About TMAP® Quality for cross-functional teams

With the IT world as it is today, cross functional teams are demanded to achieve business values with the right quality and speed. Built-in-quality goes beyond just testing with the TMAP® Quality for cross-functional teams certification.

The TMAP® Quality for cross-functional teams is an internationally recognised certification that assists all people in a high-performance IT delivery team require the knowledge and skills that are important for quality building in their IT system and in turn assist in gaining confidence that business values can be reached.

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The syllabus covers the basics to get knowledge with the following QA & testing subjects:

  • The VOICE model for achieving business value by IT delivery
  • IT delivery models, especially DevOps
  • Cross-functional teams and continuous quality engineering
  • The whole-team approach and relevance for Dev and Ops people
  • QA & testing topics such as: * Reviewing and pull-requests * Continuous improvement and metrics
  • Continuous everything, test automation and CI/CD pipeline
  • Total cost of quality
  • Indicators, reporting and alerting
  • Quality measures
  • Personal, interpersonal and team skills
  • Test varieties (performance -, usability -, security testing and more)
  • Experience-based testing: exploratory testing and mob testing
  • Test design: boundary value analysis, path coverage, condition oriented testing, code coverage and mutation testing.


The exam shall be comprised of 30 multiple-choice questions. Each correct answer has a value of one point. A score of at least 66% (that is, 20 or more questions answered correctly) is required to pass the exam. The time allowed to take the exam is 60 minutes.

GASQ recommends participants attend a training program with an accredited provider prior to taking the exam.
If you should be interested in arranging for an open exam for a group of more than 5 individuals who do not require accredited training, we will be pleased to conduct such an exam nationwide in Germany on your premises. To make such arrangements, please complete our exam form and submit it to info@gasq.org. We will contact you to arrange the details as soon as possible.

You can test your knowledge by taking the TMAP® Quality for cross-functional teams certification free sample exam 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 requirements to participate in the Exam?
No, there are no prerequisites for taking the TMAP® Quality for cross-functional teams test.

Will my certificate expire?
No, the certificate is lifelong valid.

Will I incur any other fees besides the exam fee?

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 right away.
However, we recommend you attend a course offered by an accredited company.

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