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ISTQB Software Testing Foundation

  • Successfully Trained over 1,000 Software Testers
  • Globally Recognised Software Testing Foundation Certification Courses
  • Includes Course Materials, Manuals, Official BCS ISTQB Exams & Certificates
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ISTQB Software Testing Foundation Outline

This ISTQB Software Testing Foundation training course covers the following topics:

The Fundamentals of Testing:

  • What is testing?

  • Why is testing required?

  • How much testing is a good amount?

  • Static testing V dynamic testing

  • The seven principles of testing

  • The fundamental test process

  • Testing psychology

  • Testing code of ethics

 

Testing throughout the Lifecycle:

  • Test levels

  • Software development designs

  • Component testing

  • Component integration

  • System testing

  • System integration

  • Acceptance testing

  • Alpha and Beta testing

  • Functional testing

  • Non-functional testing

  • Maintenance testing

  • Structural testing

  • Retesting V Regression testing

 

Static Test Techniques:

  • Walkthroughs

  • Reviews

  • Technical reviews

  • Inspections

  • Static analysis

 

Testing Design Techniques:

  • Test development process

  • Black-box V white-box testing

  • Equivalence partitioning

  • Boundary value analysis

  • State transition testing

  • Decision table testing

  • Case testing

  • Statement testing V decision testing

  • Experience-based testing

 

Test Management:

  • Organisation

  • Planning

  • Estimation, control, and monitoring

  • Managing configuration

  • Managing incidents

  • Risk management

 

Tool Support for Testing:

  • Test tool types

  • Using tools effectively

  • Selecting and implementing tools

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ISTQB Software Testing Foundation Overview

This Software Testing Foundation training course offers an introduction to the fundamentals of Software Testing. Delegates will learn about the main principles of Software Testing, which include testing standards, testing life cycles, testing techniques and tools, and static testing.

 

Participants will also learn how to implement and analyse Software Testing methodology. This training course adopts the ISTQB’s syllabus, and is officially acknowledged by the BCS, hence making Software Testing Foundation an authentic certification to obtain. Software Testing Foundation strives to prepare delegates effectively for the examination. 

 

BCS Membership

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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Who should attend?

This training course is appropriate for anybody interested or involved in Software Testing. Particular professions that may benefit from Software Testing Foundation include:

  • Project Managers

  • Quality Managers

  • Business Analysts

  • Management Consultants

  • IT Directors

 

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this Software Testing Foundation training course, so everyone is able to attend.

 

There is no pre-course reading. However, we recommend delegates read the Software Testing BCS textbook to prepare for the Foundation examination.

ISTQB Software Testing Foundation Examination

Delegates need to sit the ISTQB Software Foundation exam in order to acquire the certification. The exam format is outlined below:

  • 40 questions

  • Multiple choice

  • Duration of 1 hour

  • Closed book

 

Delegates need to achieve 65% in order to pass the examination.

 

The following is included in this Software Testing Foundation course:

  • The ISTQB Software Testing Foundation Exam

  • The Knowledge Academy Software Testing Foundation Manual

  • One year BCS Membership

  • Experienced Instructor

  • Certificate

  • Refreshments

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ISTQB Software Testing Foundation FAQs

This training course is accredited by the BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, and ISTQB (International Software Testing Qualifications Board).
Yes, a free, one year membership to BCS is included with this training course. This membership allows you to make the most of your new certification, and continue your career development. BCS membership provides career support via global skills, training and improvement framework, pursuing promotion, and expanding your network of contacts. BCS membership enables you to give back to society, because some of society’s greatest challenges surround health, education, IT, and personal data. Hence, you can offer your professional expertise in these areas.
Software Testing is the procedure of conducting inspections into the performance of a program, system, or application, in an attempt to boost operational efficiency.
ISTQB is a non-profit association that stands for International Software Testing Qualifications Board, hence ISTQB is a testing certification organisation.

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"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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