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This tag refers to the thorny topic of certifying software testers, rather than public key certificates.

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Do ISTQB/ISEB Testing Certificates prove that someone can test?

I have passed the foundation level exam, and to be honest, I'm pretty sure that anyone could pass that exam with a couple of days of studying. My question is are these certificates really of value to ...
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Will getting a Software Testing Certification benefit me in my career?

I have 2 years of experience in manual testing, and I am currently learning automation testing in my spare time. I was thinking that will getting a foundation/entry testing certification really help ...
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What options are available in the career path of a tester?

I am an ISTQB Foundation Certified Tester and am looking at attaining either the Certified Agile Tester (CAT) certification or the ISTQB Intermediate Certificate to add to my skills and experience to ...
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Preparing for ISEB/ISTQB

I recently asked this question on a less active exchange and as a result didn't get the range of opinions I was after so am repeating it here. I've been working as a tester for the last 6 months (in ...
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