How to add your details to the Successful Candidate Register (SCR)

ISTQB® have implemented a fully searchable Successful Candidate Register. You can search the register to verify a certificate. Certificate holders meeting the search criteria will be listed with an anonymised certificate number, meaning some digits are replaced by ***. This feature allows UKTB and ISTQB® to protect the certificate number from being misused but gives enough information to verify a …

Employment & Certificate Screening

If you need to undertake pre-employment and certificate screening on behalf of a client and have been asked to confirm that a candidate has obtained a professional qualification through the UKTB, you will need to contact the Exam Body that conducted the examination on behalf of the UKTB. You can contact the exam partners for more details: BCS Certification Information …

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 …

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 …

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 …