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Your competence - your claim - your partner seal

The IREB Partner Program addresses companies worldwide who place a high value on sound Requirements Engineering – Companies that align the qualifications of their employees to international standards and the best practices of Requirements Engineering, and thus claim a decisive, core competency.

Your benefits from the IREB Partner Program

Advantages for participating companies:

Your partner seal

Based on the number of employees with CPRE certification, the companies are accredited with one of three possible partner statuses:

Detailed information can be found in the Partner Program information sheet. If you would like to take part in the Partner Program please send a mail with the number of employees and the number/kind of CPRE certificates to info@ireb.org.
For further information on the determination of your partner status see the calculation sheet.

List of partners within the IREB Partner Program

Get details on the participating companies and their actual partner status.

IREB partner with silver status

Within the education of their employees in the Certified Professional for Requirements Engineering scheme, these companies have reached a minimum of 6 partner points and a minimum average score of 0.4 partner points per employee.

IREB partner with gold status

Within the education of their employees in the Certified Professional for Requirements Engineering scheme, these companies have reached a minimum of 19 partner points and a minimum average score of 0.6 partner points per employee.

IREB partner with platinum status

Within the education of their employees in the Certified Professional for Requirements Engineering scheme, these companies have reached a minimum of 31 partner points and a minimum average score of 0.8 partner points per employee.

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  • What does it mean: IREB and REQB join forces?

    What happens with REQB®?

    REQB® will be integrated into IREB® and all REQB® members are welcome to become members of the IREB® organization. REQB® members may become members of the existing IREB® working groups and an International Development group, consisting of IR IREB® and REQB® members, will be established to further internationalize and grow certification in Requirements Engineering.

    Which certification scheme will be continued?

    There will be a single RE certification scheme, presented under the IREB® brand, based on the current IREB® CPRE certification scheme. Contents from the REQB® certifications will be integrated where appropriate.

    What certificates will be available?

    After October 1st, 2017 only IREB® CPRE certificates will be issued.

    What happens to my REQB® certificate? Does it remain fully valid?

    All REQB certificates keep their validity.

    • Holders of the REQB® Foundation Level certificate may convert it free of charge into an IREB® CPRE Foundation Level certificate in order to follow the IREB® CPRE Advanced Level career path.
    • Holders of the REQB® Agile Practitioner certificate may convert it free of charge into an IREB® CPRE RE@Agile Primer certificate.
    • REQB® Advanced Level certificates will be accepted as one of the required prerequisites for the IREB® CPRE Expert Level.

    Where can I request the change of my REQB certificate?

    Our partner GASQ has provided a form where you can request the change of your REQB certificate .
    Please contact GASQ at info@gasq.org for further information on the conversion of certificates.

    Is it possible to apply for IREB® CPRE® certification with an REQB® certificate?

    Conversion of the REQB® Foundation Level certificate to an IREB® CPRE Foundation Level certificate is required in order to be eligible for IREB® CPRE Advanced Level certification (see above).

    For the IREB® CPRE Expert Level, the REQB® Advanced Level certificate will be accepted as one of the required prerequisites.

    Is it possible to register the REQB® certificate in the CPRE Registry of IREB®?

    The following REQB® certificates can be registered after conversion to the corresponding IREB certificate:

    • REQB® Foundation Level certificate, as IREB CPRE Foundation Level certificate
    • REQB® Agile Pactitioner certificate, as IREB RE@Agile Primer certificate

    Registration without previous conversion:

    • REQB® Advanced Level certificate (no conversion possible)

    What happens to the REQB® training providers?

    All REQB® training providers may offer IREB® CPRE training courses and become official training providers of IREB®.
    Existing contracts between training providers and REQB® will be fulfilled by IREB®.

    Who can I contact if I have questions about my old certificate?

    Please send a mail to info@gasq.org