In January 2017 REQB® was integrated into IREB®, and since then only a single CPRE certification scheme is offered under IREB.
This merger has no effect on the validity of the REQB certificates – all REQB certificates remain valid.
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.
For the registration as CPRE in the CPRE Registry, the corresponding REQB certificate must also have been converted into an IREB CPRE certificate beforehand.
The conversion is always free of charge.
The following REQB certificates can be converted into the corresponding CPRE certificate:
There is no conversion of the REQB Advanced Level certificate. However, this certificate is accepted as one of the prerequisites for the IREB® CPRE Expert Level, and it can directly be registered in the CPRE Registry.
Our partner GASQ - the former responsible body for REQB certification - has provided a form to request the conversion of your REQB certificate.
For further questions regarding the conversion of REQB certificates, please contact GASQ directly at email@example.com.
The FAQs give further information about the merger of REQB and IREB and its effects.
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.
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.
After October 1st, 2017 only IREB® CPRE certificates will be issued.
All REQB certificates keep their validity.
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.
The following REQB® certificates can be registered after conversion to the corresponding IREB certificate:
Registration without previous conversion:
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®.
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