ArchiMate® 3 Bridging eLearning - $499.00

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  • Accredited by The Open Group

  • 4 hrs of course material

  • FREE exam voucher

  • Practice exams

  • 24/7 tutor support

  • Instant 6 months access

  • 96% average first time pass rate

ArchiMate® 3 Bridging

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Good e-Learning’s ArchiMate 3 Bridging course is a self-paced, intuitive and engaging learning package that allows both individuals and teams to build on their existing knowledge of ArchiMate 2.1 and gain a keen understanding of the specification changes delivered by ArchiMate 3.

The course comprehensively covers the improvements made to the ArchiMate modeling language with version 3. Students will also learn to apply the specification practically when creating or improving enterprise architecture models.

Learners can complete the course and then sit the ArchiMate 3 Practitioner exam, earning an industry-recognized qualification that will prove their understanding and knowledge.

Good e-Learning is an experienced global training provider for ArchiMate. The course is fully accredited by The Open Group, the creator of ArchiMate, and meets all of the learning requirements necessary for gaining an ArchiMate 3.0 certification.

Why you should take this course:

ArchiMate 3 is a comprehensive modeling language which allows enterprise architects to create convenient and integrated visualizations of their architecture domains.

This course is ideal for both individuals and teams who are already certified in ArchiMate v2.1 and want to update their certification to meet the ArchiMate 3 Standard. The course provides thorough explanations of the terminology, structure and concepts behind the ArchiMate 3 specification, backed up with examples and case studies.

This course is based on the ArchiMate 3 Practitioner syllabus, with a focus on outlining the improvements made to the 2.1 Standard. On finishing the course, candidates will be in an excellent position to successfully pass the ArchiMate 3 Bridging exam (included with course).

This course is ideal for:

  • Anyone who already possess an ArchiMate® 2 certification and would like to upgrade to the latest version of ArchiMate 3.0, becoming an ArchiMate® 3 practitioner

  • Anyone required to demonstrate practical usage and knowledge of the ArchiMate modeling language

  • Anyone responsible for developing architecture artefacts using ArchiMate language notation

  • Anyone who wants to achieve a recognized qualification to demonstrate their practical ability to apply the ArchiMate modeling language

Key features of this course:

  • Accredited by The Open Group

  • 4 hours of course material

  • 1x FREE exam voucher on request

  • Instant 6 months access

  • Quizzes and revision modules

  • Certificate of completion

  • Average first time pass rate of 96%


Course Syllabus - Download the Datasheet

  • Module 1: Basic Concepts and Definitions

    • Learning Objectives

      In this opening module we look at a more detailed examination of the ArchiMate 3 standard before new concepts and definitions are explained and commonly understood.

  • Module 2: Language Structure for the ArchiMate Standard

    • Learning Objectives

      In this module we take a look at the ArchiMate Standard’s design considerations and to-level language structure before moving on to the layers and framework.

      We will also cover studies of abstraction, concepts and notations, nesting, use of color and notation cues.

  • Module 3: Generic Metamodel and Relationships

    • Learning Objectives

      This module reintroduces the ArchiMate Metamodel and identifies the improvements made in relation to version 2.1.

      The module is completed by going on to define the core set of relationships and their classifications as defined in ArchiMate 3.

  • Module 4: Motivation and Strategy Modeling

    • Learning Objectives

      In Module Four, “Motivation and Strategy Modeling”, we begin by looking at the motivation elements, which are used to model the motivations, or reasons, that guide the design or change of Enterprise Architecture.

      This module will then look at existing elements before highlighting new elements, including value and meaning, formerly of the Business Layer, and outcome.

      We will then turn our attention to the strategy elements, namely resource, capability and course action, and explore their relationship with the core and motivation elements.

  • Module 5: The Business, Application and Technology Layers

    • Learning Objectives

      In this module we will explore the elements that make up the three layers in the ArchiMate framework.

      The purpose of this module is to highlight the new and changed elements in the business, application and technology layers in ArchiMate 3, and to help you gain a better understanding of how entities within each layer can be used in practice modeling situations.

  • Module 6: The Physical Elements

    • Learning Objectives

      In Module Six, we explore the new physical elements in ArchiMate 3 and look at how they support the modeling of physical equipment, materials and distribution networks to the technology layer.

  • Module 7: Cross-layer Modeling

    • Learning Objectives

      A central issue in Enterprise Architecture is the alignment of business and IT.

      This module describes the relationships that the ArchiMate language offers to model the link between business, applications, and technology, and serves to explain the cross-later serving and realization relationships.

  • Module 8: Implementation, Migration, Views and Viewpoints

    • Learning Objectives

      In this module we will investigate the Implementation and Migration elements and modeling as defined in the new release of the standard.

      We will then go on to explain the viewpoint mechanism concepts and structure in the ArchiMate 3 standard.

  • Module 9: Language Customization Mechanics

    • Learning Objectives

      The final module is devoted to the customization mechanisms in the ArchiMate 3 standard.

      This module has changed title from ‘Language Extension Mechanisms’, which was used in the 2.1 standard. It was decided to rename this chapter since customization mechanisms do not actually extend the language.

      We will look at how language can support more specific purposes without burdening it with additional material.


Exams / Assessments

Gaining a certification from the ArchiMate Bridging course requires you to pass two examination sections. The first is a multiple choice exam consisting of 20 questions. The second consists of four complex scenario questions, each with gradient scoring. After passing the exam you will officially become a certified ArchiMate 3 Practitioner.

Pearson Vue is an authorized provider of exams for TOGAF, IT4IT and ArchiMate certifications, offering exams worldwide through a network of test centers. Good e-Learning will provide you with a free combined voucher for both of the ArchiMate exams on request.

When you feel ready to sit the exam, just give us a call or contact our support team. Your exam voucher will be valid for 12 months from the date of issue and must be claimed within 12 months of you first accessing the course.

What you need to know about the ArchiMate® 3 Advanced Bridge Exam (OGA-3AB):

  • The pass mark for the exam is 65%: you must get 26 out of 40 questions correct (Section 1: 20 questions, Section 2: 4 questions). The time limit is 75 minutes (Section 1: 30 minutes, Section 2: 45 minutes)

  • * Once you start section 2, you cannot return to section 1 *

  • The first section is a multiple choice exam consisting of 20 questions

  • There is a time limit of 30 minutes to complete the exam

  • The exam is closed book - you cannot make use of any resources or materials during the exam

  • The second section is a scenario based, complex multiple choice exam consisting of 4 questions

  • There is a time limit of 45 minutes to complete the exam

  • The exam is open book - an electronic copy of the ArchiMate 3 Specification is built into section 2 of the exam. No hardcopy books may be used at test centers

When you have completed the course, contact Good e-learning support and request your free combined (level 1 & 2) exam voucher which can be used at any Pearson Vue test center.

Please note that your voucher must be ordered within 12 months of you course access and if you require 2 separate exam vouchers, this will come at an additional cost. Contact a member of our team to find out more.

You can book your exam via the Pearson Vue website and pay for it using a unique voucher code. During this process you will need to create a Pearson Vue account by filling in your personal details.


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