The TOGAF certification program objective is to make certification available to individuals who have knowledge and understanding of the TOGAF 9 standard.

There are two levels to certification, denoted Level 1 and Level 2. Level 2 contains the learning requirements for Level 1.

Certification to Level 1 is known as TOGAF 9 Foundation.

To provide validation that the candidate has gained knowledge of the TOGAF terminology, structure, and basic concepts, and understands the core principles of Enterprise Architecture and the TOGAF standard.

Certification to Level 2 is known as TOGAF 9 Certified.

To provide validation that in addition to knowledge and comprehension, the candidate is able to analyze and apply knowledge of the TOGAF standard.

Certification Level   Certification Label   Learning Units

Level 1                                   TOGAF 9 Foundation          13 Learning Units

Level 2                                   TOGAF 9 Certified               Level 1 + 26 Learning Units

The Open Group also provides a certification path direct to Level 2 (TOGAF 9 Combined Part 1 and Part 2) leads only to TOGAF Certified.

The Open Group also provides a credentials for individuals who have previously achieved the TOGAF 9.1 Certified qualification. This is known as the TOGAF Essentials 2018 credential program.