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What is INCOSE certification ?

Benefits for certified people


Every candidate, INCOSE membre, follow a dedicated process, evaluating his/her knowledge, his/her know-how and his/her efficiency when performing System Engineer activities.

Associate Director for Certification


Benefits for a certified engineer are:

  • A formal acknowledgment in performing System Engineering activities
  • An external and internal independant assessment, recognized all over the world and in all industrial domains
  • A career differentiator, valuable for recruitement or promotion
  • A proof of engagement and a booster for deep learning
  • An enhanced visibility to upgrade professional networking
  • Mastery of a System Engineering technical language, shared by international organizations
  • An opportunity to participate to main System Engineering events

French INCOSE Certified people

Please note that it is not possible to use the french ‘CPF’ to pass this certification, as CSEP certification is NOT registered at RNCP (Registre National des Certifications Professionnelles). 

Certification levels

There are 3 certification levels, based on System Engineering professional experience of candidates.

Associate Systems Engineering Professional

beginning System Engineering activities or having studied System Engineering at University or just interessed into Systems Engineering

Certified Systems Engineering Professional

if you practice System Engineering since more than 5 years in professional context

Expert systems Engineering professional

if you are a recognized System Engineering Leader with recognized and relevant System Engineering achievements, thanks to more thant 25 years of professional experience



The AFIS is an affiliate membre of INCOSE (International Council on Systems Engineering), thanks to a MOU signed since 1999. 
AFIS is the only official entity representing INCOSE in France.

The INCOSE have been created in 2004 to develop and disseminate best-in-class practices to develop successful systems. 

By joining the AFIS, every membre can become an INCOSE affiliate.


  • Reinforcement of AFIS image at international level, throught INCOSE and INCOSE EMEA;
  • Cooperation with INCOSE EMEA chapters;
  • AFIS representation with INCOSE entities such as President, President Elect, BoD, EMEA, Tech Ops, Mar Com, Central Admin, CAB;
  • INCOSE relationship (Membership, Invoicing, INCOSE-AFIS MOA follow-up);
  • Promotion of AFIS deliverables;
  • Access to INCOSE Professionel Certification for all members, to recognized knowhow and knowledge of System Enginering.

INCOSE & International Relationships Associate Director