In Software Tester Certification and Foundation Level 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

  • The Software Tester Certification and Foundation Level course is appropriate for individuals who recently entered the testing field and those currently seeking ISTQB certification in software testing.


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  • Use a standard language for efficient and effective communication with other testers and project stakeholders.
  • Understand established testing concepts, the fundamental test process, test approaches, and principles to support test objectives.
  • Design and prioritize tests by using established techniques for systems with a low to medium level of complexity.
  • Write clear and understandable incident reports.
  • Effectively participate in reviews of small to medium-sized projects.
  • Be familiar with different types of testing tools and their uses; assist in the selection and implementation process.


  • Fundamentals of testing.
  • Why is testing necessary.
  • What is testing?
  • General testing principles.
  • Fundamental test process.
  • The psychology of testing.
  • Testing throughout the software life cycle.
  • Software development models.
  • Test levels.
  • Test types.
  • Maintenance testing.
  • Sample questions.
  • Static techniques.
  • Static techniques and the test process.
  • Sample questions.