Certified Software Testing Professional (CSTP)

Programme Code D12
Applications Development
Learning Partner(s)
Nanyang Polytechnic
5 Days
Format In-person
Test Planning & Management Performance Testing Functional Testing Application Security Testing
Job Roles
ICT&SS Professional Software Engineer Quality Engineer


Gain an in-depth understanding of the methods, processes, tools and technologies in software testing with a focus on the software quality control and security assurance perspectives in this programme.

Key Takeaways

At the end of this programme, you will be able to:
  • Appreciate the importance of software quality and security
  • Explain software testing process and practices in V model and agile (SCRUM) software development process
  • Explain the essential build-and-test environments
  • Perform test planning and test case design
  • Generate and analyse software metrics for quality measurement
  • Apply white box testing techniques including static code analysis, dynamic code analysis, code coverage, unit testing and etc.
  • Apply black box testing techniques including functional testing, regression testing, acceptance testing, performance testing and etc.
  • Apply security testing techniques such as fuzzing test, security code analysis and etc.
  • Perform test results analysis and reporting

Who Should Attend

  • Please refer to the job roles section.
  • Any Public Service Officer involved in the improvement and maintenance of software quality control and security assurance; and/or in a Software Tester, Software Developer or IT Project Manager role. 


You must have:
  • A polytechnic diploma or a university degree in ICT, IT, Telecom, Computer/Information Science.
  • Software engineering with 1-year of testing experience.
  • Any degree/diploma with 3-years of testing experience.

Programme Structure

This programme is delivered face-to-face and will cover the following topics:

  • Software testing principles and processes
  • Development and test environment setup
  • Test planning, test case design and reporting
  • White box testing
  • Black box testing
  • Security testing

This programme includes a certification exam that will be conducted at the end of the programme. It consists of a written assessment and a practical assessment.


Full Fee

Full programme fee


9% GST on nett programme fee


Total nett programme fee payable, including GST S$2616

With effect from 1 Jan 2024

How To Register


Step 1 Apply through your organisation's training request system.

Step 2 Your organisation's training request system (or relevant HR staff) confirms your organisation's approval for you to take the programme.

Your organisation will send registration information to the academy.

Organisation HR L&D or equivalent staff can click here for details of the registration submission process.

Step 3 GovTech Digital Academy will inform you whether you have been successful in enrolment.