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Overview

ISTQB (International Software Testing Qualifications Board) has defined the 'ISTQB Certified Tester' scheme that has become the world-wide leader in the certification of competences in software testing.

Audience

  • This course includes the cost of your Pearson Vue exam. Once you have completed your course and are ready to sit your exam please register with www.pearsonvue.com and check availability at your chosen test centre. Then please contact us and we will book your exam for you.
  • To qualify as an internationally-recognized Certified Advanced Level Test Analyst and be issued with an ISTQB Advanced Level Certificate, delegates must successfully pass the exam administered by the BCS on behlf of the ISTQB.
  • Questions in the Advanced Level exams can be awarded 1, 2 or 3 marks depending on difficulty. The exam is a 'closed book', consists of 60 multiple-choice questions, with a duration of 180 minutes (or 225 minutes for candidates taking exams that are not in their native language). The distribution of the questions per topic is roughly proportional to the timings indicated in the syllabus and/or to the distribution of Learning Objectives. A candidate must score at least 65% to pass an Advanced Level exam.

Outline

  • This four day instructor-led course includes a combination of tutorials, exercises and practical work, as well as exam preparation.
  • The examination is held at an agreed later date, so allowing adequate time for revision. It is fully-accredited by BCS/UKTB on behalf of ISTQB and has been rated SFIAplus level 5 by the BCS. It is based on the latest 2012 syllabus from the ISTQB, with many real world practical examples.
  • Testing Process
  • The Fundamental Test Process
  • Testing in the Software Development Lifecycle
  • Test Planning, Monitoring and Control
  • Test Analysis
  • Test Design
  • Test Implementation
  • Test Execution
  • Evaluating Exit Criteria and Reporting
  • Test Closure Activities
  • Test Management: Responsibilities for the Test Analyst
  • Test Progress Monitoring and Control
  • Distributed, Outsourced and Insourced Testing
  • The Test Analyst's Tasks in Risk-Based Testing
  • Test Design Techniques
  • Specification-Based Techniques
  • Defect-Based Techniques
  • Experience-Based Techniques
  • Testing Software Quality Characteristics
  • Software Testing Quality Standards
  • Quality Characteristics for Business Domain Testing
  • Reviews
  • Importance of Review preparation
  • Using Checklists in Reviews
  • Defect Management
  • When Can a Defect be Detected?
  • Defect Report Fields
  • Defect Classification
  • Root Cause Analysis

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