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comment Do ISTQB/ISEB Testing Certificates prove that someone can test?
I recently look the AST course and yes, it was a real eye-opener. Having also taken the ISTQB course, I'd rate the value in the AST course to be magnitudes higher, as it really focuses on the "how to test", not in a "this way or the highway" kind of approach, but in teaching you the principles to identify bugs, come up with useful tests and so on. Disclaimer - my test expertise when I took both courses varied wildly (ISTQB when I was just starting out, AST just a few months ago with several years now under the belt) so there is bias present in my viewpoints.
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comment Do ISTQB/ISEB Testing Certificates prove that someone can test?
Interesting criteria, testerab - wonder why they do it? Are certifications these days over-rated, don't really demonstrate any testing capability, or something else? Or as glowcoder pointed out, a fairly basic test to see if applicants can follow basic instructions? It's quite a grey area, different people/organisations will take different things away from including/excluding certifications as job requirements.
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