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TOGAF Enterprise Architecture Practitioner Training


The TOGAF Standard is the most prominent and reliable Enterprise Architecture standard, ensuring consistent standards, methods, and communication among Enterprise Architecture professionals. Those professionals who are fluent in the TOGAF approach enjoy greater industry credibility,job effectiveness, and career opportunities. The TOGAF approach helps practitioners avoid being locked into proprietary methods, utilize resources more efficiently and effectively, and realize a greater return on investment.

The TOGAF Standard, 10th Edition is divided into the TOGAF Fundamental Content and the TOGAF Series Guides; the TOGAF Fundamental Content provides the core concepts and practices, and the TOGAF Series Guides advise on configuration of the Fundamental Content.

Course Description

This five-day accredited course consists of tuition on the TOGAF® Standard version 10 in accordance with The Open Group certification requirements. Level 1 (day 1 and 2) covers an introduction to the TOGAF® standard concepts. Level 2 (days 3-5) goes into more depth with the concepts. 

In order to promote active learning, the course has a blended-learning approach that includes printed handouts and practice exams, online quizzes and reference material, and a comprehensive pack of Learning Studies for practical application.

Each delegate will receive a combined certification examination voucher to complete the TOGAF® Enterprise Architecture certification examination.

Click here for the FAQ on the TOGAF® Certification programme

This Real IRM TOGAF® Enterprise Architecture course is accredited by The Open Group.
TOGAF® is a registered trademark of The Open Group in the United States and other countries. 

Level 1

  • Unit 0 - Introduction
  • Unit 1 – ConceptsUnit 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

Level 2

  • 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

Course Outcome

Delegates will understand the TOGAF® framework and how to practically apply it to support the design and implementation of an Enterprise Architecture.


Who should attend?

The target audience for this certification includes, but is not limited to: 

  • Individuals who need an understanding of a proven Enterprise Architecture methodology
  • Individuals who work for or join an organisation applying the TOGAF Standard
  • Individuals who need to learn the TOGAF method
  • Individuals expected to apply the TOGAF approach to develop, sustain, and transform domain architectures
  • Individuals actively contributing to organisational transformation
  • Individuals working in Agile environments who need to understand and apply Enterprise Architecture

“This was an eye-opener. Filled all the right gaps” 
Dimension Data

“The presenter is a Subject Matter Expert in TOGAF and EA”

“Very well presented course with excellent content. Great venue choice, easily accessible with great food”

“Excellent! Please keep it up. I will most definitely recommend Real IRM to anyone who wants to take the TOGAF course”

“It is an excellent course to start enterprise-wide understanding and how to apply principles for best decisions”


“Great course”
Officer of the Valuer General

“I am excited and grateful to learn from someone who has a wealth of knowledge and industry experience”


Course Logistics

Courses are available to the public on scheduled dates and on request for private groups of five or more delegates.

Course Fees

R25 950 ex VAT per delegate

Delegates from government receive a discount of R3000 on the TOGAF® Enterprise Architecture course

Course Pack Includes…

Printed course manuals
Printed course handouts
Practice Exams
Learning Studies
Online resources

Cancellation Policy

There is a 100% cancellation fee for cancellations made within ten working days of the start of the training event.

Register with Real IRM

Event City Start Date Read More & Register
TOGAF® EA Level 1 and 2 Training Kampala 12 Jun 2023 Register
TOGAF® EA Level 1 and 2 Training Johannesburg 26 Jun 2023 Register
TOGAF® EA Level 1 and 2 Training Live, Virtual Course 24 Jul 2023 Register
TOGAF® EA Level 1 and 2 Training Johannesburg 28 Aug 2023 Register

Training News

November 2019 saw The Open Group release its latest version of the ArchiMate ® modeling language for Enterprise Architecture.

Version 3.1 is an update from Version 3.0 which was released in 2016. The update may be minor, but the new version holds a number of useful additions and improvements for Enterprise Architecture practitioners.

The three most notable improvements are:
- The addition of a value stream element
- The introduction of a directed notation for association
- Further formalization and refinement of the rules for deriving relationships

2019 has seen the launch of The Open Group’s TOGAF Business Architecture Level 1 qualification. Real IRM prides itself as being the only service provider to offer this accredited course and credential in South Africa.

The credential is aimed at individuals who want to validate their knowledge and understanding of Business Modelling, Business Capabilities, TOGAF Business Scenarios, Information Mapping, and Value Streams by applying them in the development of a Business Architecture based on the TOGAF ® Standard Version, 9.2.

The Open Group ArchiMate® Forum will make available the latest version of the ArchiMate Specification®, version 3.0, with a series of announcements and events to take place throughout the months of June and July.

The latest evolution has the following new features:

The ArchiMate 2.1 Specification and supporting materials were released today. ArchiMate 2.1 is a maintenance update to ArchiMate 2.0, addressing comments raised since the introduction of ArchiMate 2.0 in 2012.

The Open Group has announced their new Open FAIR Certification Program aimed at Risk Analysts. The certification program focuses on The Open Group Risk Taxonomy and Risk Analysis standards which have advanced the risk analysis profession by defining a standard taxonomy for risk, and by describing the process aspects of a rigorous risk analysis. 

In order to become certified, Risk Analysts must pass an Open FAIR certification exam which is currently available at Prometric Centres. Training courses will be delivered through an Open Group accredited channel. 

The Open Group announced that a new ArchiMate 2.0 Foundation certification exam is available through accredited training organizations and also at Prometric test centres around the world.

ArchiMate® certification is for architects who want an internationally recognised qualification to demonstrate their detailed knowledge and ability to apply ArchiMate 2.0. It is targeted at those individuals who require a deep understanding of ArchiMate® and/or are responsible for developing architecture artifacts using the language. The certification is also intended for architects wanting to introduce ArchiMate® into their architecture practices.

Course Instructors

Trainer - Michael Payne

Michael Payne

Michael Payne is an IT professional who writes, speaks, lectures and consults on various IT-related topics. Currently, Michael works for Real IRM as a trainer and senior consultant. He presents various courses including TOGAF® 9 Level 1 & 2 training and the EA Bootcamp.

Speaker - Stuart Macgregor

Stuart Macgregor

Stuart Macgregor is the CEO of Real IRM and The Open Group - South Africa.  Through his personal achievements, he has gained the reputation of an Enterprise Architecture and IT Governance specialist, both in South Africa and internationally.

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