New ISTQB® CTFL V4 Training Course!

The CTFL V4.0 syllabus has been completely rewritten from scratch. It has been updated to match current software development and testing best practices across the industry.

  • Course content is 100% new with real-world examples
  • Over 50 examples plus 20 custom videos of real-world application
  • 266 practice exam questions
  • 8 practical workshop exercises
  • Emphasizes practical application of all syllabus topics
  • Teaches specific agile techniques related to testing
  • Improves the quality and productivity of your development and test teams

July17, 2024—July 19, 2024

9:00 AM-5:00 PM Eastern Time

ASTQB Proficiency Distinction Accredited training for the ISTQB® Certified Tester—Foundation Level (CTFL) certification, developed and delivered by leading experts in the product development and testing industry.

ASTQB Proficiency Distinction is a special, elevated form of certification given by ASTQB which recognizes that you have taken your certification to a higher level by attending and participating in a highly interactive ASTQB accredited training course as part of your certification preparation.

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FREE Pass Guarantee

As an accredited training provider in the ASTQB Proficiency Distinction™ program our courses emphasizes hands-on, interactive exercises based on real-world situations. If you do not pass the ISTQB CTFL exam the first time after taking our classroom or live virtual class, you can take the CTFL eLearning (online) course for free.
There is no additional cost for this PASS Guarantee.

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. 

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

  1. Understand what testing is and why it is beneficial
  2. Understand fundamental concepts of software testing
  3. Identify the test approach and activities to be implemented depending on the context of testing
  4. Assess and improve the quality of documentation
  5. Increase the effectiveness and efficiency of testing
  6. Align the test process with the software development lifecycle
  7. Understand test management principles
  8. Write and communicate clear and understandable defect reports
  9. Understand the factors that influence the priorities and efforts related to testing
  10. Work as part of a cross-functional team
  11. Know risks and benefits related to test automation
  12. Identify essential skills required for testing
  13. Understand the impact of risk on testing
  14. Effectively report on test progress and quality

Course curriculum

This is the most comprehensive 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.

Chapter 1, Fundamentals of Testing

1.1 What is Testing?
1.2 Why is Testing Necessary?
1.3 Testing Principles
1.4 Test Activities, Testware and Test Roles
1.5 Essential Skills and Good Practices in Testing

 Chapter 2, Testing Throughout the Software Development Lifecycle

2.1 Testing in the Context of a Software Development Lifecycle 
2.2 Test Levels and Test Types
2.3 Maintenance Testing

Chapter 3, Static Testing

3.1 Static Testing Basics
3.2 Feedback and Review Process

Chapter 4, Test Analysis and Design

4.1 Test Techniques Overview
4.2 Black-box Test Techniques
4.3 White-box Test Techniques
4.4 Experience-based Test Techniques
4.5 Collaboration-based Test Approaches

 Chapter 5, Managing the Test Activities

5.1 Test Planning
5.2 Risk Management 
5.3 Test Monitoring, Test Control and Test Completion
5.4 Configuration Management
5.5 Defect Management

 Chapter 6, Test Tools

6.1 Tool Support for Testing
6.2 Benefits and Risks of Test Automation

Purchase of the Live course includes

  • Full 90 days of online access from date of class, including access to recordings of the live class.

  • Course Completion Certificate with ASTQB Proficiency Distinction™.

  • Copy of all training materials, multiple mock exams, and practice exercises.

  • The ASTQB CTFL exam voucher is included with the tuition!

  • FREE Pass Guarantee. If you do not pass the CTFL exam, you get free access to the eLearning CTFL course. Retaking the exam is an additional fee from the ASTQB.

  • Expert Instructors. Our instructors for this course have managed software test teams for large companies.

Pricing options

ASTQB Exam voucher is included in both pricing options. Live Virtual classes are recorded and made available for reviewing online.