ISTQB - Firebrand Training certification for ISTQB Foundation Software Tester

Duration

Duration:

Just 2 Days

Method

Method:

Classroom / Online / Hybrid

Next date

Next date:

13/3/2025 (Thursday)

Overview

Firebrand's two-day accelerated course provides comprehensive training and certification for anyone involved in software testing. It follows the syllabus specified by the International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB).

Firebrand's accelerated course is designed to prepare you for and test you in the following accreditations:

  • ISTQB Foundation Certificate in Software Testing

On completion of Firebrand's course you will be able to:

  • Manage, plan and prepare rigorous, formal, visible and repeatable tests that will fully exercise software, in the development of quality systems.
  • Apply different testing approaches (black box, white box, static and dynamic) to all stages of software development.
  • Prepare test plans, strategy, specifications, procedures and controls to provide a structured approach to testing.
  • Identify what is involved in acceptance testing, system testing, integration testing and unit testing, what should be tested when and by whom.
  • Document testing appropriately.
  • Describe the different types of testing tools available and identify and implement the appropriate types of tools for their needs.

Firebrand's training for ISTQB's Foundation Software Testing certification:

  • Allows you to achieve your certifications in a fraction of the time of 'traditional training' while delivering industry-leading exam passing percentages.
  • Helps students grasp complex technical concepts more easily by identifying and catering to individual student learning styles through a mixed visual, auditory and kinaesthetic-tactual delivery system.
  • Enhances retention by employing accelerated learning techniques focused on committing information to long-term memory.

Four reasons why you should sit your ISTQB Foundation course with Firebrand Training

  1. You'll be ISTQB Foundation trained and certified faster. Learn more on this 2-day accelerated course. You'll get at least 12 hours a day of quality learning time in a distraction-free environment
  2. Your ISTQB Foundation course is all-inclusive. One simple price covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals – so you can focus on learning
  3. Pass ISTQB Foundation first time or train again for free. Your expert instructor will deliver our unique accelerated learning methods, allowing you to learn faster and be in the best possible position to pass first time. In the unlikely event that you don't, it's covered by your Certification Guarantee
  4. Study ISTQB Foundation with an award-winning training provider. We've won the Learning and Performance Institute's "Training Company of the Year" three times. Firebrand is your fastest way to learn, with 134.561 students saving more than one million hours since 2001

Curriculum

This course will discuss the new CTFL 4.0 syllabus:

Module 1 - Fundamentals of Testing

  • What is Testing?
  • Why is Testing Necessary?
  • Testing Principles
  • Test Activities, Testware and Test Roles
  • Essential Skills and Good Practices in Testing

Module 2 - Testing throughout the Software Lifecycle

  • Testing in the Context of an SDLC
  • Test Levels and Test Types
  • Maintenance Testing

Module 3 - Static Testing

  • Static Testing Basics
  • Feedback and Review Process

Module 4 - Test Techniques

  • Test Techniques Overview
  • Black-box Test Techniques
  • White-box Test Techniques
  • Experience-based Test Techniques
  • Collaboration-based Test Approaches

Module 5 - Managing the Test Activities

  • Test Planning
  • Risk Management
  • Test Monitoring, Test Control and Test Completion
  • Configuration Management
  • Defect Management

Module 6 - Test tools

  • Tool Support for Testing
  • Benefits and Risks of Test Automation

Exam Track

After sitting Firebrand's accelerated course, you will be prepared for, and sit the following exam:

The ISTQB Foundation Certificate in Software Testing (based on the International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB) syllabus) is taken at the end of the final day. It is a one hour multiple choice exam consisting of 40 questions.

What's Included

Included:

  • Firebrand's own Foundation Software Tester Courseware Kit

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.

Prerequisites

Students should already have a basic working knowledge of IT and an understanding of the testing role in software development.

Are you ready to get certified in record time?

We interview all applicants for the course on their technical background, degrees and certifications held, and general suitability. If you get through this screening process, it means you stand a great chance of passing.

Firebrand Training is an immersive training environment. You must be committed to the course. The above prerequisites are guidelines, but many students with less experience have other background or traits that have enabled their success in accelerated training through Firebrand Training.

If you have any doubts as to whether you meet the pre-requisites please call (0)8 44 68 27 85 and speak to one of our enrolment consultants, who can help you with a training plan.

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