Software Tester Certification - Foundation Level, 2018 Syllabus
Certified Tester—Foundation Level Training
An ASTQB® Proficiency Distinction™ Course
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This is an Instructor-led ISTQB certification in Software Testing course. You will study and learn the basic skills of all aspects of software testing.
This course is designed for software professionals to acquire practical knowledge of the fundamental concepts of testing. It is intended for test engineers, test managers, and software engineers. The course also benefits those who need a basic understanding of activities and deliverables of software testing, such as project managers, quality engineers / managers, functional managers, and business / requirements analysts.
Course Tuition Includes
Instructor-led three-day course
Course notebook with all slides
Hands-on interactive exercises and solutions based on real-life scenarios
Sample Foundation Level mock exams and solutions
Certificate of Completion
Tips and advice on how to prepare for the Certificaiton exam
One hour free practical consulting on your project (classroom only)
Live Virtual students receive a downloadable copy of course materials. Printed copies available as an add-on option
Fundamentals of Testing
Key Principles, Processes, and Focus of testing
General Testing Principles
Fundamentals that drive the Test Process, Activities and Tasks
Psychology of Software Testing
Testing Throughout the Software Development Lifecycle
Objectives and Targets for Software Testing
Development Models and Testing
Verification and Validation
Test levels—Unit, Integration, System, Acceptance
Test types—Functional, Non-functional, White-box
Maintenance and Regression Testing
Reviews, Inspections, and Static testing
Applying Review Techniques
Factors That Lead to Successful Reviews
Roles & Responsibilities in Reviews
Types of Test Design Techniques
Equivalence Partitioning, Boundary Value, Analysis, Decision Tables, State Transition Testing, Use Case Testing.
Statement and Decision Testing and Coverage
Experience-based Testing—Checklist-based testing, Exploratory testing
Selecting the Appropriate Test Technique
Team organization, key Roles and Responsibilities
Independent Testing Benefits and Risks
Test Strategy, Planning, and Estimating
Test Progress Monitoring and Controlling Techniques
Risk Analysis and Risk Management Impact on Test Planning
Defect Classification and Management
Tools Support for Testing
Test Tool Classifications
Tools That Support Test Activities
Benefits and Risks Associated with Using Test Tools
Introducing a New Tool Into an Organization
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First Day Sign-In 8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Morning Session 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Lunch 12:30 - 1:30 p.m
Afternoon Session 1:30 - 5:00 p.m.