CTG Academy

iSAQB® Foundation Level (CPSA-F®)

The International Software Architecture Qualification Board (iSAQB®) is a non-profit organization that 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.

This training is a preparation for the exam "Certified Professional For Software Architecture - Foundation Level (CPSA-F®)" and is accredited by iSAQB®.

When you pass the exam, you receive a certificate that is recognized by iSAQB®.


Currently no (other) upcoming dates are planned for this course


Course Objectives

  • Basic concepts of software architecture, roles and tasks of software architects
  • Design and development of software architectures
  • Specification and communication of software architectures
  • Software architecture and quality
  • Examples of software architectures

Typical Audience

This program is aimed at all those who work on solution structures in IT projects, primarily in the areas of software architecture, development, and quality assurance, but also at system analysis professionals or project managers who want to communicate better with their developers.

Course Prerequisites

Participants should have the following knowledge and/or experience:

  • At least 18 months of practical experience in software development, acquired by programming various projects or systems outside of education.
  • Knowledge of and practical experience in at least one higher programming language.
  • Basics of modelling and abstraction.
  • Basics of UML (class, package, component and sequence diagrams) and their relation to source code.
  • Practical experience in technical documentation, especially in the documentation of source code, system designs or technical concepts.

Helpful for the understanding of some concepts are also:

  • Knowledge of object orientation
  • Practical experience in at least one object-oriented programming language
  • Practical experience in the design and implementation of distributed applications, such as client/server systems or web applications

Course Delivery

Throughout the course, an accredited trainer and requirements engineering expert provides lectures and gives exercises based on real-world projects.

Different mock exams ensure an optimal preparation for the real certification exam.

Courses can be given in English, French or Dutch. Course material is in English.

Course Venue

The course duration is 4 days.

The exam (optional) is a one-hour multiple-choice exam for which you receive a voucher to book a timeslot for your exam whenever it suits you best.

Exams are available in English, French or German.

Course Administration


€ 2.200 /person for 4 days. All prices are exclusive of the exam fee, which is subject to change. At the time of publishing the exam fee is € 275 per person. All prices are VAT excluded; course material, lunch and beverages included.


By Participant: If a subscribed course participant is replaced by another participant or if the public course is postponed to a later date, no cancellation costs apply. A participant or a group that fails to attend, or that cancels a course without at least 15 working days written notice prior to the course start, is liable for the full subscription cost.

By CTG: CTG reserves the right to cancel a course at any time.

Course Logistics

All classroom courses begin promptly at 9 am and are scheduled until 5 pm.

All courses are organized at the CTG premises in Diegem (Belgium) or can be given at the client site and are available for groups as well. Please contact us if you wish further information.

The standard language of each course is English.

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