User Requirements Engineering (CPUX-UR)

The certificate UXQB® Certified Professional for Usability and User Experience – User Requirements Engineering (CPUX-UR) attests that the certificate holder is:

  • Familiar with terms and concepts in the field of user requirements engineering
  • Able to apply concepts in the following areas of competence:
    • Planning, conducting and documenting observations and contextual interviews
    • Creating user group profiles, personas and scenarios
    • Systematically deriving user needs from context of use descriptions
    • Deriving, specifying, structuring and prioritizing user requirements

You obtain the CPUX-UR certificate by passing a theoretical and a practical certification examination. The theoretical examination is proctored and consists of a 40 multiple-choice questions. It lasts 90 minutes. The practical examination procedure is described in detail in the examination regulations.

Some candidates only aim at confirmation of advanced theoretical knowledge. Therefore, it is also possible to acquire Advanced certification based on the theoretical part of the examination only leading to the certificate “CPUX-UR, theoretical part”. UXQB recommends taking the theoretical examination and the practical examination to give evidence on both approved theoretical knowledge and approved practical skills.

For training and self-study, the following documentation is available at no cost.

A prerequisite for taking the test to become a “Certified Professional in Usability and User Experience – Advanced Level” is the possession of the certificate “Certified Professional in Usability and User Experience – Foundation Level (CPUX-F)” from UXQB e.V. Nobody will be allowed to take part in the test without this certificate; no alternative certificates will be accepted.