Prepare for and pass the ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL) Exam with this ISTQB Foundation Level Certification training course. As an ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester, you will learn the importance of static testing activities, utilize test design techniques, and incorporate test management practices within an organization. This course has been accredited for the ISTQB CTFL 2018 Syllabus.
ISTQB CTFL Training Delivery Methods
ISTQB Foundation Level Course Information
In this ISTQB training course, you will learn how to:
- Prepare for and pass the ISTQB Certified Tester Foundation Level Exam.
- Apply general software testing principles and fundamental test processes.
- Implement test levels and types to various software development models.
- Conduct static techniques using proper roles, responsibilities, and tools.
- Manage testing, planning, estimating, monitoring, and controlling.
- Continue learning and face new challenges with after-course one-on-one instructor coaching.
ISTQB CTFL Training Course Prerequisites
Before attempting this course, attendees should have prior knowledge of the software development process and familiarity with programming languages and concepts.
ISTQB Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL) Exam Information
There will be a substantial amount of information to cover during the course days. To successfully prepare for the exam, you will need to do some preparation before and after each day of class:
- Evening study (1-2 hours per evening) will be essential to your success.
- Read the ISTQB syllabus and familiarize yourself with the glossary.
- Attempt the first practice exam paper.
This course includes a voucher to take the ISTQB exam at a Kryterion Testing Center in your area: Find an Exam Provider (istqb.org)
For more information about the exam, please visit the ISTQB website: http://www.istqb.org
ISTQB Foundation Level Training Course Outline
- Assessing the goals of testing
- Identifying causes of software defects
- Organizing testing processes
- Implementing and executing
- Evaluating exit criteria and reporting
Key objectives of testing
- Defining the inspection process
- Implementing test levels
Recognizing key concepts in maintenance testing
- Identifying reasons for maintenance testing
- Performing maintenance testing
Comparing the four test types
Coping with the psychology of testing
- Contrasting the mindset of developers and testers
- Deciphering levels of independence
Determining when to apply each technique
- Communicating assignments during reviews
- Comparing formal and informal reviews
- Discussing the types of review
Differentiating various "specifications"
- Evaluating test design
- Creating test cases
- Testing procedure
Applying specification-based techniques
- Equivalence partitioning
- State transition
- Boundary value analysis
- Use case
- Decision table
Utilizing structure-based techniques
- Analyzing statement co-coverage
- Comparing decision co-coverage vs. condition co-coverage
Deploying experience-based knowledge
- Detecting problems based on intuition
- Leveraging experience and knowledge
The importance of a test policy
- Defining goals and objectives
- Assigning roles and responsibilities
- Test leader
Structuring a test plan
- Writing a test plan
- Identifying objectives
- Assessing the entry and exit criteria
- Assigning appropriate resources
- Resolving defects
Interpreting a test summary report
- Evaluating summary report content
- Applying common metrics
- Recording issues
- Analyzing defects
- Closing the incident
Addressing project and product risks
Classifying different types of test tools
- Test management
- Static testing
- Testing plan and report specification
- Executing and logging
- Performance and monitoring
Introducing a tool into an organization
- Recognizing potential benefits and risks
- Considering special circumstances