ISTQB Foundation Course + Exam
ISTQB Foundation Certification
The updated ISTQB Software Testing Foundation Course is a three-day course which has been updated recently and includes the fundamental principles of software testing and different testing terminology and techniques. The course covers the learning objectives and prepares the candidates for their certification exam on the third day of the course. The course fee includes the ISTQB official certification exam cost.
ISTQB Foundation Certification provides essential skills and knowledge needed to work as a software testing professional. The ISTQB foundation certificate in software testing is the entry-level certification, designed for people entering the field and for experienced practitioners wishing to start moving up the ladder of ISTQB advanced level certifications.
The goals of ISTQB certification are to ensure a broad understanding of the fundamental best practices and key concepts in software testing and to provide a foundation for professional growth. ISTQB (International Software Testing Qualifications Board) is accountable for ISTQB qualification assessment. ISTQB Certifications are designed to evaluate the knowledge of candidates in the area of software testing. We conduct the ISTQB certified tester computer-based exam through BCS and not the paper-based exam through ANZTB.
The hugely popular ISTQB software testing imparts the introductory experience of software testing. A thorough study of the evaluation program and the suggestions of terms are adequate to get ready for the Base Level testing.
The ISTQB Foundation syllabus is divided into six main parts.
- High pass rate
- ISTQB Training Course
- Covers the latest ISTQB syllabus
- BCS ISTQB Foundation exam included
- Exam can be taken within 3 months
There are no pre-requisities for this certification training.
Candidates can achieve this certification by passing the following exam(s).
- ISTQB Foundation Exam
The certification exam can be registered and attempted within 3 months of course/module completion at Logitrain training centre on weekdays during normal business hours (excludes public holidays)
- What is Testing?
- Why is Testing Necessary?
- Seven Testing Principles
- Test Process
- The Psychology of Testing
- Software Development Lifecycle Models
- Test Levels
- Test Types
- Maintenance Testing
- Static Testing Basics
- Review Process
- Categories of Test Techniques
- Black-box Test Techniques
- White-box Test Techniques
- Experience-based Test Techniques
- Test Organization
- Test Planning and Estimation
- Test Monitoring and Control
- Configuration Management
- Risks and Testing
- Defect Management
- Test tool considerations
- Effective use of tools
This course is likely to add to the employment related skills of the participants. The skills developed are likely to be used in the course of being an employee or working in a business.
- Test Analysts
- Test Engineers
- Test Managers
- Business analysts
- Management Consultants
- Project Managers
- Quality Managers
- Individuals entering the testing field
- Individuals seeking the ISTQB Foundation Certifications
- Identify typical objectives of testing
- Differentiate testing from debugging
- Give examples of why testing is necessary
- Describe the relationship between testing and quality assurance and give examples of how testing contributes to higher quality
- Distinguish between error, defect, and failure
- Distinguish between the root cause of a defect and its effects
- Explain the seven testing principles
- Explain the impact of context on the test process
- Describe the test activities and respective tasks within the test process
- Differentiate the work products that support the test process
- Explain the value of maintaining traceability between the test basis and test work products
- Identify the psychological factors that influence the success of testing
- Explain the difference between the mindset required for test activities and the mindset required for development activities
- Explain the relationships between software development activities and test activities in the software development lifecycle
- Identify reasons why software development lifecycle models must be adapted to the context of project and product characteristics
- Compare the different test levels from the perspective of objectives, test basis, test
- objects, typical defects and failures, and approaches and responsibilities
- Compare functional, non-functional, and white-box testing
- Recognize that functional, non-functional, and white-box tests occur at any test level
- Compare the purposes of confirmation testing and regression testing
- Summarize triggers for maintenance testing
- Describe the role of impact analysis in maintenance testing
- Recognize types of software work product that can be examined by the different static testing techniques
- Use examples to describe the value of static testing
- Explain the difference between static and dynamic techniques, considering objectives, types of defects to be identified, and the role of these techniques within the software lifecycle
- Summarize the activities of the work product review process
- Recognize the different roles and responsibilities in a formal review
- Explain the differences between different review types: informal review, walkthrough, technical review, and inspection
- Apply a review technique to a work product to find defects
- Explain the factors that contribute to a successful review
- Explain the characteristics, commonalities, and differences between black-box test techniques, white-box test techniques, and experience-based test techniques
- Apply equivalence partitioning to derive test cases from given requirements
- Apply boundary value analysis to derive test cases from given requirements
- Apply decision table testing to derive test cases from given requirements
- Apply state transition testing to derive test cases from given requirements
- Explain how to derive test cases from a use case
- Explain statement coverage
- Explain decision coverage
- Explain the value of statement and decision coverage
- Explain error guessing
- Explain exploratory testing
- Explain checklist-based testing
- Explain the benefits and drawbacks of independent testing
- Identify the tasks of a test manager and tester
- Summarize the purpose and content of a test plan
- Differentiate between various test strategies
- Give examples of potential entry and exit criteria
- Apply knowledge of prioritization, and technical and logical dependencies, to schedule test execution for a given set of test cases
- Identify factors that influence the effort related to testing
- Explain the difference between two estimation techniques: the metrics-based technique and the expert-based technique
- Recall metrics used for testing
- Summarize the purposes, contents, and audiences for test reports
- Summarize how configuration management supports testing
- Define risk level by using likelihood and impact
- Distinguish between project and product risks
- Describe, by using examples, how product risk analysis may influence the thoroughness and scope of testing
- Write a defect report, covering defects found during testing
- Classify test tools according to their purpose and the test activities they support
- Identify benefits and risks of test automation
- Remember special considerations for test execution and test management tools
- Identify the main principles for selecting a tool
- Recall the objectives for using pilot projects to introduce tools
- Identify the success factors for evaluation, implementation, deployment, and on-going support of test tools in an organisation
Take the certification exam within 3 months of course / module completion
Pass three mock tests with 80% or more for pass guarantee. Full-time courses only
Course material in hardcopy is included. Full-time classroom courses include meals
Mock tests included in full-time courses for 3 months from course completion
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