IREB® CPRE Advanced Level Requirements Elicitation Practitioner

The examination consists of two parts:

  • Written examination (Part I): 75 min. for natives, 90 min. for non-natives.
  • Written assignment (Part II): 12 months after written examination.

Written examination and written assignment. The written assignment must be submitted within one year of taking the examination. It must represent a realistic project situation from your working environment and demonstrate that you are capable of applying the acquired RE knowledge.

The exams will be evaluated by the certification body. The result will be sent to the contact address stated on your application. The written assignment will be assessed by experienced IREB assessors. After having passed both parts of the exam, you should receive your certificate within two weeks.

The scope of the work is about 10 to 15, maximum 20, A4 pages (font: 11pt, margin: 2.5 cm, single spaced). The written assignment has to be provided in English or German language.


The module Elicitation and Consolidation of the Advanced Level adresses professionals with career profiles like requirements engineering, business engineering, process engineering and organizational design, who is to extend their knowledge and skills in the areas of elicitation and consolidation of requirements.

It is particularly suitable for: Software designers, software developers, software architects, system analysts, business analysts, project managers, quality managers


The prerequisite for admittance to a CPRE Advanced Level module exam is a CPRE Foundation Level certificate or a certificate in Requirements Engineering from British Computer Society (BCS).

Documents need be attached in the order form.

The exam covers the following issues:

  1. A framework for structuring and managing requirements elicitation and conflict resolution
  2. Requirements sources
  3. Elicitation Techniques
  4. Consolidation techniques

online exam price
196.8 gross
75 min.*
Pass mark grade:
*75 min. for natives, 90 min. for non-natives.
**45 multiple choice questions.
To take this exam you need to have the following certificates:


  • The certificate will expand your professional knowledge and help you to become more successful in your job
  • Individuals who demonstrate their competence in eliciting and managing requirements at early stage can quickly progress to playing a leading role in the entire project
  • With a certification for a CPRE in Foundation Level and a following certification for a CPRE in Advanced Level service providers can emphasize the demonstrable qualification of their employees
  • Certification of employees is of particular importance to companies operating globally as the international acceptance of CPRE certificates facilitates a trans-national deployment of employees
  • You will have a deep understanding of gathering and evaluating requirements and collaborating with stakeholders
  • The certification is internationally accepted. CPRE Foundation Level exams have been conducted in 84 countries and over 51,500 candidates have been certified in the CPRE Foundation Level.
  • From a company’s point of view person with certificate is very well prepared to contribute to the project's success
  • The reputation and acceptance of certified consultants is significantly higher market value compared to those consultants without an adequate certificate
  • You will have an independent, internationally recognised certification as proof of expertise in the field of Requirements Engineering with a specialisation in Requirements Elicitation & Consolidation


To take exam you will need:

Desktop or laptop with a webcam and microphone

It is allowed to use Windows 7 and higher, Mac OS X and higher, ChromeOS and most Linux distributions (64-bit Ubuntu 14.04+, Debian 8+, openSUSE 13.3+, or Fedora Linux 24+).

Google Chrome browser

The Google Chrome extension is required to share your screen. Please remember that it is not compatible with mobile devices. Please make sure that you have the administrator rights in order to add the extension to your browser.

Tablet or smartphone with a camera

You might be required to use the camera of your smartphone or tablet. You will need to download an app (34MB) which is compatible with any Android 4.1 or higher and iOS (Apple) 8.0 or higher.

Stable internet connection

In order to run the exam without any problems, you need to have a steady internet connection (Wi-Fi will be required for mobile streaming) with a minimum upload speed of 1MB/sec.

Photo ID

You will need to identify yourself before starting the exam. You can use your ID card, driver’s license, student card or passport.

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