Who is it for?

  • Anyone who is involved in any aspect of systems modelling.

Entry requirements

  • None.

What will I learn?

  • Justify the need for IT system modelling and modelling techniques. 
  • Explain why it is important to model IT system requirements from different perspectives.
  • Develop models of system functionality. These models should be either process models with supporting process descriptions or use case diagrams with supporting use case descriptions. 
  • Develop models of system data. These models should be either entity relationship models or analysis class models, both with supporting descriptions.
  • Develop a dynamic model. This model should be either an entity life history showing the effect of events on an entity or a sequence diagram showing the realisation of a use case.
  • Evaluate selected models against business objectives and system requirements.
  • Appreciate how the selected models inter-relate with each other. 
  • Describe how the products of analysis feed into the design and development of a system.

The syllabus includes training objectives, details of modules and learning hours, plus a recommended reading list:

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How do I get this certification?

Training and exam (recommended)

Take this course with one of our accredited training providers.

How long will it take?

Classroom courses normally last three days.

Where can I study?

At a BCS accredited training provider near you.

How much does it cost?

Course prices vary depending on your chosen training provider and course format.

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What format is the exam?

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

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