The increasing complexity in the development of software-based automotive systems and a share of the software at more than 50% of the added value of a vehicle leads to growing importance of testing of software-based automotive systems in vehicles. This certification may also be useful for software testers working with embedded systems, regardless of whether they are in an automotive context. When you take this ISTQB exam through ASTQB and AT*SQA, you earn points toward your Testing Tiers™ software tester ranking.

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Preparation Resources

  • Syllabus
  • ISTQB Automotive Software Tester Certification Syllabus
  • Sample Exams
  • ISTQB Automotive Software Tester Certification Sample Exam
  • Glossary
  • Glossary of Software Testing Terms
  • Exam Format
  • 40 questions | 60 minutes

If you work in the auto industry, you should have the ISTQB Automotive Software Tester Certification.

Ever since software has been used, the automotive industry has been a pioneer in the fields of standardization and globalization. The network of automotive manufacturers and their supplier industry spans development locations around the world and permeates, in the form of concern-wide standards (ISO 26262, ASPICE®, AUTOSAR®), into the development of software-based systems. strong>Only ASTQB lets you retake this ISTQB exam for free when you meet the criteria!

What skills does an automotive software tester have after successful training?

  • Collaborate effectively in a test team
  • Customize the test techniques known from the ISTQB® Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL®) to the specific project conditions
  • When selecting appropriate test techniques, consider the essential requirements of the relevant standards (Automotive SPICE®, ISO 26262, AUTOSAR®)
  • Support the test team in risk-based planning of the test activities using well-known elements of structuring and prioritization
  • Apply testing techniques in virtual test environments (MiL, SiL, HiL)