Volunteering

The UK and Ireland Testing Board (UKITB) is a not for profit legal entity formed in 2007 whose roles include: Support for ISTQB® certification schemes in the UK Provision of accreditation for ISTQB® trainers and training materials in the UK via our exam partners (BCS and iSQI) Working with testers, employers, education and other standard bodies to advance the professionalism …

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 UKITB 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 UKITB, you will need to contact the Exam Body that conducted the examination on behalf of the UKITB. You can contact the exam partners for more details: BCS Certification Information …

CTEL Test Management & CTEL Improving the Test Process

The UK and Ireland Testing Board partner with a number of training providers to provide English certifications to the UK Market. In the UK the demand for the Expert training and exams has not been high. Our training providers have decided not to develop the courses as they are expensive courses to develop until or unless the demand increases. There …

How do I find a location to take an exam?

The UK and Ireland 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 …

How do I take an exam?

The UK and Ireland Testing Board has partnered with BCS and iSQI to provide UKITB examinations in the UK. Both BCS and iSQI can provide exams on site via an accredited training provider, online via Pearson Vue and through public exam sittings. For more details and how to register for each type and level (Foundation, Advanced, Expert) of exam can …

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 UKITB 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, …