Who is it for?

  • For professionals with experience of traditional software development lifecycles and entry level testers with an interest in mobile testing. 
  • Suitable for testers, test analysts, test engineers, test consultants, test managers, user acceptance testers and software developers 

Entry requirements

  • There are no formal entry requirements for this certification, however candidates would benefit from holding the ISTQB® Certified Tester Foundation Level in Software Testing certificate.

What will I learn?

You’ll gain an understanding of agile software testing, principles and application including: 

  • The seven principles of software testing 
  • The fundamentals of the testing process 
  • How to choose different types of testing used throughout software life-cycles 
  • The process of test management 
  • Selection of test management tools and introducing them into your organisation

The syllabus includes training objectives, details of modules and learning hours:

Download the latest syllabus (PDF)

How do I get this certification?

Training and exam (recommended)

Take this course with one of our accredited training providers.

How long will it take?

Classroom courses normally last three days.

Where can I study?

At a BCS accredited training provider near you.

How much does it cost?

Course prices vary depending on your chosen training provider and course format.

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Exam only (self study)

Ideal if you’re self-motivated and already know something about mobile testing.

How long will it take?

It usually takes a minimum of 16 hours to prepare for the exam.

Where do I sit my exam?

At any Pearson VUE test centre across the world.

How much does it cost?

Guide price: £192 (£160 + VAT) based on UK RRP

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What format is the exam?

  • One hour 'closed book' with 40 multiple choice questions
  • Pass mark is 65% (26/40)

Download the specimen paper (PDF)

Download the answer key (PDF)

What's next?

Intermediate level certifications

You can progress to the:

BCS Intermediate Certificate in Software Testing

ASTQB® is a Registered Trade Mark of the American Software Testing Qualifications Board

This qualification is not regulated by the following United Kingdom Regulators - Ofqual, Qualifications Wales, CCEA Regulation or SQA.