ASQF® Certified Professional for IoT (CPIOT)

ASQF® Certified Professional for IoT (CPIOT)

The Internet of Things offers great opportunities to simplify processes, to acquire & integrate knowledge or to offer new optimized services.
However, this change is also a big challenge for many companies.
How to integrate existing IT systems with IoT successfully?
What security requirements are needed for the complex IoT architectures?

The Certified Professional for IoT curriculum provides a comprehensible standard in the form of methods and guidelines for assuring the quality of IoT solutions.

Curriculum content:

• Motivation
• Constructive Quality Engineering - Quality Attributes
• Constructive Quality Engineering - IoT Architecture
• Constructive QE - Processes and Methods
• Analytical QE (including Test)
• Lifecycle


The ASQF Certified Professional for IoT - Foundation Level Exam is based on the respective syllabus. The exact topics covered by the exam are precisely defined in the Learning Objectives set forth in the syllabus. The exam consists of multiple choice questions, the duration is 60 minutes.

Candidates eligible to participate in the exam either have attended an accredited course or they are participants of an open exam (no prior course attendance required).
However, GASQ recommends participants attend a training program with an accredited provider prior to taking the exam.

If you are interested in arranging an open exam for a group of 5 or more individuals who do not require an accredited training, we will be pleased to organize an exam at your location within Germany. To make arrangements, please complete our exam form and submit it to We will contact you to negotiate the details as soon as possible.

Exam Conditions:

A 65% score is required to pass the exam.
Questions during the exam are not allowed and cannot be answered.

Certification prerequisites:

There are no formal prerequisites for certification.


You can download the syllabus here.


I have lost my certificate. Is it possible to apply for a new one?
It is possible to apply for a replacement certificate; a processing fee of € 35 will be charged.

Is it possible to review the exam?
For a fee of € 80, a target-actual comparison can be performed at our business premises in Nuremberg, Germany. Conducting a target-actual comparison means that you will be presented the exam questions along with the solutions. You will have a time limit of 15 minutes to conduct this review. Subsequently, you will be denied access to the questions that are currently being used in the exam.

If I do not pass, is it possible to take the exam again?
Yes, you can re-take the exam; however, you will be charged another exam fee.

Do I have to meet any prerequisites to participate in the exam?


When will my certificate expire?
The validity of the certificate is unlimited.

Will I have to attend a course before I sign up for the exam?
No, attending a course is a choice you make at your discretion. You can also take the test after preparing yourself. However, we recommend you attend a course offered by an accredited training provider.

Will you notify my supervisor/employer as to whether I have passed or failed the exam?