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  • Accredited by The Open Group
  • 96% average first-time pass rate
  • Expert tutor support
  • Practice exam and revision modules
  • Free IT4IT Foundation exam voucher and retake

Key Features

Duration of access:
6 months

Training hours:
23 hours

Accredited by:
The Open Group

Training delivered by:
Good e-Learning

Free Exam Voucher

About the Course

With the popularity of the IT4IT standard, IT4IT qualifications are highly valued and sought after. Achieving the IT4IT Foundation certification will allow candidates to demonstrate their knowledge of the core principles of the IT4IT Reference Architecture, IT Value Chain and IT Value Stream.

This training suite is a complete learning package, ideal for enterprise architects, IT developers, IT engineers, IT operations executives, business leaders and anyone who holds an interest in boosting the efficiency of IT functions within their organization. The IT4IT Awareness course within the package highlights the benefits of employing the standard, as well as the impact it can have on various roles within an organization.

The course covers the key definitions, structure and core and basic concepts associated with the value streams. This includes the four value stream areas:

  • The ‘Strategy to Portfolio’ Value Stream
  • The ‘Requirement to Deploy’ Value Stream
  • The ‘Request to Fulfill Value’ Stream
  • The ‘Detect to Correct Value’ Stream

The course also provides a module on the IT4IT certification program. It explains the program itself and outlines each certification level.

Course Outline

Awareness: IT4IT

  • Module 1: IT4IT Overview
  • Module 2: The IT4IT Standard in Detail
  • Module 3: The Benefits of Using the IT4IT Standard
  • Module 4: IT4IT Benefits Per-Stakeholder

IT4IT Foundation (V2.1)

  • Module 1: IT4IT™ Overview
  • Module 2: Definitions (Understand Key Terminology)
  • Module 3: Basic Concepts (Value Streams and Reference Architecture)
  • Module 4: IT4IT™ Core (the Reference Architecture at a High Level)
  • Module 5: The Strategy to Portfolio Value Stream
  • Module 6: The Requirement to Deploy Value Stream
  • Module 7: Request to Fulfill Value Stream
  • Module 8: Detection to Correct Value Stream
  • Module 9: The IT4IT™ Certification Program


The course includes an exam voucher for the IT4IT Part 1 examination. This can be taken at a Pearson Vue center. Pearson Vue is an authorized exam provider for The Open Group.

  • Multiple-choice
  • 40 questions
  • 60 minutes (additional time will be available if English is not your first language)
  • Pass mark is 65% or 26/40
  • Closed-book

Benefits for Individuals

Professionals who take this course will be able to:

  • Understand the basic concepts of the IT4IT Reference Architecture and the IT Value Chain
  • Identify the key benefits of adopting the standard for modern business
  • Discuss the core concepts of IT4IT using the terminology of the Reference Architecture
  • Demonstrate a solid understanding of the four Value Steams and the structure of the IT4IT certification program
  • Confidently sit and pass the IT4IT Foundation certification exam

Benefits for Organizations

The IT4IT Reference Architecture focuses on defining, sourcing, consuming and managing IT functions within a business. It takes a holistic approach to the ITIL Value Chain in order to ensure there is full visibility and traceability for all services end-to-end.

Training your employees using this suite can:

  • Improve the efficiency of IT operations by helping you integrate best practice frameworks
  • Lower the associated costs of key IT functions
  • Help employees learn prescriptive guidance on IT management
  • Improve architecture and change management processes within your organization

This course is delivered by Good e-Learning who are the accredited training provider.

Key Features

Duration of access:
6 months

Training hours:
23 hours

Accredited by:
The Open Group

Training delivered by:
Good e-Learning

Free Exam Voucher



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