IFPUG™ Certified SNAP Practitioner CSP

The IFPUG™ Certified SNAP Practitioner CSP certification gives you the opportunity to develop a quantifiable amount of non-functional requirements (e.g. configuration data, algorithms, decision-making structure, data checking, logo placements) during software development. It presents an additional software measuring method to function point analysis. Software is continually improved as a result.

IFPUG™ Certified SNAP Practitioner certification is a formal recognition of an initial level of expertise in the area of SNAP (Software Non-functional Assessment Process). Holders have both in knowledge of and can apply the IFPUG counting rules according to the IFPUG Assessment Practices Manual (APM). The IFPUG™ Certified SNAP Practitioner certification is valid for a period of three (3) years provided the individual who has been certified remains an IFPUG Member. An individual may remain certified by taking the CSP exam in the third year of certification.

How do I obtain the IFPUG™ certification?

To be certified you must pass the IFPUG™ SNAP exam. You can prepare for the exam by attending a training course from an accredited training provider. You can also self study.

What are the entry requirements?

You must be a member of IFPUG to be eligible for the exam. Individual members must provide their membership number and corporate members must register using their corporate email to qualify. If you are not a member and would like to take the exam, please register for your membership first via IFPUG.

How does this certification benefit me?

With the IFPUG™ SNAP certification:

  • You will have an internationally recognised certification,
  • You will be able to estimate and protect software expenditure and quality.
  • You will be able to add to software solutions for functional user requirements with other metrics that address non-functional requirements.

How does this certification benefit me?

This certification is aimed at anyone interested in the topic of software development. It is particularly relevant for:

  • Software measurement technicians,
  • Business analysts, project management offices, cost analyses,
  • Software estimating professionals and
  • Software developers

What other certifications can you recommend?

We recommend the IFPUG™ CFPS/CFPP certification

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