPSA‑F® exam is also available in French now

The iSAQB has published the Certified Profes­sional for Software Architecture-Foundation Level (CPSA‑F) exam in French. This means that the CPSA‑F exam can be taken in six languages now: English, German, Spanish, Italian, (Brazilian) Portuguese, and French. All recog­nized certification bodies offering the CPSA‑F exam can be found here: To the Recog­nized Certification Bodies.

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New curriculum version 2022.1 of CPSA‑A® module ARCEVAL has been published

As of February 10, 2022, the new curriculum version 2022.1 of the CPSA‑A module ARCEVAL (Architecture Evalu­ation) replaces the previous version. The curriculum is currently available in German. The English trans­lation is in the works and will follow soon. Regarding content, the ARCEVAL curriculum has a new chapter structure in which, for example, Anforderungen in…

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New curriculum version 2021.1 of CPSA‑A® module EMBEDDED has been released

As of November 24, 2021, the new curriculum version 2021.1 of the CPSA‑A module EMBEDDED (Dependable Embedded Systems) in English replaces the previous version. The curriculum is now based on the current CPSA‑A curriculum template with fine-grained, numbered learning goals. The former chapter on functional safety now has a broader focus on depend­ability, the real-time…

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Blog Posts From iSAQB® Experts

Why Should I attend the CPSA® Advanced Training IMPROVE (Evolution and Improvement of Software Architectures)?

What is behind the CPSA Advanced Level module IMPROVE, one of 17 trainings that partic­i­pants of the Advanced Level can choose from? The CPSA Advanced Level is the second step within the iSAQB’s multi-level CPSA program (Certified Profes­sional for Software Architecture) after the Foundation Level. Gernot Starke, iSAQB member and curator of the Advanced module…

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Why Should I attend the CPSA® Advanced Training BLOCKCHAIN (Low-Trust Consensus in Decen­tralized Applications)?

The CPSA Advanced Level is the second step within the iSAQB’s multi-level CPSA program (Certified Profes­sional for Software Architecture). One of the 17 training options of the Advanced Level that partic­i­pants can choose from is the module BLOCKCHAIN – Low-Trust Consensus in Decen­tralized Appli­ca­tions. In this infor­mative interview, Lars Hupel, curator of the Advanced module…

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Why Should I attend the CPSA® Advanced Training Soft Skills for Software Archi­tects (SOFT)?

The CPSA Advanced Level is the second step within the iSAQB’s multi-level CPSA program (Certified Profes­sional for Software Architecture). Partic­i­pants can choose from 17 trainings, so-called modules, in three areas of compe­tence – techno­logical, methodical, and commu­nicative compe­tence. The most important training when it comes to commu­nicative compe­tence is the Advanced Level module SOFT (Soft…

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Why Should I attend the CPSA® Foundation Level Training Course?

The iSAQB’s Certified Profes­sional for Software Architecture program (CPSA) is a program of further education. It is aimed at anyone who works on solution struc­tures in IT projects. Within the multi-level CPSA program, the Foundation Level is the first step. It provides a solid and pragmatic intro­duction to software architecture. But why exactly should you,…

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An adequate and suitable software architecture is the main success factor for any IT project.

Mahbouba Gharbi, Chair­woman of the
iSAQB Executive Board

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