ISTQB Foundation - Software Testing eLearning & Online exam

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ISTQB Foundation - Software Testing eLearning & Online exam

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ISTQB Foundation - Software Testing eLearning & Online exam

Learn the fundamentals of testing throughout the software development lifecycle

ABOUT THE COURSE

This Software Testing Foundation course as been designed to prepare delegates for the Certified Tester Foundation Level examination. This Foundation level qualification is appropriate for anyone who wants more than a basic understanding of the concepts of software testing and takes approximately 21 hours to complete.

The Software Testing Foundation course explains the fundamentals of testing. This course is accredited by BCS and addresses the ISTQB 2018 Foundation Level Syllabus.

DURATION: This online learning takes approximately …

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ISTQB Foundation - Software Testing eLearning & Online exam

Learn the fundamentals of testing throughout the software development lifecycle

ABOUT THE COURSE

This Software Testing Foundation course as been designed to prepare delegates for the Certified Tester Foundation Level examination. This Foundation level qualification is appropriate for anyone who wants more than a basic understanding of the concepts of software testing and takes approximately 21 hours to complete.

The Software Testing Foundation course explains the fundamentals of testing. This course is accredited by BCS and addresses the ISTQB 2018 Foundation Level Syllabus.

DURATION: This online learning takes approximately 21 hours to complete.

PRE-REQUISITES: There are no formal entry requirements however, you should have a basic working IT knowledge.

Objectives

The Business Outcomes expected of a candidate who has achieved Software Testing Foundation certification are as follows:

  • promote efficient and effective communication by using a common vocabulary for software testing;
  • understand fundamental concepts of software testing;
  • demonstrate understanding of how different development and testing practices, and different constraints on testing, may apply in optimizing testing to different contexts;
  • contribute effectively in reviews;
  • use established techniques for designing tests at all test levels;
  • interpret and execute tests from given test specifications. Report on test results;
  • understand test management principles for resources, strategies, planning, project control and risk management;
  • write and communicate clear and understandable defect reports;
  • understand the project factors that drive the test priorities and test approach;
  • understand the value that software testing brings to stakeholders;
  • appreciate how testing activities and work products align with project objectives, measures and targets;
  • assist in the selection and implementation process of testing tool.

WHAT'S INCLUDED?

  • One year access to the platform
  • 9 hours of video recorded by accredited teachers
  • Duration 21 hours; 8 modules
  • Practical eLearning course
  • Exam simulator included
  • Downloadable PDF documents with detailed content (pictures, explanations) for each lesson
  • 2 official test exams
  • Exercises with immediate online correction
  • The official online exam is included!

Who it is aimed at

Principally aimed at anyone involved in software testing, it will also be of interest to project managers, quality managers, business analysts and IT directors or management consultants.

Contents

Module 1 - Introduction Module

Module 2 - Fundamentals of Testing

2.1 - Why is testing necessary?

2.2 - What is testing?

2.3 - General testing principles

2.4 - Expected Results

2.5 - Exit, Completion, and Closure or Acceptance criteria

2.6 - Fundamental test process

2.7 - The Psychology of Testing

Module 3 - Testing through the lifecycle

3.1 - Software development models

3.2 - Test levels

3.3 - Functional and Structural Testing

3.4 - Non-Function System Testing

3.5 - Re-Testing and Regression Testing

3.6 - Maintenance Testing

Module 4 - Static Techniques

4.1 - Reviews and the Test Process

4.2 - Phases of a Formal Review

4.3 - Static analysis using tools

Module 5 - Test Design Techniques

5.1 - Identifying test conditions and designing test cases

5.2 - Categories of test design techniques

5.3 - Equivalence Partitioning

5.4 - Boundary Value Analysis

5.5 - Decision Table Testing

5.6 - State Transition Testing

5.7 - Use case testing

5.8 - Path Testing

5.9 - Statement Testing

5.10 - Branch/Decision Testing

5.11 - Error-Guessing

5.12 - Exploratory Testing

5.13 - Choosing Test Techniques Module

Module 6 - Test Management

6.1 - Test Organisation

6.2 - Test Planning

6.3 - Test Estimation

6.4 - Test Approaches (strategies)

6.5 - Test progress monitoring and control

6.6 - Configuration Management

6.7 - Risk and Testing

6.8 - Incident management

Module 7 - Tool Support for Testing

7.1 - Types of test tool

7.2 - Effective use of tools: potential benefits and risks

7.3 - Introducing a tool into an organisation

Module 8 - Exam Simulator

Certification

As a course participant, you are offered the opportunity to take ISTQB Foundation certification directly after the course (cost for certification is included in the course price).

The examination, which consists of 40 multiple-choice questions, is normally conducted in connection with the course in collaboration with SSTB. The examination can be done in English or Swedish but the recommendation is to write in English due to English material.The Foundation Certificate is awarded to the participants who pass the examination. To pass, at least 65% of the questions (ie 26) must be answered correctly.

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