Certification Courses - Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

  1. What are MoT Certification Courses?

These courses are specialised, self-paced, online certifications offered by the Ministry of Testing. They are designed to provide comprehensive training in software testing disciplines. These courses use multimedia resources such as audio (e.g. Test Chats with industry leaders), videos (e.g. demonstrations and storytelling), images (e.g. models and diagrams), text (e.g. articles, guides and community insights), and hands-on activities (e.g. code along activities, scenario-based tasks, research-based tasks) that allow you to put your learning into practice.

  1. Why Choose an MOT Certification Course?

Choosing an MoT Certification Course offers several advantages: 

  • One key advantage is their direct alignment with industry demands, ensuring you learn practical skills that employers want. 
  • All courses have been developed in collaboration with hundreds of experienced professionals. This guarantees the content is relevant and directly usable in real-world situations, helping you excel in your role. 
  • Since they’re approved by the software testing community, these certifications not only boost your professional credibility but also open up new career avenues.
  • The Ministry of Testing's focus on community-driven learning and support provides you with access to a wealth of expertise. This can help you keep growing professionally

  1. How Do I Pass the Course and Earn a Certificate?

To successfully complete the course and receive your certificate, you must pass the end-of-course exam. You must attain a 75% or higher percentage mark to pass. These exams are designed to evaluate your understanding and retention of the key concepts covered in each module. 

While the course includes hands-on activities and project-based tasks, these are provided for practical learning and skill development and are not assessed. 

  1. How Are the Exams Structured?

Each exam consists of a number of multiple-choice questions, each with 4 options to choose from. You must attain a 75% or higher percentage mark to pass. The exams are time-limited, and the length of time varies between courses. If English is not your native language or you have a special education need, you are eligible for a time extension. There are no resit fees. There's a 12-hour waiting period between each attempt to allow time for reflection and study.

  1. What Type of Certification Will I Receive Upon Successful Completion?

You will receive a digital certificate. This certificate is not just a testament to your newly acquired skills and knowledge in software testing, but it also carries the backing and recognition of the software testing community and the Ministry of Testing.

The digital format of the certificate makes it convenient for you to share your achievements on professional networks and with potential employers, underscoring your commitment to professional development in the field of software testing.

  1. What MoT Certification Courses are there available?

We offer a range of certification courses, each designed to cater to different levels of expertise in the field of software testing. Please see our MoT Software Testing Certifications page to view the latest list of certifications available.

  1. What Are the Fees for Mot Certification Courses?

Each MoT Certification Course is individually priced, providing accessible, specialised training for professionals at different stages of their software testing careers. See individual courses for the most up-to-date price.

  1. Are There Any Discounts?

Pro-members are entitled to MoT Certification course discounts. The discount will vary depending on the certification course chosen. See individual courses for the most up-to-date price.

  1. Are All the MoT Certification Courses Conducted Online?

Yes, all MoT Certification Courses are conducted online and self-paced, offering flexibility and convenience. The comprehensive course content, including a wide range of activities, is fully accessible and on demand. This allows you to progress through the material at your own pace, fitting your learning around your other commitments.

  1. How Do I Get Access to the Mot Certification Course Content?

As soon as the course content is live, we will send an email to all registered learners with detailed instructions on how to access the course materials. 

  1. What Support Is Available for Learners on Mot Certification Courses?

Online support is readily accessible through our site chat feature, allowing for real-time assistance with any course-related queries. Additionally, there is a vibrant community support system available on The Club forum, where learners can engage with peers, share insights, and seek advice. Course creators are also active on the forum, providing expert guidance and addressing more specific or complex issues.

  1. Can I Get a Refund?

It's important to note that once MoT Certification Courses have been purchased, refunds are not available. We encourage prospective learners to review the course details thoroughly and reach out with any questions before enrolling to ensure the program meets their needs and expectations.

  1. Are the MoT Certification Courses Regularly Updated?

Yes, the MoT Certification Courses are committed to maintaining the highest standards of relevance and quality. 

To ensure this, the content of each certification course is reviewed and updated annually to reflect the latest trends and developments in the field of software testing. These updates are automatically included in your initial purchase, meaning there are no additional costs for accessing the most current course material.

  1. How Long Does It Take To Complete the Certification Courses?

All the courses take different lengths of time to complete. Please see individual courses to see estimated times to complete.

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