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ISTQB Foundation in Software Testing


ISTQB Foundation in Software Testing
Start Date6th June 2018
Course CodeSS18-15
VenueTBC
Non-member
Full Fee
€1,050.00
Duration3 Days
LocationDublin
Provider
Network Member Subsidised Fee€750.00
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Programme Overview
This comprehensive introduction to software testing provides you with the knowledge and expertise to undertake the ISTQB examination for the
Foundation Certificate offered at the end of the third day. This course has been accredited by the Irish Software testing Board (ISTB) and covers the syllabus for ISTQB Foundation in Software Testing.
Course Objectives and Learning Outcomes

The course objectives are to prepare participants for the Foundation level exam and to provide a comprehensive foundation in the principles and techniques of modern testing. It includes coverage of the body of knowledge defined in the ISTQB Foundation level syllabus from istqb.org including:


• the fundamentals of testing,
• testing through the lifecycle,
• static testing
• test design techniques
• test management
• tool support for testing

Who should attend
The intended audience includes quality analysts, testers, developers, systems analysts, project leaders, users and data administrators.
Course Content

Part One: Introduction


• Fundamentals of Testing
• Why is testing necessary?
• What is testing?
• General testing principles
• Fundamental test process
• The psychology of testing


Part Two: Testing through the lifecycle


• Software development models
• Test levels
• Test types - the targets of testing
• Maintenance testing


Part Three: Static Reviews


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

Part Four: Test design techniques


• Identifying test conditions and designing test cases
• Categories of test design techniques
• Specification-based or black-box techniques
• Structure-based or white-box techniques
• Experience-based techniques


Part Five: Test Management


• Test Organisation
• Test planning and estimation
• Test process monitoring and control
• Configuration Management
• Risk and Testing
• Incident Management


Part Six: Tool Support for Testing


• Types of test tool
• Effective use of tools: potential benefits and risks
• Introduction a tool into an organisation
Examination Coaching

ISTQB Examination


• Externally invigilated

Certification
ISTQB Foundation Certificate in Software Testing
Other course details
This comprehensive introduction to software testing provides you with the knowledge and expertise to undertake the ISTQB examination for the Foundation Certificate offered at the end of the third day.
The approach will be a mixture of slide presentation, exercises and discussion with sample exams to prepare candidates fully for the exam and address their objectives.
About the Trainer
Fran O’Hara has 30 years experience in the software industry having worked in development, test, management and now consulting. Fran specialises in pragmatic approaches to lean/agile, software process improvement, quality/testing, and associated practices. For the last 8 years, his main focus has been providing agile/lean coaching, training and advisory support to organisations transitioning to agile with a particular emphasis on testing.
He is a regular speaker at international conferences and seminars. Fran is a Certified/Professional ScrumMaster, Professional Product Owner, an ISTQB testing tutor at advanced level, a CMMI lead assessor, a fellow of the Irish Computer Society, a director of the TMMi Foundation, a member of the Irish Software Testing Board (ISTB) and co-founder of the Irish SIG in Software Testing - SoftTest.