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The Certification process

Application

Process
 
Certified Testing Technician
 
Certified Testing Professional
 
Application

On-line application on www.hktic.org;
Submit by post filled application form, academic and
relevant training certificates, and application fee

Initial review
 
Review of qualification, experience, supporting documents
and necessary fee
 

Eligibility for Certification

Requirements
 
Certified Testing Technician
 
Certified Testing Professional
 
Academic and working experience
Diploma in relevant discipline + 2 years of testing experience; or
 
Bachelor degree in relevant discipline + 3 years of relevant experience; or
 
10 years of experience (waive of academic requirement)
CTT + 5 years relevant supervisory experience; or
HOKLAS signatory covering the scope applied for certification + 8 years of relevant experience; or
15 years of relevant  experience, 5 years of which  shall be at managerial position  
Knowledge of testing
Pass in examination organized by the Scheme; or
 
Pass in examination organized by the Scheme; or
 
Certificate of achievement (Pass in end-of-course evaluation) in training courses * for all competency requirements

 
Certificate of achievement (Pass in end-of-course evaluation) in training courses* for all competency requirements, or
 
have not less than 15 years of relevant experience and 5 years of which shall be at a managerial position; or
 HOKLAS signatory covering the scope applied for ertification + 8 years of relevant experience; or
  *: training fees are subjected to training organizations
 
Professional Interview
 
Not Applicable
 
Interview by two professional interviewers

Certification Process
 
Process
 
Certified Testing Technician
 
Certified Testing Professional
 
Decision of certification
Review of applicant’s compliance with the certification criteria and decide on the acceptability by the Certification Board
 
Register of certification
Register of certified testing personnel will be uploaded on Scheme website

Certificate of Certification will be issued to the applicant for record
 

Re-certification

(3 years)

Submission of Log Form on attainment of continuing professional development in terms of the accumulation of continuing professional development units (CPDUs)

Guidelines for awarding CPDU are given in the document PCSTP07 which is available on website www.hktic.org

Log form for CPDU is available on website www.hktic.org
 

30 CPDUs per 3 year cycle
 
60 CPDUs per 3 year cycle
 

Details of certification process are described in Chapter 4 of PCSTP01 “Regulations – Professional Certification Scheme for Testing Personnel”




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