ISTQB / ISEB Certified - Foundation Level - Software Tester - CTFL - IFST
To provide an understanding of the fundamental principles of testing and explain different testing terminology. The course also provides an overview of different techniques, both dynamic and static and how to apply them.
Who will benefit?
This 3-day course is appropriate for testers, test team leaders, developers, development managers, business analysts, and anyone wishing to gain the ISEB Foundation Certificate in Software Testing.
None. However, we strongly suggest that delegates wishing to take the Foundation exam should have at least 6 months experience in testing
• Learn about the differences between the testing levels and targets
• Know how to apply both black and white box approaches to all levels of testing
• Understand the differences between the various types of review and be aware of Static Analysis
• Learn aspects of test planning, estimation, monitoring and control
• Communicate better through understanding standard definitions of terms
• Gain knowledge of the different types of testing tools and the best way of implementing those tools
Fundamentals of Testing
This section looks at why testing is necessary, what testing is, and explains general testing principles, the fundamental test process, and psychological aspects of testing.
Testing throughout the software lifecycle
Explains the relationship between testing and life cycle development models, including the V-model and iterative development. Outlines four levels of testing:
• Component testing
• Integration testing
• System testing
• Acceptance testing
Describes four test types, the targets of testing:
• non-functional characteristics
Outlines the role of testing in maintenance.
Explains the differences between the various types of review, and outlines the characteristics of a formal review. Describes how static analysis can find defects.
Test Design Techniques
This section explains how to identify test conditions (things to test) and how to design test cases and procedures. It also explains the difference between white and black box testing.
The following techniques are described in some detail with practical exercises:
• Equivalence Partitioning
• Boundary Value Analysis
• Decision Tables
• State Transition testing
• Statement and Decision testing
In addition, use case testing and experience-based testing (such as exploratory testing) are described, and advice is given on choosing techniques.
This section looks at organisational implications for testing and describes test planning and estimation, test monitoring and control. The relationship of testing and risk is covered, and configuration management and incident management.
Tool Support for Testing
Different types of tool support for testing are described throughout the course. This session summarises them, and discusses how to use them effectively and how best to introduce a new tool.
The Foundation Certificate is awarded to those who pass a written one hour multiple-choice exam which is set, moderated, marked and invigilated by the International Software Test Qualifications Board (ISTQB) / Information Systems Examination Board (ISEB).
The ISTQB/ISEB Foundation Exam takes place on the third afternoon of the course.
Exam fee as well as materials, lunch and refreshments are all included i the course fee.
Dates, Prices and Registration
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Why choose PrettyGoodTesting and Grove Consultants?
PrettyGoodTesting is based- and solid grounded upon dedicated Test and QA (since 1976) and we continues to solely focus our business on professional Test and QA. All our consultants are experienced Test and QA professionals and are also certified on one or more of the following levels: ISTQB/ISEB Foundation Software Tester, ISTQB Advanced Test Manager, ISTQB Advanced Test Analyst, ISTQB Advanced Technical Test Analyst or ISEB Practitioner. As part of our consultants certification, Grove Consultants have been our preferred (and by far largest) training provider.
Grove Consultants was founded by Dorothy Graham (Dot) in 1988 and have for nearly 25 years, gained a world-wide reputation for the high quality of their training courses, materials and presentations. Grove Consultants have also played a key role in establishing both ISEB and ISTQB training in the UK as well as in many other countries (among these Denmark). As a (natural) result of high quality deliverances, Grove Consultants continues to stay well ahead of published (UK) average (ISTQB/ISEB) exam pass rates (click on graph below, to get a larger image).