What is the best certification to earn for software testing?

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    Nicola
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    @nicolag

    This question I found somewhere on internet and it got me thinking – what would you say?

    #20501
    Anup
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    @anupnair

    Im sure every QA member would know that their are millions of courses that are out in the market for being a certified testers, what matters the most is to have implemented knowledge on the way testing is performed. ISTQB- FL , AL , Agile and the list goes on. You can become a certified tester, but the quality that you should develop is to be someone with implemented knowledge of those certification.

    #22097
    Darwin
    Moderator
    @darwin

    It depends on the motive of what anyone wants to achieve.

    In some parts of the world, ISTQB is the widely recognized certification; it can be a doorway to land jobs in such places. So the best way to find out is to check out the job ads.

    If the goal is to have a better understanding and knowledge, then  BBST course should help.

    #22528
    remote4me
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    @remote4me

    Are certificates still important? I would say that experience is more important…

    #23620
    Darwin
    Moderator
    @darwin

    I would say good amount of experience can outweigh the need of certificates. But certification helps to onboard faster when starting out.

    #24177
    UrbanPro
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    @ssamridhi336

    In my point of view your work speaks the most not your certificates. So work on your skills to improve it.

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    #27314
    Venessa
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    @venessa

    You could go for :

    1. Certified Associate in Software Testing ( CAST )
    2. Certified Software Tester ( CSTE )
    3. Certified Manager of Software Testing ( CMST )
    4. ISTQB Foundation Level ( CTFL )
    5. STQB Agile Tester Certification

    I read about these on an infographic. – Testrig Technologies
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    #27319
    Joe
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    @joe_abbott

    The ISTQB Software Testing Certification is the most widely recognized and fastest growing software testers certification in the world. They support people who want to get certified in software testing.

    Regards, developer Work Time

    #27471
    shwetal
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    @knowlathon

    <p class=”MsoNormal”>If you are someone in a position to deal with or supervise technicalities, or perhaps heading your own organization, these project management certifications could be a great boost to your project management career.</p>

    #27473
    amulya
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    @amujay

    Different Software Testing certifications are exist which depends on manual Testing or Automation Testing Tools

    1) Manual Testing  — ISTQB is the Primary and Universal Certification.

    2) Automation Testing Tools : – Are depending upon the Tool & testing, Having Its related Certifications.

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