- Fundamentals of software testing—key concepts, context, risk, goals, process, and people issues
- Lifecycle testing—relationship of testing to development, including different models, verification and validation, and types of testing
- Test levels—system, acceptance, unit, and integration testing
- Test design techniques—black-box test methods, white-box testing, and exploratory testing
- Static testing—reviews, inspections, and static analysis tools
- Test management—team organization, key roles and responsibilities, test approach and planning, configuration management, defect classification and tracking, test reporting
- Testing tools—selection, benefits, risks, and classifications
Are you looking for an internationally recognized certification in software testing? Delivered by top experts in the testing industry, Software Tester Certification—Foundation Level is an accredited training course to prepare you for the ISTQB® Certified Tester—Foundation Level exam. ISTQB® is the only internationally accepted certification for software testing, accredited through its network of national boards. The ISTQB®, a non-proprietary organization, has granted more than 295,000 certifications in more than 70 countries around the world.
In the Software Tester Certification course, you’ll learn the basic skills required of a software test professional and how testing fits into software development. Find out what it takes to be a successful software tester and how testing can add significant value to software development projects.
Who Should Attend
The Software Tester Certification—Foundation Level course is appropriate for individuals who recently entered the testing field and those currently seeking ISTQB® certification in software testing.
Course registrants who do not pass the exam within 60 days of completing either the online or public course will be provided 45 days of free access to our online eSoftware Tester Certification—Foundation Level course for additional learning.
3-Day Course Outline
Fundamentals of software testing
Software context—Why does software fail?
Principles, scope, and focus of testing
Debugging vs. testing
Identifying and analyzing project and product risks
Goals of testing
Basic testing process
Test psychology—viewpoints on testing
Testing Throughout Software Development
Testing and development
Models and testing
The “V” model
Verification and validation
Test levels—unit, integration, system, acceptance
Understanding regression testing
Understanding test types
What is static testing?
Reviews, inspections, walkthroughs, etc.
General review process
Common types of reviews
Roles and responsibilities in reviews
Success factors for reviews
Limits of reviews
Understanding static analysis tools
Test Design Techniques
Overview of test design and the design approach
Types of test design techniques
Black-box (functional) techniques
White-box (structural) techniques
Selecting the appropriate test technique
Roles and responsibilities
Understanding the test manager
Understanding the tester
Test planning and strategy
Configuration management and testing
Defect/incident classification and management
Tool Support for Testing
Risks and concerns