ISTQB Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL) Training

Course 316

  • Duration: 3 days
  • Labs: Yes
  • Exam Voucher: Yes
  • Language: English
  • Level: Foundation
Get This Course £995
  • 3-day instructor-led training course
  • After-course instructor coaching benefit
  • Learning Tree end-of-course exam included
  • Guaranteed to Run - you can rest assured that the class will not be cancelled.
    Jul 26 - 28 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM BST
    London or AnyWare
  • Aug 31 - Sep 2 2:00 PM - 9:30 PM BST
    Ottawa or AnyWare
  • Oct 12 - 14 2:00 PM - 9:30 PM BST
    Herndon, VA or AnyWare
  • Oct 25 - 27 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM BST
  • Jan 24 - 26 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM GMT
    London or AnyWare
  • Feb 22 - 24 2:00 PM - 9:30 PM GMT
    Ottawa or AnyWare
  • Apr 25 - 27 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM BST

Prepare for and pass the ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL) Exam with this ISTQB Foundation Level Certification training course. As an ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester, you will learn the importance of static testing activities, utilise test design techniques and incorporate test management practises within an organisation. This course has been accredited for the ISTQB CTFL 2018 Syllabus.

  • Prior knowledge of the software development process
  • Programming languages and concepts

  • There will be a substantial amount of information to cover during the course days. To successfully prepare for the exam, you will need to do some preparation before and after each day of class:
    • Evening study (1-2 hours per evening) will be essential to your success.
    • Read through the ISTQB syllabus and familiarise yourself with the glossary.
    • Attempt the first practise exam paper.

  • The course includes the ISTQB exam session for in class attendees. Online attendees will be provided with an exam voucher.

ISTQB Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL) Training Delivery Methods

  • After-course instructor coaching benefit
  • Learning Tree end-of-course exam included

ISTQB Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL) Training Course Benefits

  • Prepare for and pass 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 testing, planning, estimating, monitoring, and controlling

CTFL Certification Course Outline

  • 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

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

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

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

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

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 FAQs

After attending this ISTQB Certified Tester training course, you will receive an exam voucher to take the ISTQB exam at a Kryterion Testing Centre in your area.

Yes! We know your busy work schedule may prevent you from getting to one of our classrooms which is why we offer convenient online training to meet your needs wherever you want, including online training.