ISTQB® Foundation

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ISTQB® Foundation

Authors: Andrejs Doronins, Stephen Allott, Gabriel McNeilly, Marko Vajs, Aleksandar Vladimirov

This ISTQB® foundation level 2018 certification path covers relevant information across software delivery practices including waterfall, agile, devops and continuous... Read more

What you will learn:

  • Fundamentals of testing
  • Testing throughout the software development lifecycle
  • Static testing
  • Test techniques
  • Test management
  • Tool support for testing

Pre-requisites

N/A

ISTQB® Foundation (2018)

This path is for anyone who needs to demonstrate practical knowledge of the fundamental concepts of software testing including people in roles such as testers, test analysts, test engineers, test consultants, test managers, user acceptance testers and software developers.

ISTQB® Foundation: Getting Started

by Andrejs Doronins

Nov 17, 2020 / 1h 30m

1h 30m

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Description

Software is everywhere and it is an integral part of this world. This means that software of poor quality will continue to have a greater impact. Flawed software may result in anything: from minor individual inconveniences to public disasters. It is thus paramount to maintain the quality of software high.

In this course, ISTQB® Foundation: Getting Started, you'll gain a high-level understanding of software testing.

First, you'll explore what software testing is and why it is necessary. Next, you'll discover the seven testing principles that underpin testing. Finally, you'll learn the fundamentals of the test process itself and activities that it involves. When you're finished with this course, you'll have the knowledge of software testing basics needed to explore the subject further.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. What Is Testing?
  3. Why Is Testing Necessary?
  4. Seven Testing Principles
  5. Test Process Fundamentals
  6. Test Psychology and Mindset

ISTQB® Foundation: Testing throughout the Software Development Lifecycle

by Andrejs Doronins

Dec 7, 2020 / 1h 20m

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Flawed software may result in anything from minor inconveniences to public disasters. It is important to maintain the quality of software. In this course, ISTQB® Foundation: Testing throughout the Software Development Lifecycle, you will gain an understanding of the most widespread lifecycle models, as well as various test types and test levels that can be carried out. First, you'll explore various software development lifecycle categories and models that define the workflow of your team. Next, you'll discover the different test levels at which testing can be carried out. Finally, you'll learn about different test types that allow for complete and well-grounded testing. When you're finished with this course, you'll have the knowledge of various testing approaches needed to explore the subject of testing further.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Understanding SDLC Models
  3. Discovering Test Levels
  4. Comparing Test Types
  5. Understanding Maintenance Testing

ISTQB® Foundation: Static Testing

by Stephen Allott

Feb 22, 2021 / 1h 33m

1h 33m

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It’s been said that as many as 70% of defects in software could have been found in the specifications. Why not invest time in static testing techniques and move towards defect prevention rather than firefighting? In this course, ISTQB® Foundation: Static Testing, you’ll learn to appreciate static testing techniques. First, you’ll explore how early testing using static analysis and review techniques can save testers time and money. Next, you’ll discover the main activities in the review process. Finally, you’ll learn how to apply a formal review technique. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of ISTQB® Foundation Static Testing needed to pass the ISTQB® foundation-level exam.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Static Testing Essentials
  3. The Review Process
  4. Review Types Compared
  5. Applying the Review Process

ISTQB® Foundation: Test Techniques

by Gabriel McNeilly

Apr 20, 2021 / 1h 52m

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Effective testing is critical to the success of a software system. In this course, ISTQB® Foundation: Test Techniques, you’ll learn to understand and apply a wide range of test techniques. First, you’ll explore black-box test techniques. Next, you’ll learn about two component-level white-box test techniques. Finally, you’ll discover experience-based test techniques. . When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of test techniques needed to test software more effectively and successfully complete the ‘Test Techniques’ section of the ISTQB exam.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Exploring Test Technique Categories
  3. Applying Black-box Test Techniques
  4. Understanding White-box Test Techniques
  5. Utilizing Experience-based Test Techniques

ISTQB® Foundation: Test Management

by Stephen Allott

May 28, 2021 / 2h 30m

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Building software that your customers love is a team effort. In this course, ISTQB® Foundation: Test Management, you’ll learn to manage a testing project effectively. First, you’ll explore the role and responsibilities of a test manager. Next, you’ll discover how to plan, estimate and schedule a testing project. Finally, you’ll learn how to keep track of progress and communicate the testing status to all the project stakeholders. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of Test Management needed to pass the ISTQB Foundation exam and contribute to the development of a test strategy and test plan on both traditional and agile projects.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. The Test Manager
  3. The Tester
  4. Product Risk Analysis
  5. Managing Defects
  6. How to Write a Test Plan
  7. Applying Estimation Techniques
  8. Keeping Track of Progress

ISTQB® Foundation: Tool Support for Testing

by Marko Vajs

Jan 14, 2021 / 1h 16m

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Acquiring and using a tool potentially brings unforeseen risks. In this course, ISTQB® Foundation: Tool Support for Testing, you'll learn about different tool types and approaches for tool classification. First, you'll see different approaches when it comes to tool classification and explore classification by test activities they support. Next, you'll learn about the benefits and risks of test automation and look at the additional considerations for choosing test execution and test management tools. Finally, you'll discover the success factors for a tool and learn how to approach introducing a tool in an organization. By the end of this course, you'll have the skills and knowledge to put all of this into practice in a real-world situation and have greater confidence in taking and passing the ISTQB® Foundations level exam.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Understanding Types of Test Tools
  3. Exploring Benefits and Risks of Test Automation
  4. Selecting Tools
  5. Introducing Tools into an Organization

ISTQB® Foundation Level Exam Overview

by Aleksandar Vladimirov

Feb 10, 2021 / 35m

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What are the benefits of being certified, and what you need to do to pass the exams? In this course, ISTQB® Foundation Level Exam Overview, you’ll learn what ISTQB® CTFL is all about and how you can sell it to your manager and employees. First, you’ll explore who ISTQB® is for. Next, you’ll discover the structure of the test. Finally, you’ll learn how to promote the exam inside your organization. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of ISTQB® CTFL structure needed to assess if it’s right for your organization.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Level up Your Testing with ISTQB® CTRL
  3. Learn the ISTQB® CTRL Exam Structure
  4. Benefits of Adopting ISTQB® CTRL in Your Organization
Learning Paths

ISTQB® Foundation

  • Number of Courses7 courses
  • Duration11 hours

This ISTQB® foundation level 2018 certification path covers relevant information across software delivery practices including waterfall, agile, devops and continuous delivery.

This path is for anyone who needs to demonstrate practical knowledge of the fundamental concepts of software testing including people in roles such as testers, test analysts, test engineers, test consultants, test managers, user acceptance testers and software developers. This certification path is also appropriate for individuals who need a basic understanding of software testing including project managers, quality managers, software development managers, business analysts, IT directors and management consultants.

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