the increasing complexity of modern software development
projects it is essential that QA/Testers are certified.
Whereas, many employees are shifted into QA positions from
programming or other areas in development or just a change of
work duties. We have found that in a number of cases there has
been a vague understanding of the QA/ Testing Process, and
often a lack of the SDLC comprehension tools that are
necessary for productive software testing.
vital for any company that their QA Team possess a thorough
understanding of the ‘Software Development Process’, and how
it fits into the business approach and goals of the
organization. Therefore, without the pertinent knowledge and
training through QA/Tester certifications the process cannot
be completely thorough.
testing to any company's reputation is bottom-line and without
having QA/Testers certified the product released cannot
receive top-notched approval from the customer. This could
possibly result in costing the company billions of dollars.
Ultimately, for a top notch product, you need
QA/Testing certified professionals involved in the development
critical to any product's success to have trained and
certified professionals on your QA Team.
Certified Tester Professional certification program
can provide focused career training,
essential to handling the most complex software projects,
skill development for working professionals. In addition, the
program focuses on workplace processes and procedures that are
related to structured and unstructured development settings.
If you are
exploring new career opportunities or want to stay current in
your field, certification programs can provide focused career
training and skill development for working professionals, and
recent college graduates. Our certification programs are
designed to supplement degree education.
first step in preparing for the Certified Software
Tester certification examination
is to determine which of the following preparation processes
for the CST Certification examination is right for you:
Attend the CST Certification Class or purchase the CST
Certification Self-Study Materials
Content & Weighting Information
Certified Software Tester and Certified
Software Test Analyst
programs cover topics considered key in industry best
Individuals holding both designations are poised to exhibit
the common body of knowledge needed to solve the most complex
quality assurance and testing problems.
student must pass the SofTest Certified Tester
Professional certification exam, which provide a valid and
reliable measure of the common body of knowledge,
needed to solve the most complex quality assurance
become a Certified Software
Tester (CST), candidates must pass the CST
exam (SR0101). After passing the Foundation exam,
candidate is awarded the Certified Software Tester (CST)
earn Certified Software Test
Analyst (CSTA) status, designation
candidates must achieve the Certified Software Tester
(CST) certification and pass the CSTA exam (SR0201). After
passing, candidate is awarded the Certified Software Test
Analyst (CSTA) designation.
- The exam time is 95
- Types of exam
questions: multiple choice, multiple-correct multiple
choice, true/false, and free form.
- The exam passing (cut)
score is 80% and the score is rounded up (i.e., 69.5 to
- Candidates cannot skip
and return to items during the test.
Test Concepts (++++)
- Test Cases (++)
- Test Plan (++)
- Test Builds
- Testing Planning (++)
- Test Forms (+)
Control Procedures (++++)
- Testing Deliverables
- Test Execution (+++)
- Test Automation
- Problem Resolution
Key in the Test
+ = 1 - 5%
++ = 6 - 15%
+++ = 16% - 30%
++++ = over 31%
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