IT TRAINING

ISTQB Foundation

In this course you will gain the knowledge for the International Software Testing Qualification at the Foundation Level.

Who needs to attend

Who needs to attend?
This course is aimed at anyone involved in software testing, testers, test analysts, test engineers, test consultants, test managers, user acceptance testers and software developers. This course is also appropriate for anyone who wants a basic understanding of software testing, such as project managers, quality managers, software development managers, business analysts, IT directors and management consultants. Holders of the Foundation Certificate will be able to go on to a higher level software testing qualification.

what you will learn

What you will learn

Upon completion you will know how to:

  • Use a common language for efficient and effective communication with other testers and project stakeholders.
  • Understand established testing concepts, the fundamental test process, test approaches, and principles to support test objectives.
  • Design and prioritize tests by using established techniques; analyze both functional and non-functional specifications (such as performance and usability) at all test levels for systems with a low to medium level of complexity.
  • Execute tests according to agreed test plans, and analyze and report on the results of tests.
  • Write clear and understandable incident reports.
  • Effectively participate in reviews of small to medium-sized projects.
  • Be familiar with different types of testing tools and their uses; assist in the selection and implementation process.
Prerequisites

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites required for this course.

Course outline

Course Outline

DAY 1

Introduction

  • Testing Terminology
  • Why Testing is necessary
  • The Test Process
  • The Psychology of Testing

Re-Testing & Regression Testing

  • Expected Results
  • Prioritisation of tests

Models for Testing

  • Economics of Testing
  • High Level Test Planning

Acceptance Testing

  • Integration Testing in the Large

Non-Functional System Testing

  • Functional System Testing
  • Integration Testing in the Small

Component Testing

  • Maintenance Testing
  • Black & White box testing

Black Box Test Techniques

 

DAY 2

White Box Test Techniques

Experience based technique

Reviews and the Test Process

  • Types of Review
  • Static Analysis

Test Organisation

  • Configuration Management

Test Estimation, Monitoring & Control

  • Incident Management
  • Tools

Mock exam

Follow on
There are no follow-ons for this course.

Certification programs
International Software Testing Qualification at the Foundation Level.