The Project

Ensure lifelong IT competence in the working world across Switzerland.

Swiss IT Professional – the certificate attests to proven expertise and up-to-date knowledge in computer science.

We are convinced that Switzerland can become a leading technology centre in the global marketplace through its IT expertise, knowledge and performance.

The certification is based on the candidate’s CV, which is evaluated according to predefined rules and using a transparent system of points. The points acquired expire over time and can be compensated by new experience.

Our business principles

  • Strengthening the industry – ensuring lifelong IT competence
  • Independence – broad support (associations)
  • Transparency – unbiased, transparent criteria and processes

The project is supported by the following associations

swissICT is the only association that connects all ICT providers, users and specialists in Switzerland. With 3,000 members, swissICT is the primary representative of the ICT workplace in Switzerland and the largest professional association in the industry.

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The Swiss Informatics Society (SI) promotes information and communication technology (ICT) in Switzerland from research to practical application. With about 2,000 members active in this field, with and without academic training, from academia, business, administration and teaching, SI is the largest association of persons working in the field of computer science in Switzerland.

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Board of directors

General advisory board