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. …

Are you one in half a million?

The latest figures released by ISTQB® show a continued global growth rate for the Certified Tester Scheme: Number of exams taken: ~700,000 Number of certificates: 500,000+ Partner Program Members: 150 in 48 countries (circa 3 in the UK) Accredited Training Providers: 292 (circa 39 in the UK) If you would like further information about ISTQB® certifications for you or team, …

ISTQB® elected new Executive Team – Media Release

During the General Assembly meeting of ISTQB® – the International Software Testing Qualifications Board – held in Lima, Peru on Friday 24th of March 2017, elections for the new Executive Committee for ISTQB® were conducted. ISTQB® has confirmed Mr. Gualtiero Bazzana, chairman of ITA-STQB – the Italian Testing Board and a respected figure in software testing internationally, to continue acting …

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 …

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 …

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 …