ISTQB Software Testing Foundation



ISTQB Software Testing Foundation

ISTQB Software Testing Foundation

The ISTQB Software Testing Foundation certification course is a three-day course that explains the fundamentals of software testing. This course has been accredited by ISEB and covers the ISTQB Foundation program. The training contains exercises, practice tests and games to highlight key aspects of the syllabus to help students understand the concepts and methods presented.


Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Know the differences between test levels and objectives.
  • Know how to apply black and white box approaches to all levels of testing.
  • Understand the differences between the different types of review and be aware of static analysis.
  • Learn aspects of test planning, estimation, monitoring and control.
  • Communicate better through understanding standard definitions of terms.
  • Gain knowledge of the different types of testing tools and how best to implement them.

Student Profile

This course is suitable for Testers, Test Team Leaders, Developers, Development Managers, Business Analysts and anyone wishing to obtain the ISEB Foundation Certificate in Software Testing.


There are no prerequisites. However, we recommend that students wishing to take the foundation exam have at least six months of testing experience.


A Certificate of Attendance will be issued only to students with an attendance of more than 75% and a Diploma of Achievement if they also pass the evaluation test.

ISTQB Software Testing Foundation

1. Fundamentals in software testing

This section discusses what testing is, why it is necessary and explains the general principles of testing, the fundamental process and the psychological aspects of testing.

2. Testing throughout the software lifecycle

In this part, we explain the relationship between testing and lifecycle development models, including the V-model and iterative development.

  • Outlines four levels of testing:
    • Component testing
    • Integration testing
    • System testing
    • Acceptance testing
  • Four targets of testing:
    • Functional
    • Non-functional characteristics
    • Structural
    • Change-related
  • The role of testing in maintenance

3. Static Techniques

The differences between the types of reviews and the characteristics of a formal review are explained. Learn how static analysis can find errors.

4. Test Design Techniques

This section explains how to identify test conditions and how to design test cases and procedures. It also explains the difference between black and white box testing. The following techniques are described in some detail with practical exercises:

  • Equivalence Partitioning
  • Boundary Value Analysis
  • Decision Tables
  • State Transition testing
  • Statement and Decision testing

5. Test Management

This section discusses the organizational implications of testing and describes test planning, test estimation, test monitoring and test control. The relationship between testing and risk is covered, as well as configuration management and incident management.

6. Tool Support for Testing

In this unit, different types of test support tools are described throughout the course. This session summarizes them and discusses how to use them effectively and how best to introduce a new tool.


JIS 310 | JIS310 | JIS-310

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Course Details


JIS 310


3 days

Delivery Mode

Virtual, Face-to-Face

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