Training

Certification and Training Programs

A wide-range of UX certification and training programs are available.

UX Certification Providers

Certified Professional for Usability and User Experience (CPUX)

The International Usability and UX Qualification Board (UXQB) is a consortium of international experts in usability and user experience. UXQB currently develop, maintain and administer the world-wide CPUX program. CPUX is developed and advanced with the active participation of practitioners from participating countries and is recognised by UXPA UK, UXPA Switzerland and the German UPA.

Certification is available at both Foundation and Advanced levels. Examinations are independently delivered by the International Software Quality Institute (iSQI) at the end of accredited training courses or at Pearson Vue test centres . CPUX syllabus are freely available directly from iSQI or UXQB.

Training for the  CPUX program is delivered by independent, accredited training providers recognised by the UXQB. Candidates may also self-study and enter a public certification test without prior training.

There are currently two UK-based agencies who are CPUX recognised training providers:

  1. Bunnyfoot
  2. User Vision

Find out more information about the (UXQB).
Find out more information about (iSQI).

BCS – The Chartered Institute for IT

BCS Foundation Certificate in User Experience

Human Factors International

Certified Usability Analyst (CUA) and Advanced Professional tracks (CXA) 

Professional Training Courses

The UXPA UK has compiled this list of UX-related professional courses (last update August 2017).

The courses listed are not endorsed by UXPA UK. The list contains a number of online and offline courses offered in the UK, and are sorted alphabetically.

  1. 1-day Training Course in Web Usability by Design
    GD Direct, In-house
  2. 2-day Usability Testing Course
    Focus on Training, London
  3. 2-day Usability Testing Course
    eTesting, London
  4. 3-day UX Design Essentials Workshop
    UX Design Edge, In-house
  5. Accessibility-related Courses
    AbilityNet, London / In-house
  6. Courses available in UX, Accessibility, IA and more
    Webcredible, London / In-house
  7. Courses available in UX, Accessibility, IA and more
    User Vision, London / In-house
  8. Courses available in UX, Accessibility, IA and more
    Userfocus, London
  9. Courses available in UX, Accessibility, IA and more
    System Concepts, London
  10. Courses available in UX, Accessibility, IA and more
    eMarketeers, London
  11. Courses available in UX, Accessibility, IA and more
    Bunnyfoot, London
  12. Courses available in UX, Mobile Usability, IA and more
    Nielsen Norman Group, London
  13. User Experience courses, beginner to advanced
    Interaction Design Foundation, Online
  14. Courses available in UX, Mobile Usability, IA and more
    Akendi, London / Manchester
  15. Customer Experience Training
    Experience Consultancy
  16. Different virtual seminars offered over a range of different areas
    User Interface Engineering, Online
  17. Short courses from a wide range of University’s all over the world in various aspects of IT
    Coursera, Online
  18. Online training courses offered via a subscription-based service. Several courses within UX and accessibility offered
    Plural Sight, Online
  19. Online training courses offered via a subscription-based service. Several courses within UX and accessibility offered
    Lynda, Online
  20. User Experience Design
    General Assembly, London
  21. User Experience Design Courses
    Academy Class
  22. User Experience Training
    Training Dragon,
    London
  23. UX Design Basics
    UXDesignEdge, Online
  24. Various courses offered within the UX domain
    Udemy, Online
  25. Various short courses including creative facilitation techniques and user interface design
    Sigma
    , Manchester, Macclesfield and Birmingham
  26. User Experience for Business Analysts course 
    Metadata Training
    , London
  27. Introduction to user experience, customer journey mapping, information architecture 
    USIO
    , London
  28. 2-day UX courses for small businesses
    StartUX, London
  29. Introduction to Human-Centred Design
    Plus Acumen and IDEO, Online

 

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