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* Based on the TOGAF® Standard, EA, 10th Edition. Agile Architecture for the Digital Age.

TOGAF EA Course – FOUNDATION and PRACTITIONER incl. Learning Studies scenarios for the Applied Practitioner badge

TOGAF® EA is a proven enterprise architecture methodology and framework used by the world’s leading organisations to improve business efficiency. Enterprise architecture professionals fluent in TOGAF enjoy greater industry credibility, job effectiveness, and career opportunities.

Get your TOGAF EA Certification with this powerful 4-day training program. The course focuses on the practical application of TOGAF in realistic enterprise architecture scenarios and provides thorough coverage of the knowledge needed for the Foundation and Practitioner certification.

The course is structured into two 2-day modules, FOUNDATION and PRACTITIONER. Modules can be taken separately although most prefer to take the combined course.


This module covers the FOUNDATION curriculum including terminology, structure, basic concepts of TOGAF EA, and the core principles of Enterprise Architecture. As well as the theory, the course includes many examples of architecture deliverables and artifacts. The course prepares participants to undertake the TOGAF FOUNDATION exam.


This second module focuses on the practical application of the TOGAF® EA framework. It builds on the foundational knowledge of the FOUNDATION level using 18 practical scenarios to reinforce the critical concepts. The focus is on application and analysis in addition to knowledge and comprehension.

The trainer makes the difference!

When you attend a training course there are actually two costs – the course fee, and the value of your time. You can see the fee. But whether you get value for your time and money depends totally on the quality of the course.

Lots of things go into making a great course, but the single most important is always the trainer - their knowledge of the subject, their real-world experience that they can draw upon in class, their ability to answer questions, their communication skills and their obvious enthusiasm for the subject. This is what makes the difference. When it comes to TOGAF, ALC offers two outstanding trainers. Please contact us if you wish to know the designated trainer for your course.

Presented by Leigh Harris 

(courses in ASEAN time zone)

Leigh is a highly-regarded professional in the development and delivery of project, programme, and enterprise architecture training. He has held roles as a training manager and facilitator within leading consultancies and multi-national training organisations including government (local, state and national), utilities, large corporations, tertiary institutions, not-for-profits and charities.  Full bio here.

"Leigh is a gifted TOGAF instructor. Because he has many years experience as both a Consultant and Trainer (TOGAF, Prince2 and BABOK etc.), he knows a variety of creative teaching methods to ensure you learn what you need to. He is always encouraging and positive. If you want to improve your TOGAF skills quickly, hire Leigh.” - Information Architect

Presented by Axel Dancoisne

(courses in Australia / NZ time zone)

Axel is a leading Enterprise Architecture consultant specialising in EA governance, business architecture/strategy and in setting up EA practices in medium to large organisations.  Axel has an outstanding record as a trainer and is recognised for the depth of his knowledge and his ability to draw on real-world case studies and examples from direct personal experience. Full bio here.

"Another milestone... Now I am TOGAF Certified..!  Thank you Axel! You are an incredible trainer! Without your coaching and training, I could not have achieved this.  Thank you ALC for providing the best course materials and having the best trainer."- Master of Information Management

What you get at the ALC TOGAF course

Tier 1 trainers. Training is a serious investment, it is not just the money but also your valuable time.  If you are going to allocate 4 days to learning, it is the person out the front who will make all the difference.  We have  built our reputation, since 1994, on the fact that we only work with Tier 1 trainers.

Exam vouchers plus trial exams. During the course we provide you with exercises, test questions and mock exams to give you the best possible exam preparation.  At the end of the course you receive a combined Foundation & Practitioner exam voucher that enables you to take the TOGAF certification exams within 12 months.

Value.  Quality usually comes at a premium but we work hard at all levels to ensure competitive pricing, whether you’re a small, medium or large organisation or a private individual. Contact the ALC team if you think you can get a better comparable offer on TOGAF training anywhere else.

Genuine post-course support. There are always questions after the course. We are local and we offer genuine support. Get your questions answered promptly and in your time zone. 

ALC Group's TOGAF® EA Course - Foundation and Practitioner (Combined) is accredited by The Open Group 

" I was lucky enough to attend your TOGAF course in Perth a few weeks ago. Today I sat my combined exam and managed 95% in section 1, and 90% in section 2! I'm very happy with that result.  Thank you for setting me up for success."
- Todd Walker, Perth


Learning outcomes

Individuals at FOUNDATION level will acquire an understanding of:
  • Unit I - Concepts
  • Unit 2 - Definitions
  • Unit 3 - Introduction to the ADM
  • Unit 4 - Introduction to ADM Techniques
  • Unit 5 - Introduction to Applying the ADM
  • Unit 6 - Introduction to Architecture Governance
  • Unit 7 - Architecture Content
Individuals at PRACTITIONER level will acquire an understanding of:
  • Unit 1 - The Context for Enterprise Architecture
  • Unit 2 - Stakeholder Management
  • Unit 3 - Phase A, the Starting Point
  • Unit 4 - Architecture Development
  • Unit 5 - Implementing the Architecture
  • Unit 6 - Architecture Change Management
  • Unit 7 - Requirements Management
  • Unit 8 - Supporting the ADM Work

Who should attend

The FOUNDATION module is designed for:
  • Architects who are looking for a first introduction to TOGAF EA
  • Professionals who are working in roles associated with an architecture project such as those responsible for planning, execution, development, delivery, and operation
  • Business Analysts, Systems Analysts and Technical Analysts who want to career develop into enterprise architecture
  • Individuals who require a basic understanding of TOGAF EA
The PRACTITIONER module is designed for:
  •  Individuals who require a deeper understanding of TOGAF EA, e.g., System Integrators, Operational, Business and IT Developers, CIO’s and IT Managers, Program and Project Leaders, IT Specialists, Architects
  • Professionals who are working in an organisation where TOGAF EA has been adopted and who need to participate in architecture projects and initiatives
  • Architects who will be responsible for developing architecture artifacts
  • Architects who wish to introduce TOGAF EA into an architecture practice
  • Business Analysts, Systems Analysts and Technical Analysts who want to career develop into enterprise architecture
  • Enterprise architects who want to achieve a recognised qualification to demonstrate their detailed knowledge of TOGAF EA
  • Enterprise architects who want to achieve a recognised qualification to demonstrate their detailed knowledge of TOGAF 9

"Please let Leigh Harris know that I passed the TOGAF 9.1 exams on my first attempt last Friday. I would like to thank him for his valuable time and effort in passing on his techniques, insights and understandings of the subject."
- ICT Solution Architect | Federal Government (all testimonials on file)


Course contents

  • Course Introduction
  • Enterprise Architecture – An Introduction
  • TOGAF® EA – An Introduction
  • The Architecture Development Method
  • Adapting TOGAF to the Context
  • Architecture Principles and Requirements
  • Architecture Vision
  • Risk Management
  • Enterprise Integration
  • Enterprise Continuum and Architecture Repository
  • Architecture Patterns
  • Architecture Content Framework
  • Technology Architecture
  • Building Organisational Capability
  • Architecture Governance
  • Exam Preparation Guide
  • Course Introduction
  • The Architecture Development Method
  • Adapting TOGAF to the Context
  • Architecture Principles and Requirements
  • Architecture Vision
  • Stakeholder Management and Risk Management
  • Security Architecture
  • Enterprise Integration and Service Oriented Architecture
  • Enterprise Continuum and Architecture Repository
  • Architecture Content Framework
  • Business Architecture Phase
  • Information Systems Architectures
  • Technology Architecture
  • Transition Planning
  • Building Organisational Capability
  • Architecture Governance
  • The Architect
  • Exam Preparation Guide

Course fees

TOGAF EA Combined 4-day course

Fees per person

$2,780 + GST

Course fee includes:

    • Comprehensive, colour printed workbook
    • Exam voucher for Combined Foundation and Practitioner exams


There are no formal prerequisites to attend the TOGAF EA FOUNDATION course. For PRACTITIONER it is expected that participants have passed the TOGAF EA FOUNDATION exam.

The TOGAF Combined exam

A Combined exam voucher is issued to participants at the end of the course. The best way to think of the combined TOGAF EA certification exam is that it is one exam session with two parts. The Combined candidate sits both parts consecutively, with Practitioner immediately following Foundation. Each part must be passed in order to obtain an overall pass. If you fail one part then no certification is awarded, however you only need retake the failed part. So, for example if you fail Foundation, you need only retake the Foundation exam. But you need to wait at least one month before you are allowed to retake an examination. If an exam is failed it is up to the candidate to purchase another voucher if they wish to have another attempt. Candidates who pass both exams are awarded TOGAF EA Practitioner Certification.

  • Certification is only achieved by passing the examination
  • The exam is in closed-book format, and includes 40 multiple-choice questions
  • The pass score is 60% (24 out of 40 questions)
  • Duration of exam is 60 minutes
  • The exam is in open-book format
  • Comprises 8 complex multiple-choice scenario-based questions
  • The pass score is 60% (24 out of 40 points)
  • Duration of the exam is 90 minutes

Exam Details

The TOGAF exams are administered by The Open Group at a Pearson Vue test centre or online via Pearson Vue’s online platform, ONVUE.

  • Candidates will receive exam vouchers after the course
  • The exam is taken AFTER the course, at a suitable time
  • The Combined Exam Voucher is valid for 12 months
  • Candidates cannot be awarded the Practitioner Certificate until they have passed both exams
  • For more information about online please click here. 

TOGAF Exam pass / fail scenarios:

We receive many questions regarding pass / fail scenarios.  Here are the possibilities as stipulated by The Open Group:

  • Fail Foundation / Fail Practitioner. No certificate awarded, can be undertaken as a combined exam or two separate exams no less than one month later.
  • Pass Foundation / Fail Practitioner. No certificate awarded. Practitioner exam can be undertaken no earlier than one month later. Once Practitioner is passed in this scenario a Practitioner certificate will be awarded.
  • Fail Foundation / Pass Practitioner. No certificate awarded. Foundation exam can be undertaken no earlier than one month later. Once Foundation is passed in this scenario a Practitioner certificate will be awarded.
  • Pass Foundation / Pass Practitioner. Practitioner certificate only awarded. Practitioner status means Foundation has also been attained.