Do you want to find out more about the BCS Foundation Certificate in User Experience?
Perhaps you're thinking of taking the exam and you want to know what it covers.
Or maybe you're a training provider and you want to understand the scope of the syllabus.
Or perhaps you'd like to try out some sample questions from the exam.
If so, then this course is for you.
Note: A handful of students have given this course a poor review because they have not read this course description. This course is not an introduction to user experience. This course describes the syllabus of a certification exam. If you want an introduction to UX, try my other courses.
The BCS Foundation Certificate in User Experience aims to provide a recognised development pathway for UX professionals to demonstrate their skills and accelerate their careers. It is an independent certification scheme developed by BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT.
To pass the exam, you'll need to demonstrate your knowledge of the core concepts, techniques and methods in user experience in a 1-hour multiple choice examination.
This course describes the syllabus of the BCS Foundation Certificate in User Experience.
The syllabus covers user-centered design principles in nine competency areas:
- Guiding Principles
- User Research
- Illustrating the Context of Use
- Measuring Usability
- Information Architecture
- Interaction Design
- Visual Design
- User Interface Prototyping
- Usability Evaluation
This aim of this course is to explain the syllabus and provide some tips for people taking the exam. It will be useful to students who are preparing for the exam and for training organisations that want to understand the syllabus content.