Local Tester Achieves ISTQB Certification First
Brian Osman, Knowledge Engineer at Software Education, has become the first person in Australasia to gain the full suite ofInternational Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB)advanced certifications.
Already Advanced Test Manager and Advanced Test Analyst certified, Osman has now achievedISTQB Certified Tester, Advanced Level - Technical Test Analyst (CTAL-TTA) certification, making him an ISTQBCertified Tester, Full Advanced Level Test Professional.
CTAL-TTA certification only became available locallyin October, with Osman being awarded certificate number ATTA00001, issued by the Australia and New Zealand Testing Board (ANZTB).
In contrast to other certifications offered by the ISTQB/ANZTB, this advanced level certification covers the testing of technical requirements in detail - an aspect of testing which many find particularly challenging.
Martyn Jones, Managing Director of Software Education, says of Osman:
“Brian is a talented testing professional. While certification certainly isn'tthe onlymeasure of his considerable talent, it is a terrific achievement. By formalisingand adding more depth to his existing testing skills, Brian will be in more demand than ever with Software Education's customers.”
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About Software Education www.softed.com
With almost 20 years of experience, Software Education are the internationally recognised local experts in software development training in New Zealand and Australia. With over 50 different course titles in Business Analysis, System Design, Programming, Software Testing, Executive Development and Agile Development, they not only provide access to leading-edge content but also get their customers connected to an unrivalled network of international experts.
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About the ISTQB www.istqb.org
The International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB) is a not-for-profit association legally registered in Belgium. It is composed of 47 member Boards from worldwide countries.
Its stated vision is: “Enabling Test Professionals, through Globally accepted Software Testing Certification standards to support their career development, built on solid professional foundations and exemplary organizational culture. ”
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About the ANZTB www.anztb.org
ANZTB is the regional body representing and supporting software testing professionals in Australia and New Zealand.
The ANZTB was constituted in Sydney in August 2005 as a non-profit organisation and a member of the International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB).
In conjunction with the ISTQB, the ANZTB is responsible for providing a consistent trusted accreditation system for the education and training of professional testers. Our Board develops, adopts and sets standards for software testing, training course development, and professional qualification.
ANZTB is responsible for certification of testing professionals to the standards and syllabi laid down by the ISTQB.
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