By Luca Marzo on 2016-09-22 13:29 in Certification Operations Team

The Joomla! Certification Operations Team (COT) meets every Thursday at 1:00 PM GMT. This meeting was held on September 22nd, 2016 on Glip.


Team members

In attendance: Luca Marzo, Patrick Jungbluth, Andre Dreier, Todd Woodward, Arjen Schrijvers, Oscar Ortiz, Richard van Tilborg, Sam Suresh, Pablo Pantoja.

Absents:, Chris Keen, Hector Mansilla, Johan Van der Velde.

Discussion Outline

  • Luca reported news from the last Steering meeting.

  • Steering Meeting reviewed the experience of the first JLP certification session held at R2H (the Netherlands) by Richard van Tilborg. He provided a very detailed feedback that allowed Certification Teams to fix some small issues.

  • Sam improved the Exam Platform providing different dashboards according to the User role (Supervisors, JLPs, Candidates).

  • Johan published the Learning Guide for the Joomla! Administrator Exam provided by the Exam Team: .

  • At JoomlaDay Leipzig (Germany), Patrick received a lot of positive feedbacks about the Certification Program and requests for an “Operator Exam”. Team is currently considering the option to provide such a kind of “entry level” exam for the future.

  • Team is also evaluating a way to increase the number of questions in the question bank for the Joomla! Administrator Exam.

  • The whole Certification team is currently voting for the Team Leader position.

  • Marketing Team is working to finalise the Welcome Packs, one for each type of Exam hosts.

  • Patrick is starting a spreadsheet where to note reports/complaints about JLPs.

  • Upcoming exam sessions at Community events:

    • JoomlaDay Poland with Richard van Tilborg as Supervisor (September 24, 2016)

    • JoomlaDay Denver (USA) with Sarah Watz as Supervisor (October 1, 2016)

    • Joomla! World Conference (Canada) with Sarah Watz as Supervisor (November 11, 2016)

  • Upcoming Exam sessions at Joomla! Learning Partners:

    • Colt Engine, Italy on October 15.

  • Processed applications, without any answer from the applicant, will be rejected automatically after 30 days.


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

Meeting ends after 85 minutes.

Joomla! Learning Partners

Here’s the list of the first approved JLPs:

  • Colt Engine - Italy

  • Polzer Stefan - Austria

  • MU DOT MY PLT - Malaysia

  • XL Web AS - Norway

  • R2H B.V. - The Netherlands

  • Quabu Solutions SL - Spain

  • Werk70 - Germany

  • Pulsar Informatique - France

  • Asysta Webagentur GmbH - Germany

  • SCHRIJVERS123.NL - The Netherlands

  • Octopoos - France

  • Cloud Consulting - Botswana

  • Perfect Web Team - The Netherlands

  • Com’3elles - France

  • Warp Max - Croatia

  • Djumla - Germany