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



Once a month SSTB offers opens exams in Stockholm/Kista, Göteborg och Malmö.
We offer exams in all areas that SSTB currently has.
The exams in Stockholm/Kista och Göteborg are administered by SSTB while the exams in Malmö are administered by System Verification.
For Stockholm and Göteborg you apply here for Foundation Level and Extensions and here for Advanced Level. For Malmö you apply here
Calendar for alla exams are here for Foundation Level and here for Advanced Level

Following ISTQB modules are available for exam
Foundation Level

  • Foundation Level Core               English andSwedish
  • Agile Tester                                English andSwedish
  • Model-Based Tester                   English

Advanced Level

  • Test Manager                              English andSwedish
  • Test Analyst                                English
  • Technical Test Analyst               English
  • Test Automation Engineer          English
    (coming soon)
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If you want to be your company’s leader in test automation, you’ll love ISTQB’s new Advanced Test Automation Engineer. The exam will be available in a few weeks, but you can already download the free syllabus (body of knowledge), practice exam questions, and practice exam answers.
To be able to certify on ISTQB Advanced Level, Test Automation Engineer you must be certified on Foundation Level
The syllabus can be found here and the practice exam here

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ISTQB® has released a 10-minute survey (around 20 questions) to gather customer views in relation to the current ISTQB® product portfolio and its further development.
Last time we conducted our survey we got very useful feedback from the market. This year survey is based on previous one with purpose to get more insights on the current trends
The surveys will be available until the 31th of December 2016 via the following link:
This survey will provide an excellent opportunity to collect feedback from the worldwide software testing community and we would appreciate your assistance in answering and inviting people and other professionals to participate.

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Syllabus Advanced Level Security Tester is now availabe on SSTB's web site here.
There is also an overview describing e.g. Business Outcomes and course length.
On SSTB web page there is also a practice exam. See here.
Currently there is no accredited Training Provider in Sweden or exam. If there there is a interest for an exam we will offer one.
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CAG is 2016-08-19 accredited for ISTQB Foundation Level, Agile tester with material and terminology in English
See link

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A summary presentation of ISTQB June 2016 can be downloaded here

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SSTB offers 50% discount on all ISTQB exams offered by SSTB in Kista 2016-06-28.
To get the discount you have to apply latest Sunday 2016-06-26 and use the discount code KISTA286 when paying for the exam.
Apply for the exam under the folder ' Open SSTB exams'. All other conditions mentioned there are stll valid

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The book MODEL-BASED TESTING ESSENTIALS, Guide to the ISTQB Certified Model-Based Tester, is now availabe in book stores.
The Syllabus for Model-Based Tester was approved by ISTQB in october 2015 for general market availability and the book has been prepared to be a study guide for this.
Please find info about the book here.
Also find the Syllabus here and the Practice exam here.

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Our Danish ISTQB organization, DSTB, is organizing a test conference 9th of June 2016 at Tivoli Congress Center in Copenhagen called From theory to practice.
The conference will be held in four tracks, one in English
See the flyer
Also se a link to the conference
From an SSTB perspective we would like to offer your members or people who sign up because they have seen our conference through your communication a discount. The normal price is DKK 3125 including VAT. Our membership price is DKK 2500 including VAT.

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ISTQB® will continue with existing Foundation, Advanced and Expert modules that will be grouped under the Core stream.
New modules that are more specific in their nature, will be served under the Specialist stream.
For more info see:

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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