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Licensing SFIA

Access all the latest SFIA materials.

The vast majority of users of the SFIA Framework may do so under a free-of-charge licence.

You can access the SFIA Framework without registering to browse online and this enables organisations to provide links to SFIA content where required.  While this allows for links and easy browsing you should register as a user and select the appropriate licence - this gives you full access.

Benefits of registering for use

In addition to browsing online or enabling links, by registering as a SFIA user and selecting the appropriate licence you have the following benefits:

  • Access to the SFIA Complete Reference Guide for download
  • Access to other SFIA resources
  • You may be informed of important updates to the SFIA Framework and SFIA Resources
  • You may be consulted on updates to future versions of the SFIA Framework and other SFIA Resources

Once you have registered and chosen the SFIA licence you need, you can access all of the SFIA materials. 

You can browse SFIA online

Browsing online allows you to see the complete SFIA Framework:

  • All professional skills, each with an overall definition, and with differential definitions at the levels at which the skill is recognised.
  • This information is supported by introductory material, and by generic definitions of the seven standard levels of attainment.

The browsable information is available in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, French Canadian, German, Italian, Japanese, Polish, Portuguese, and Spanish..

You can download SFIA publications

While the SFIA summary Chart is available for download without registering, all other SFIA Resources are available once you have registered on the site and logged in.  These resources include a number of PDF files:

The chart and reference guide are available in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, French Canadian, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, and Spanish