ISTQB International Software Testing Qualifications Board
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ISTQB Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL)

Foundation Examinations

For each of the Foundation level certifications candidates are required to sit a one hour, 40 question multiple choice examination designed to evaluate a candidate's knowledge and understanding of the syllabus.

Candidates are required to score 26 or more correct answers to pass.

Topics within the Foundation syllabi have been categorised by learning objectives, defining the level of knowledge a candidate must display for each topic. The categories are below:

  • K1 Remember, recognise and recall.
  • K2 Understand, explain, give reasons, compare, classify and summarise.
  • K3 Apply in a specific context.
  • K4 Analyse to solve a problem or task.

Prerequisites

For candidates wishing to take the ISTQB® Foundation specialist examinations listed below, they must have passed the ISTQB® Foundation examination first.

  • ISTQB® Certified Tester Foundation Level - Agile Tester (CTFL-AT)
  • ISTQB® Certified Tester Foundation Level - Model-Based Tester (CTFL-MBT)
  • ISTQB® Certified Tester Foundation Level - Usability Testing (CTFL-UT)
  • ISTQB® Certified Tester Foundation Level - Performance Testing (CTFL-PT)
  • ISTQB® Certified Tester Foundation Level - Mobile Application  Testing (CTFL-MAT)
  • ISTQB® Certified Tester Foundation Level - Acceptance   Testing (CTFL-AcT)
  • ISTQB® Certified Tester Foundation Level - Gambling Industry Tester (CTFL-GT)
  • ISTQB® Certified Tester Foundation Level - Automotive Software Tester (CTFL-AuT)

Study Materials

Syllabi and sample questions to assist your study can be downloaded here

Extra Time

Candidates who are not fluent in English will be granted an additional 25% of time to complete the exam. Candidates with a disability will be granted extra time depending on their disability. Both must be applied for at time of booking.