By Luca Marzo on 2016-02-11 14:11 in Certification Operations Team

The Joomla! Certification Operation Team (COT) meets every Thursday at 1:00 PM GMT. This meeting was held on February 11th, 2016 on Glip.

Team members

Presents: Patrick Jungbluth, Sam Suresh (partly), Luca Marzo, Andre Dreier.

Absents: Pablo Pantoja, Arjen Schrijvers, Chris Keen, Hector Mansilla, Deb Cinkus, Johan Van der Velde.

Discussion Outline

  • Patrick reported news from the Steering Meeting.

  • COT will handle the mailbox certification[at]

  • Team asked to Marketing Team to add a paragraph to the website in order to explain why do we need official/legal documents about JLP applicants.

  • Sam Suresh leaved the COT to concentrate his works on the Exam Platform, leading the Certification Platform Team. Certification Operations Team would say a big “Thank you!” to Sam for his effort to this team and the whole Certification Program.

  • Patrick will contact Exam Team to talk about the availability of the Exam Syllabus for the Joomla! Administrator Exam.

  • Luca will ask Johan (Marketing Team) to publish the technical requirements for JLP Exam Rooms.

  • Patrick will ask to the Joomla! Resource Directory Team to create a new category in JRD to publish approved JLPs.

  • Team drafted some questions for the JLP interview.

Updates from the Certification Platform Team

  • COT started testing of the platform yesterday.

Updates about the application as Joomla! Learning Partners

  • Luca completed the first-screening process of all the applications. If you applied as JLP, you received an email from luca.marzo[at] asking for further informations or legal documents about your company and your application. This is the first important step of the evaluation process. If you did not received the message, please get in touch with the Certification Operations Team.

  • We received 37 applications as JLP:

    • 6 of them are almost ready to sign contracts and become JLPs.

    • 3 withdrew their applications. (2 of them re-applied as JUG organizers).

    • 3 have been rejected due to non compliance.

    • 5 are suspended awaiting for clarifications.

    • We’re waiting legal documents from all the remaining JLP applicants.


All of these meeting notes are not final and cannot be used as reference.

Meeting ends after 70 minutes.