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ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Foundation

Exam Details:

Examination type

A closed book multiple-choice examination.

Syllabus Summary

Candidates should be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the following software testing principles and techniques.

Key areas

  • Principles of testing
  • Testing throughout the life-cycle
  • Dynamic testing techniques
  • Static testing
  • Test management
  • Tool support for testing


There are no specific pre-requisites for entry to the examination, however candidates should be suitably prepared and possess appropriate knowledge of the key areas shown above.


Our Foundation in Software Testing course prepares you for this examination. The examination is taken at the end of the course.

The examination can also be taken directly.

This is a specialist certificate in the BCS International Diploma in Solution Development. 

This qualification covers SFIA skills TEST2 & 3.