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 …

Where can I find details of ISTQB Accredited course providers?

ISTQB® training courses can only be accredited by ISTQB® Member Boards. UKTB accredits training materials on behalf of our exam partners, BCS and iSQI Check out the Accreditation pages of the UKTB Website for a list of certifications and accredited providers. Keep an eye out for the UKTB accredited training provider logo for all training providers who have been accredited …

Where can I find details of exam dates and exam fees for the ISTQB Certified Tester Advanced Level (CTAL)?

BCS and iSQI provide examinations for these set of qualification in the UK on behalf of the UKTB and ISTQB®, examinations can either be booked via a training provider, via a public examination sitting or online via our exam partners. More details can be found at via our exam partners: CTAL – Test Manager: http://certifications.bcs.org/category/18219 CTAL – Test Analyst: http://certifications.bcs.org/category/18218 CTAL – …

Where can I find details of exam dates and exam fees for the ISTQB® Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL)?

BCS and iSQI provide examinations for this qualification in the UK on behalf of the UKTB and ISTQB®. A candidate can either sit an exam at the end of a classroom based training session, at a public examination sitting or online. More details about which exams are available online can be found here or via one of our exam partners: …

Is the Foundation Certificate an ISTQB or ISEB qualification?

The foundation certificate is the entry level qualification for software testers in the ISTQB® Certified Tester Scheme. The ISEB branding has been discontinued by the BCS. Candidates will follow defined learning objectives as defined in the syllabus to remember, understand, apply and analyse the basic concepts of software testing.  The course is aimed at anyone involved in software testing, it …

What is the ISEB Qualification Portfolio?

Following extensive research with IT professionals, training providers, employers and industry experts, BCS have repositioning the ISEB range of certifications as the BCS Professional Certification portfolio. The BCS Professional Certification portfolio offers qualifications in a number of areas: Business Analysis Information Security and CCP Scheme Software Testing IT Service Management (inc ITIL) Agile Project & Programme Management PRINCE2 Solution Development …

What is the ISTQB Certified Tester Scheme?

ISTQB is the International Software Testing Qualification Board.  ISQTB is a not for profit organisation made up of volunteers, based in Brussels.  ISTQB maintain an international qualification scheme specifically for software and system testing professionals which is comprised of three levels, Foundation, Advanced and Expert with three streams through the levels, Agile, Core and Specialist. The ISTQB is made up …

Employment Reference Checks and Requests

Due to Data Protection legislation, the UK Testing Board are not able to provide any specific candidate details in response to employment reference checks and requests. The UK Testing Board has partnered with BCS and iSQI to provide UKTB examinations in the UK.  Candidates liaise directly with the exam provider for the provision of exams.  If you require confirmation that …