Objectives:

After the completion of the course, the participants would be able to:

  • Understand the basic concepts of Fundamental Testing Processes, Testing Throughout the Software lifecycle, Static Techniques, Testing Design Techniques, Test Management, Tool support for Testing and Understand the value of the ISTQB certification
  • Understand the various categories of skill set included in the ISTQB Foundation level course
  • Exam writing skills for the ISTQB exam

Delivery Method:

The course is a mix of case driven, instructor-led, and self paced learning, designed to enable participants learn, experiment and implement the concepts involving in ISTQB Foundation level program. The participants will be presented with ample examples, exercise and case studies and mock exams to understand and use the various concepts taught.

Deliverable:

  • Faculty Member for the training program
  • Master copy of the course notes [Soft Copy Format]
  • ISTQB Foundation level Practice test questions
  • Exercises and case study handouts

Duration: 02.00 days

This course is intended for testers who wish to take up the ISTQB Foundation Level examination. It is appropriate for Software Test Analysts, Test professionals, Quality Assurance Specialists who have worked on Software Testing and Software Development Life Cycles.

Introduction

  • Participants
  • Familiarization with course material, protocols and timings
  • Expectation setting and clarifications
  • About ISTQB Foundation Level Certification

Fundamentals of testing

  • Why is testing necessary?
  • What is testing?
  • General testing principles
  • The fundamental test process
  • The psychology of testing
  • Code of ethics
  • Sample exam related MOCK questions and clues

Testing throughout the software life cycle

  • Software development models
  • Test levels
  • Test Types
  • Maintenance testing
  • Sample exam related MOCK questions and clues

Static techniques

  • Static techniques and the test process
  • The review process
  • Static analysis by tools
  • Sample exam related MOCK questions and clues

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 exam related MOCK questions and clues

Test management

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

Tool support for testing

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