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ISTQB Certification

Performance Testing

The ISTQB Performance Testing qualification is aimed at anyone involved in software testing who wishes to broaden their knowledge of performance testing or anyone who wishes to start a specialist career in performance testing. The qualification is also aimed at anyone involved in performance engineering who wishes to gain a better understanding of performance testing.

Exam Structure

Candidates qualify for extra time if they are not writing the exam in their native language. Extra time needs to be applied for upon completing the exam registration form. 

Price Format Duration Validity
R 2 900 Multiple Choice 90 Minutes Lifetime
Pass Mark Extra Time (Non-Native Language) Number of Questions Prerequisite
65% 22 Minutes 40 ISTQB CTFL-Foundation

Who Will Benefit?

Individuals in the following roles will benefit from this course: 

Tester, Test Engineers, Test Managers, Software Developers, Quality Managers, Business Analysts, Management Consultants, Test Analysts, Test Consultants, User Acceptance Testers, Project Managers, Software Development Managers, IT Directors

Exam Entry Criteria

To be eligible for the ISTQB Performance Testing exam, candidates should have passed an ISTQB Foundation exam and should hold an ISTQB Foundation certificate.


Download the documents below to provide you with more information about the structure of the exam.