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Welcome to SASTQB

  

2018 ISTQB Foundation Syllabus Now Available

Say goodbye to the old and hello to the new and improved

The ISTQB® General Assembly has approved the new 2018 version of the ISTQB® Certified Tester Foundation Level syllabus for general release. Foundation Level is core to the ISTQB® Certified Tester Scheme providing essential understanding and knowledge to anyone involved in testing. The updates reflect market feedback and the current state of the software testing industry. The release consists of the ISTQB® Foundation Level 2018 syllabus, an Overview document, Accreditation guidelines, Glossary items and terms, Release Notes including traceability on Learning Objectives level from the 2011 to the 2018 syllabus, Exam Structure and Rules and 2 Sample Exams.

  

The SASTQB is currently providing both the 2011 and 2018 ISTQB Foundation Level exams. The public will be able to write the 2011 ISTQB Foundation Level exam up until 20 May 2019. After the 20 May 2019 exam only the new 2018 ISTQB Foundation Level exam will be available.

2018 ISTQB Foundation Level Sunrise Date:

4 June 2018

2011 ISTQB Foundation Level Sunset Date:

20 May 2019

  

 

 

 

New Certifications for Software Testing

ASTQB Mobile Tester

The ability to perform mobile testing effectively and efficiently is key to the future as a software tester. Mobile is now the leading digital platform, with total activity on cell phones, smartphones, mobile phones, and tablets accounting for two-thirds of digital media time, according to comScore.

 

ISTQB Advanced Level Security Tester

The Advanced Level Security Tester certification enables experienced testers to attain and demonstrate key skills in the increasingly critical field of security testing. This certification enables you to plan, perform and evaluate security tests from a variety of perspectives, and to build information security awareness within your organisation.

 

ISTQB Advanced Level Test Automation Engineer

The Advanced Level Test Automation Engineer certification enables experienced testers to attain and demonstrate key skills in the highly sought-after field of test automation. This certification enables successful candidates to design and develop test automation solutions that meet business needs.

 

ISTQB Expert Level: Test Management

The Expert Level Test Management certification extends the knowledge and experience obtained by testers at the Advanced Level, by providing in-depth, practically-oriented certification in test management. The qualification syllabus comprises three sub-modules:

 

  • Strategic Management
  • Operational Test Management
  • Managing the Test Team

 

This certification enables the Expert Test Manager to lead the test management function within an organisation, project or program and to identify and manage critical success factors. Read more

 

ISTQB Expert Level: Improving the Testing Process

The Expert Level Improving the Testing Process certification extends the knowledge and experience obtained by testers at the Advanced Level, by providing in-depth, practically-oriented certification in testing process improvement. The qualification syllabus comprises two sub-modules

 

  • Assessing Test Processes
  • Implementing Test Process Improvement

 

The Expert Level Improving the Testing Process certification enables the Expert Test Manager to lead programs for improving the testing process within an organisation or project, and to identify and manage critical success factors. Read more

 

 

 

Why ISTQB certification?

  • Internationally recognised - ISTQB certification is the world's most widely recognised and fastest-growing certification programme for software testers.

  • Builds a career path for software testers - ISTQB certification enables software testers to build a career path that varies from foundation level to expert level.
  • Improved effectiveness - Provides a common testing language for improved communication, which benefits outsourcing and collaboration between multiple teams.
  • Builds credibility - ISTQB certification indicates a certain level of expertise of software testers, which increases competitiveness.

ISTQB Certification Structure

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