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About ISTQB Training

International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB) is a special training designed for the IT professionals or for those that are interested to start their career as testers. Testers who want to build or improve their skills in testing and solidify their knowledge on testing skills can opt for this ISTQB Training.This foundation level ISTQB program will provide the fundamentals of testing through practical techniques with a hands-on approach.

ISTQB certification is the basic requirement in almost all organisations for software testers, so this is a skill requirement for applying for jobs.As this is Foundation training there will be standardised approach for software testing that can be adapted to the projects.

ISTQB Training Course Curriculum

ISTQB (FL) New Syllabus

Chapter 1 – Fundamentals of Testing

What is testing?

  • Identify typical objectives of testing
  • Differentiate testing from debugging

Why is Testing Necessary?

  • Give examples of why testing is necessary
  • Testing’s Contributions to Success
  • Quality Assurance and Testing
  • Errors, Defects, and Failures
  • Defects, Root Causes and Effects

Seven Testing Principles Test Process

  • Test Process in Context
  • Test Activities and Tasks
  • Test Work Products
  • Traceability between the Test Basis and Test Work Products

The Psychology of Testing

  • Human Psychology and Testing
  • Tester’s and Developer’s Mindsets

Chapter 2 – Testing Throughout the Software Development Lifecycle

  • Software Development Lifecycle Models
  • Software Development and Software Testing
  • Software Development Lifecycle Models in Context

Test Levels

  • Component Testing
  • Integration Testing
  • System Testing
  • Acceptance Testing

Test Types

  • Functional Testing
  • Non-functional Testing
  • White-box Testing
  • Change-related Testing
  • Test Types and Test Levels

 

Maintenance Testing

  • Triggers for Maintenance
  • Impact Analysis for Maintenance

Chapter 3 – Static Testing

Static Testing Basics

  • Work Products that Can Be Examined by Static Testing
  • Benefits of Static Testing
  • Differences between Static and Dynamic Testing

Review Process

  • Work Product Review Process
  • Roles and responsibilities in a formal review
  • Review Types
  • Applying Review Techniques
  • Success Factors for Reviews

Chapter 4 – Test Techniques

Categories of Test Techniques

  • Choosing Test Techniques
  • Categories of Test Techniques and Their Characteristics

 

Black-box Test Techniques

  • Equivalence Partitioning
  • Boundary Value Analysis
  • Decision Table Testing
  • State Transition Testing
  • Use Case Testing

White-box Test Techniques

  • Statement Testing and Coverage
  • Decision Testing and Coverage
  • The Value of Statement and Decision Testing

Experience-based Test Techniques

  • Error Guessing
  • Exploratory Testing
  • Checklist-based Testing

Chapter 5 – Test Management

Test Organization

  • Independent Testing
  • Tasks of a Test Manager and Tester

Test Planning and Estimation

  • Purpose and Content of a Test Plan
  • Test Strategy and Test Approach
  • Entry Criteria and Exit Criteria (Definition of Ready and Definition of Done)
  • Test Execution Schedule
  • Factors Influencing the Test Effort
  • Test Estimation Techniques

Test Monitoring and Control

  • Metrics Used in Testing
  • Purposes, Contents, and Audiences for Test Reports

Configuration Management Risks and Testing

  • Definition of Risk
  • Product and Project Risks
  • Risk-based Testing and Product Quality

Defect Management

Chapter 6 – Tool Support for Testing

Test Tool Considerations

  • Test Tool Classification
  • Benefits and Risks of Test Automation
  • Special Considerations for Test Execution and Test Management Tools

Effective Use of Tools

  • Main Principles for Tool Selection
  • Pilot Projects for Introducing a Tool into an Organization
  • Success Factors for Tools

 

ISTQB Advanced level Syllabus

 

1. Testing Process

  • Introduction
  • Test Planning, Monitoring and Control
    • How Test Strategies effects test planning
    • Test Planning
    • Test Monitoring and Control
  • Test Analysis and Test Design (apply primarily for test analyst)
  • Test Implementation and Execution
    • Preconditions for test Implementation
    • Advantages and disadvantages of early test Implementation
  • Evaluating Exit Criteria and Reporting
    • Information necessary to collect during test process to support accurate reporting and evaluation against exit criteria
  • Test Closure Activities
  • Case studies ,Debrief and Mock test

2.  Test Management

  • Introduction
  • Test Management in Context
  • Understanding Testing Stakeholders
  • Additional Software Development Lifecycle Activities and Work Products
  • Alignment of Test Activities and Other Lifecycle Activities
  • Managing Non Functional Testing
  • Managing Experience-Based Testing
  • Case studies , Debrief and Mock test
    • Risk-Based Testing and Other Approaches for Test Prioritization and Effort Allocation
  • Different ways Risk-Based Testing responds to risk
  • Risk-Based Testing Activities
    • Risk Identification techniques
    • Risk Assessment Techniques
    • Risk Mitigation Activities
  • Risk Based Techniques
    • Informal approaches
  • Pragmatic risk analysis and management (PRAM)
  • Systematic software testing (SST)
    • Formal approaches
  • Hazard Analysis
  • Cost of Exposure
  • Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (FMEA)
  • Quality Function Deployment (QFD)
  • Fault Tree Analysis (FTA)
  • Test Prioritization and Effort Allocation in the Test Process
    • Test Triage
  • Case studies , Debrief and Mock test
  • Test Documentation and Other Work Products
  • Quality Policy
  • Test Handbook – Test Policy
  • Test Strategy
  • Master Test Plan
  • Level Test Plan
  • Project Risk Management
  • Other Test Work Products
  • Case studies , Debrief and Mock test
  • Test Estimation
  • Factors that can influence the cost, effort and duration of the test activity
    • Factors which arise from the Process
    • Factors which arise from the People
    • Factors which arise from the nature of the project, tools
  • Estimation techniques
    • Intuition,
    • Work breakdown structure
    • Test Point Analysis
    • Wide Band Delphi
    • Predictive models (function points, LOC…)
  •  Defining and Using Test Metrics
  • Measure Theory
  • Metrics definition and selection
  • Presenting measurement values
  • Several Test Metrics
  • Test Case based Metrics
  • Test basis and test object based Metrics
  • Defect Based Metrics
  • Cost or Effort based Metrics
  • Business Value of Testing
  • Distributed, Outsourced, and Insourced Testing
  • Managing the Application of Industry Standards
  • Case studies , Debrief and Mock test

3.  Reviews

  • Introduction
  • Benefits of reviews as compared to dynamic testing
  • Steps to Introduce reviews
  • Change Control Board Process
  • IEEE 1028 Standard for SoJware Reviews
  • Types of Reviews
  • Comparison
  • Relative strength
  • Weakness
  • Fields of use
  • Management Reviews and Audits
  • Managing Reviews – Success factors for reviews
  • Metrics for Reviews
  • Managing Formal Reviews
  • Case studies , Debrief and Mock test

4.  Defect Management

  • IEEE 1044 – Incident management life cycle
  • Defect Workflow and States
  • Standard classification of soJware anomalies according to IEEE 1044
  • Steps and activities in each step
  • Managing Invalid and Duplicate Defect Reports
  • Cross-Functional Defect Management
  • Defect Report Information
  • Defect Metrics
  • Assessing Process Capability with Defect Report Information
  • Defect Taxonomy
  • Case studies , Debrief and Mock test

 

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ISTQB Training Highlights

  • Building Credibility to your profile
  • 100% Assistance on job placement
  • High-quality ISTQB training from instructors
  • Course completion certificate
  • Automating test cases for practical application
  • Course material for all the concepts
  • All fundamental basics of testing
  • Increasing Marketability with the training program
  • Prepare candidates for the Certificate in Software Testing based on the ISTQB syllabus.
  • Improve understanding of software testing “its purpose and nature” and to raise awareness of issues and constraints around testing.
  • Provide a professional qualification widely recognised by employers, customers and peers.
  • Introduce test techniques (static, white box and black box) to delegates as well as providing practical experience of some key techniques.
  • Provide a professional qualification widely recognised by employers, customers and peers.
  • Introduce test techniques (static, white box and black box) to delegates as well as providing practical experience of some key techniques.
  • Learn standard terminology.
  • Provide a complete picture of the test activities and processes from requirements review to system implementation; and to discover good sources of information.
  • Enabling software suppliers to hire certified testers and thereby gain commercial advantage over their competitors by advertising their tester recruitment policy.
  • Enabling comparison of testing skills across different countries, testers to move across country borders more easily and multi- national/international projects to have a common understanding of testing issues.

Scope for Fresher and for Experienced for ISTQB (FL) are same.

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Who Should Learn ISTQB Training?

This course will be beneficial for those that are existing 

  • Test Analysts
  • Test Designers
  • Test Engineers
  • User Acceptance Testers
  • Quality Managers
  • Business Analysts
  • Test Consultants
  • Test Managers
  • Prepare candidates for the Certificate in Software Testing based on the ISTQB syllabus.
  • Conveys Common Practices for Software Testing.

As test manager and adjunct professor Marc Rene writes, “Certification across an organization gets all testers on the same playing field with terminology, approaches, methodology, and general testing principles. Certifications focus on foundational testing knowledge and sound testing practices. Furthermore, they allow all testers to have a shared understanding about the maturity .

  • Establishes a Framework for Skill Building.

There are many topics available for training in software testing, but which ones are best for the development of your team? The ISTQB certification program lays out a tree structure of training, with well–‐defined syllabi and learning objectives developed by international testing experts. The ISTQB syllabi forms a strong basis of topics and timings that can be applied at corporate and university levels.

  • Builds Credibility and Professionalism for Your Profile.
  • Has International Recognition and Consistency.

Many international companies are adopting ISTQB certification as a way to get consistent training of all their test teams worldwide on a common syllabus.

  • Transfers Practical Knowledge for Software Testing.
  • Learning the Subtleties of ISTQB Terminology and Approaches.

People who have been in the testing field for many years may understand topics from their experience and previous training. However, people with over 30 years experience have failed the CTFL exam – not because they lack knowledge, but because they lack the ISTQB perspective. Small details in understanding can make the difference between passing and failing the exam. The syllabi provides the learning objectives and what should be covered in a training course. They do not convey the knowledge behind the topical outline. That is where formal training comes into play.

  • Instructor Guidance and Feedback.

A good instructor will make sure all learning objectives are covered and that your questions are answered. With self-study, you are largely on your own. Terminology and process details are explained so the candidate will be able to understand the concepts and apply them on the job.

  • Focused Attention.

You are focused on the topic of software testing for a period of time. This is more than just reading a book. (Which, by the way, reading books on testing is something few testers do.

  • Making the Best Use of Your Exam Investment.

A candidate can re-take the exam at any time if they don’t pass. However, each exam sitting is 45,00 for the first time and 2500 for the rest of the times. With training, you have a much better chance of passing the exam, plus you get the benefit of testing training which can be used on the job for years to come.

  • Practical Application.

Any type of software testing training should include practical exercises to reinforce the key concepts. People only retain 50% of what they hear and see, but 90% of what we say and do, so we will have practical approach and discussions.

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FAQ

What are the prerequisites of this ISTQB training?

Anyone can take up ISTQB training course, there are no such complicated prerequisites for this course but for certification at least six months of Software testing.

Can we attend for ISTQB training demo classes?

Yes, demo classes will be provided for all the courses at mind Q Systems that will help in deciding to take up the course.

What about Modes of Training for ISTQB training?

Classroom ISTQB training is provided and also ISTQB training online provided for this course depending on your convenience. 

Will you provide 100% assurance for job after completion of ISTQB training or course program?

We will provide ISTQB Training with 100% assistance but not assurance. We will provide the complete knowledge on the concepts of the course with live projects and real time examples.It will help in getting placed easily after the course completion.

 Training Features

We offer a wide range of high quality of teaching and extra-curricular activities.

Instructor-Led Training Sessions

Our trainers are right on your screen available to answer any question you may have.

Expert Trainers

We encourage nothing less than the BEST. Our trainers are real-time experts with years of experience.

Flexible Schedule

We have classes on most hours of the day. You plan your availability accordingly and schedule a demo.

Industry Specific Scenarios

Since all our faculty hail from industry, our trainers are masters in explaining scenarios that are used and preferred in the market.

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