Is the ISTQB certification acknowledged across the world?
Yes, this is a truly internationally recognized certification program and currently the world’s most popular software testing related certification.
How can I be entitled to the Certified Software Tester certificate?
Where are the courses and exams held?
They are currently held at Continuing Education – University of Iceland (Endurmenntun Háskóla Íslands), Dunhaga 7, 107 Reykjavík.
How much does it cost?
Agile extension course is 195.900 Kr. for early registration, otherwise 234.900 Kr.
Many unions have funds to support their members education and workplaces too, so it is worth checking that out if applicable.
What language are the courses and exams in?
The courses and exams are in English. Candidates taking exams that are not in their native or local language get longer exam time.
What is the entry criteria?
To be eligible to undertake the Agile Tester Foundation Extension certification exam, candidates must first hold the ISTQB Foundation Certificate.
Do I need to take the course before the exam?
No you do not, but it is highly recommended since the courses provide in-depth understanding of the topics in the syllabus, through teaching, discussions and practical exercises. It is also possible to attend courses without taking the exams for learning purposes, but the attendee will not be ISTQB certified.