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ISTQB Training Course | Software Testing Foundation

18 sessions available starting from $2,200.00

Subject: Database Software

Ages: All ages

Skill level: All difficulty levels

The foundation of a successful Software Testing career

FREE ISTQB Foundation exam vouchers continue in 2011!

This accredited course provides the essential ideas, processes, tools and skills needed to set yourself on a path for true testing professionalism. The course is designed by Rex Black, past President of the International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB) and co-author of the ISTQB Foundation Syllabus, and reveals the methodology behind this successful testing program.

The book Foundations of Software Testing by Dorothy Graham, Erik Van Veenendaal, Isabel Evans and Rex Black is supplied to each participant on the public course.

After this course you will be able to:

* structure and control your own test activities
* apply efficient test techniques and effective...

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The foundation of a successful Software Testing career

FREE ISTQB Foundation exam vouchers continue in 2011!

This accredited course provides the essential ideas, processes, tools and skills needed to set yourself on a path for true testing professionalism. The course is designed by Rex Black, past President of the International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB) and co-author of the ISTQB Foundation Syllabus, and reveals the methodology behind this successful testing program.

The book Foundations of Software Testing by Dorothy Graham, Erik Van Veenendaal, Isabel Evans and Rex Black is supplied to each participant on the public course.

After this course you will be able to:

* structure and control your own test activities
* apply efficient test techniques and effective test strategies
* articulate the necessity of your test activities
* rely on the test methodology learnt
* be confident you are doing the right things as a tester
* obtain your ISTQB Foundation certificate.

Intended For

All but the most experienced software testers.

This course is also available as an eLearning course!

Prerequisites

Reading the ISTQB Foundation Syllabus prior to attending the course would be a great advantage.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course participants will be able to:

* articulate the necessity of testing
* introduce structured, pre-planned testing processes
* adapt to and manage the psychological factors for testing success
* select and implement appropriate levels or phases of testing, with the proper participants, * * objectives, targets, and items under test
* select and plan for major test types or targets, including functional and non-functional tests, * structural tests, confirmation tests, and regression tests
* explain how maintenance testing differs from new application testing
* understand the value of, and the difference between static and dynamic techniques
* explain the phases, roles and responsibilities of a typical formal review, and contrast different types of reviews
* write test designs, cases, and procedures, relate them to each other, and trace these items to the test basis
* write and measure test cases using structural testing concepts like coverage, statement and decision coverage, and other control-flow test design techniques
* understand the factors that influence the selection of appropriate test design techniques
* explain the importance of independent testing
* understand and write various types of test plans depending on the project, levels, and targets
* explain how configuration management supports testing
* write a good bug or incident report, with the proper content
* know the different types of test tools, including programmers' test tools
* know the potential benefits and risks of test automation.

Content

Over 3 days you will cover…

Principles of testing

* Why is testing necessary
* What is testing?
* General testing principles
* Fundamental test process
* Psychology of testing

Testing throughout the life-cycle

* Software development models
* Test levels
* Test types: the targets of testing
* Maintenance testing

Static techniques

* Reviews and the test process
* Review process
* Static analysis by tools

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

Test organisation

* Test planning and estimation
* Test progress monitoring and control
* Configuration management
* Risk and testing
* Incident or bug management

Tool support for testing

* Types of test tools
* Effective use of tools, potential benefits and risks
* Introducing a tool into an organisation

This course finishes with sitting an ISTQB Foundation mock exam. After this exam the instructor will give you personal tips to assist you in passing the exam.

Method Used

Presentations, interactive discussion, some self-study, case studies, hands-on exercises, plus recommended additional reading material.

3 Ways to take the exam

Book the exam facility which works best for you:

* Paper-based exam: The ANZTB facilitates paper-based exams on a regular basis in the main city centres; for more details go to ****.
* Computer-based exam: Book your exam via Prometric at a time and place that suits your busy schedule. You will know your exam result straight after the exam and receive your certificate normally within a month. After passing the exam you will receive the UK based ISEB - ISTQB Foundation Certificate in Software Testing. This exam is recognised by both the ISTQB and ISEB.
* In-House exam: For in-house courses we can facilitate a paper-based in-house examination at a time and place that suits your team. Ask us for more details.

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