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 and Ireland Testing Board, providing details of the …

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 UKITB 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. 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 …

Where can I find details of exam dates and exam fees for the ISTQB Certified Tester Advanced Level (CTAL)?

BCS and iSQI provide examinations for these set of qualification in the UK on behalf of the UKITB and ISTQB®, examinations can either be booked via a training provider, via a public examination sitting or online via our exam partners. More details can be found at via our exam partners: CTAL – Test Manager: http://certifications.bcs.org/category/18219 CTAL – Test Analyst: http://certifications.bcs.org/category/18218 CTAL – …

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 …