ISTQB® News – Successful Candidate Register to be launched in 2017!

ISTQB® has announced that a new central register of successful candidates (the SCR) will be available on the ISTQB® website from June 2017 onwards. The SCR will list individuals who have passed an ISTQB® certification exam and who have given permission for their name and certificate details to be included. This is an important step for the ISTQB® in recognising …

UKITB and iSQI join forces on Mobile App Certification

The International Software Quality Institute (iSQi), which promotes certification for software testing professionals, signed a cooperation agreement with the UK and Ireland Testing Board (UKITB) for iSQI’s Certified Mobile Application Professional (CMAP) certification. UKITB is the UK’s official ISTQB® National Board and accreditor for the ISTQB® training and certification scheme. CMAP was developed by an iSQI special interest group which …

Congratulations

What a great way to start the year……… As part of being a UKSTAR Proud Partner, The UK and Ireland Testing Board has given away a free two day conference pass worth £599 for UKSTAR in February. The lucky winner is Sally Fuller who won by entering our competition in December. The correct answer was “Qualification” For your chance to …

ISTQB® 2016 Survey, your votes count.

The International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB®) have released a short survey (around 20 questions) to gather views in relation to the current ISTQB® product portfolio and its future development. The last time ISTQB® conducted the survey, they received very useful feedback from the market on the requirements for new extension modules at both foundation and advanced levels. This year’s …

CTAL – Test Automation Engineer

At the ISTQB® General Assembly meeting in Seoul, Korea (October 2016), the ISTQB® Advanced Level Test Automation Engineer Certification syllabus (CTAL-TAE) was approved for general availability release. The new module fits into the Specialist Stream of the recently redefined architecture of the ISTQB® Product Portfolio. The release consists of the ISTQB® Advanced Level Test Automation Engineer syllabus (including business outcomes …

BCS and UK and Ireland Testing Board sign agreement

BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT which promotes qualifications for professionals has signed an agreement with the UK and Ireland Testing Board (UKITB). The agreement will see the two organisations working more closely together to promote and support Software testing accreditation and certification internationally. UKITB will become the preferred supplier for the Institute’s software testing exams at Foundation and Advanced …