ISTQB® Certified Tester Foundation Level

Petr Neugebauer

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Popis kurzu

This 3-day course covers the software testing fundamentals, providing you with the necessary foundations for a software testing career. It is also useful for other IT professionals who wish to gain a knowledge of the terminology and processes of software testing.

Cíle kurzu

  • To provide an understanding of the basic principles of testing and present a standard testing terminology.
  • To provide an overview of different test techniques, both dynamic and static, and how to apply them.
  • To introduce the fundamental concepts of test management so that any team member can understand the contribution that will be expected of them.
  • To promote and encourage a professional approach amongst software testers that will earn the respect of our colleagues in other IT disciplines.

Určeno pro

This Foundation Level course is suitable for anyone who is involved in or interested in software testing. This includes people in roles such as testers, test analysts, test engineers, test consultants, test managers, user acceptance testers and software developers. It is also appropriate for anyone who wants a basic understanding of software testing, such as project managers, quality managers, software development managers, business analysts, IT directors and management consultants.
Whilst it is aimed at people who are just starting a career in software testing, we also recommend it as a way for those who have already established themselves in this profession to demonstrate their accomplishments by obtaining certification, there by putting themselves in a position to proceed to higher-level or specialist ISTQB certificates.
People possessing an ISTQB Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL) certificate may use the Certified Tester Foundation Level acronym CTFL.

Obsah kurzu

Chapter 1: Fundamentals of Testing

  • The basic principles related to testing, the reasons why testing is required, what

test objectives are, and the principles of successful testing.

  • A standard test process, its major activities and work products.

Chapter 2: Testing Throughout the Software Development Lifecycle

  • How testing is incorporated in every step of a software development lifecycle,

depending on what tyupe of lifecycle (traditional, RAD, Agile etc.).

  • The different test levels, test types, and impact analysis when working with

maintenance testing.

Chapter 3: Static Testing

  • The various static techniques of testing such as static analysis and reviews (i.e.,

informal reviews, walkthroughs, technical reviews, and inspections).

  • How to apply a review technique to a work product to find defects.

Chapter 4: Test Techniques

  • How to apply test techniques to derive test cases from other software work


  • Black-box, white-box, and experience-based test techniques are covered.

Chapter 5: Test Management

  • Test management is covered from a perspective where the tester can work with

test managers, focusing on risk-based testing, test execution and defect

reporting and handling.

  • What can be included in various test documentation work products, such as

test plans and reports.

  • How to report defects in a clear and understandable way.

Chapter 6: Tool Support for Testing

  • A classification of common tool types, the risks and benefits connected with

tools, and aspects of selecting and introducing tools.


The only official entry criterion for the Foundation Level certification exam is that candidates have an interest in software testing. There are no prerequisites for attending this training course. We recommended, however, that delegates have at least a minimal background in some aspect of software testing, software development or application software support.

The Foundation Certificate is awarded to those who pass a written one hour multiple-choice exam of 40 questions that is set, moderated, marked and invigilated by an ISTQB licensed Exam Provider. Candidates whose native language is not English are allowed an extra 15 minutes when taking the exam in English. The exam will be arranged separately on a later date.

ISTQB® Certified Tester Foundation Level

Vybraný termín:

1.12.2021 –  3.12.2021  Online

14900 Kč + 21 % DPH

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