ArchiMate® 3 Bridging


This course is based on the ArchiMate 3 Practitioner syllabus with a focus on outlining the improvements from the 2.1 standard. ArchiMate terms are explained in detail for your benefit and are supported with examples. Completing this course leads to a thorough knowledge of the terminology, structure and concepts of the ArchiMate 3 Specification, and places the candidate in a position to succeed at the ArchiMate 3 Bridging exam (included with the course).

Price 700 USD
Access Period 180 days

Prerequisite list

  • There is no formal prerequisite for this certification.

Audience list

  • This course is ideal for individuals or teams currently certified in v2.1 who wish to update their certification to the ArchiMate v3 standard.

What is included

  • Accredited by The Open Group
  • 4 hours of course material
  • FREE exam voucher: The exam voucher is valid for 12 months from the date of issue and must be claimed within 12 months of first course access.
  • Practice exams
  • 24/7 tutor support
  • Instant 6 months access

Certification Info

  • How To Earn?  Certification in the ArchiMate Bridging course requires you to pass two sections.
  • How To Maintain?  N/A

Certification Exam Format

  • pass two sections
  • 40 questions per exam
  • The first section is:(Multiple choice, 20 questions, Closed book)
  • The second section is:(4 complex scenario questions with gradient scoring, Open book)

Retake policy

  • One free resit exam voucher.

Enrollment Policy

  • You should pay the online course fee then the online course access will be granted to you within 1 week after receiving payment.
  • Course fee payment is not refundable.

Frequently Asked Questions

Course Outline

Basic Concepts and Definitions
  • more detailed examination of the ArchiMate 3 standard before new concepts and definitions are explained and commonly understood.
Language Structure for the ArchiMate Standard
  • take a look at the ArchiMate Standard’s design considerations and to-level language structure before moving on to the layers and framework.
  • cover studies of abstraction, concepts and notations, nesting, use of color, and notational cues.
Generic Metamodel and RelationshipsADM Guidelines and Techniques
  • reintroduce the ArchiMate Metamodel and identify the improvements made in relation to version 2.1.
  • going on to define the core set of relationships and their classifications as defined in ArchiMate 3.
Motivation and Strategy Modeling
  • looking at the motivation elements, used to model the motivations, or reasons, that guide the design or change of Enterprise Architecture.
  • look at existing elements before highlighting new elements, including value and meaning, formerly of the Business Layer, and outcome.
  • the strategy elements, namely resource, capability and course of action and explore their relationship with the core and motivation elements.
The Business, Application and Technology Layers
  • explore the elements that make up the three layers in the ArchiMate framework.
  • highlight the new and changed elements in the business, application and technology layers in ArchiMate 3.
  • gain a better understanding of how entities within each layer can be used in practical modeling situations.
The Physical Elements
  • explore the new physical elements in ArchiMate 3 and look at how they support the modeling of physical equipment, materials and distribution networks to the technology layer.
Cross-layer Modeling
  • A central issue in Enterprise Architecture is the alignment of business and IT. This module describes the relationships that the ArchiMate language offers to model the link between business, applications, and technology, and serves to explain the cross-layer serving and realization relationships.
Implementation, Migration, Views and Viewpoints
  • investigate the Implementation and Migration elements and modeling as defined in the new release of the standard.
  • explain the viewpoint mechanism concepts and structure in the ArchiMate 3 standard.
Language Customization Mechanics
  • the customization mechanisms in the ArchiMate 3 standard.
  • This module has changed title from ‘Language Extension Mechanisms’, which was used in the 2.1 standard. It was decided to rename this chapter since customization mechanisms do not actually extend the language.
  • look at how language can support more specific purposes without burdening it with additional material.