Build and Prove Your Usability Testing Skills The Certified Usability Testing Foundation Level (CTFL)-UT is an entry level software testing certification that helps you build usability testing skills and prove your readiness to employers. Preparation Resources Syllabus ISTQB Usability Testing Certification Syllabus PDF Sample Exams ISTQB Usability Testing Certification Sample Exam Questions (PDF) Answers (PDF) Glossary Glossary of Software Testing Terms View Glossary Options What is usability testing? Usability testing refers to evaluating software by testing it with representative users. Typically users will attempt to complete typical tasks while observers watch, listen and take notes. The goal is to identify any usability problems, collect data and determine the users’ satisfaction with the product. This Usability Testing qualification is perfect for anyone involved in software testing who wishes to broaden their knowledge of usability testing. It is also the best choice for anyone who wishes to start a specialist career in usability testing. The qualification is very useful for anyone involved in usability engineering who wishes to understand usability testing. See the recorded webinar, “Usability Testing in a Nutshell – Introducing the New ASTQB Certification”, to learn more about this new usability testing certification. You will also want to see the usability syllabus and sample exam questions and answers above. While not required, the ISTQB Certified Tester Foundation Level (ISTQB CTFL) core certification is recommended. As with all testing certifications, be certain to register for your exam only through ASTQB (this site) so you appear in the official list of U.S. Certified Testers.