Why become ISTQB certified? To improve software quality and reduce risk to your career and your company, of course.

But don’t overlook the improved skills, recognition by others, superior chance for promotion, better job opportunities, and greater satisfaction from knowing you’ve joined an elite group of testers.

Logo of the Official US List of Certified TestersOnly ASTQB and our ISTQB exam provider AT*SQA can add you to both the Official U.S. List of Software Testers™ plus the ISTQB Successful Candidate Registry, AND give you points toward your Testing Tiers™ software tester ranking. Learn why American companies check with ASTQB & AT*SQA to verify you are ISTQB certified.

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The LinkedIn connection is a free bonus from our official ISTQB exam provider AT*SQA when you take your ISTQB exam through ASTQB & AT*SQA!

Also, see the 10 reasons companies need testers who are ISTQB certified by ASTQB and AT*SQA.

Career Pathways

Software Testing

Get the recognition you deserve. Whether you test software part-time or full-time, ASTQB and ISTQB software testing certifications can lead to jobs and promotions. Which testing certification should I get first? Where do you start? Everyone involved in software quality starts with the relatively easy ISTQB CTFL certification.

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Test Management

Managers: Keep Your Software Out of the Headlines® and your career moving up. As the #1 certification for software testing, ISTQB gives you global standards that make your job easier and protect your career.

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Get the power of certification: As a consultant, ISTQB software testing certification helps you to stand apart from your competition.

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Agile Teams

Testing certification from ASTQB, the official certification body for ISTQB certification in the U.S., brings software quality awareness, best practices, and context for developers, testers, and business analysts as they work together in the Agile environment. That saves time and improves quality.

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Maximize your DevOps velocity. Get continuous quality at a faster speed thanks to a higher standard of testing. This is the path to Keep Your Software Out of the Headlines® and your career moving up.

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Everyone is now expected to be able to test software competently. This makes ISTQB Foundation Level testing certification (CTFL) essential for developers who want to adapt and thrive in this new environment.

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QA Teams

Your QA analyst team will thrive with better testing. Make your QA team faster and more efficient with shared quality standards.

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Game Testing

If you have no experience testing games, how do you get video game testing knowledge? The answer: ISTQB Certification.

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Corporate Training

Reduce costs and Keep Your Software Out of the Headlines® with software testing certification from ASTQB. Software testing certification is now a must for protecting your reputation and profit.

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Team Training

How do you put together the best software testing team for any project? The “How to Staff a Test Team” guide suggests best practices for designing and staffing your test team. This supports your software development team, leading to better software quality and shorter schedules.

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