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ArchiMate® 3 Foundation Study Guide, 3rd Edition (PDF Edition)

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Quick Overview

Preparation for the ArchiMate 3 Part 1 Examination

This document is a Study Guide for students planning to become certified for ArchiMate® 3 Foundation. This is based on The Open Group Certification for People: ArchiMate 3 Conformance Requirements. The 3rd edition aligns with the ArchiMate 3.1 Specification.

This item is also included in the ArchiMate 3 Self-Study Pack (B175).



This Study Guide gives an overview of every learning objective for the ArchiMate 3 Foundation certification syllabus and in-depth coverage on preparing and taking the ArchiMate 3 Part 1 Examination. It is specifically designed to help individuals prepare for certification. The 3rd edition is updated to align with the ArchiMate 3.1 Specification.

The audience for this Study Guide is:

  • Individuals who require a basic understanding of the ArchiMate modeling language
  • Professionals who are working in roles associated with an architecture project and who need to understand architecture artifacts developed using the ArchiMate modeling language
  • Individuals who want to achieve a recognized qualification to demonstrate their knowledge of the ArchiMate modeling language

A prior knowledge of Enterprise Architecture and architecture modeling is advantageous but not required.

While reading this Study Guide, the reader should also refer to the ArchiMate 3.1 documentation available online at and also available in book form.

Customers who bought the first edition may download this version at no cost from their store account.

Additional Information

Reference B203
Author(s) Andrew Josey
Published 16 Apr 2020
Pages 237