Complete List of Software Testing Certifications from ISTQB, ASTQB and AT*SQA

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Foundation Level Certification (CTFL) Exam - ISTQB

ISTQB Foundation Introductory

ISTQB Foundation Level software testing certification (CTFL) is the easy first certification for those testing software. It is required for all other ISTQB certifications, and the most-requested ISTQB certification in job postings, so it's the perfect place to start! See the ISTQB Foundation Level FAQ and tips. See the syllabus and sample exams. Also see the ISTQB Foundation Level 4.0 FAQ.

Exam details at ASTQB Register

The ISTQB Foundation Level 3.1 exam can only be taken through May 9, 2024. After that date you must take the version 4.0 exam which is available now. Your AT*SQA voucher for ISTQB Foundation Level is valid for either version until May 9, 2024. After that it is only valid for the version 4.0 or later exam.

Testing Essentials Exam - AT*SQA

AT*SQA Foundation Introductory

AT*SQA Testing Essentials certification is designed for your entire software development team. It gives everyone 8 essentials of software testing in one certification:

Test Approaches | Testing Techniques | Test Automation | Performance Testing | Cybersecurity Testing | Usability Testing | Connected Devices Testing | DevOps Testing

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Acceptance Testing Exam - ISTQB

ISTQB Foundation Specialty

ISTQB Acceptance Testing is for all professionals involved user acceptance testing (UAT), contractual and regulatory acceptance testing as well as alpha and beta testing. This includes anyone involved in software acceptance testing activities. This includes software testers, product owners, business analysts, testers, test analysts, test engineers, test consultants, test managers, user acceptance testers, and software developers. See the syllabus and sample exams.

Exam details at ASTQB Register

Pre-requisites: ISTQB Foundation Level Certification

Agile Testing Exam - ISTQB

ISTQB Foundation Specialty

ISTQB Agile certification is a must these days for virtually every tester. It's the second most required ISTQB certification in job postings. Even if you aren't currently working in an Agile environment, this certification can open new career options in the future. See the syllabus and sample exams.

Exam details at ASTQB Register

Pre-requisites: ISTQB Foundation Level Certification

AI Testing Exam - ISTQB

ISTQB Foundation Specialty

ISTQB Certified Tester AI Testing certification is aimed at anyone involved in testing AI-based systems and/or Artificial Intelligence (AI) for testing. This includes people in roles such as testers, test analysts, data analysts, test engineers, test consultants, test managers, user acceptance testers, and software developers. ISTQB AI Testing certification is also appropriate for anyone who wants a basic understanding of testing AI-based systems and/or AI for testing, such as project managers, quality managers, software development managers, business analysts, operations team members, IT directors, and management consultants. See the syllabus and sample exams.

Exam details at ASTQB Register

Pre-requisites: ISTQB Foundation Level Certification

Automotive Software Tester Exam - ISTQB

ISTQB Foundation Specialty

ISTQB Automotive Software Testing extends your testing skills to software-based automotive systems in vehicles. These are critical for both safety and comfort, making this a valued certification in several related industries. See the syllabus and sample exams.

Exam details at ASTQB Register

Pre-requisites: ISTQB Foundation Level Certification

Testing for IoT and Mobile Exam - AT*SQA

AT*SQA Foundation Specialty

Testing for IoT and Mobile includes connected devices testing, and together, these three areas touch lives daily. While your mobile phone is the most obvious connected device, there are dozens of connected devices that are part of your daily life, ranging from refrigerators to tiny humidity detectors to automobiles. Anything that is capable of supporting an Internet enabled component is part of the Internet of Things (IoT) and needs the quality assurance that comes with it. If you test mobile devices, mobile apps, IoT devices, or connected devices, this certification is a must-have.

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DevOps Testing Exam - AT*SQA

AT*SQA Foundation Specialty

Why do you need DevOps testing certification? The classic organizational structure tends to put strict borders between the Development team, QA team and Operations team. DevOps breaks down the silos and barriers so that the Development (including QA) and the Operations teams have a more efficient way to work together across the entire software lifecycle, from development to delivery. DevOps is a cultural shift focused on building and operating at high velocity.

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Gambling Industry Testing Exam - ISTQB

ISTQB Foundation

Being a gambling industry tester means that you must understand both testing in general, and the unique set of skills for the gambling industry ecosystem. This ecosystem is filled with proprietary, complex, multifaceted gambling software, hardware, platforms, firmware and operating systems. The objective of this syllabus is to provide Certified Tester Foundation Level graduates with the specific knowledge that is required for a career in gambling industry testing.

Exam details at ASTQB Register

Pre-requisites: ISTQB Foundation Level Certification

Game Testing Exam - ISTQB

ISTQB Foundation Specialty

Interested in testing games? Then you need ISTQB Game Testing certification. It is designed for everyone involved in software testing who wishes to start a career in game testing or stand out from other testers. ISTQB Game Testing certification is also perfect for game software engineers who want to gain a better understanding of game testing.

Exam details at ASTQB Register - coming soon!

Pre-requisites: ISTQB Foundation Level Certification

Mobile Application Testing Exam - ISTQB

ISTQB Foundation Specialty

ISTQB Mobile Application Testing Certification is for all professionals working with mobile devices and applications. The ISTQB Mobile Application Testing Certification shows you have insight into mobile device and mobile app testing methods, techniques and tools. See the syllabus and sample exams.

Exam details at ASTQB Register

Pre-requisites: ISTQB Foundation Level Certification

Mobile Testing Exam - ASTQB

ASTQB Foundation Specialty

If you need to test mobile apps, mobile phones and mobile devices, this is the globally accepted certification for you. See the syllabus and sample exams. Note: The next version of this certification is the ASTQB IoT and Mobile Testing certification directly below.

Exam details at ASTQB Register

Pre-requisites: None

IoT and Mobile Testing Exam - ASTQB

ASTQB Foundation Specialty

This is the next generation version of ASTQB's popular mobile testing certification that now include IoT testing and connected devices testing. See the syllabus and sample exams.

Exam details at ASTQB Register

Pre-requisites: None

Model-Based Testing Exam - ISTQB

ISTQB Foundation Specialty

Model-based testing is driving efficiency in testing, as model-based testing can be applied and re-applied in many ways. See the syllabus and sample exams.

Exam details at ASTQB Register

Pre-requisites: ISTQB Foundation Level Certification

Performance Testing Exam - ISTQB

ISTQB Foundation Specialty

Performance Testing certification is something that affects all of us daily. Show that you can test for software performance and improve the quality of systems. See the syllabus and sample exams.

Exam details at ASTQB Register

Pre-requisites: ISTQB Foundation Level Certification

Security Testing Exam - ISTQB

ISTQB Foundation Specialty

Security is incredibly important in software, and this security testing certification puts you in the middle of the action! See the syllabus and sample exams.

Exam details at ASTQB Register

Pre-requisites: ISTQB Foundation Level Certification

Test Automation Engineer Exam - ISTQB

ISTQB Foundation Specialty

Test automation is hot, and Test Automation Engineering certification puts you in demand. Prove you have the skills that will make you highly valued by companies. See the syllabus and sample exams.

Exam details at ASTQB Register

Pre-requisites: ISTQB Foundation Level Certification

Test Automation Strategy Exam - ISTQB

ISTQB Foundation Specialty

For those who want to prove they can lead strategy effectively and want to move up in their career, and ISTQB Test Automation Strategy certification gives you leadership credentials in an in-demand area. Prove you have the test automation strategy knowledge that will make you highly valued by companies. See the syllabus and sample exams.

Exam details at ASTQB Register

Pre-requisites: ISTQB Foundation Level Certification

Usability Testing Exam - ISTQB

ISTQB Foundation Speciality

Usability Testing is important for everything from consumer-facing websites to complex medical devices. If you want to be a professional usability tester, this is the certification you need. See the syllabus and sample exams.

Exam details at ASTQB Register

Pre-requisites: ISTQB Foundation Level Certification

Proficiency Distinction - ASTQB

ASTQB Foundation Specialty

The ASTQB Proficiency Distinction™ is awarded to those who have meet additional educational requirements.

Details at ASTQB

Advanced Agile Technical Tester Exam - ISTQB

ISTQB Advanced Specialty

ISTQB Advanced Level Agile Technical Tester (CTAL-ATT) builds upon the ISTQB foundation level Agile testing certification so you can demonstrate that you:

  • Have mastered basic Agile testing concepts and are ready to show your advanced knowledge
  • Are developing technical testing skills in an agile context
  • Are ready to take the lead in an Agile testing environment
Exam details at ASTQB Register

Pre-requisites: ISTQB Foundation Level Certification, Agile Tester Certification (or ISTQB Foundation Level 4.0 or later)

Advanced Test Analyst Exam - ISTQB

ISTQB Advanced Career

Test Analyst Software Testing certification shows you are ready to take the next step in your software testing career, so it's a great idea to do this after Foundation and Agile. See the syllabus and sample exams.

Exam details at ASTQB Register

Pre-requisites: ISTQB Foundation Level Certification

Advanced Technical Test Analyst Exam - ISTQB

ISTQB Advanced Career

Technical Test Analyst certification shows you have the knowledge and code-based skills to solve tougher problems in software testing. If you like to dig into the code, this certification shows you're a very valuable member of the team. See the syllabus and sample exams.

Exam details at ASTQB Register

Pre-requisites: ISTQB Foundation Level Certification

Advanced Test Management Exam - ISTQB

ISTQB Advanced Career

The ISTQB Test Management - Advanced (formerly ISTQB Test Manager) certification shows you have what it takes to lead others and rise to new levels in your organization. This is also a great certification to get right after Foundation and Agile. See the syllabus and sample exams.

Exam details at ASTQB Register

Pre-requisites: ISTQB Foundation Level Certification

Test Management - Expert Exam - ISTQB

ISTQB Expert Career

This is the expert test management level that proves that you are truly a leader in software testing! You'll need to have your Advanced Level Test Management first. See the syllabus and sample exams.

Exam details at ASTQB Register

Pre-requisites: ISTQB Foundation Level Certification, Advanced Test Management Certification