IFPUG™ Certified Function Point Specialist (CFPS/CFPP)


The IFPUG™ Certified Function Point Specialist/Certified Function Point Practitioner (CFPS/CFPP) certification marks you out as an expert in function point analysis, an evaluation system for information technology systems. This is used in software development for determining the complexity, benchmarking and derivation of performance indicators for productivity and quality.

How do I obtain the IFPUG™ certification?

Participants in a corresponding course automatically become Certified Function Point Practitioners (CFPP). Once you have successfully completed the subsequent exam, you will receive your Certified Function Point Specialist (CFPS) certificate, which enables you to take a leading role in the field of software development.

You will need to pass an exam in order to receive this certification. You can acquire the necessary knowledge for the exam by undergoing training.

When training for the IFPUG™ CFPS/CFPP certification, participants will have relevant content and topics clearly explained and taught to them for the subsequent exam.

What are the entry requirements?

Participation in the corresponding training and IFPUG™ membership is mandatory for the exam. At least six months of experience in software development is also a requirement.

How does this certification benefit me?

With the IFPUG™ CFPS/CFPP certification:

  • You will have an internationally recognised certification
  • You will be able to estimate and protect software expenditure and quality
  • You will have standardised knowledge of function point analysis

Who is this certification for?

This certification is aimed at anyone interested in the topic of function point analysis and software development. It is particularly suitable for:

  • Software measurement engineers
  • Business analysts, project management companies, cost analyses
  • Software estimating professionals
  • Software developers

What other certifications can you recommend?

There is currently no certification that leads on from IFPUG™ CFPS/CFPP.

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