ISTQB software testing certification from ASTQB (ISTQB in the U.S.) help you improve your software testing skills and advance your career with U.S. employers.
The first step is ISTQB Foundation Level Certification.
Only ASTQB and AT*SQA can add you to the Official U.S. List of Certified Software Testers™ so register for your ISTQB exam here.
Get the recognition you deserve. Whether you test software part-time or full-time, ISTQB software testing certifications from ASTQB can lead to jobs and promotions. Plus only ASTQB and our official ISTQB exam provider AT*SQA can add you to the Official U.S. List of Certified Software Testers™ Get started toward career success!
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Find everything you need to prepare for your ISTQB exams including ISTQB syllabi, ISTQB sample exams, and the ISTQB software testing glossary. Improve your testing knowledge with exclusive ASTQB resources including software testing white papers, webinars and podcasts.
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In this new series, we are asking ASTQB software testers to answer one question. Listen to Ryan Craven’s answer as to which skill he feels you need most as a tester.
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In this podcast, we talk to ISTQB Certified Tester Justin Ejtehadi about software testing in the video game industry. Hear about his software testing career progression, what he does in his current role, and his advice for others who want to get a job with a video game company.
Is the role of “test manager” in your future? This ASTQB podcast has 10 takeaways that will help you become a test manager … and then become your best possible version in that role.
Where does strong security testing start? How do you stay on top of the ever-evolving threats? What are the priorities for security testing? Learn the answer to these and other security testing topics from an instructor and software testing authority.
What does the future hold for software, testing, your career and your company? Join us as AT*SQA President Taz Daughtrey describes his planned keynote at the EuroSPI conference and why he changed it to something bigger and more important for your career.
What are the software testing challenges associated with autonomous automobiles? Are in-person events useful for your software testing career? Learn the answers to these questions and get other insights from the EuroSPI conference from AT*SQA President Taz Daughtrey.
If you were asked to build software testing proficiency in a diverse group of individuals with varying educational backgrounds and technical knowledge, how would you go about it? With explosive growth in technology and a rapidly growing need for software quality professionals, this is a question of global importance.
This podcast gives you the opportunity to learn from those who have succeeded in building software testing proficiency in a challenging context. We you will learn about their innovation in software testing education through the lens of an international initiative, it has insights you can apply in your workplace or community in any nation.
This podcast is made possible through support from ASTQB’s exam provider, AT*SQA, the Association for Testing & Software Quality Assurance.
What does it take to be a strong leader in testing?
Whether you are already a leader – or hope to become one in the future – this is a podcast that will set your career in the right direction. Join us to learn the answers to these questions:
Model-based testing is an innovative testing approach to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the test process. Join us for this ASTQB podcast with Bob Binder in which we learn about model-based testing and explore whether it can help you save time and build your testing effectiveness. (See information about ISTQB Model-based Testing Certification.)
Bob Binder is an experienced software quality veteran, known internationally through his writing and consulting.
Join us to hear what’s hot (or not) in software quality as we speak with H. Taz Daughtrey, a college instructor and volunteer ASTQB board member. In this podcast, Taz discusses new technologies including quantum computing, machine learning (a subset of AI), and blockchain.
Join us to hear what’s hot (or not) in software quality as we speak with H. Taz Daughtrey, a college instructor and volunteer ASTQB board member. In this podcast, Taz discusses the new area of cyber-physical systems, and the challenges they bring to testers.
Join us to hear what’s hot (or not) in software quality as we speak with H. Taz Daughtrey, a college instructor and volunteer ASTQB board member. In this podcast, Taz discusses the areas that have recently been in the headlines: voting systems, financial systems, and machine learning.
Join us to hear about what’s hot in testing as we speak with ASTQB President Judy McKay. Judy shares news that will give you peace of mind when taking an Advanced Level exam, provides insightful tips on testing APIs, and dives into the exciting ways to use robotic process automation (RPA) in testing.
It’s easy to take software testing for granted, especially when facing a challenging problem or tight deadline. But imagine if software testing was a lifeline to a career, a chance to support yourself, and a pathway to independence. Randall Rice recently trained a group of women in Rwanda and saw first-hand how software testing is not just a career choice, but the basis for hope in a country that struggles with a violent past, high unemployment, and difficult conditions everyone, especially women. Learn about their struggle and hope, and how you can help.
APIs (Application Programming Interface) enable different systems, platforms and apps to connect and share data with each other. Their growth is rapid and looks to continue. If you aren’t testing APIs yet, do you need to be prepared? Get an introduction to API testing in this short podcast.
We asked ASTQB President Judy McKay about the new ISTQB 2018 Foundation Syllabus. Listen in for answers to common questions, key dates and details about how the new syllabus differs from the previous version.
PART 1: “The Digital Transformation and How It Will Affect Software Testing”
Agile, DevOps, and Continuous Delivery are reshaping testing processes and procedures for modern software development teams. Part 1 describes the digital transformation and its impact on today’s software development and testing professionals.
PART 2: “What Testing Can Do to Embrace This Digital Transformation”
Part 2 describes what testing and testers can begin to do to embrace this digital transformation and the opportunities it presents.
PART 3: “How to Stay Ahead and Keep Your Testing Career Moving Forward In This Digital Age”
Part 3 gives software testers specific ideas of what they need to do to stay on top of these trends and build a thriving, sustainable career.
If you don’t have ISTQB Advanced Level Certification, this is a “must-listen” podcast from ASTQB with veteran tester Tom Adams. In this podcast, Tom tell us:
This podcast will inspire you to begin preparing for ISTQB Advanced Level Certification today.
Do you have the qualities of a good candidate for a software testing job? Find out in this podcast.
There are many types of interviews for software testing jobs. Learn about them in this podcast.
How much does the school you attended and your grades matter for software testing jobs? Find out in this podcast.
Total information security in any organization is an endless challenge. This podcast examines how testers can help their organizations make progress in closing the security gaps.
How does the Internet of Things impact how we see information security?
With all the tools we have for information security, why do breaches still happen on a frequent basis?
Learn the two reasons software testers should master technical topics.
There are many ways to prepare for software testing certification. Learn why some work better for you than others.
Testing tools can be very useful. Or they can, ironically, waste your time. Learn the mistakes commonly made when choosing testing tools.
To sit an Advanced or Expert Level Exam, testers must first complete the ISTQB Foundation Certification
Foundation Level Certification
Technical Test Analyst
Expert Test Management
IQBBA Business Analyst
Automotive Software Tester
Test Automation Engineering
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