ISEB Practitioner Certificate in Software Testing

By Improve Quality Services BV in co-operation with the Centre for Software Engineeringimprove
Duration: 10 Days
Venue: Centre for Software Engineering
Discount for Corporate Members


The Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB) is an internationally acknowledged certification body, which focuses on the certification of IT-professionals in a number of key areas including software testing. An ISEB certificate provides software testers with an internationally recognised qualification, which demonstrates a level of competence and professionalism.

There are two levels of ISEB qualification in software testing. The Foundation Certificate is the first and is for software developers, testers, managers, users and anyone with an interest in testing. The Practitioner Certificate is the second and more advanced testing qualification available for experienced testing practitioners.

This ten-day accredited course is a preparation for the exam “Practitioner Certificate in Software Testing” and satisfies all demands of ISEB. All participants will be invited to sit the examination on the tenth day.

The Event

This is a ten-day event, consisting of three training modules, each of which will run for three days and the exam which will take place on the tenth day.

Module 1

Module 2

Module 3

Entry Requirements

Candidates for the Practitioner Certificate course must hold the Foundation Certificate in Software Testing and:

Course Objectives

On completion of the course delegates will be able to:

Who should attend?

This course is aimed at:

The Exam

The examination will consist of:

Practitioner Course Syllabus

Test Management

Reviews and Inspections

Test Techniques

Test Improvement

Course Presenter

Erik Van Veenendaal and Rob Hendrix of Improve Quality Services will present this course. Both Erik and Rob have extensive experience in the software industry, specialising in the area of software testing and inspections.
Erik is the author of a number of books including “Structured Testing – an introduction to Tmap” and “Software Quality from a business perspective”.
Rob has written a number of papers in software testing and software product quality. Both have delivered many successful testing courses including the ISEB foundation certificate and the practitioner certificate.


10 Days which consists of:

9 Training Course 9.15 a.m. - 5.00 p.m. (Registration 9.00 a.m.) delivered over 3 modules each consisting of 3 training days and 1 day for exam.

All participants who wish to sit the examination are advised to set aside some time each evening to study.


€ 3,200, plus €350 Examination Fee including attendance at the course, course material, a copy of the course presenters book entitled “The Testing Practitioner” and lunch.

Because of the requirement to make arrangements for the examination, bookings will normally be required 6 weeks in advance of the course. A non-refundable booking fee of € 350 Euro will be required to cover the examination fee. The balance will be invoiced in 2 parts, 50% at the start of the course and 50% on completion of the course.

Fees will become due in full if cancellations are received within 7 working days of this course.
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Fees will not be reimbursed and will remain due in full if cancellations are received less than 7 working days before the course starts. However, names of participants may be substituted at any time.

Fees include course material and lunch. Please let us know if you have any special dietary requirements.

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