About The Course

 

This Foundation level qualification is also appropriate for anyone who wants a basic understanding of software testing, such as project managers, quality managers, software development managers, business analysts, IT directors and management consultants. Holders of the Foundation Certificate will be able to go on to a higher level software testing qualification.

 

What's Included

 

  • Interactive multi-media exercises for optimum enjoyment and knowledge retention
  • Software Testing: An ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Foundation Guide (BCS Recommended Tect Book)
  • An exam simulator to build your confidence
  • A software testing case study to develop and apply your skills
  • Full tutor support via phone and email while you study so you can ask any questions as you go

 

Accreditations

 

The examination is a 1 hour multiple-choice exam provided:

 

  • 40 multiple-choice questions
  • Pass mark is 26

 

Syllabus

 

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

 

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

5.10 – Branch/Decision Testing
5.11 – Error-Guessing
5.12 – Exploratory Testing
5.13 – Choosing Test Techniques Module

 

Software Testing Foundation (With Exam)

SKU: BCS-STF-E
£660.00Price
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