Welcome to SSTB - Swedish Software Testing Board

As the most widely recognized and fastest-growing software testing certification organization in the world ISTQB (International Software Testing Qualifications Board) now has more than 500 000 certified testers in over 80 countries. SSTB is one of ISTQB's member boards. Besides in English, SSTB also offers a Swedish standard and Swedish testing certification according to the international standard.

SSTB offers online exams

SSTB can now offer online exams at ISTQB Foundation Level and at Advanced Level Test Automation Engineer. This means that you can conduct your exam remotely, at home or in a place where you can work individually.
The difference from onsite exams is that there are limitations in the use of assistive devices; no aids are allowed in SSTB's online examinations.


For more info and rules about SSTB's online exams, see here
You can apply for an exam here

SSTB exams

As an ISTQB member board, SSTB conducts examinations and certifications in most of the modules offered by ISTQB. Se product portfolio below.
SSTB conducts ISTQB examinations as follows:

  • Immediately following a course conducted by accredited course holders. See the Calendar tab. All course holders always have an exam connected to their course
  • Approximately once a month as an open exam in Stockholm and Göteborg. See the
    Open SSTB Exams tab. On these occasions one can enroll in any of the ISTQB examinations offered by SSTB
  • At the request of a group or a company. Please contact SSTB for agreement.

Even if you haven’t participated in a course you can register for an exam if there are available places left. Which ISTQB modules you can sign up for at any time can be found in the Calendar tab

The examinations are carried out on paper and the results are posted to the address you provided during the examination; you usually have it after 4-5 days. If you have not received a result within two weeks, you will be contacted by SSTB


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In our previous range of paper-based exams for ISTQB Foundation and Advanced Level SSTB can now also offer e-exam at Foundation Level.


SSTB's e-exams are conducted on the same basis as our paper-based exams, the same terms and conditions apply, the difference is how the candidate is conducting the exam and that you can get your result immediately after completing the exam.


An e-exam is an exam where the candidate, instead of answering on paper, conducts the exam on a computer, in this case an iPAD. Upon completion of the exam, the final result (number of points achieved) is presented at once and the candidate will later get their certificates sent by mail in the same way as the paper exam.


SSTB's e-exams impose no other requirements in place, local and other conditions than those of our paper exams. It is even possible to perform the paper-based exam and e-exam at the same occasion.

Are you, as a training provider or exam coordinator, interested in organizing an e-exam please contact SSTB.

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ISTQB-SSTB Product Portfolio

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