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IREB® AND REQB® JOIN FORCES

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IREB® AND REQB® JOIN FORCES

What happens with REQB?
REQB® will be integrated into IREB® and all REQB® members are welcome to become members of the IREB® organization. REQB® members may become members of the existing IREB® working groups and an International Development group, consisting of IREB® and REQB® members, will be established to further internationalize and grow certification in Requirements Engineering.

Which certification scheme will be continued?
There will be a single RE certification scheme, presented under the IREB® brand, based on the current IREB CPRE® certification scheme. Contents from the REQB® certifications will be integrated where appropriate.

What certificates will be available?
After October 1st 2017 only IREB CPRE® certificates will be issued.

What happens to my REQB certificate? Does it remain fully valid?
All REQB® certificates keep their validity.

  • Holders of the REQB® Foundation Level certificate may convert it free of charge into an IREB® CPRE Foundation Level certificate. Such conversion is required in order to follow the IREB® CPRE Advanced Level career path.
  • Holders of the REQB® Agile Practitioner certificate may convert it free of charge into an IREB® CPRE RE@Agile Primer certificate.
  • REQB® Advanced Level certificates will be accepted as one of the required prerequisites for the IREB® CPRE Expert Level.

Converted Foundation Level certificates and REQB® Advanced Level certificates may be registered in the CPRE Registry of IREB®.

Here you find the links for the Certificate Change:  

Please contact GASQ at info@gasq.org for further information on the conversion of certificates.

Is it possible to apply for IREB CPRE® certification with a REQB certificate?
Conversion of the REQB® Foundation Level certificate to an IREB CPRE® Foundation Level certificate is required in order to be eligible for IREB CPRE® Advanced Level certification (see above).

For the IREB CPRE® Expert Level, the REQB Advanced Level certificate will be accepted as one of the required prerequisites. Candidates may register their REQB® Advanced Level certificate in the CPRE Registry of IREB®.

What happens to the REQB training providers?
All REQB® Training Providers may offer IREB CPRE® training courses and become official Training Providers of IREB®. Existing contracts between Training Providers and REQB® will be fulfilled by IREB®.

Who can I contact if I have questions about my old certificate?

Please send a mail to info@gasq.org or info@ireb.org

THE REQB® CERTIFICATION PATH

FOUNDATION LEVEL

FOUNDATION LEVEL

AGILE PRACTITIONER

AGILE PRACTITIONER

ADVANCED LEVEL

ADVANCED LEVEL

EXPERT LEVEL

EXPERT LEVEL