Certified IoT Architect
 /  Certified IoT Architect

A Certified IoT Architect understands the business value and business drivers behind the utilization of the Internet of Things (IoT), and has demonstrated proficiency in the assessment and design of IoT solutions. In addition to a deep understanding of the inner workings of IoT technologies, edge computing, edge platforms and enabling devices, protocols and mechanisms, the Certified IoT Architect can design IoT technology architectures for storing, retaining and managing data collected form IoT devices. The Certified IoT Architect further has the specialized skills required to identify security threats and vulnerabilities and establish counter-measures that mitigate the risks associate with data leakage, customer privacy and data security.

Module 1: Fundamental IoT

This course covers the spectrum of key topics pertaining to the Internet of Things
(IoT) from both business and technical aspects. How IoT has impacted and is being
utilized within different industries is explored and essential IoT concepts, models and
technologies are introduced and related to fundamental IoT characteristics
and functions.
The primary topics covered by this course are:
• Business and Technology Drivers and Evolution of IoT
• Understanding IoT Business Models and Design Processes
• Any X-Point of View and IoT Characteristics
• Intelligence model and Hybrid Architecture
• Scalability and Unprecedent Events
• Communication protocols and Localization
• Everything-as-a-Service (XaaS)
• IoT in Different Domains and Industries
• IoT Enabling Technologies
• End-User Devices, Sensors and Specialized Hardware Devices
• Communication and Networking Technologies
• IoT Software Technologies and Algorithms
• IoT Data and Signal Processing Technologies
• IoT and Big Data, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence
• IoT High Level Architecture Overview
• Node, Network, Communication and Access Layers
• Operation and Management Layer
• Service Enablement and Aggregation layer
• IoT Security and Privacy Challenge

Module 2: IoT Technology & Architecture

This course provides a drill-down into key areas of IoT technology architecture and
enabling technologies. A range of architectural models and layers are covered, along
with core mechanisms pertaining to data collection, communication and device-related
functions. Various relevant communication layers and protocols are also addressed,
together with device and discovery functions.
The following primary topics are covered:
• Understanding the IoT Architecture Approach
• IoT Business, Functional and Technology Architectures
• IoT Application, Protocol, Data and Analytics Architectures
• IoT Device Specifications, Types, and Access
• IoT Device Data Store and Transfer Capabilities
• IoT Data Collection Mechanics
• SQL RDBMS, NoSQL and Time Series Data
• Heterogeneous, Cloud and External Data
• IoT Communication Mechanisms
• Human-to-Machine, Machine-to-Human, Machine-to-Machine Interactions
• IoT Communication Channels and Protocol Technologies
• Cellular, WiFi, LoRaWAN, Satellite and Geo-sensing
• ZigBee LAN, Bluetooth, Z Wave, Gateways and Firewalls
• IoT Device or Service Discovery
• Bluetooth Beacon, WiFi Aware and Physical Web
• Open Hybrid, Shazam and Chrips
• IoT Communication and Networking Protocols
• IoT Data Link Layer Protocols and OSI
• IoT Network Layer Protocols and Encapsulations
• IoT Session Layer and Management Protocols
• IoT Learning Principles including Learning Lifecycle, Predictions, Patterns
• Clustering and Dynamic Machine Learning

Module 3: IoT Technology & Architecture Lab

This course module presents participants with a series of exercises and problems that
are designed to test their ability to apply their knowledge of topics covered in previous
courses. Completing this lab will help highlight areas that require further attention and
will help prove hands-on proficiency in IoT concepts, technologies, architecture models
and devices, as they are applied and combined to solve real-world problems.
For instructor-led delivery of this lab course, the Certified Trainer works closely with
participants to ensure that all exercises are carried out completely and accurately.
Attendees can voluntarily have exercises reviewed and graded as part of the class
completion. For individual completion of this course as part of a study kit, a number
of supplements are provided to help participants carry out exercises with guidance.

This course is targeted for the following audience:

• IT professionals

• Electrical & Electronics Engineers

• Designers & Solution Architects

• Entreprenuers who are interested in building smart solutions

• Individuals seeking a career with an Internet of Things certification

To achieve this certification, Exam IT90.01 must be completed with a passing grade.
For more information on exam format / preparation / policies, visit

  • 13 – 15 Jan 2020
  • 4 – 6 May 2020
  • 21 – 23 Sep 2020
  • 23 – 25 Nov 2020

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Course Fee $3,500.00
Course Fee after GST $3,745.00
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