Examinations

Cost

The cost of the Foundation Exam is $300.00 CDN.
The cost of the Foundation Level Agile Tester Extension Exam is $200.00 CDN.
There is a one time fee of $120.00 60.00 CDN for a candidate who is taking his/her first Advanced Exam.
The cost of any Advanced Exam is $350.00 CDN.

Dates and Registration Information

Our exams are hosted by Kryterion using their online proctoring system. Once you have paid and registered here, you will receive an access code that allows you to choose the best date and time for you.

Foundation Level Agile Tester Extension

For Agile exams, your code will be withheld until we can confirm that you have your Foundation Level certificate. If you wrote your exam with the CSTB, you do not need to do anything. We will check our records and issue the code to you immediately after confirming. If you wrote your ISTQB Foundation Level with another board, please reply to your receipt with a copy of your certificate. Syllabus 2018 V3.1.

Foundation Level Acceptance Testing (Specialist)

This acceptance testing qualification is aimed at anyone involved in software acceptance testing activities. This includes people in roles such as product owners, business analysts, testers, test analysts, test engineers, test consultants, test managers, user acceptance testers, and software developers. Syllabus 2019.

Foundation Level Mobile Application Testing (Specialist)

The Foundation Level Mobile Application Testing qualification is aimed at people who have already achieved a Foundation point in their careers in software testing and wish to develop further their expertise in Mobile Application Testing.

Foundation Level Gambling Industry Tester (Specialist)

The Foundation Level Gambling Industry Tester Specialist Certificate qualification is aimed at four main groups of professionals:

  1. Professionals who have achieved in-depth testing experience in traditional methods and would like to get a Foundation Level Gambling Industry Tester Specialist Certificate.
  2. Junior professional testers who are just starting in the testing profession, have received the Foundation Level certificate, and would like to know more about the tester’s role in a Gambling Industry environment.
  3. Professionals who are relatively new to testing and are required to implement test approaches, methods and techniques in their day to day job in Gambling Industry projects. These professionals include people who are in roles such as testers, test analysts, test engineers, test consultants, test managers, user acceptance testers, and software developers.

Syllabus 2019.

Advanced (CTAL)

For Advanced Exams (Test Manager, Test Analyst and Technical Test Analyst), your code will be held back while  we confirm that you have been approved to write CTAL exams. If you have not been approved, please visit our qualification page here. If you have previously been approved, please allow up to 5 days (usually less) for your code to arrive by e-mail.

Test Manager: Advanced Level Syllabus (2012)
Test Analyst: Advanced Level Syllabus (2019-1)
Technical Test Analyst: Advanced Level Syllabus (2019)

Private Business Paper Exams

If you are with a company that is interested in arranging certification exams for your employees, please contact us. *Please note: A minimum of 8 people is required for on-site exams. For less than 8 people, there is an additional fee of $50.00 CDN per person.

Exam cancellation policy

Please review our policy here.