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 …

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 …

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 …