General – FAQs
What is the ISTQB® - International Software Testing Qualifications Board?
What is the ISTQB® Certified Tester program?
How can I be entitled to the Certified Software Tester certificate?
How do I find a local Training Provider?
What do National Boards do?
What does an ISTQB® certificate tell me about the skills of a software tester?
How many ISTQB® certified testers are there?
What are the advantages of ISTQB® certification?
Is this certification acknowledged across the world?
Are all the courses offered identical?
How much does an ISTQB® compliant course cost?
How can I verify whether a training provider is actually ISTQB® accredited?
Accredited Training Providers
What is an ISTQB® accredited training provider?
ISTQB® Exam FAQ
How can I get an ISTQB® Certificate for Software Testers?
What is the content of the exams?
How are the exams structured?
What are K-levels?
How are questions selected for the exams?
How many options should be selected for multiple-choice questions?
How are scores assigned to the answers?
Where can I find examples of exams?
How do I get the result of my exam?
How do I get my ISTQB® certificate?
Where and when can I take an exam?
Do I need to attend a course to be allowed to take an exam?
What are the pre-requisites to take an ISTQB® exam?
Are there any rules to be followed during the exam?
How can I demonstrate the possession of an ISTQB® Certificate?
Is there any validity period for this certification?
How often can I take the Foundation or the Advanced exam? Do I have to pay for re-taking an exam?
I want to prepare for the exam by self-study - which preparation material should I use?
Who should I contact if I did not find the information I was looking for?