The Foundation Level Test course, created by Rex Black, past President of the International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB
), past President of the American Software Testing Qualifications Board (ASTQB
) and co-author of the International Software Testing Qualifications Board Foundation Syllabus, this course is ideal for testers and test teams preparing for certification.
This hands-on course provides test engineers and test managers with the essential ideas, processes, tools and skills they need in order to set themselves on a path for true testing professionalism.
The objectives of the course are as follows:
- Review the major test design techniques with lecture and exercises
- Methodology behind a successful testing program and covers a wide range of issues, from those related to the individual tester to those related to the testing department as a whole
- The testing process is presented, both through theory and hands-on exercises that follow an example project, including the difficult tasks of tracking and presenting tests results
- Creation of a test environment and test automation is also covered, along with system development lifecycles and how they affect testing
Purchase of the course tuition includes:
- Complimentary access to the RBCS e-learning course
- Instructor-led four-day course
- A set of approximately 790 PowerPoint slides covering the topics to be addressed
- Three sample Foundation Level mock exams to provide a review of the Foundation Level exam
- ISTQB Foundation Level Syllabus
- The latest glossary of terms used in Software Testing produced by members of the ISTQB
- Standards for Software Testing
- Test Engineering Foundation Sample Exam Questions embedded throughout course
- Exercise solutions
- Project Source Documents for Course Exercises
- Copy of the textbook "Foundations of Software Testing: ISTQB Certification"
- The $250 certification exam fee. Exams are held on the afternoon of the final course day and are administered by a representative from the American Software Testing Qualifications Board
- Course completion certificate (often used for employer reimbursement)
Re-accredited by ASTQB June 2010. This course follows the ISTQB Foundation Level Syllabus 2011.
Click below to download your preferred format of the syllabus: PDF format
, EPUB (Nook) format
or MOBI (Kindle) format
Blended e-learning, licenses and volume discounts are also available for companies.
There are no cancellations or registration transfers to another date within 30 dates prior to the start of the course. You will be held responsible for 100% of the tuition if you cancel your registration within that time period. If however the required minimum number of registrants is not met in order for RBCS to run the course and the course must be cancelled, you will received a 100% refund or, upon your request, your tuition can be moved to another course.
Earn 22.5 PDUs upon completion of this course