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BCS Practitioner Certificate in Requirements Engineering

Course Overview

The BCS Practitioner Certificate in Requirements Engineering is an online training course, which has been developed to teach you the knowledge and help you gain the experience required, to understand the concepts, approaches, and techniques in engineering. This course defines categorising requirements effectively and shows you how to use the best practices and processes, to support IT and Business solutions within your organisation.

Throughout this Business Analysis training course, you gain the skills, techniques, and knowledge required to work as a Business Analyst, with a focus on requirement Engineering. Access a FREE demo of this training.

This course benefits from 1-year BCS membership and is available in a Virtual Classroom format.

Business Analysts can earn in excess of £40k per annum. 

Key features
  • Delivery Method: Online
  • Exam: Included
  • Course Access: 6 months
  • Join a community of over 605,000
  • Interest-free Payments
  • Part of the International Diploma in Business Analysis
  • 1-year BCS membership included
  • Over 4,000 Candidates Placed Into Employment
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Key features
  • Delivery Method: Online
  • Exam: Included
  • Course Access: 6 months
  • Join a community of over 605,000
  • Interest-free Payments
  • Part of the International Diploma in Business Analysis
  • 1-year BCS membership included
  • Over 4,000 Candidates Placed Into Employment
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Why study the BCS Practitioner Certificate in Requirements Engineering course with e-Careers? 

We have developed an expert team over the last 10 years since our inception. In that time, we have trained over 605,000 delegates globally, which has helped offer the highest quality training.

We have also refined our processes, partner relationships, and course materials to offer you a high-quality training solution.

You will also benefit from:

  •    Exam Pass Guarantee*
  •    1-year BCS membership included (worth £92).
  •    Fast-track your learning with our Virtual Classroom course.
  •    Enhance your career prospects.
  •    Learn from expert trainers with vast experience in this field.  
  •    We offer interest-free payment options.

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BCS Membership Benefits

This course benefits from 1-year BCS membership worth £92, which is eligible from the moment you pass your first exam.

Benefits of this associate’s membership include:

  •    Professional recognition
  •    Career development
  •    Networking
  •    Knowledge and best practice
  •    Exclusive discounts and offer

Read the full membership details.

Is the Practitioner Certificate in Requirements Engineering course suitable for me?

Are you a Business Analyst looking for certifications to support your knowledge, or considering a career change into Business Analysis? If so, our BCS Requirements Engineering course would be an excellent choice for you. As it is an online training course, you will be able to study in your own time, where and when it suits you best.

This course would also benefit Business Managers, Business Change Managers, Project Managers, or Consultants and Contractors.

Access a FREE demo of this training.

What jobs can I apply for after my Requirements Engineering training? 

After you have finished your studying and taken your exam, you will be able to consider a range of job roles, including becoming a Consultant, work within a Project Management team, or become a Strategy Planner. We do find that delegates typically take this course to work towards a career in the following roles: 

  •    Business Analysis - £43k
  •    Business Architecture - £65k
  •    Enterprise Architecture - £92k

(Source: Glassdoor)

Requirements Engineering Syllabus 

You will learn how to elicit, analyse, validate, manage, and fully document requirements to an international standard.

Learning Outcomes

  •    The Requirements Engineering framework; the issues and rationale in a business context; the application of the framework
  •    The hierarchy of requirements
  •    Roles and responsibilities of key stakeholders in the Requirements Engineering framework
  •    Requirements elicitation 
  •    Requirements modelling
  •    Requirements documentation
  •    Requirements analysis
  •    Requirements validation
  •    Requirements management

Syllabus and Exam weighting

  •    Introduction to Requirements Engineering – 5%
  •    Hierarchy of Requirements – 10%
  •    Stakeholders in the Requirements Process – 5%
  •    Requirements Elicitation – 20%
  •    Use of Models in Requirements Engineering – 10%
  •    Requirements Documentation – 15%
  •    Requirements Analysis – 20%
  •    Requirements Validation – 5%
  •    Requirements Management – 10%

Requirements Engineering Exam Details

Duration – 60 minutes.

Supervised – Yes (via Proctor).

Open Book – No.

Pass Mark – 26/40 (65%).

FREE BCS Business Analysis Webinar Details

Throughout the year, e-Careers hosts a series of FREE BCS Business Analysis webinars to help delegates better understand this sector and discuss ways to study towards a career in this industry.

  •   Embark on a career journey that has the potential for you to earn between £48k - £70k.
  •   Discover the essential tools, techniques & uses for Business Analysis.
  •   Reserve your virtual seat & be part of our Exclusive Business Analysis Webinar to see if a career in this industry is right for you.

Who Should Attend?

  •   Individuals aspiring to work as a Business Analyst - People who are looking to become a Business Analysis, or work within a Business Analysis role, should attend this seminar.
  •   University Graduates - Graduates who are looking for more information about the benefits of Business Analysis and how a BCS diploma can help their careers.
  •   Working Professionals - If you’re currently working in an industry where you feel having a better understanding of Business Analysis will benefit you and your organisation, this webinar is for you.

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  •   Welcome
    •   Introduction with the Trainer and their background.
  •   Introduction to Business Analysis
    •   What is Business Analysis, why is there a growing demand for Business Analysis and what companies use it? 
  •   The Business Analysis Process
    •   What is the Business Analysis process model and what are the tools and techniques used in Business Analysis?
  •   The International Diploma in Business Analysis
    •   How do I get the full diploma? The modules, what each module is about and how they fit together.
  •   How Business Analysis Benefits you
    •   How can Business Analysis help my career, the jobs that need Business Analysis and the roles which it supports?
  •   Review of our Business Analysis Job Academy Programme.

Why become a Business Analyst?

  •   In demand role - Right now, many Businesses acknowledge that there is a need to hire and train employees who can function as Business Analysts, making this a secure career with great progression opportunities.
  •   Great earning potential - As a Business Analyst in the UK, you can earn an average salary of £48k per annum, with the scope to work your way up to around £70k towards the upper end.
  •   Every day is different - Schedule your tasks each day and decide how you will carry them out. This is your puzzle to put together. Every day and every project are different.

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