List of exam providers
Our Recognized Certification Bodies Follow Worldwide Standards
Within the iSAQB training scheme, the formal and organizational separation between training and exam providers is the basis for a maximum of quality and transparency of the CPSA® certifications.
On this page you will find all recognized certification bodies that offer CPSA® exams in your home country. All information on exam prices, which can vary from country to country, can be found on the respective certification body websites.
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Here you can select your desired exam language, CPSA® level and exam type.
ACerT – Academia Brasileira de Certificações e Treinamentos Ltda.
Founded in February 2018, ACerT was developed to foster technological specialization in Brazil, based on knowledge acquired from over ten years of experience in certification bodies ahead of the organization and conduction of exams, with authorship in a pioneering project in Brazil for the creation, implementation and management of academic partnerships and performance in the management and training logistics has provided the expertise for its emergence. It provides preparatory courses for exams, professional training and certifications of important global players, with the support of highly qualified instructors active in the market, academic institutions, technological centers and private companies.
Brightest is a global examination body supporting global certification standards in several languages (e.g. ISTQB, iSAQB, IFPUG and our United Portfolio), we help provide a path for measuring and confirming industry-based knowledge in areas of expertise throughout the IT industry. On top of being able to offer paper exams around the world, we proudly collaborate with Pearson VUE for all or our electronic exam solutions: Brightest Private Exams (remote/online exams), Brightest Center Exams (at any of the 5200+ Pearson Test Centres) and Brightest Green Exams (electronic group exams). All successful candidates receive a digital certificate and also benefit from a digital badge from the world-leading Credly’s Acclaim Badging Services. #ReachYourPotential with Brightest!
Cert-IT was founded in 2003 by the business associations BITKOM and ZVEI, the trade unions IG Metall and ver.di as well as the Gesellschaft für Informatik e. V. and the Fraunhofer Gesellschaft.
In 2009, the social partners handed over Cert-IT into the hands of Germany’s leading IT certifier, the DLGI.
Cert-IT is accredited by the German Accreditation Society (DAkkS) as a certification body for management systems, products and people and is therefore their trusted partner for certifications in the field of education and IT.
In the context of personal certifications, Cert-IT has relied on web-based examination systems from the very beginning and thus offers its customers standardized examination procedures, flexibility for examination companies and a fast result for the candidate. Our portfolio also includes remote proctoring procedures while maintaining the integrity of the exam.
Certible is an independent certification body headquartered in Vienna, Austria, and operating worldwide. We offer a range of IT certifications including the iSAQB CPSA, as well as in areas like Requirements Engineering (IREB CPRE), Usability & User Experience (UXQB CPUX), Software Testing (ISTQB Certified Tester) and many more.
Certible is currently offering remote exams using our internally-developed solution, which goes above and beyond GDPR compliance to offer the utmost in privacy, security and convenience.
Aside from remote exams Certible is known primarily for its tablet-based onsite exams, combining the responsiveness of electronic test taking with the convenience of complete flexibility.
We also offer exams to individuals in the form of public exams throughout the German-speaking world, as well as worldwide through Prometric test centers. Regardless of exam form candidates are notified of results instantly.
Future Network Cert GmbH
We certify your expertise in Software Architecture and Requirements Engineering, in an independent, flexible and competent manner.
With over 15,000 exams held worldwide, Future Network Cert, founded in Vienna in 2007, is one of the leading certification bodies in Europe. In the field of Software Architecture, certifications in line with the iSAQB® are carried out and, as far as Requirements Engineering is concerned, tests are held in accordance with IREB®. We have also been an accredited partner of EXIN since 2017 and offer certifications by this innovative organisation in areas such as Business Analysis, DevOps and Agile Scrum.
As a special incentive, the best 20 of the respective certification area will be honoured in an annual gala event. The award will be covered by the media.
GASQ Service GmbH
Global Association for Software Quality, abbreviated GASQ, is an international exam provider and a leading association in the software quality industry. GASQ was founded by experts from Europe, Asia and America as an independent, international non-profit association aiming to advocate and promote software quality in research, teaching and industry.
Today, GASQ cooperates with multiple training providers, national testing boards and consulting companies. It actively participates in the development of new certifications and offers them through its extensive international network. GASQ is currently represented on over 60 national markets by more than 250 cooperation partners. Thanks to globally recognized expertise and leading certification schemes, GASQ yearly certifies over 20.000 people in Europe, Asia, North and South America, Australia and Africa in 10 different languages.
Through all of its activities, GASQ strives to make it its core responsibility to increase awareness about the importance of good software quality and highly qualified staff in this sector. Nonetheless, GASQ broadens its focus and identifies areas that require development or improvement of the quality standards.
The iSQI Group, with offices in Potsdam (Germany), Amsterdam (The Netherlands), London (UK) and Boston (USA), is a leading provider of certification examinations all over the world. For 15 years, iSQI has been playing a significant role in certifying the know-how of IT professionals in over 100 countries on 6 continents in 10 languages. With over 30,000 certifications per year, iSQI paves the way for successful career development.
iSQI examinations are supported by a global network of accredited training providers. Their expertise in education assists professionals in improving their knowledge and skills for the certification exam. iSQI fosters experience changes and business development as well as advancements in software quality engineering. iSQI dedicates to the success of partners and clients. The company has three main roles as a certification body: knowledge auditor, knowledge editor, and knowledge mediator.
ITA-STQB (ITAlian Software Testing Qualifications Board) is a non-profit association born in 2007, which started to offer certification exams from the second half of 2008. Its characteristic activities include certification in the field of software engineering in Italy, such as business analysis, requirements engineering, software architecture and testing. Certification happens in accordance with the rules and syllabi that are public, defined by international reference institutes, i. e., ISTQB®, IREB®, IQBBA® and iSAQB®, written by experts and subjected to continuous review and updating. Their terminology is described in glossaries, and ITA-STQB deals with translations into Italian for the certifications offered in Italy. ITA-STQB also deals with the accreditation of companies for training activities, the active contribution to the evolution of international reference schemes, and the stimulation of interest in Italy on software engineering issues through the organization of conferences and specific events, while promoting the exchange of skills.
Pearson VUE & Brightest
CPSA Foundation Level exams can be taken through our licenced partner Brightest at 5,300 Pearson VUE testing centers in over 190 countries worldwide.
- Here you can see a video, showing the exam situation in a Pearson VUE test center.
Pearson VUE & iSQI
CPSA Foundation Level exams can be taken through our licenced partner iSQI at 5,300 Pearson VUE testing centers in over 190 countries worldwide.
- Here you can see a video, showing the exam situation in a Pearson VUE test center.
PROMETRIC & Certible
Online CPSA Foundation Level exams are offered at Prometric Test Centers worldwide by our partner Certible. (more…)
Swiss Association for Quality
The SAQ Swiss Association for Quality is an international service organization in the field of personal certification, quality management and business excellence. We help our members to sustainably increase their competitiveness — as SME, organization or professional.
We are the preferred partner for personal certification. 70–75 percent of all customer advisors in the Swiss financial center are SAQ certified. In 2019 we issued 8,523 certificates in the IT, banking, quality, risk, environment, safety and corporate functions sectors.
We create and share knowledge and networks in the fields of quality, business excellence and operational excellence.
The SAQ IT Expert Group networks and promotes IT professionals and communities. It supports and supplements training offers with meetings and conferences. It maintains and promotes the development of existing personal certificates.