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 certificate and of the Exam / Training Provider.

Looking for accredited ISTQB® training?

Are you looking for an ISTQB accredited training provider?

Did you know ISTQB® training courses can only be accredited by ISTQB® Member Boards.

Keep an eye out for the UKITB accredited training provider logo for all training providers who have been accredited to deliver ISTQB® Training by the UK and Ireland Testing Board.

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UKITB and ISTQB® welcomes SQS Group Limited as a Platinum Partner

 

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SQS Group has been recognised by the UK and Ireland Testing Board (UKITB) as a Platinum ISTQB® (International Software Testing Qualification Board) Partner. As well as being a well respected training provider SQS consultants are also a well-trained and mature test organisation.

ISTQB’s Partnership program is part of a successful and increasingly popular approach to building industry standard software testing education and practices. The partnership is designed to recognise employers for providing employees with the skills and knowledge they need to succeed in a software testing career. By making education a personally relevant, engaging experience.

UKITB Director, Ian Howles "We are pleased that we can recognise SQS Group with this Platinum Partnership in recognition of their long standing work in Software Testing and the proven development of their employees.”

To learn more about the UKITB / ISTQB® partnership program or how you can become UKITB / ISTQB® partner, please contact UKITB at partnership@uktb.org.uk or visit the ISTQB website

 

Get Involved

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Have you ever thought about giving back to the testing industry and not know where to start?

Why not let us know how you would like to help and what needs improving.

Can you write or review exam questions?

What about be part of an accreditation team?

Help with marketing?

The UK and Ireland Testing Board what to hear your views and we need your help in moving the industry forward, get involved.

DCSL Software Awarded Silver

DCSL Software awarded First ISTQB Silver Partnership program by UKITB in recognition of ISTQB training undertaken.

London, UK —DCSL Software has been recognised by the UK and Ireland Testing Board (UKITB) as the first UK Silver ISTQB (International Software Testing Qualification Board) Partner. They have a well-trained and mature test organisation supporting staff by making available the internationally recognised ISTQB Certified Tester certifications scheme which helps to prepare them to succeed in a software testing career.    “Partnering with ISTQB and UK Testing will give DCSL Software a unique opportunity to show to our clients we are committed to building and training an industry-recognised QA team”, said Peter Boakes, QA Manager from DCSL Software.

ISTQB’s Partnership program is part of a successful and increasingly popular approach to building industry standard software testing education and practices using the ISTQB Certified Tester portfolio of training and certification.  The partnership award is designed to recognise employers who provide employees with the skills and knowledge they need to succeed in a software testing career. By making education a personally relevant, engaging experience.

Geoff Thompson, UKITB Chairman stated “We are delighted that we can present DCSL Software with the Silver Partnership in recognition of their focus and interest in Software Testing. It is particularly pleasing to present the first Silver partnership to a dedicated and respected organisation”

To learn more about the UKITB / ISTQB partnership program or how you can become UKITB / ISTQB partner, please contact UKITB at partnership@uktb.org or visit the ISTQB website at www.istqb.org 

DCSL Software:

DCSL Software, with its 40-strong team of highly skilled, in-house, Microsoft Approved software developers, has been creating powerful software solutions for all kinds of organisations – from Frimley Park Hospital to Virgin Media - for the last 20 years. And what’s more we were recently voted one of the top 5 software developers in the United Kingdom and are the first of The British Assessment Bureau’s (BAB) clients to achieve certification to the new ISO 9001:2015 quality standard, demonstrating to both prospective and existing clients that we do genuinely provide a first-class service.

Zoonou awarded ISTQB Silver Partnership

Zoonou awarded ISTQB Silver Partnership program by UKITB in recognition of ISTQB training undertaken.

London, UK —Zoonou has been recognised by the UK and Ireland Testing Board (UKITB) as a Silver ISTQB (International Software Testing Qualification Board) Partner. They are a well-trained and mature test organisation, supporting staff by making the internationally recognised ISTQB Certified Tester certification scheme available, which helps to prepare them to succeed in a software testing career.
Quote from Zoonou Ltd Managing Director “Zoonou is delighted to be recognised as an ISTQB partner. This rewards years of consistency delivered by our dedicated team of testers who have provided great digital experiences for our customers. As we grow as a business we hope the partnership with ISTQB and UKITB will grow too opening up new opportunities along the way” - Nick Turton
ISTQB’s Partnership program is part of a successful and increasingly popular approach to building industry standard software testing education and practices. The partnership is designed to recognise employers for providing employees with the skills and knowledge they need to succeed in a software testing career. By making education a personally relevant, engaging experience.
Quote from UKITB Chairman “We are delighted that we can present Zoonou with this Silver Partnership in recognition of their focus and interest in Software Testing and the development of their employees. We look forward to continuing to work with Zoonou as their business grows” – Geoff Thompson
To learn more about the UKITB / ISTQB partnership program or how you can become UKITB / ISTQB partner, please contact partnership@uktb.org.uk or visit the ISTQB website at www.istqb.org

 

Zoonou is a fast-growing business with a passion for digital quality. For more than 10 years Zoonou has helped clients create world-class digital experiences. Delivering over 3,000 projects tested by our UK-based ISTQB accredited team who ensure that products are reliable, intuitive, and built to the highest standard. We care about quality. It’s why we’re one of the UK’s leading software testing companies. People work with us not just because we use professionally trained testers but because we create a culture where team members are precise, thorough and objective.

Trustworthy Software Foundation

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UKITB is pleased to announce that they are a board level subscriber of the Trustworthy Software Foundation.

The Trustworthy Software Foundation (TSFdn) as an independent, not-for-profit entity under the stewardship of relevant Professional Bodies (referred to as subscribers by Companies House).

The foundation aims to collect, organise and share the wealth of knowledge, experience and capabilities about Trustworthy Software that already exists within the UK public and private sectors and academia in order to give people a joined-up, curated view of the information that is available.

The objectives of the TSFdn are primarily to curate a Trustworthy Software Body of Knowledge (TS-BOK), to serve as a living backbone for signposting to diverse, but often obscure, sources of Good Practice; and secondarily to address other aspects of the multi-nationally produced 2009 Trustworthy Software Roadmap.

For a list of the other subscribing bodies and more information about the standards available, please visit www.tsfdn.org

ISTQB® News - Successful Candidate Register to be launched in 2017!

ISTQB® has announced that a new central register of successful candidates (the SCR) will be available on the ISTQB® website from June 2017 onwards. The SCR will list individuals who have passed an ISTQB® certification exam and who have given permission for their name and certificate details to be included. This is an important step for the ISTQB® in recognising achievement of certified individuals and will also support certificate validation. UKITB Exam Partners are already working on processes to collect SCR details. If you already hold a certificate you will not be automatically included on the register and we will confirm shortly how and when you can apply to have your details included.

UKITB and iSQI join forces on Mobile App Certification

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The International Software Quality Institute (iSQi), which promotes certification for software testing professionals, signed a cooperation agreement with the UK and Ireland Testing Board (UKITB) for iSQI’s Certified Mobile Application Professional (CMAP) certification. UKITB is the UK’s official ISTQB® National Board and accreditor for the ISTQB® training and certification scheme.
CMAP was developed by an iSQI special interest group which is comprised of international test experts; it is the standard adopted by several of ISTQB’s National Boards and Exam Providers globally.

Stephan Goericke CEO of the international iSQI group states: “CMAP has become a global standard in mobile application testing and is already established in the UK with excellent feedback from individuals and organisations – we are delighted that UKITB have endorsed CMAP recognising its value to the UK testing community. We are delighted to sign this agreement today at the ISTQB General Assembly meeting in Seoul”.

Geoff Thompson, Chairman of the UKITB welcomes the agreement, saying: “This is an exciting step forward for the UK software testing community. iSQI is a UKITB authorised exam provider in the UK for ISTQB exams and working with them to promote CMAP in the UK will be of tremendous benefit”.

Find more information about the CMAP portfolio of mobile app testing certification here: https://www.isqi.org/en/mobile.html

Media Contact UKITB®:
Ian Howles, UKITB Executive Director responsible for marketing, ian.howles@uktb.org.uk

Media Contact iSQI:
Stephan Goericke, CEO iSQI GmbH, stephan.goericke@isqi.org
Debbie Archer, Managing Director iSQI LTD, debbie.archer@isqi.org.uk

About UKITB®:
The UKITB is a not for profit organisation representing the ISTQB® in the UK:
• Providing ISTQB® Software Testing exams
• Accrediting all UK ISTQB® Training organisations
• Inputting to the ISTQB® exam scheme via working groups
In addition, the UKITB provide software testing thought leadership and networking opportunities to the UK Testing Community. UKITB are involved in developing Software Testing standards and encourage greater participation from experienced testing professionals in the UK.

To find out more about UKITB visit: https://ukitb.org/

About iSQI:
The International Software Quality Institute (iSQI), headquartered in Potsdam (Germany) with subsidiaries in Amstelveen (NL), London (UK) and Boston (USA) is a leading provider of certification examinations all over the world. For more than 10 years, iSQI plays a large role in certifying the know-how of IT professionals in over 90 countries on 6 continents in 10 languages.
iSQI examinations are supported by a global network of accredited training providers. Their expertise in education assists professionals in polishing their knowledge and skills for the certification exams.

To find out more about iSQI visit: www.isqi.org

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