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  • Award-winning online training course
  • Accredited by The Open Group
  • 92% first-time pass rate
  • Expert tutor support
  • Exam simulator and revision modules
  • Downloadable PDF workbook

Key Features

Duration of access:
6 months

Training hours:
18+ hours

Accredited by:
The Open Group

Training delivered by:
Good e-Learning

Free Exam Voucher

About the Course

The ‘Awareness: TOGAF 9’ course covers the essential basics of the TOGAF methodology. The course addresses the key concepts, contexts, processes and benefits of the TOGAF Standard, as well as the competitive advantages which the framework can offer. Any professional working closely with an Enterprise Architecture team should be equipped with a solid awareness of the TOGAF framework.

The ‘TOGAF 9 Foundation (level 1)’ certification course examines the TOGAF Standard as a set of concepts and principles. It guides the learner through the phases of the Architecture Development Method (ADM) which is central to the framework.

The course also provides comprehensive coverage on other key elements of the framework, including TOGAF Reference Models, Building Blocks, the Architecture Repository, Stakeholder Management and Architecture Governance.

The TOGAF 9 Foundation practice exam bundle provides learners with practical preparation assets for the TOGAF Foundation (level 1) examination. This course carries a bundle of five practice exams, along with case studies and white papers that are designed to boost knowledge retention and help professionals to succeed.

Course Outline


Awareness: TOGAF 9

Module 1: Introduction to Enterprise Architecture and the TOGAF Standard 
An overview of the context for Enterprise Architecture in the business domain, including an examination of the TOGAF Standard.

Module 2: Overview of ADM (Architecture Development Method) 
Details of the ADM, including key terminology and the Enterprise Continuum.

Module 3: Benefits of the TOGAF Standard
An explanation of the benefits of the TOGAF approach, including the potential impact on Governance and Stakeholder Management.

Module 4: Benefits Grouped by Stakeholders
An overview of the specific benefits of using the TOGAF Standard within a business, as defined by different stakeholder groups including the Business User and the IT Organization.

TOGAF 9 Foundation (Part 1)

Module 1:

Module 2: The Core Concept of TOGAF 9 
An examination of the context for the Enterprise Architecture framework.

Module 3: The Architecture Development Method (ADM)
The phases of ADM explained, with a focus on Requirements Management, Architecture Principles, Gap Analysis and Risk Management.

Module 4: Architecture Views, Viewpoints and Stakeholders
The common viewpoints within the architecture process.

Module 5: The Concept of Building Blocks
Understanding and using Building Blocks.

Module 6: The Key Deliverables of the ADM Cycle 
An examination of the Architecture deliverables within the ADM cycle, including Architecture Contracts, Principles and Vision.

Module 7: The Enterprise Continuum 
An overview of the components within the Enterprise, Architecture and Solutions continuums.

Module 8: The Architecture Repository
The purpose of the Architecture Repository and its classes and levels.

Module 9: The TOGAF Standard Reference Models (TRM)
An overview of the TOGAF TRM components.

Module 10: Architecture Governance and the ADM
The purpose and role of an Architecture Governance framework.

TOGAF 9 Foundation Practice Exam Bundle

Practice Exam Pack 1

  • Exam simulator with 40 multiple-choice questions
  • Case Study – ‘What Happens When You Skip Early Phases of the ADM?’
  • Poster – ‘Deliverables, Artefacts and Building Blocks’
  • White Paper – ‘10 Tips for Passing the Exam’

Practice Exam Pack 2

Exam simulator with 40 multiple-choice questions

  • Case Study – ‘What does a TOGAF 9 Certification Really Mean?’
  • Poster – ‘The Architecture Content Framework’
  • White Paper – ‘What Kind of Architect Are You?’

Practice Exam Pack 3

Exam simulator with 40 multiple-choice questions

  • Case Study – ‘How Do I Think like an Architect?’
  • Poster – ‘The Architecture Capability Framework’
  • White Paper – ‘The Different Topics Covered in the TOGAF 9 Examination’

Practice Exam Pack 4

  • Exam simulator with 40 multiple-choice questions
  • Case Study – ‘Knowing and Doing the TOGAF Standard’
  • Poster – ‘The TOGAF Standard Guidelines’
  • White Paper – ‘Using the TOGAF Standard Skills Framework’

Practice Exam Pack 5

  • Exam simulator with 40 multiple-choice questions
  • Case Study – ‘Bridging the EA and Solution Architect Gap’
  • Poster – ‘Adapting the ADM’
  • White Paper – ‘The Relationship Between TOGAF 9 and ArchiMate 3


The TOGAF 9 Foundation (level 1) exam requires students to have a sound knowledge of the terminology, principles, concepts and structure of the TOGAF Standard. The course comes with an exam voucher for the TOGAF 9 Foundation (level 1) certification exam, which must be taken at a Pearson Vue center. Pearson Vue is an authorized exam provider for The Open Group.

About the assessment:

  •         Multiple-choice
  •         40 questions
  •         60 minutes (additional time available if English is not your first language)
  •         Pass mark is 55% or 22/40
  •         Closed-book

Benefits for Individuals

Enterprise Architecture professionals, as well as anyone working with architecture teams, should be able to prove their knowledge and understanding of the TOGAF Standard. Being TOGAF-certified provides learners with numerous benefits, including:

  • Knowledge of a language common to all TOGAF architects
  • Deep understanding of organizational requirements for architecture
  • Efficiency improvement capability from process optimization
  • Opportunities to identify cost-saving measures
  • Leadership skills
  • Professional development leading to improved career prospects

Benefits for Organizations

IT architecture, when properly defined, can greatly improve IT efficiency. Existing investments will see better returns, and future programs will operate with less risk. 

The adoption of a global standard in Enterprise Architecture provides a boost to consistency and discipline within architecture processes. Waste and costs are reduced, thanks to interoperability and customer-specific usability. 

The TOGAF framework aims to place business objectives at the heart of IT architecture, integrating enterprise-specific operations. Complexity is reduced and communication channels are developed between internal and external stakeholders. 

Opting to train your people in TOGAF 9.2 will allow your teams to develop architectures in an efficient and simplified way. Your organization will benefit from reduced spending on architecture planning, design and implementation.

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

Key Features

Duration of access:
6 months

Training hours:
18+ hours

Accredited by:
The Open Group

Training delivered by:
Good e-Learning

Free Exam Voucher



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