DescriptionWhat we offer

In Software Tester Certification?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.

ObjectivesWhat you learn

  • 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

TopicsThe best for you

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
  • Review process
  • Static analysis by tools
  • Sample questions

Test design techniques

  • The test development process
  • Categories of test design techniques
  • Specification-based or black-box techniques
  • Structure-based or white-box techniques
  • Experience-based techniques
  • Choosing test techniques
  • Sample questions

Test management

  • Test organization
  • Test planning and estimation
  • Test progress monitoring and control
  • Configuration management
  • Risk and testing
  • Incident management
  • Sample questions

Tool support for testing

  • Types of test tool
  • Effective use of tools: potential benefits and risks
  • Introducing a tool into an organization
  • Sample questions

PrerequisitesWhat should you know

  • None

AudienceWho should attend

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