02/10/2017 - 04/10/2017    
9:00 am - 5:00 pm


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Kerry Technology Park
Tralee, Co. Kerry

Q30100 ISTQB® Certified Tester: Foundation Level
Duration: 3 days

Course Overview
A three day course including examination.

SQS’s Foundation Certificate in Software Testing is based upon the foundation level syllabus published by the International Software Quality Testing Board (ISTQB) and offers an internationally recognised qualification in software testing.

Who should attend?
Test Programme Manager, Test Manager, Requirements Engineer, Developer, Functional Tester, Agile Tester, User Acceptance Tester, Test Automation Specialist, Performance Test Specialist, Test Environments Specialist, Security Testing Specialist

The ISTQB Certified Tester Foundation Level course is appropriate for everyone involved in software testing. Pre-course notes are available for those unsure of the relevance of their background.

Course Objectives
On completion of this course, attendees will be able to:
 Demonstrate and implement effective testing techniques.
 Work to international standards and requirements.
 Demonstrate an understanding of the fundamental principles and terminology of software testing.
 Undertake testing tasks with a greater degree of confidence.
 Identify the required testing skills for recruitment and career development purposes.
 Prepare to sit the certificate exam and gain the qualification.
Related Certifications
 ISTQB® Certified Tester Foundation Level Extension: Agile Tester
 ISTQB Certified Tester Advanced Level Test Analyst
 ISTQB Certified Tester Advanced Level Test Manager
 ISTQB Certified Tester Advanced Level Technical Test Analyst

Course Outline
This three day course covers the following areas:
Fundamentals of Testing to include:
 Why is testing necessary?
 What is testing?
 General testing principles
 Fundamental test process
 The psychology of testing
 Ethic

Testing throughout the life cycle:
 Software development models
 Test levels
 Test types: the targets of testing
 Maintenance testing

Static techniques including:
 Reviews and test process
 Review process
 Static analysis by tools

Test design techniques:
 Test conditions and designing test cases
 Categories of test design techniques
 Specification-based or black-box techniques
 Structure-based or white-box techniques
 Experience-based techniques
 Choosing test techniques

Test management:
 Test organisation
 Test planning and estimation
 Progress monitoring and control
 Configuration management
 Risk and testing
 Incident management

Tool support for testing:
 Types of test tools
 Effective use of tools: potential benefits & risks
 Introducing a tool into an organisation
 Mock examination; official examination

Further Information
To prepare attendees for the certification exam
there are frequent review questions and a mock
exam held on the last day. Additionally, to help the
attendees with revision there are homework
exercises on both day 1 and day 2.
The exam is held at 3pm on day 3 for 1 hour and is invigilated by the relevant exam board.

Training Provider: SQS.com


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