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 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.

Converted Foundation Level certificates and REQB Advanced Level certificates may be registered in the CPRE Registry of IREB. 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 a 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. Candidates may register their REQB Advanced Level certificate in the CPRE Registry of IREB.

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 or info@ireb.org