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ISTQB Software Testing Foundation Course 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 Vs. 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 Vs. Regression testing

Static Test Techniques:

  • Walkthroughs
  • Reviews
  • Technical reviews
  • Inspections
  • Static analysis

Testing Design Techniques:

  • Test development process
  • Black-box Vs. white-box testing
  • Equivalence partitioning
  • Boundary value analysis
  • State transition testing
  • Decision table testing
  • Case testing
  • Statement testing Vs. 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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Who should attend this Software Testing Training Course?

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 formal entry requirements however, the candidate should have a basic working IT knowledge and would also benefit from having at least six months' practical experience in a testing role.

 

 

ISTQB Software Testing Foundation Course 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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What's included in this Software Testing Training Course?

The following is included in this Software Testing Foundation course:

  • The ISTQB Software Testing Foundation Exam
  • One year BCS Membership
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Certificate
  • Refreshments

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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Small class sizes

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

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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.

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Tailored learning experience

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

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Maximise your training budget

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

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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.

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Monitor employees progress

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

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Frequently asked questions

FAQ's

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.
The price for ISTQB Software Testing Foundation certification in New Zealand starts from NZD1495
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider in the world for ISTQB Software Testing Foundation.

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Flexible delivery methods are available depending on your learning style.

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