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Certified Software Testing Professional (CSTP)

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Duration: 2 Days*

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  • Includes the course manual, examination, & a completion certificate
  • All our Software Testing certifications have high pass rates
  • Certified Software Testing Professional is delivered by skilled trainers   

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Certified Software Testing Professional (CSTP) Course Overview

Software Testers are fundamental to the smooth running of enterprises, as they are responsible for intercepting risk, identifying bugs, solving software-related problems, and conducting test analysis. Software Testers are highly desired within organisations, and such testers are required to possess an abundance of specific skills.

Thus, our comprehensive Software Testing Professional training course will ensure delegates gain all the necessary knowledge to emerge as proficient Software Testers in just two days. As the requirements of a Software Tester are universal, the understanding acquired from this course can be implemented in any business of any size, within any location. This makes our certification acknowledgeable worldwide.

CSTP is delivered by our expert instructors, who have years of experience in the sphere of Software Testing, and are renowned across the globe for their commitment to quality training. Their ability to transmit their knowledge to delegates is unrivalled, and their approachable manner ensures that delegates’ questions don’t go unanswered. 

During our globally recognised CSTP course, the basics of Software Testing will be covered, then Software Testing implementation will be explored more closely. Delegates will acquire an understanding of test management, which comprises planning, estimation, control, and handling incidents. Next, testing through the lifecycle will be explored, which includes component testing, alpha and beta testing, and maintenance testing. Testing techniques will also be a notable area of focus, as delegates will become familiar with black box and white box testing, case testing, and experienced-based testing. As well as this, the importance and benefits of Software Testing will be brought to light.

An exam will need to be completed in order for delegates to acquire this certification on the final afternoon of the course. This is included in the course fee.

By the end of this training course, delegates will be proficient in the implementation of Software Testing, and will have excellent knowledge of Software Testing’s methodologies and notions.

Certified Software Testing Professional (CSTP) Course Outline

​This Certified Software Testing Professional training course will explore the following areas:

Introducing Software Testing

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

Software Testing Concepts

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

Analysing Tests

  • Assessments and Reviews
  • Review Types
  • Static Analysis

Managing Testing

  • Organisation and Planning
  • Estimation
  • Monitoring Tests
  • Configuration Management 
  • Dealing with Problems 
  • Managing Risks 
  • Entry and Exit Benchmarks 
  • Measuring Coverage

Testing through the Life Cycle

  • Developing Software Designs
  • Component Testing and Integration
  • System Testing and Integration
  • Acceptance Testing
  • Alpha and Beta 
  • Functional and Non-Functional Testing
  • Testing for Maintenance 
  • Retesting V Regression

Testing Techniques

  • Black-Box & White-Box Testing
  • Equivalence Partitioning
  • Examining Boundary Values 
  • State Transition Testing
  • Case Testing
  • Statement V Decision Testing
  • Testing based on Experience 

Tools for Testing

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

Who should attend this Software Testing training course?

This course is designed for anyone interested/involved in Software Testing and its implementation.

Certified Software Testing Professional Prerequisites

There are no formal prerequisites for Certified Software Testing Professional, however delegates will thrive if they possess basic Software Testing knowledge.

Please arrive at the venue at 8:45am.
There are no formal prerequisites.
This course is designed for anyone interested/involved in Software Testing and its implementation.
We are able to provide support via phone & email prior to attending, during and after the course.
Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises, the exam, manual, experienced instructor, and refreshments.
This course is 2 day(s)
Once your booking has been placed and confirmed, you will receive an email which contains your course location, course overview, pre-course reading material (if required), course agenda and payment receipts

What's Included in this Software Testing Course

This training course includes the following:

  • The Certified Software Testing Professional (CSTP) Examination
  • The Knowledge Academy's Certified Software Testing Professional (CSTP) Manual 
  • Certificate
  • Experienced Instructor 
  • Refreshments

Certified Software Testing Professional (CSTP) Examination 

In order to receive certification, delegates will be required to take an exam on the afternoon of the final day. The exam is formatted like so:

  • 40 questions
  • Multiple choice
  • 60-minute duration
  • 65% pass mark 

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