Nigerian Software Testing Qualifications Board (NGSTQB) is a member board of International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB®); the world's leading organization for Certification of Professionals in Software Testing. We are also the local chapter for The TMMi Foundation, the architect and owner of the Test Maturity Model integration (TMMi) - a detailed and structured model for test process improvement and, the world standard for same.

Our Mission

The NGSTQB mission is to generate public awareness of the economic and risk management benefits that professional software testing practices offer. They enable their customers to develop their careers in line with trending industry demands.

In conjunction with the ISTQB®, the NGSTQB is responsible for providing a consistent trusted accreditation system for the education and training of professional testers. Our Board develops, adopts and contributes to standards for software testing, training course development, and professional qualification.

Certification of testing professionals to the values and syllabi developed by ISTQB® is core to the services NGSTQB provide.

We support members from all areas of the software delivery industry to uplift their skills, competency, knowledge of testing and instil discipline for quality engineering ways of working.

Through the extensive NGSTQB network, we facilitate collaboration between testing and quality professionals, learning through events and distribution of trending and topical information and articles.