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.

FL 2011 will be discontinued and FL 2018 takes over

Last date for course and exam FL 2011 (English) was 2019-06-04. For Swedish the latest date is
2019-12-04.
FL 2018 exists already today and replaces FL 2011.
For finding by SSTB accredited training providers, se here. The list will be updated when new training providers are accredited.
See the Calendar for exams offered by SSTB

Is Model-Based Testing right for you?

Model-based testing is an innovative testing approach to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the test process. A model-based tester on a project uses models to drive test analysis and design, and keeps advantage of the models for other testing activities, such as test implementation and reporting.

ISTQB Model-based Tester certification complements the core foundation level as a specialist module. It provides a practical and easy entry to the MBT approach.
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ISTQB Worldwide Software Testing Practices Survey 2017-18

As a nonprofit-organization with its mission of "advancing the software testing profession", ISTQB® regularly conducts surveys to assess the trends in testing industry world-wide. Such surveys are publicly available on the ISTQB® Web Site.....
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Download the survey 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 Gothenburg. 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

News

2015

SSTB investigates the possibility to arrange courses and examinations for ISTQB Expert Level, Improving the Test Process (ITP). Please read more here!

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To be able to participate in some ISTQB examinations it is required that you are certified on ISTQB Foundation Level, or equivalent. See more under Examination. That certificate (or copy) must be presented to the invigilator before the exam. 

If you have lost your certificate you can get a new one from the Exam Provider that certified you. If SSTB was your Exam Provider, please order a new certificate here. If you had another Exam Provider, please be aware that it can take some time before you will get a new one. It is therefore important to do it in good time.

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Prsctice Exam for foundation Level has been updated to ver 2015 with minor changes
See link

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The ISTQB® General Assembly meeting of Shanghai 23 October has approved the Release of the Model-Based Tester Foundation Extension Syllabus.

Model-based testing is an innovative test approach to improve effectivity and efficiency of the test process. A model-based tester in a project uses models to drive test analysis and design, and takes advantage of the models for other testing activities such as test implementation and reporting.
ISTQB® Model-Based Tester certification complements the core foundation level as a specialist module. It provides a practical and easy entry to the MBT approach. The ISTQB glossary of software testing terms defines Model-Based Testing as «Testing based on or involving models».

A copy of the Syllabus for a 2-day course can be fond here.

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SSTB will during the spring organize ISTQB-examsin a city close to you.
You can take an exam on:
- ISTQB Foundation Level
- ISTQB Agile Tester
- ISTQB Advanced Level, Test Manager
- ISTQB Advanced Level, Test Analyst
- ISTQB Advanced Level, Technical Test Analyst

The cities that are available för open SSTB/ISTQB exams are:
- Luleå
- Umeå
- Sundsvall
- Stockholm /Kista
- Göteborg
- Malmö
- Karlskrona

In cooperation with our training providers there are also possibilities to take an open exam in Linköping och Falun

For calendar and applivcation:
- Foundation Level or Agile Tester
- Advanced Level

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Currently SSTB offers open exams in Stockholm, Göteborg and Malmö.
We expand this in the spring to also include Sundsvall and Umeå
Following exams are available:
ISTQB Foundation Level. Swedish and English
ISTQB Agile Tester. Swedish and English
ISTQB Advanced Level, Test Manager. Swedish and English
ISTQB Advanced Level, Test Analyst. English
ISTQB Advanced Level, Technical Test Analyst. English

For more info and dates, look here

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Konsultbolag1 is now accredited on ISTQB Agile Tester Swedish.
Konsultbolag1 is earlier accredited on ISTQB Agile Tester English and ISTQB Foundation Level Swedish

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ISTQB-SSTB Product Portfolio

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For complete ISTQB product portfolio, see here
SSTB provides exam for the modules with SSTB logo