The USQB is an Ukrainian national agency of ISTQB (International Software Testing Qualification Board) – association, which has built and supports the most renowned scheme for software testers certification.
As of March 2012, ISTQB have issued over 200000 certifications in more than 70 countries.
The scheme relies on a Body of Knowledge (Syllabi and Glossary) and exam rules that are applied consistently all over the world. Material and exams are available in many languages.

Certify yourself at Foundation, Advanced and Expert Level!


On 4th June 2018, ISTQB® confirmed the release of the new ISTQB® Certified Tester Foundation Level 2018 Syllabus!

iSQI, as a leading global exam provider for ISTQB®, are delighted with this release and would like to congratulate all of the team at ISTQB® -  we appreciate the hard work and dedication involved in this update which, we believe, reflects feedback from the market.

Foundation Level is core to the ISTQB® Certified Tester Scheme supporting skills development and career progression for anyone who is involved in testing. It is also the prerequisite to ISTQB® Advanced, Agile and Specialist certifications. ISTQB® certification is applicable across software delivery approaches whether Waterfall, Agile, DevOps or continuous delivery.

iSQI are delighted to be able to offer both 2011 and 2018 Foundation syllabus exams; the 2018 exam is available now in English (Pearson VUE, paper and computer based) and Spanish - other languages will follow.  To book a Pearson VUE exam or Public exam please go to our webshop.

In addition to 2011/2018 Foundation Level exams, iSQI are proud to be offering exams across all of the current ISTQB® portfolio including Advanced Level Test Automation Engineer and Security Tester (all exams are available on Pearson VUE as well as after training).

Certified Tester Foundation Level 2018 Resources:

For complete set of resources click here.


If you have booked, or if you are in the process of booking, a training course or exam based on the 2011 syllabus for yourself or your team -  go ahead!

Training providers need some time to accredit for the 2018 syllabus and we would recommend that you do not delay your training or exam. Please be reassured that a 2011 certificate is valid, including as a prerequisite for other ISTQB® exams, and moreover it will help you to develop important skills in testing.

Training Providers:

We will contact training providers separately with information about re-accreditation for the 2018 syllabus.

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What has changed in the 2018 syllabus?

We have created a frequently asked question (FAQ) page on the iSQI website that includes important information on the new syllabus. We hope the FAQs will answer most of the queries that individuals, employers and training providers might have.