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Software Testing Black Belt

  • Software Testing Training delivered by Experts in this discipline
  • Including the exam, course materials, certficate and refreshments
  • We have trained over 1,000 Software Testers: High Pass Rates

Available delivery methods for this course:




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Course Information

Software Testing Black Belt Outline

The course covers the following topics:


Introduction to Software Testing

  • What is software testing?

  • The purposes of software testing

  • Key terminology

  • Key concepts in testing


The Software Lifecycle

  • Component testing

  • Integration testing

  • Acceptance testing

  • Maintenance testing

  • Functional and non-functional testing

  • Performance testing


Using Static Techniques

  • Static analysis

  • Formal reviews

  • Informal reviews

  • Planning for reviews

  • Identifying and correcting defects


Test Design

  • How to choose test techniques

  • Black box techniques

  • White box techniques

  • Experience-based techniques

  • Statement and decision testing


Test Management

  • Creating a test plan

  • Staying on track

  • Managing risks


Testing Tools

  • Choosing a test tool

  • Introducing tools to the workplace


By the end of the course you will:

  • Understand what testing is and why is it necessary

  • Understand how testing fits into the lifecycle and the basic test levels

  • Be familiar with the difference between Static and Dynamic test techniques and the processes involved in each

  • Understand the importance of good test management and be able to apply test management principles to a real test environment

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Software Testing Black Belt Overview

This Software Testing Black Belt course is intended to help delegates gain a full understanding of software testing. It takes a practical approach to the subject, covering areas including test levels and Static and Dynamic test techniques. Taking place over 3 days, the course provides a strong foundation to a career in software testing and offers a wide range of skills and knowledge that can be effectively applied to a test environment.

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Who should attend?

The course is designed for anybody needing to demonstrate practical knowledge of software testing, including test designers, test analysts, test engineers, test consultants, test managers, user acceptance testers and anybody else involved or interacting with staff involved in the testing process, such as project managers.



There are no prerequisites, but some prior knowledge of software testing will be helpful.

Software Testing Black Belt Exam

The Software Testing Black Belt exam lasts 60 minutes and consists of 30 multiple choice questions.


This Software Testing Black Belt course includes the following:

  • The Software Testing Black Belt Exam

  • The Knowledge Academy Software Testing Black Belt Manual

  • Experienced Software Testing Instructor

  • Certificate

  • Refreshments

Software Testing Black Belt FAQs

The course includes 3 days of classroom training from an expert instructor, courseware book including slides, and a certificate of achievement upon completion.
Yes this course does include the exam.
Your instructor will be a software testing expert with many years of experience in running and managing testing.
The course will begin at 9am and finish at 5pm each day.

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Various Delivery Methods

Flexible delivery methods are available depending on your learning style

Some of our clients

"Really good course and well organised. Trainer was great with a sense of humour - his experience allowed a free flowing course, structured to help you gain as much information & relevant experience whilst helping prepare you for the exam"

Joshua Davies, Thames Water

"...the trainer for this course was excellent. I would definitely recommend (and already have) this course to others."

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