Below you will find helpful study aids for the ISTQB software testing certification exam:
- The free ISTQB syllabi, the software testing certification body of knowledge
- The ISTQB glossary of software testing terms
- An ISTQB sample Foundation Level exam and Advanced Level questions / answers
Download the free ISTQB syllabi. Note that, depending on your browser, you may see a blank screen while these large files download.
ISTQB Foundation Level Certification Syllabus – Version 2011
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ISTQB Advanced Level Certification Syllabus – Test Analyst – Version 2012
ISTQB Advanced Level Certification Syllabus – Test Manager – Version 2012
Technical Test Analyst
ISTQB Advanced Level Certification Syllabus – Technical Test Analyst – Version 2012
*The Version 2007 ISTQB Advanced Level Syllabus is deprecated and is available here. At the ISTQB General Assembly meeting in October 2012, the 2012 ISTQB Advanced Level was approved for release as an overview document plus three separate, distinct syllabi for Advanced Test Manager, Advanced Test Analyst and Advanced Technical Test Analyst. An overview of the main changes in the 2012 version compared with the 2007 version can be found here. No further 2007 CTAL courses are allowed to start beginning April 19th, 2013. No further 2007 exams are allowed beginning July 19th, 2013.
ISTQB Glossary of Software Testing Terms
Download the free ISTQB glossary in pdf format. Note that, depending on your browser, you may see a blank screen while this large pdf file downloads.
ISTQB Certification Sample Exam / Questions
ISTQB offers a sample CTFL exam for study purposes. The questions, built to ISTQB guidelines, will give the potential examinee an opportunity to test syllabus and glossary knowledge.
ISTQB also offers sample Advanced Level question sets and answers: