Who is it for?

  • Aimed at anyone involved in software testing who wishes to broaden their knowledge of Mobile Application Testing or anyone who wishes to start a specialist career in Mobile Application Testing.

Entry requirements

  • The ISTQB® Foundation Level certificate must be obtained before taking this exam.

What will I learn?

The expected business outcomes for candidates who achieve the Foundation Level in Mobile Application Testing certification are:

  • Understand and review business and technology drivers for mobile apps in order to create a test strategy.
  • Identify and understand the key challenges, risks and expectations associated with testing a mobile application.
  • Apply test types and levels specific to mobile applications.
  • Apply common test types, such as those mentioned in [ISTQB_CTFL_2018], in the mobile specific context.
  • Carry out the activities required specifically for mobile application testing as part of the main activities described in the ISTQB® Test Process.
  • Identify and use suitable environments and appropriate tools for mobile application testing.
  • Understand methods and tools used specifically to support mobile application test automation.

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

Download the 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 two days.

Where can I study?

  • At an approved provider near you
  • At your computer via e-learning or web conference learning

How much does it cost?

Prices for courses vary depending on your chosen training provider and course format.

Providers coming soon

Exam only (self study)

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

How long will it take?

It usually takes a minimum of 13 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?

Exam price: £192 (£160.00 + VAT)

Available via Pearson VUE soon

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?

Practitioner level certifications

Candidates wishing to progress their career pathway may wish to consider the BCS range of practitioner certifications, each of which will enhance your skills in their specific area of specialism.

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