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BCS Intermediate Certificate in Software Testing Course Outline

The BCS Intermediate Certificate in Software Testing covers the following areas:

  • Introduction to Software Testing
  • Key concepts
  • Terminology and definitions
  • Testing fundamentals
  • Software Testing reviews
  • What is Software Testing?
  • Software Testing benefits
  • Risks of Software
  • Test management
  • Test analysis
  • Applications domains
  • Software development life cycles
  • Review types
  • Formal reviews
  • Risk management
  • Product risk
  • Test documents
  • Policy plans
  • Test plans
  • Strategy plans
  • Testing entry criteria
  • Testing exit criteria
  • Monitor testing
  • Estimate testing
  • Incident management
  • Test environment requirements
  • Coverage measurement
  • Coverage measurement concepts
  • Overview

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Who is this Software Testing Training Course for?

The Intermediate Certificate in Software Testing training course is suitable for anyone interested/involved in Software Testing, or anyone wishing to develop their understanding of the practical implementation of Software Testing concepts. Professions who would particularly benefit from this certification include:

  • Project Managers
  • Test Managers
  • Test Analysts
  • Business Consultants


Delegates must possess the International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB) Software Testing Foundation certification to attend this Intermediate training course.

There is no pre-course work, however, we recommend delegates read the BCS textbook ‘Software Testing’ for exam preparation purposes.

BCS Intermediate Certificate in Software Testing Course Overview

The BCS Intermediate Certificate in Software Testing training course builds on knowledge acquired at the Software Testing Foundation level. This Intermediate course concentrates more on the practical application of Software Testing processes within organisations. The significance and benefits of Software Testing will be brought to light. The practicable element of Software Testing is emphasised, as the Intermediate level aims to teach delegates about the implementation of Software Testing in more detail.

Delegates will also learn about Software Testing principles, types, management, and analysis more specifically. Teaching takes the form of workshops, lectures, and more hands-on tasks, to suit the focus on practical application. Delegates will also get a taster of what the exam will be like as they will be introduced to some examination model questions.

BCS Membership

Included in your professional certification; one year’s free BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, Associate membership.

Upon passing your examination, make the most of your professional certification and continue your career development with BCS Associate membership. Whether you’re looking for career support through the BCS global skills, training, and development framework, SFIAplus, seeking promotion or a network of new contacts, we’re here to support you. BCS membership provides exclusive access to resources, content and opportunities that will enrich your career.

BCS Membership allows you to give back to society. Some of the industry’s challenges are around personal data, health, education, and IT capabilities. By becoming part of our professional community, you can get involved and do your bit to make IT good for society.

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What's included in this Software Testing Training Course?

Included in this Software Testing course is:

  • The BCS Intermediate Certificate in Software Testing
  • One-year BCS Membership
  • An Experienced Software Testing Trainer
  • A Certificate
  • Refreshments

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Why choose us

Ways to take this course

Our easy to use Virtual platform allows you to sit the course from home with a live instructor. You will follow the same schedule as the classroom course, and will be able to interact with the trainer and other delegates.

Our fully interactive online training platform is compatible across all devices and can be accessed from anywhere, at any time. All our online courses come with a standard 90 days access that can be extended upon request. Our expert trainers are constantly on hand to help you with any questions which may arise.

This is our most popular style of learning. We run courses in 1200 locations, across 200 countries in one of our hand-picked training venues, providing the all important ‘human touch’ which may be missed in other learning styles.


Highly experienced trainers

All our trainers are highly qualified, have 10+ years of real-world experience and will provide you with an engaging learning experience.


State of the art training venues

We only use the highest standard of learning facilities to make sure your experience is as comfortable and distraction-free as possible


Small class sizes

We limit our class sizes to promote better discussion and ensuring everyone has a personalized experience


Great value for money

Get more bang for your buck! If you find your chosen course cheaper elsewhere, we’ll match it!

This is the same great training as our classroom learning but carried out at your own business premises. This is the perfect option for larger scale training requirements and means less time away from the office.


Tailored learning experience

Our courses can be adapted to meet your individual project or business requirements regardless of scope.


Maximise your training budget

Cut unnecessary costs and focus your entire budget on what really matters, the training.


Team building opportunity

This gives your team a great opportunity to come together, bond, and discuss, which you may not get in a standard classroom setting.


Monitor employees progress

Keep track of your employees’ progression and performance in your own workspace.

What our customers are saying

Retired: BCS Intermediate Certificate in Software Testing FAQs


Software Testing involves evaluating a system or program to check that it is doing what it was designed to do.
Yes, this training course is accredited by the BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT.
Yes, this training course includes a free, one year membership to BCS. This membership is useful because it enables you to thrive with your professional certification and continue pursuing career goals. This is achieved with BCS’ support in global skills, SFIAplus, training structures, gaining new contacts, and seeking promotion.
If you are wishing to attend this course you must be a holder of the Software Testing Foundation certification.
The price for Retired: BCS Intermediate Certificate in Software Testing certification in Australia starts from AUD3495
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider in the world for Retired: BCS Intermediate Certificate in Software Testing.

Why choose us


Best price in the industry

You won't find better value in the marketplace. If you do find a lower price, we will beat it.


Trusted & Approved

We are accredited by BCS


Many delivery methods

Flexible delivery methods are available depending on your learning style.


High quality resources

Resources are included for a comprehensive learning experience.

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