ISTQB - Certified Tester Foundation Level - Usability Testing



Only 2 Days



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5/2/2024 (Monday)


On this accelerated BCS Certified Tester Foundation Level - Usability Testing (ISTQB) course, you’ll gain an understanding of the basic concepts of usability and usability testing, as well as being able to design and monitor the implementation of a test plan for achieving user experience and accessibility goals.

In just 2 days, you’ll acquire the knowledge to identify usability risks and potential accessibility violations in a given product at any stage of the development cycle. You’ll also be able to:

  • Cite relevant standards for usability, user experience, and accessibility
  • Set up procedures so that usability, user experience and accessibility goals may be verified
  • Explain the rationale, process and results of usability, user experience and accessibility evaluations to stakeholders

At the end of this course, you’ll sit the BCS Certified Tester Foundation Level - Usability Testing exam and achieve your certification. Through Firebrand’s Lecture | Lab | Review methodology, you’ll get access to official courseware, certified instructors, and train in a distraction-free environment.


This course is ideal if you are involved in software testing and wish to broaden your knowledge of usability testing or start a specialist career in usability testing.


Other accelerated training providers rely heavily on lecture and independent self-testing and study.

Effective technical instruction must be highly varied and interactive to keep attention levels high, promote camaraderie and teamwork between the students and instructor, and solidify knowledge through hands-on learning.

Firebrand Training provides instruction to meet every learning need:

  • Intensive group instruction
  • One-on-one instruction attention
  • Hands-on labs
  • Lab partner and group exercises
  • Question and answer drills
  • Independent study


  • Module 1: Basic Concepts
  • Module 2: Risks in Usability, User Experience and Accessibility
  • Module 3: Usability and Accessibility Standards
  • Module 4: Usability Reviews
  • Module 5: Usability Testing
  • Module 6: User Surveys
  • Module 7: Selecting Appropriate Methods
  • Module 8: Summary of Roles and Responsibilities

Exam Track

As part of this accelerated course, you’ll sit the following exam at the Firebrand Training centre, covered Certification Guarantee:

BCS Certified Tester Foundation Level - Usability Testing exam

  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Format: Multiple-choice (closed book)
  • Number of questions: 40
  • Passing score: 26/40 (65%)

What's Included

Your accelerated course includes:

  • Accommodation *
  • Meals, unlimited snacks, beverages, tea and coffee *
  • On-site exams **
  • Exam vouchers **
  • Practice tests **
  • Certification Guarantee ***
  • Courseware
  • Up-to 12 hours of instructor-led training each day
  • 24-hour lab access
  • Digital courseware **
  • * For residential training only. Accommodation is included from the night before the course starts. This doesn't apply for online courses.
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts
  • *** Pass first time or train again free as many times as it takes, unlimited for 1 year. Just pay for accommodation, exams, and incidental costs.


Before attending this accelerated course, you should have successfully completed the ISTQB Foundation Level certification.

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites? Don’t worry. Your training consultant will discuss your background with you to understand if this course is right for you.


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