Certified Software Tester (CSTE)

The Certified Software Tester (CSTE) certification is intended to establish standards for initial qualification and provide direction for the testing function through an aggressive educational program.

The Certified Software Tester (CSTE) certification is intended to establish standards for initial qualification and provide direction for the testing function through an aggressive educational program. Acquiring the designation ofCertified Software Tester (CSTE) indicates a professional level of competence in the principles and practices of quality control in the IT profession. CSTE’s become members of a recognized professional group and receive recognition of their competence by business and professional associates, potentially more rapid career advancement, and greater acceptance in the role as advisor to management.

Checking Prerequisites

 

To qualify for candidacy, each applicant must meet one of four prerequisites:

1.            A 4 year degree from an accredited college-level institution and 2 years experience in the information services field

2.            A 3 year degree from an accredited college-level institution and 3 years experience in the information services field

3.            A 2 year degree from an accredited college-level institution and 4 years experience in the information services field

4.            Six years experience in the information services field

 

AND

Are working, or have worked at any time within the prior 18 months, in the field within covered by the certification designation

 

Depending upon a compliance sample selected according to program criteria, the applicant may be required to provide detailed education and/or employment documentation supporting the prerequisite option selected on the application. If selected for verification, the applicant must supply the documentation to the program. Applicants who fail to provide the requested documentation will not be allowed to sit for the exam or, if the exam has been taken and passed, may be subject to de-certification.

 

 

 

Share