KSTQB is an independent non-profit organization with the goal of promoting Software Testing and Quality Assurance within the IT and Software Engineering sector. For more than a decade, KSTQB has been a leading provider of certification examinations providing professionals with access to the latest testing trends and the latest best practices relating to Software Testing & QA. We continually introduce, develop and maintain Software Testing certifications for both the local and international audience.
  • - Non-profit Organization
  • - Founded in 2005 and located in Seoul, Korea
  • - Started as a national member board of ISTQB®
  • - Responsible for the “KSTQB Certified Tester” scheme worldwide
  • - Responsible for the “ISTQB® Certified Tester” scheme in Korea
  • - A leading organization for Certification of Professionals in Software Testing in Korea

We also try to connect local Software Testing communities with those of international ones sharing the knowledge and skills in the field of Software Testing.
We are responsible for the accreditation of ISTQB® training providers in Korea and periodically audit training materials and trainers for their qualifications.
We organize, take part in, and support both local and international Software Testing related events, such as conferences, seminars and other meetings connecting testing communities with academia as well as the industry.

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KSTQB currently conducts the following certification programs.
※ Click on the boxes for links to the certification details

  • 01

    KSTQB Certified Tester Basic Level ( KSTQB CTBL )

  • 02

    KSTQB Certified Tester Foundation Mobile Tester ( KSTQB CTFL-MT )

  • 03

    KSTQB ISO 29119 Certified Tester ( KSTQB ISO 29119 )

  • 01

    ISTQB® Certified Tester Foundation Level (ISTQB® CTFL)

  • 02

    ISTQB® Cerfified Tester Foundation Level Agile Tester (ISTQB® CTFL-AT)

  • 03

    ISTQB® Cerfified Tester Foundation Level AI Testing (ISTQB® CTFL-AIT)

  • 04

    ISTQB® Cerfified Tester Foundation Level Automotive software Tester (ISTQB® CTFL-AuT)

  • 05

    ISTQB® Cerfified Tester Foundation Level Mobile Application Tester (ISTQB® CTFL-MAT)

  • 06

    ISTQB® Certified Tester Foundation Level Model-based Tester (ISTQB® CTFL-MBT)

  • 07

    ISTQB® Certified Tester Advaned Level-Test Manager (ISTQB® CTAL-TM)

  • 08

    ISTQB® Certified Tester Advanced Level-Test Analyst (ISTQB® CTAL-TA)

  • 09

    ISTQB® Certified Tester Advanced Level-Technical Test Analyst (ISTQB® CTAL-TTA)

  • ※ Specialist modules are constantly being added as part of an effort to timely respond to digital transformation and global trends.
  • 01

    Foundation Level (IREB CPRE-FL)

  • 02

    Advanced Level (IREB CPRE-AL)

  • 01

    TMMi Professional Foundation Level