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Course Outcomes

ISTQB Foundation Level certification is the most important software certification you can attain to launch your career. The course is designed for testers at all levels, from beginners to experienced. In this course, you will get real life experience of what is software testing, how to prepare for the ISTQB Foundation Level certification exam. and important guidance on how to apply the body of knowledge to your real projects.

This is the most comprehensive online training on ISTQB Foundation Level certification offered. This course not only focuses on the ISTQB concepts, terminology, and processes, but also covers everything you need to be  confident and  succeed in your career as a software tester.

Outcomes expected of a candidate who has achieved the Foundation Level certification are:

  1. Promote efficient and effective communication by using a common vocabulary for software testing
  2. Understand fundamental concepts of software testing
  3. Demonstrate understanding of how different development and testing practices, and different constraints on testing may apply in optimizing testing to different contexts
  4. Contribute effectively in reviews
  5. Use established techniques for designing tests at all test levels
  6. Interpret and execute tests from given test specifications. Report on test results.
  7. Understand test management principles for resources, strategies, planning, project control, and risk management
  8. Write and communicate clear and understandable defect reports
  9. Understand the project factors that drive the test priorities and the test approach
  10. Understand the value that software testing brings to stakeholders
  11. Appreciate how testing activities and work products align with project objectives, measures and targets
  12. Assist in the selection and implementation process of testing tools

Course curriculum

    1. How to use this course

    2. Before we begin...

    3. Introduction

    4. ISTQB Glossary

    1. 1.1 What is Testing?

    2. Examples for What is Testing

    3. 1.2 Why is Testing Necessary?

    4. Case Study: Why Japan's Moon Lander Crashed Due to An Unbelievable Computer Bug

    5. Examples of Error, Defect, Failure, Root Cause, Effect

    6. 1.3 Seven Testing Principles

    7. Examples of the Seven Testing Principles

    8. 1.4 Test Process

    9. Examples of the Test Process

    10. 1.5 The Psychology of Testing

    11. Chapter 1 Quiz

    1. 2.1 Software Development Lifecycle Models

    2. 2.2 Test Levels

    3. Examples of Test Levels

    4. 2.3 Test Types

    5. Examples of Test Types

    6. 2.4 Maintenance Testing

    7. Examples of Maintenance Testing

    8. Chapter 2 Quiz

    1. 3.1 Static Testing Basics

    2. Examples of Static Testing

    3. 3.2 Review Process

    4. Chapter 3 Quiz

    5. Chapter 3 Exercises

    1. 4.1 Categories of Test Techniques

    2. 4.2 Black-box Test Techniques

    3. Examples of Black-box Test Techniques

    4. 4.3 White-box Test Techniques & 4.4 Experience-based Test Techniques

    5. Examples of White-box Techniques

    6. Examples of Experienced-based Test Techniques

    7. Chapter 4 Quiz

    8. Chapter 4 Exercises

    9. Chapter 4 Assignments

    10. Chapter 4 Assignment Solutions

    1. 5.1 Test Organization

    2. 5.2 Test Planning and Estimation

    3. Examples of Test Planning and Estimation

    4. 5.3 Test Monitoring and Control & 5.4 Configuration Management

    5. Examples of Testing Monitoring and Control

    6. 5.5 Risks and Testing & 5.6 Defect Management

    7. Examples of Project and Product Risks

    8. Examples of Defect Tickets

    9. Chapter 5 Quiz

    10. Chapter 5 Exercises

    11. Chapter 5 Assignment

    12. Chapter 5 Assignment Solution

About this course

  • 59 lessons
  • 15 hours
  • 90 or 365 days of online access
  • course completion certificate

Pricing Options

Exam Voucher

The ASTQB exam fee is not included with the tuition. Exam vouchers available for purchase on our site. $5 exam voucher discount available when enrolling in this course.