A three day course plus examination. Certification is recognised as the essential measurement to prove knowledge of the fundamental principles of testing techniques for those making a career in testing. Senior executives have realised that major IT Projects cannot be successfully implemented without a committed and enthusiastic testing team. Increasing demand for qualified personnel means that proof of knowledge is now vital for employers. Our Foundation Certificate in Software Testing is based upon the foundation level syllabus published by the International Software Quality Testing Board (ISTQB) and offers an internationally recognised qualification in software testing. The Foundation Certificate introduces a wide range of testing activities and concepts. In addition to covering theory, the course has a range of exercises in which attendees can practice the testing techniques and a number of interactive learning elements.
- Price: €820.00 plus €175 Exam fee (Optional) - €995 total including exam fee.
This course is also available as a customised client specific course.
The ISTQB Certified Tester Foundation Level course is appropriate for everyone involved in software testing. Pre-course notes are available for those attendees unsure of the relevance of their background.
Who should attend?:
Test Programme Manager, Test Manager, Requirements Engineer, Developer, Functional Tester, Agile Tester, User Acceptance Tester, Test Automation Specialist, Performance Test Specialist, Test Environments Specialist, Security Testing Specialist
Fundamentals of Testing to include:
Why is testing necessary
What is testing?
General testing principles
Fundamental test process
The psychology of testing
Testing throughout the life cycle:
Software development models
Test types: the targets of testing
Static techniques including:
Reviews and test process
Static analysis by tools
Test design techniques:
Test conditions and designing test cases
Categories of test design techniques
Specification-based or black-box techniques
Structure-based or white-box techniques
Choosing test techniques
Test planning and estimation
Progress monitoring and control
Risk and testing
Tool support for testing:
Types of test tools
Effective use of tools: potential benefits and risks
Introducing a tool into an organisation