How do I find a location to take an exam?

The UK Testing Board partner with both BCS and iSQI for exam provision.  Both exam providers deliver online exams as well as public exams and onsite exams when training taken with an accredited training provider. You can find the closest online exam centre to you via the PearsonVue website and search for ISTQB exams. You can contact the exam partners …

Do Training Providers license training materials?

Some training providers prefer to license training materials rather than create there own course materials, examples, exam questions. There can be benefits to licencing materials allowing a new training provider to setup and start delivering courses quickly. A number of the UKTB accredited training providers will licence materials for others use, have a look at the accreditations page for contact …

ISTQB® and LinkedIn

Until recently ISTQB® provided a set of links to quickly and directly add the relevant ISQTB® certifications information and data to your LinkedIn profile. The links looked like http://bit.ly/add-to-linkedin-istqb-ctal-tta Following an update by LinkedIn the full functionality is no longer working, The links still open the add certification form on your profile but does not populate the certification details for you. …

How are the ISTQB exams examined

The ISTQB qualifications are examined differently at each level: Foundation Level CTFL is examined by multiple choice, single questions up to a maximum of K3 level. More details on the exam structures for the different CTFL certificates can be on the ISTQB website at: CTFL Exam Structure and Rules Advanced level CTAL is examined by multiple choice, mainly scenario based, …

Are BCS ISEB Practitioner Certificates recognised by the ISTQB?

BCS (ISEB) Practitioner certificates earned by passing an exam taken no later than March 31, 2008 [ under the original BCS practitioner programme] are treated as equivalent to and Certified Tester Advanced Level (CTAL) – Full, this covers the Advanced Test Manager, Advanced Test Analyst, and Advanced Technical Test Analyst certificates earned against the ISTQB CTAL Advanced Syllabus 2007. Please …

Counterfeit Certificate Warning!

The popularity and recognition of the ISTQB® scheme world-wide has become so high, that counterfeit certificates have now been found in circulation. To verify the authenticity of your ISTQB® certificate or ISTQB® Exam Provider, or if you are suspicious about the way any training or exams are conducted, please contact the UK Testing Board, providing details of the certificate and …

Do I need to take the BCS Intermediate Certificate?

There is no requirement for anyone wishing to take the ISTQB Advanced exams to have taken the BCS Intermediate Certificate. It is an optional step which some testers may find helpful in reaching the knowledge required to pass the ISTQB Advanced exams. ISTQB class the BCS Intermediate Certificate as complementary, meaning that is complements the ISTQB Certified Tester Scheme. If …

Can I sit ISTQB exams when I want?

A candidate can either sit an exam at the end of a classroom based training session, at a public examination sitting or online. ISTQB® and UKTB accredits BCS & iSQI to run exams in the UK and online. More details about which exams are available online can be found here. If you can’t find the required exam details and associated …