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Systems Development Essentials

Practitioner certificate

This certificate focuses on systems investigation and quality assurance that underpins all systems development. It looks the fundamental skills in this field and generic lifecycle types, methods and approaches. This certification also counts towards the Diploma in Systems Development.

Who is this aimed at?

Anyone who is involved in any aspect of systems development.

What are the entry requirements?


What format is the exam?

  • One hour ‘open book’ with 15 minutes reading time
  • Written, based on a business scenario
  • Pass mark is 50%

Where can I take the exam?

With an accredited examination provider where you can attend a training course with an exam, or book the exam only.
Guide price: £99 (£82.50 + VAT) based on UK RRP

Where can I read more?

You can read more in the syllabus and review a range of sample questions.

What can I do next?

You may be interested in taking other practitioner level certifications.

This qualification is not regulated by the following United Kingdom Regulators - Ofqual, Qualifications in Wales, CCEA or SQA.