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ISTQB Foundation Certificate in Software Testing
Our course runs for 3 days spanning across 3 consecutive saturdays.
Training location
Our training takes place in London (Splended Hotel Group Express By Holiday Inn, Park Royal, Victoria Road, North Acton, W3 6UP)

Course #1
Saturday 21st Feb 2009
Saturday 28th Feb 2009
Saturday 7th March 2009

Course #2
Saturday 11th April 2009
Saturday 18th April 2009
Saturday 25th April 2009

Course #3
Saturday 6th June 2009
Saturday 13th June 2009
Saturday 20th June 2009

Course #4
Saturday 18th July 2009
Saturday 25 July 2009
Saturday 1st August 2009

Course #5
Saturday 12th Sept 2009
Saturday 19th Sept 2009
Saturday 26th Sept 2009

Course #6
Saturday 14th Nov 2009
Saturday 21st Nov 2009
Saturday 28th Sept 2009


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ISTQB Foundation Certificate in Software Testing


This course provides trainees with the fundamental concepts, ideas, processes, tools and skills essential in order to set themselves on a path as a testing professional.

This increasingly popular internationally recognised certification course is now presented by Testit Consulting.

Intended For:
Anyone who has a career focus that includes an aspect of software testing including; experienced software testers, test managers, QA and QC staff, software development team leads and managers, testers with 6 months experience, business analysts, project managers and quality managers.

Course Overview:
The course fully covers the latest International Software Testing Qualifications Board [ISTQB] Foundation Syllabus via a structured lecture and practical exercise format.
It provides the methodology behind a successful testing program and covers a wide range of issues, from those related to the individual tester to those of the testing department as a whole. The testing process is presented, both through theory and hands-on exercises.


Objectives:
The objectives of the certification programme and of this course specifically are to provide students with an industry standardised testing vocabulary in conjunction with a set of good testing principles that can be used across a multitude of projects.
At the conclusion of the course, trainees will sit a one hour multiple choice exam.


Prerequisites:
Our trainers will present a mixture of lectures, practical exercises and discussions. Trainees will receive practical knowledge to achieve certification from course materials.

Course Content:

Modules

Approach

Fundamentals of testing

 

1. What is testing?

Lecture/Discussion

2. Why is testing necessary?

Lecture/Discussion

3. Testing and Quality

Lecture/Discussion

4. General Testing Principles

Lecture/Discussion

5. The Psychology of Testing

Lecture/Discussion

6. Fundamental Test Processes

Lecture/Discussion

7. Test Documents

Discussion/Exercise

8. Sample Questions

Exercise

Testing throughout the Software Life Cycle

 

1. Test Levels

Lecture/Discussion

2. V-model

Lecture/Discussion

3. Types of Testing

Lecture/Discussion

4. Sample Questions

Exercise

Static Techniques

 

1. Review Processes

Lecture/Discussion

2. Types of review

Lecture/Discussion

3. Static Analysis by tools

Discussion/Exercise

4. Sample Questions

Exercise

Test Design Techniques

 

1. Identifying test conditions and test cases

Discussion/Exercise

2. Categories of test design techniques

Discussion/Exercise

3. Specification-based or black-box techniques

Lecture/Discussion

4. Structure-based or white-box techniques

Lecture/Discussion

5. Sample Questions

Exercise

Test Management

 

1. Test Organisation

Discussion/Exercise

2. Test Planning and Estimation

Discussion/Exercise

3. Test Progress Monitoring and Control

Discussion/Exercise

4. Configuration Management

Discussion/Exercise

5. Risk and Testing

Discussion/Exercise

6. Incident Management

Discussion/Exercise

7. Sample Questions

Practical

Tool Support for Testing

 

1. Review of Assignment 3, 4 & 4

Review/Discussion

2. Types of test tool

Lecture/Discussion

3. Effective use of tools

Lecture/Discussion

4.Introducing a tool into an organisation

Lecture/Discussion

5. Sample Questions

Exercise

6. Project

Practical

7. Sample Questions

Exercise


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