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Software Testing

Course type:
E-learning
Duration:

21 hours

Delivery:
Online
Optional add-ons:
Software Testing Foundation manual
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Software Testing Foundation E-learning

The BCS Foundation Certificate in Software Testing qualification is aimed at anyone involved in software testing and includes people in roles such as testers, test analysts, test engineers, test consultants, test managers, user acceptance testers and software developers.

Course overview

About the course

This Foundation level qualification is also appropriate for anyone who wants a basic understanding of software testing, such as project managers, quality managers, software development managers, business analysts, IT directors and management consultants. Holders of the Foundation Certificate will be able to go on to a higher level software testing qualification.

What's covered?

Module 1 – Introduction Module

Module 2 – Fundamentals of Testing

2.1 – Why is testing necessary?
2.2 – What is testing?
2.3 – General testing principles
2.4 – Expected Results
2.5 – Exit, Completion, and Closure or Acceptance criteria
2.6 – Fundamental test process
2.7 – The Psychology of Testing

Module 3 – Testing through the lifecycle

3.1 – Software development models
3.2 – Test levels
3.3 – Functional and Structural Testing
3.4 – Non–Function System Testing
3.5 – Re–Testing and Regression Testing
3.6 – Maintenance Testing

Module 4 – Static Techniques

4.1 – Reviews and the Test Process
4.2 – Phases of a Formal Review
4.3 – Static analysis using tools

Module 5 – Test Design Techniques

5.1 – Identifying test conditions and designing test cases
5.2 – Categories of test design techniques
5.3 – Equivalence Partitioning
5.4 – Boundary Value Analysis
5.5 – Decision Table Testing
5.6 – State Transition Testing
5.7 – Use case testing
5.8 – Path Testing
5.9 – Statement Testing

Module 6 – Test Management

6.1 – Test Organisation
6.2 – Test Planning
6.3 – Test Estimation
6.4 – Test Approaches (strategies)
6.5 – Test progress monitoring and control
6.6 – Configuration Management
6.7 – Risk and Testing
6.8 – Incident management

Module 7 – Tool Support for Testing

7.1 – Types of test tool
7.2 – Effective use of tools: potential benefits and risks
7.3 – Introducing a tool into an organisation

Module 8 – Exam Simulator

5.10 – Branch/Decision Testing
5.11 – Error-Guessing
5.12 – Exploratory Testing
5.13 – Choosing Test Techniques Module

 

Target audience

This course is aimed at anyone involved in software testing, it will also be of interest to

  • Testers
  • Test analysts
  • Test engineers
  • Test consultants
  • Test managers
  • User acceptance testers
  • Software developers
  • Project managers
  • Quality managers
  • Business analysts
  • IT directors or management consultants

What's included?

  • 12 months online access to our accredited Software Testing Foundation course
  • Software Testing Foundation exam: valid for 12 months from purchase date. Exams are taken at a Pearson Vue test centre
  • Software Testing Foundation exam simulator

Optional Extra 

  • Software Testing textbook

Exam information

  • One hour ‘closed book’
  • 40 multiple choice questions
  • Pass mark is 65% (26/40)