Certified Tester Acceptance Testing (CT-AcT)

Overview
The ISTQB® Acceptance Testing (CT-AcT) certification focuses on the concepts, methods, and practices of collaboration between product owners/business analysts and testers in acceptance testing. It covers user acceptance testing (UAT), contractual and regulatory acceptance testing, as well as alpha and beta testing.
Audience

The Acceptance Testing certification is aimed at anyone involved in software acceptance testing activities. This includes people in roles such as product owners, business analysts, testers, test analysts, test engineers, test consultants, test managers, user acceptance testers, and software developers.

To gain this certification, candidates must hold the Certified Tester Foundation Level certificate.

Exam Structure
question mark iconNo. of Questions:40
question mark iconTotal Points:40
question mark iconPassing Score:26
clock iconExam Length (mins):60 (+25% Non-Native Language)
Business Outcomes

IT professionals who have passed the “Acceptance Testing” syllabus exam should be able to accomplish the following Business Objectives.

For business analysts and product owners:

  • Contribute to an organization’s acceptance testing activities by participating in the acceptance test design phase and supporting the alignment of the product with the business requirements;
  • Contribute to an organization’s acceptance testing activities by participating in the acceptance test design phase and supporting the alignment of the product with the business requirements;
  • Contribute to the quality of the acceptance testing process, including validation and verification of produced artifacts.

For testers:

  • Contribute to the definition of acceptance criteria during the requirements definition phase;
  • Collaborate efficiently with business analysts and other stakeholders during all acceptance testing activities:
  • Understand the business objectives, communicate with business units, and share common objectives for acceptance testing.
More Information

Training is available from Accredited Training Providers (classroom, virtual, and e-learning). We highly recommend attending accredited training as it ensures that an ISTQB® Member Board has assessed the materials for relevance and consistency against the syllabus.

Self-study, using the syllabus and recommended reading material, is also an option when preparing for the exam.

Holders of this certification may choose to proceed to other Core, Agile, or Specialist stream certifications.

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Syllabus
CT-AcT Syllabus v1.0
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Sample Exams
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