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One of the most valuable roles on a Software Development team is that of a Software Tester – without someone to find the errors in the code, the resulting product would be a liability. This ISTQB Software Tester online course is designed to give you the skills and techniques to ensure that you eradicate all bugs and faults in the developed software and applications, making you an asset to your organisation.
This certification will help you secure the Software Tester position you want, as well as helping you to further your existing career in Software Testing and Development. This certification will be an investment in the future of your Software Testing career.
Given how dependent our lives are on IT systems, the Software Development industry is flourishing – and with Software Development, there must be Software Testing. As a Software Tester, you will ensure that any released software or applications will live up to their intended design and provide a high-quality user experience.
During this ISTQB Certified Tester Foundation course, you will gain the skills needed to perform manual and automated tests, check code and understand the processes involved in Software Testing. You will also learn why Software Testing is important and what tools are at your disposal as a Software Tester.
This fully accredited online course ensures that you are fully prepared to pass the official ISTQB (BCS) Certified Tester Foundation exam, which will grant you a certification which will prove your capability as a Software Tester.
What you will get with this course
- 3 months of access to all course materials
- 6 Modules
- Quizzes to test your understanding of the modules
- Practise exam to help prepare you for the official exam
- Downloadable timetable planner, course glossary and syllabus
- Student support from our Student Care team
- Recruitment Package to help you compile your CV
What you will learn
- Methods for ensuring effective testing
- Seven testing principles and how they shape the testing process
- Various test design techniques, including white-box, black-box and experienced-based techniques
- Test tools and how to use them
- Static analysis and testing
ISTQB Certified Tester Foundation
- Course Introduction
Module 1: The Fundamentals
- 1.1 Why is Testing Necessary
- 1.2 What is Testing
- 1.3 Seven Testing Principles
- 1.4 Fundamental Test Process
- 1.5 Psychology of Testing
- 1.6 Code of Ethics
Module 2: The Software Lifecycle
- 2.1 Software Development Models
- 2.2 Test Levels
- 2.3 Test Types
- 2.4 Maintenance Testing
Module 3: Static Testing
- 3.1 Static Techniques
- 3.2 Review Process
- 3.3 Static Analysis By Tools
Module 4: Test Design Techniques
- 4.1 Test Development Process
- 4.2 Categories of Test Design Techniques
- 4.3 Specification-Based Techniques
- 4.4 Structure-Based Techniques
- 4.5 Experience-Based Techniques
- 4.6 Choosing Test Techniques
Module 5: Test Management
- 5.1 Risk and Testing
- 5.2 Test Organisation
- 5.3 Test Planning And Estimation
- 5.4 Test Progress Monitoring And Control
- 5.5 Incident Management
- 5.6 Configuration Management
Module 6: Test Tools
- 6.1 What Is A Test Tool
- 6.2 Test Tools
- 6.3 Introducing a Test Tool Into an Organisation
Who is this course for?
If you have an interest in software development with a focus on software testing, this course is recommended for you.
This ISTQB Certified Tester Foundation course is also a prerequisite to the ISTQB Certified Tester Intermediate course, so if it is your goal to achieve that certification you must have completed this course first.
There are no formal academic requirements for taking this ISTQB Certified Tester Foundation course.
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is there an exam associated with this course?
Yes the exam follows the syllabus for the ISTQB exam through the BCS. This exam can be sat externally with PearsonVueThis was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Hello how frequent are the exams held.
Hi, Nneka This exam is sat externally with PearsonVue. Scheduling information can be found via their website.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Can this course be studied via a mobile phone or tablet? & Is this helpful for those interested in becoming software testers?
Hi, Ben This course can indeed be studied via a tablet (a mobile phone screen may be rather cumbersome). The course is geared towards those that are interested in starting a career in software testing.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
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