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#1324 QUAS - too much focus on audit? change request accepted

Change request based on a review of skills associated with the Testing profession.

The descriptions of this skill focuses heavily on audit on level 5 downwards, which is not strictly speaking an activity undertaken by testers.  Overall description and level 6 fits with testing profession.

Proposed change applies to Quality assurance

Current status of this request: accepted

What we decided

This change request has been reviewed alongside other SFIA skills in the area of Governance, risk and compliance.

What we changed

Quality assurance skill has been updated for SFIA 8

Carol Long
Mar 08, 2021 04:16 PM

Quality Assurance is not testing. Testing has a separate skill (TEST) and is more strictly a form of Quality Control.