Opquast certification: ‘Mastering Web Quality Assurance’

Multidisciplinary digital culture for a better customer experience.

Opquast training has already allowed over 11,000 professionals to have their web skills certified. Our training breaks from the traditional ‘disciplinary silo’ approach by teaching foundational multidisciplinary web skills. The training reinforces digital culture resulting in more successful projects where the central focus is securing the integrity and trust of the customer within their digital experience.

Figure showing the base foundational knowledge covered by opquasts certification (in green): Accessibility, UX-Usability, Performance, RGPD-Privacy, SEO-Marketing, Security, E-commerce & Ecodesign.

‘Mastering Web Quality Assurance’ course summary

  • A 14-hour online training course, available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • For professionals invested in web projects, from strategy to operations, marketers to project managers, editorial to technical staff
  • For all levels, from beginners to advanced
  • A multi-disciplinary approach: ecodesign, inclusion, UX, SEO, e-commerce, etc
  • Prerequisites: basic web knowledge of intermediate web user
  • Community defined web quality and UX rules based toolset covering design to post implementation

The training objectives

The training covers Opquasts’ web quality rules which address the major areas of risk within web and digital projects: privacy, ecodesign, poor UX, accessibility, security, performance, etc.

  • Gain a cross-disciplinary knowledge base for more effective team work
  • Learn a common vocabulary, framework and a mindset, for better web QA and UX insights
  • Understand fundamental user requirements for the web
  • Avoid major project risks and commmon user annoyances
  • Learn design principles for inclusion i.e user diversity

Business Benefits

  • Minimise business and technical risks, such as loss of customer confidence, poor SEO and performance, data privacy breaches, etc.
  • Decrease costs by reducing errors upstream and also decrease the quality control effort.
  • Create solid foundations for digital transformation: Introduce trained ‘quality custodians’ and empower your human assets to proactively manage your digital assets.
  • Extend your customer base with a fully inclusive ‘user-focused’ quality assurance strategy
  • Increase credibility with increased quality: Opquast’s approach ensures customers receive positive brand signals throughout their web interactions.
  • Break the silos and create a strong and cross-disciplinary web/digital culture

Student benefits

  • Attain certification for web project and digital experience skills
  • Learn new QA reflexes and a customer-centric mindset
  • Gain a foundational multidisciplinary knowledge base for successful web and digital transformation programs
  • Integrate immediately with web teams and digital functions to contribute to the web design process
  • Join a community with passion and resources dedicated to making the web better for all

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  • Professionals, freelancers: Register directly for certification
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Course content: the web quality reference system

Opquast has been working on web quality since 2000. The web quality rules are defined by the Opquast community and have been utilised to support tens of thousands of web projects and have been tried and tested via millions of web interactions by Opquast community’s customers, including the leading CMS communities such as WordPress, Drupal and Prestashop.

The Opquast reference system is comprised of the web quality rules, the multidisciplinary web management models and the online platform with supporting training materials.

240 web quality rules
realistic and verifiable, validated by the community

Multidisciplinary approach and models
SEO, accessibility, performance, security, UX, ecodesign, e-commerce, Privacy and Mobile

Online platform and training materials
autonomous e-learning system with quizzes, an online glossary, full mock exams, supporting articles and videos and a 200-page certification pdf guide

Opquast certification training

Here’s a course video excerpt featuring Élie Sloïm, CEO and founder of Opquast, co-author of the VPTCS model.

This is the VPTCS model, which means Visibility Perception Technical Content and Services. This model reads in chronological order relating to three major phases: Before, during and after the user visits the website. With this model, you are not only interested in the interface but in the user experience as a whole. The UI or user interface is covered by the three central sections of the model. Perception Technical and Content. Visibility leads us to take an interest in why and how the user arrived . But that is not enough. You also have to understand why he's coming and what he wants to take with him when he leaves. Then we have to look at the services part. This model allows you to understand part of the UX and above all, it allows you to explain simply the difference between ux and ui and that is very important. The vptcs model led to the birth of the Opquast best practices. We have created discussion forums which are asked to discuss each rule to establish a consensus list of rules. We have over 200 best practices they are widely used by web professionals and have a very long lifespan.


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Useful information

Duration, prices, program, prerequisites, teaching methods, assistance, accessibility, and individualization: find all the information in the training program (PDF-173kb) .