BCS ISTQB Software Testing Foundation

BCS ISTQB Software Testing Foundation
  • BCS ISTQB Software Testing Foundation

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    Course Details


    The course covers the fundamentals of testing: definitions of testing standards, planning, managing the lifecycle, reviews and the tools available. Techniques for creating tests are described and practised. It culminates in a one-hour multiple choice examination for the BCS Foundation Certificate in Software Testing. Successful delegates will also gain the ISTQB Certified Tester – Foundation Level, a globally recognised qualification.


    Fundamentals of Testing

    • Testing terminology; General testing principles; Why testing is necessary; Fundamental test process; The psychology of testing.

    Testing Throughout the Lifecycle

    • Models for testing; Component, System Integration and Acceptance testing; Maintenance testing; Non-functional system testing; Functional system testing.

    Static Techniques

    • Reviews and the test process; Costs and benefits of reviews; Types of review: Walkthrough, technical review, inspections, informal review; Static analysis

    Test Design Techniques

    • Black and White box testing; Black box test techniques including equivalence partitioning, boundary value analysis and state transition testing; White box test techniques including statement and decision testing; Experience-based techniques; Choosing test techniques

    Test management

    • Organisation; Project test plan; Configuration management; Test estimation: Inclusion in project schedule; Monitoring and control; Tracking progress and deviations from plan; Incident management: Logging, tracking and analysis; Risk and testing.

    Test tools

    • Types of test tool; Requirements testing; Static analysis; Test design; Data preparation; Capture/replay; Test running; Test harnesses, drivers and simulators; Performance testing; Dynamic analysis; Debugging; Comparison; Test management; Coverage measurement; Effective use, benefits and risk; Introducing a tool into an organization.


    • Course is suitable for everyone currently involved in testing or about to move into a testing role. Also those who wishing to attain the BCS Foundation Certificate in Software Testing and/or the ISTQB Certified Tester – Foundation Level.


    • Delegates should already have a basic working knowledge of IT and an understanding of the testing role in software development.

    Tulevat päivämäärät

      Mar 13 - Mar 15, 2019
      May 13 - May 15, 2019