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ISTQB Certified Tester: Achieving Foundation Certification

COURSE TYPE

Foundation

Course Number

316

Duration

3 Days

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About This Course: Software professionals and managers will gain a thorough knowledge of testing approaches that can be integrated into the software life cycle. You learn how to build testing methods into your work process to correctly design functional and maintainable products. You will prepare for and take the ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Foundation Level Exam.

You Will Learn How To

  • Prepare for and take the ISTQB Certified Tester Foundation Level Exam
  • Apply general software testing principles and fundamental test processes
  • Implement test levels and types to various software development models
  • Conduct static techniques using proper roles, responsibilities and tools
  • Manage tests, including planning, estimating, monitoring and controlling

Course Outline

  • Fundamentals of Software Testing
  • Assessing the goals of testing
  • Identifying causes of software defects
  • Organising testing processes
  • Planning
  • Controlling
  • Analysing
  • Designing
  • Implementing and executing
  • Evaluating exit criteria and reporting
  • Ensuring Testing throughout the Software Life Cycle

Key objectives of testing

  • Defining the inspection process
  • Implementing test levels
  • Component
  • Integration
  • System
  • Acceptance
  • Regression

Recognising key concepts in maintenance testing

  • Identifying reasons for maintenance testing
  • Performing maintenance testing

Comparing the four test types

  • Functional
  • Nonfunctional
  • Structural
  • Retesting

Coping with the psychology of testing

  • Contrasting the mindset of developers and testers
  • Deciphering levels of independence
  • Implementing Static Techniques

Determining when to apply each technique

  • Communicating assignments during reviews
  • Comparing formal and informal reviews
  • Discussing the types of review
  • Walkthrough
  • Inspection
  • Technical

Differentiating various "specifications"

  • Evaluating test design
  • Creating test cases
  • Testing procedure
  • Leveraging Test-Design Techniques

Applying specification-based techniques

  • Equivalence partitioning
  • State transition
  • Boundary value analysis
  • Use case
  • Decision table

Utilising structure-based techniques

  • Analysing statement co-coverage
  • Comparing decision co-coverage vs. condition co-coverage

Deploying experience-based knowledge

  • Detecting problems based on intuition
  • Leveraging experience and knowledge
  • Test Management

The importance of a test policy

  • Defining goals and objectives
  • Assigning roles and responsibilities
  • Independence
  • Test leader
  • Tester

Structuring a test plan

  • Writing a test plan
  • Identifying objectives
  • Assessing the entry and exit criteria
  • Assigning appropriate resources
  • Resolving defects

Interpreting a test summary report

  • Evaluating summary report content
  • Applying common metrics

Managing incidents

  • Recording issues
  • Analysing defects
  • Closing the incident

Addressing project and product risks

  • Contractual
  • Organisational
  • Technical
  • Assess
  • Determine
  • Implement
  • Adopting Test Support Tools

Classifying different types of test tools

  • Test management
  • Static testing
  • Testing plan and report specification
  • Executing and logging
  • Performance and monitoring

Introducing a tool into an organisation

  • Recognising potential benefits and risks
  • Considering special circumstances
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Course Schedule

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Hassle-Free Enrolment: No advance payment required.
Tuition Fee due 30 days after your course.

11 - 13 Jan London/AnyWare Enrol Now

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30 Aug - 1 Sep London/AnyWare Enrol Now

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30 Nov - 2 Dec Rockville, MD/AnyWare Enrol Now

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14 - 16 Dec New York/AnyWare Enrol Now

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4 - 6 Jan Herndon, VA/AnyWare Enrol Now

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22 - 24 Mar New York/AnyWare Enrol Now

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13 - 15 Sep New York/AnyWare Enrol Now

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Tuition Fee

Standard

£1695

Course Tuition Fee Includes:

After-Course Instructor Coaching
When you return to work, you are entitled to schedule a free coaching session with your instructor for help and guidance as you apply your new skills.

Free Course Exam
You can take your course exam on the last day of your course and receive a Certificate of Achievement with the designation "Awarded with Distinction."

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Questions

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An experienced training advisor will happily answer any questions you may have and alert you to any tuition fee savings to
which you or your organisation may be entitled.

Training Hours

Standard class hours:
9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Last day class hours:
9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Free Course Exam – Last Day:
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Each class day:
Informal discussion with instructor about your projects or areas of special interest
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

AFTERNOON START class hours:
2:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.


Last day class hours:
2:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.


Free Course Exam – Last Day:
8:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.


Each class day:
Informal discussion with instructor about your projects or areas of special interest
9:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.

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“I now understand the software testing terminology and have clearer discussions with our testers”.

- T. Denham, Consultant
Turbo Associates Ltd.

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