Certified Software Testing Professional (CSTP) Overview

Certified Software Testing Professional (CSTP) Course Outline

Module 1: Introducing Software Testing

  • Software Testing Overview
  • Fundamentals of Software Testing
  • Key Terminology
  • Why is Testing Required?

Module 2: Software Testing Concepts

  • Advantages of Software Testing
  • Principles of Testing
  • Process of Testing
  • Ethics of Testing

Module 3: Analysing Tests

  • Assessments and Reviews
  • Review Types
  • Walkthrough
  • Static Analysis

Module 4: Managing Testing

  • Organisation and Planning
  • Test Estimation
  • Test Monitoring
  • Configuration Management
  • Issue Management
  • Risk Analysis and Management
  • Entry and Exit Criteria
  • Measuring the Coverage

Module 5: Testing Through the Life Cycle

  • Developing Software Designs
  • Testing Through the Life Cycle
    • Component Testing and Integration
    • System Integration Testing
    • Acceptance Testing
    • Alpha and Beta Testing
    • Functional and Non-Functional Testing
    • Testing for Maintenance
    • Retesting Vs Regression

Module 6: Testing Techniques

  • Black Box and White Box Testing
  • Equivalence Partitioning
  • Examining Boundary Values
  • Boundary Value Analysis
  • State Transition Testing
  • Case Testing
  • Statement Vs Decision Testing
  • Experience-Based Testing

Module 7: Tools for Testing

  • Requirements Testing
  • Test Design
  • Capture/Replay
  • Testing Performance
  • Debugging
  • Dynamic Analysis
  • Comparison Testing
  • Test Harnesses, Drivers, and Simulators
  • Measuring Coverage

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Who should attend this Certified Software Testing Professional (CSTP) Training Course?

This Certified Software Testing Professional (CSTP) Training Course is designed to equip delegates with comprehensive skills and knowledge in Software Testing. This course is especially beneficial for the following professionals:

  • Aspiring Software Testers
  • Manual Testers
  • Quality Assurance Analysts
  • Test Engineers
  • Test Automation Engineers
  • Business Analysts
  • IT Support Professionals

Prerequisites of the Certified Software Testing Professional (CSTP) Training Course

There are no formal prerequisites for this Certified Software Testing Professional (CSTP) Training Course. However, a basic understanding of Software Testing and IT would be beneficial for the delegates.  

Certified Software Testing Professional (CSTP) Course Overview

Software Testing is a critical and systematic evaluation process that verifies and validates a software application to ensure it meets specified requirements and functions as intended. It involves conducting various tests to identify defects, errors, or bugs within the software and assess its overall quality.

The Certified Software Testing Professional (CSTP) Course, offered by The Knowledge Academy holds significant value for individuals aiming to validate their expertise in Software Testing. Professionals like Software Testers, Quality Assurance Analysts, and Testing Managers can benefit from this course as it enhances their career prospects, credibility, and ability to deliver high-quality software solutions through effective testing processes.

In this 2-day training, delegates gain proficiency in various Software Testing methodologies, tools, and industry best practices. The course blends theoretical foundations with practical hands-on experience, allowing delegates to apply what they learn immediately.

Course Objectives

  • To understand Software Testing fundamentals
  • To master testing techniques (manual and automated)
  • To use industry-standard testing tools effectively
  • To develop comprehensive test plans and cases
  • to identify and report defects accurately
  • to implement quality assurance best practices

After completing this Software Testing Training Course at The Knowledge Academy, delegates will be equipped to pursue careers in Software Testing with a strong foundation in fundamental principles and hands-on experience.   

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What’s included in this Certified Software Testing Professional (CSTP) Training Course?

  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors
  • Certified Software Testing Professional (CSTP) Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack

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Ways to take this course

Experience live, interactive learning from home with The Knowledge Academy's Online Instructor-led Certified Software Testing Professional (CSTP). Engage directly with expert instructors, mirroring the classroom schedule for a comprehensive learning journey. Enjoy the convenience of virtual learning without compromising on the quality of interaction.

Unlock your potential with The Knowledge Academy's Certified Software Testing Professional (CSTP), accessible anytime, anywhere on any device. Enjoy 90 days of online course access, extendable upon request, and benefit from the support of our expert trainers. Elevate your skills at your own pace with our Online Self-paced sessions.

Experience the most sought-after learning style with The Knowledge Academy's Certified Software Testing Professional (CSTP). Available in 490+ locations across 190+ countries, our hand-picked Classroom venues offer an invaluable human touch. Immerse yourself in a comprehensive, interactive experience with our expert-led Certified Software Testing Professional (CSTP) sessions.


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Boost your skills with our expert trainers, boasting 10+ years of real-world experience, ensuring an engaging and informative training experience


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


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Our Classroom courses with limited class sizes foster discussions and provide a personalised, interactive learning environment


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Certified Software Testing Professional (CSTP) FAQs

Software testing is the process of evaluating a software application to ensure it meets specified requirements, functions correctly, and is free of defects.
A software testing course is designed to teach individuals the principles, techniques, and tools used in software testing, aiming to enhance their skills and knowledge in this field.
Some of the best software testing courses for beginners include ISTQB Foundation Level Certification, Software Testing Masterclass, and Software Testing and Automation.
The Certified Software Testing Professional (CSTP) certification is a recognised credential that validates an individual's expertise and proficiency in software testing practices, methodologies, and tools.
The CSTP course offers benefits such as enhanced job opportunities, increased credibility in the field, improved salary prospects, and the acquisition of valuable skills and knowledge.
CSTP certified professionals can pursue careers as software testers, quality assurance analysts, test engineers, test managers, and automation testers in various industries.
The CSTP course is ideal for individuals aspiring to build a career in software testing, including fresh graduates, software developers, IT professionals, and quality assurance specialists.
Yes, the CSTP certification is suitable for beginners as it provides comprehensive training and knowledge necessary to start a career in software testing.
Yes, the CSTP certification is recognised globally and is highly regarded by employers in the software testing industry.
Yes, holding a CSTP certification enhances your job prospects internationally, as it demonstrates your expertise and proficiency in software testing practices.
The CSTP course is open to individuals with basic knowledge of software development and a keen interest in pursuing a career in software testing.
No, there is no specific age limit for taking the CSTP course. Anyone with the requisite knowledge and interest can register for the course.
Essential skills for pursuing a CSTP course include analytical thinking, attention to detail, problem-solving abilities, and proficiency in programming languages.
There are no formal prerequisites to attend this course.
In the CSTP course, you will learn about software testing methodologies, test planning and design, test execution and reporting, automation testing, and quality assurance principles.
Yes, delegates will receive a certification upon completing this CSTP Course.
The CSTP certification aligns with industry-recognised standards and best practices in software testing, ensuring that certified professionals are equipped with the latest knowledge and skills.
During the CSTP course, you will receive support from experienced instructors, access to online resources, discussion forums, and mentoring to address any queries or challenges you may encounter.
Yes, the CSTP course include practical projects or case studies to provide hands-on experience and reinforce learning objectives.
The Knowledge Academy stands out as a prestigious training provider known for its extensive course offerings, expert instructors, adaptable learning formats, and industry recognition. It's a dependable option for those seeking CSTP Certification Course.
The training fees for Certified Software Testing Professional (CSTP) certification in Australia starts from AUD3395
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for Certified Software Testing Professional (CSTP).
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