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New Certification Exam Blueprint

The exam blueprint supports Endorsed Education Providers (EEP™) vendors and Chapters in developing courses/programs and exam preparation courses that support the development of individuals at each specific level. 
 
IIBA has released the blueprints for Level 1, 2 and 3.
 
LEVEL 1 
The Level 1 certificate will provide a new foundation to a career in business analysis targeting professionals, students and recent graduates entering the BA profession with limited to no BA work experience. 
 
The Level 1 exam will test the candidate’s knowledge and understanding of the components below within the BABOK® Guide v3, specifically:

Business Analysis Knowledge
Business Analysis & the BA Professional 2.5%
Underlying Competencies 5%
Business Analysis Key Concepts 5%
Techniques 12.5%
BABOK® Guide Knowledge Areas
Business Analysis Planning & Monitoring 5% 
Elicitation & Collaboration 20%
Requirements Life Cycle Management 20%
Strategy Analysis 5% 
Requirements Analysis and Design Definition 24%
Solution Evaluation 1%
 
LEVEL 2 & 3
Level 2 recognizes BA professionals who have two to three years of business analysis experience. Current professionals with their CCBA® designation will be grandfathered into Level 2. 
 
Level 3 recognizes BA professionals who manage and lead with over 5 years of business analysis experience. Current professionals with their CBAP® designation will be grandfathered into Level 3.
 
Aligned to the BABOK® Guide v3 Knowledge Areas, the Level 2 and 3 exams will be weighted as follows:

Domain Level2 Level3
Business Analysis Planning and Monitoring 12% 14%
Elicitation and Collaboration 20% 12%
Requirements Life Cycle Management 18% 15%
Strategy Analysis 12% 15%
Requirements Analysis and Design Definition 32% 30%
Solution Evaluation 6% 14%