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 …

ISTQB® Glossary Re-platformed

ISTQB® have recently re-platformed the Glossary App, the app can now be found at http://glossary.istqb.org Contributions to the glossary have been received from testing communities throughout the world. The ISTQB® Glossary is used as a reference source for the ISTQB® software testing qualification scheme. The app presents concepts, terms and definitions designed to aid communication in (software) testing and related …

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 and Ireland Testing Board, providing details of the …

Where can I find details of ISTQB Accredited course providers?

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