Attending a KCS Foundations Workshop is recommended but not required. The following reading list is strongly recommended:
All documents can be accessed for free.
The exam is based on the documentation listed in the “Education and Reading List” above. No specific product or technology is covered in the exam. Specifics about individual company content standard, roles, workflow and life cycle states that are unique to an organization are not included in the exam.
The exam is based on the generic practices as described in the KCS documentation. The exam was built with the idea of answering the following question: “If you hired someone to manage or advise you on a KCS adoption what would you expect them to know?”
The exam objectives include:
Objectives highlighted in Yellow are new topics in KCS v6. These highlighted items are the topics covered on the KCS v5 to v6 Bridge Exam (for those who hold a KCS v5 Practices Certification).
Identify violations to the KCS practices.