FLEX is our flexible solution for taking exams remotely proctored from home or another location of your choice at a date and time of your own choosing. The exam supervision is online through the webcam and microphone of your computer. Results and certificate will be send immediately after the exam.
What are the technical requirements?
Laptop or computer with 4GB of RAM (no chrome books, tablets, phones or Surface Pro)
Microphone and webcam
A Windows v7.0 + or Mac10.8 + operating system
Intel Core i3 (or equivalent)
A stable internet connection
We also recommend a screen size of at least 13 "and a resolution of 1024 x 768
How long will ISTQB® exams be available with FLEX remote proctor?
Initially until the end of September, as part of the ISTQB® 6 month pilot programme for remote proctor exams.
What languages are ISTQB® FLEX exams available in?
Exams are available in English and German and in addition, selected exams are available in Spanish, French, Dutch and Russian.
What language does the live proctor speak?
The proctor speaks English
Can I exchange my Pearson VUE Test Center exam voucher for a FLEX exam? If so, what is the procedure?
We can only exchange Pearson VUE Test Center exam vouchers for FLEX exams if the Pearson VUE voucher is still valid and if you purchased the voucher from iSQI directly and not from Pearson VUE. Please email email@example.com with your request and your voucher number.
⦁ Once you select the exam you would like to take, select your country and currency at the top of the page.
⦁ Then select your language and the exam method from the dropdown boxes.
⦁ Proceed to your cart and payment options.
⦁ iSQI will send you an email with details on how to access your FLEX exam account in 1-2 days.
⦁ Schedule your exam date within 3 days
⦁ Take your exam within 3 months
Can I take my exam on any day?
You will see a calendar with the available dates and you can select a date and time to suit you.
Note: After you have received the registration email from iSQI you need to book your exam within 3 days.
How long is a FLEX exam valid from the date of purchase?
You have a 3 month validity period but you must choose an exam date within 3 days of receipt of the registration email.
Is iSQI 2TRY available with ISTQB® FLEX exams?
2TRY is available depending on the availability in each country. Check on the relevant iSQI shop page for the ISTQB® exam of interest in your country.
Can I take a FLEX exam anywhere?
In theory yes! You should be in a closed room with the doors and windows shut.
There should be no disturbances such as phone calls and people entering the room. Books, helpful hints or notes are not allowed in the room. No mobile devices should be with you unless specifically authorized and you should not have any other screens turned on. The proctor will do a room check to ensure exam conditions are adhered to.
Are FLEX exams available in all countries?
Yes! iSQI’s FLEX remote proctor exams are available worldwide and fully approved.
Can I ask for extra time with FLEX?
Yes, for most exams extra time is possible if you are not a native speaker of the exam language. To request extra time, simply check the box on the product page in our store at www.isqi.org before putting the item in your shopping cart.
Will I have to install something on my computer?
We will send you complete instructions on what you need to do to take an exam. For some exams you may receive a link to install a secure browser application. It only takes a moment! The application blocks the opening of any other function on your computer during the exam. This is necessary to comply with the exam regulations.
When will I receive my result/certificate?
You will receive a result email immediately after the exam. If you are successful you will receive your e-certificate!
iSQI plays a large 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.