The International Software Testing Qualification Board is a software testing certification. The ISTQB certification training online will provide more than 16 hours of tutorial videos, three mock tests, access to forums and subject related notes for a year long of subscription.

This curriculum is designed to teach you all the basics of software testing with the foundation of software development models. Various static and test design techniques are also covered. Test management strategies and different test tools are explained in detail.

Trainer : Shanker

ISTQB Course Content

    • Chapter 1 : Fundamentals of testing

Why is testing necessary?
What is testing?
Testing principles
Fundamental test process
The psychology of testing

    • Chapter 2 : Testing throughout the software life cycle

Software development models
Test levels
Test types: the targets of testing
Maintenance testing

    • Chapter 3 : Static techniques

Reviews and the test process
Review process
Static analysis by tools

    • Chapter 4 : Test design techniques

Identifying test conditions and designing test cases
Categories of test design techniques
Specification-based or black-box techniques
Structure-based or white-box techniques
Experience-based techniques
Choosing a test technique

    • Chapter 5 : Test management

Test organization
Test plans, estimates, and strategies
Test progress monitoring and control
Configuration management
Risk and testing
Incident management

    • Chapter 6 : Tool support for testing

Types of test tools
Effective use of tools: Potential benefits and risks

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ISTQB Stands for International Software Testing Qualifications Board which is a software testing qualification certification organization that operates internationally.
Since it is Internationally recognized certification, it is valid across countries.
ISTQB Foundation Level (CTFL)
ISTQB Advanced Level (CTAL)
– Test Manager
– Test Analyst
– Technical Test Analyst
Expert Level
– Improving the Test Process
– Test Management
– Test Automation(planned)
– Security Testing(planned)
No. One has to clear foundation level to attempt Advanced level certification course and has to clear all advanced level(Test Manager, Test Analyst, Technical Test analyst) to attempt Expert level certifications.
Question Type : Multiple Choice
No# of Questions : 40
Point Systen : No Negative Marking. 1 point for each Question.
Success Criteria : 65% (26 Questions or More)
Exam Duration : 60 Mins
Exam Fees : US$250
Yes you can take up the test even if you are a fresher. However, it is encouraged to have a hands on experience in testing before attempting certification.
Yes. You can take up ISTQB Foundation level certification any number of times but there should be a minimum gap between two attempts. You can check the same on www.istqb.org
Both are different Certifications. PMP is purely for Project Management(general Management techniques) and Should NOT be confused with testing certifications. However ISTQB is specific to Software Quality assurance only. One has to choose based on their skills/long term goals.
Once the test is completed, the results will be shown to the user immediately. The certificate usually reaches two weeks after clearing the tests.
+ Foundations of Software Testing – ISTQB certification 3rd Edition – Dorothy Graham 2012
+ Software Testing – ISEB Foundation Guide – British Computer Society
+ Software Testing Foundations : Rocky Nook, Andreas Spillner (2011)
+ What is Software Testing ? , ilovetesting.com
[Abbott] J. Abbot (1986), Software Testing Techniques, NCC Publications.
[Adrion] W. Adrion, M. Branstad and J. Cherniabsky (1982), Validation, Verification and Testing of Computer Software, in: Computing Surveys, Vol. 14, No 2, June 1982.
[Bach] J. Bach (2004), Exploratory Testing, in: E. van Veenendaal, The Testing Practitioner – 2nd edition, UTN Publishing, ISBN 90-72194-65-9.
[Beizer] B. Beizer (1990), Software Testing Techniques, van Nostrand Reinhold, ISBN 0-442-20672-0
[Chow] T. Chow (1978), Testing Software Design Modelled by Finite-Sate Machines, in: IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, Vol. 4, No 3, May 1978.
[CMM] M. Paulk, C. Weber, B. Curtis and M.B. Chrissis (1995), The Capability Maturity Model, Guidelines for Improving the Software Process, Addison-Wesley, ISBN 0-201-4664-7
[CMMI] M.B. Chrissis, M. Konrad and S. Shrum (2004), CMMI, Guidelines for Process Integration and Product Improvement, Addison Wesley, ISBN 0-321-15496-7
[Deming] D. W. Edwards (1986), Out of the Crisis, MIT Center for Advanced Engineering Study, ISBN 0-911379-01-0
Foundation Level Certification has Life Long Validity.
1. Fundamentals of Testing (K2)
1.1 Why is Testing Necessary (K2)
1.2 What is Testing? (K2)
1.3 Seven Testing Principles (K2)
1.4 Fundamental Test Process (K1)
1.5 The Psychology of Testing (K2)
1.6 Code of Ethics
2. Testing Throughout the Software Life Cycle (K2)
2.1 Software Development Models (K2)
2.2 Test Levels (K2)
2.3 Test Types (K2)
2.4 Maintenance Testing (K2)3. Static Techniques (K2)
3.1 Static Techniques and the Test Process (K2)
3.2 Review Process (K2)
3.3 Static Analysis by Tools (K2)4. Test Design Techniques (K4)
4.1 The Test Development Process (K3)
4.2 Categories of Test Design Techniques (K2)
4.3 Specification-based or Black-box Techniques (K3)
4.4 Structure-based or White-box Techniques (K4)
4.5 Experience-based Techniques (K2)
4.6 Choosing Test Techniques (K2)

5. Test Management (K3)
5.1 Test Organization (K2)
5.2 Test Planning and Estimation (K3)
5.3 Test Progress Monitoring and Control (K2)
5.4 Configuration Management (K2)
5.5 Risk and Testing (K2)
5.6 Incident Management (K3)

6. Tool Support for Testing (K2)
6.1 Types of Test Tools (K2)
6.2 Effective Use of Tools: Potential Benefits and Risks (K2)
6.3 Introducing a Tool into an Organization (K1)

t is a truly internationally recognized certification program.
This certificate is recognized in multiple countries in multiple continents. Hardly any other certification has adoption in as many countries as this one.
You can take the exams as many times as necessary to pass them. Typically for each additional attempt you must be pay exam fee for separately.
This is a truly internationally recognized certification program. For the list of participating countries please visit ISTQB® Geographic coverage.
The ISTQB® Certified Tester program provides certification for software testers internationally. There are currently two levels of certification: The Foundation Level certificate(one module) and the Advanced Level certificates(three modules). An Expert Level is currently being developed. For all three levels, international working groups develop and maintain internationally uniform curricula and exams. One of the core principles of the program is a strict separation between the administration of exams and the training to those who would like to prepare for the exam in ISTQB® compliant courses. This is not true of other testing and/or quality assurance organizations.

 

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