Duration : 20 Hrs

ISTQB Certified Tester is a standardized prerequisite for software testers and the certification is offered by the ISTQB. The qualifications are based on a program, and there is a hierarchy of qualifications and guidelines for authorization and examination. The ISTQB is a software testing prerequisite certification organization having over 350,000 certifications issued.


Who can learn this course:
Test Managers and other senior test professionals who are looking to develop advanced skills in test estimation, planning, monitoring and control. This course also prepares you to sit the ISTQB Advanced Test Manager exam and obtain your ISTQB Advanced Test Manager certification
Pre Requisite:
Any programming language , Basics of testing
 End Objective:
  • Use a common language for efficient and effective communication with other testers and project stakeholders.
  • Understand established testing concepts, the fundamental test process, test approaches, and principles to support test objectives.
  • Design and prioritize tests by using established techniques; analyze both functional and non-functional specifications (such as performance and usability) at all test levels for systems with a low to medium level of complexity.
  • Execute tests according to agreed test plans, and analyze and report on the results of tests.
  • Write clear and understandable incident reports.
  • Effectively participate in reviews of small to medium-sized projects.
  • Be familiar with different types of testing tools and their uses; assist in the selection and implementation process.
Fundamentals of Testing
Why is testing necessary
  • Software systems context
  • Causes of software defects
  • Role of testing in software development, maintenance and operations
  • Testing and quality
  • How much testing is enough
 What is testing
  • Seven testing principles
  • Fundamental Test Process
  • Test Planning and control
  • Test analysis and design
  • Test implementation and execution
  • Evaluating exit criteria and reporting
  • Test closure activities
  • The psychology of testing
  • Code of ethics
Testing throughout the Software Life Cycle
Software Development Models
  • V model
  • Iterative models
  • Testing within a lifecycle model
Test Levels
  • Component testing
  • Integration testing
  • System testing
  • Acceptance testing
Test Types
  • Functional testing
  • Non-functional testing
  • Structural testing
  • Regression testing
Static Techniques
Static techniques and the test process
Review Process
  • Activities of a formal review
  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Types of reviews
  • Success factors for reviews
Static analysis by tools
Test Design Techniques
Test development process
Categories of test design techniques
Black box techniques
  •  Equivalence Partitioning
  • Boundary Value Analysis
  • Decision Table Testing
  • State Transition Testing
  • Use case testing
White box techniques
  • Statement testing and coverage
  • Decision testing and coverage
  • Other structure based techniques
  • Experience based techniques
  • Choosing test techniques
Test Management
Test Organisation
  • Test organisation and independence
  • Tasks of test leader and tester
Test Planning and Estimation
  • Test planning
  • Test planning activities
  • Entry criteria
  • Exit criteria
  • Test estimation
  • Test strategy, test approach
Test Progress Monitoring and Control
  • Test progress monitoring
  • Test reporting
  • Test control
Configuration Management
   Risk and Testing
  • Project risks
  • Product risks
Incident Management
Tool Support for Testing
Types of Test Tools
  • Tool support for testing
  • Test tool classification
  • Tool Support for management of testing and tests
  • Tool support for static testing
  • Tool support for test specification
  • Tool support for test execution and logging
  • Tool support for performance and monitoring
  • Tool support for specific testing needs
Effective Use of Tools
  • Potential benefits and risks
  • Special considerations
Introducing a tool into an organisation


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