BCS Practitioner Certificate in System Design Techniques
Explore systems design in relation to all aspects of the user interface as well as the underlying principles of data and process design.
Who is it for?
- Anyone who is involved in any aspect of systems design.
What will I learn?
- Develop logical and physical systems' designs from structured and UML analysis models.
- Use data and component design techniques.
- Select and use a recognised design methodology to meet specific system design requirements.
- Explain the role and objectives of systems design in the systems development life cycle.
- Evaluate the suitability of an input and output system.
- Construct a usable user interface (HCI).
- Apply the rules of normalization to a set of data attributes.
- Understand and apply the principles of security, confidentiality and privacy
The syllabus includes training objectives, details of modules and learning hours, plus a recommended reading list:
Download our latest syllabus (PDF)
How do I get this certification?
Training and exam (recommended)
Take this course with one of our accredited training providers.
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.
What format is the exam?
- One hour 'open book' with 15 minutes reading time
- Written, based on a business scenario
- Pass mark is 50%
This qualification is not regulated by the following United Kingdom Regulators - Ofqual, Qualifications Wales, CCEA Regulation or SQA.