ISTQB® Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL) Training

Learn Software Testing from expert and PASS your ISTQB® CTFL examination.
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  • Contents Video: 15.5 hours
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Published 4/2014 English

Course Description

Are you new to Software Testing field or an experienced Software Testing professional who want's to enhance his existing skill set and get ISTQB® Certified Tester? Do you want to keep yourself competitive in the IT market by leveling up your Software Testing skills? Then this course if for you.

This is a comprehensive course to learn Software Testing skills at your desk, get ISTQB® certified and improve you marketability throughout the industry. In this course I have covered complete ISTQB® foundation level syllabus in detail which will help you to PASS your certification very easily.

Why should you get ISTQB® certified?

ISTQB® Certified Tester is the most widespread qualification scheme in the world, and the syllabi contents and glossary have become the de facto industry reference for the software testing profession. By doing certification you:

  • Gain independently assessed knowledge and skills.
  • Increase your marketability throughout the industry.
  • Have greater career opportunities and increased earning potential.
  • You can add the "ISTQB® Certified Tester" logo and credential to their resumes.
  • You are recognized as having subscribed to a Code of Ethics.

So, don't wait. Just go ahead and enroll in the course as you are not going to get anything better in such competitive pricing.

What are the requirements?

  • Anyone can take up this course
  • In order to appear for certification it is recommended that you have at least six months' practical experience in Software Testing

What am I going to get from this course?

  • By the end of the course you will be well prepared to take up the ISTQB® CTFL exam
  • Learn Fundamentals of Software Testing
  • Learn how testing is done throughout the software lifecycle
  • Learn Static Testing techniques
  • Learn Test Design techniques like black box, white box
  • Learn how to do Test Management
  • Learn the Tools support for testing
  • In addition to this course you will be able to ask questions at any time using the questions area of the course. I will answer all your queries and doubts over the e-mail or phone

What is the target audience?

  • Test Analysts
  • Test Designers
  • Test Engineers
  • Test Consultants
  • Test Managers
  • User Acceptance Testers
  • Quality Managers
  • Business Analysts

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Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction
17:19

In this session I have given a brief introduction about ISTQB Certification levels and path. I have also covered the latest ISTQB CTFL syllabus and how the training will help you to gain your foundation level certification easily.

Section 2: Fundamentals of Software Testing
16:32

In this session I have explained about testing in general and then in software context.

38:10

In this session I have explained the necessity of testing and why ignoring the testing for products might adversely affect the product, software or company brand.

30:26

In this session I have explained about seven principles of testing in detail:

  1. Testing shows presence of defects
  2. Exhaustive testing is impossible
  3. Early testing
  4. Defect clustering
  5. Pesticide paradox
  6. Testing is context depending
  7. Absence of errors fallacy
17:16

In this session I have explained about the fundamental test process and the activities withing the fundamental test process.

In this session you will learn about:

  1. Test Planning
23:21

In this session you will learn about:

  1. Test Control
  2. Analysis and Design
  3. Implementation and Execution
16:07

In this session you will learn about:

  1. Evaluating exit criteria and Reporting
  2. Test Closure activities
19:53

In this session I have explained about the psychological factors that affect software testing. I have explained about difference in the mindset of the tester and developer and how to have effective working relations within the team.

Section 3: Testing Throughout the Software Life Cycle
33:03

In this session I have explained about various software development model like:

  1. Waterfall model
  2. V model
  3. Iterative development model
  4. RAD model
  5. Agile model
11:00

In this session I have explained about various test levels in Software Testing Life Cycle: In this session you will learn about.

  1. Component Testing or Unit Testing
19:02

In this session you will learn about Integration Testing and different approaches of integration testing.

07:51

In this session you will learn about system testing.

18:46

In this session you will learn about Acceptance Testing.

32:35

In this session I have covered about different types of testing, for example:

  1. Testing of function (functional testing)
  2. Testing of software product characteristics(non-functional testing)
  3. Testing of software structure/architecture (structural testing)
  4. Testing related to changes (confirmation and regression testing)
17:32

In this session I have explained about maintenance testing, Impact analysis and regression testing. I have also covered about triggers for maintenance testing.

  1. Planned modifications
  2. Ad-hoc corrective modifications
Section 4: Static Test Techniques
28:41

In this session I have explained about static testing. Difference between static and dynamic testing. Typical defects found by static testing techniques. Reviews and advantages of Reviews.

24:07

In this session I have covered phases of a formal review. Roles and responsibilities in the review process. Different types of reviews like Walkthrough, Technical Review & Inspection and critical success factors that improve the chances of success for reviews.

10:50

In this session you will learn about different roles and responsibilities in review process.

15:17

In this session you will learn about different types of reviews.

09:34

In this session you will learn about the success factors for review process.

24:18

In this session I have explained about static analysis and typical benefits of static analysis. I have also explained about tools for static analysis and features of static analysis tool.

Section 5: Test Design Techniques
31:04
In this session I have explained about the test development process and three phases in test development process
  1. Test analysis
  2. Test design
  3. Test implementation
20:04

  • 26:28

    In this session I have explained about following Specification-based or Black-box Techniques and why to do both EP and BVA when doing test desigining.

    1. Equivalence Partitioning
    2. Boundary Value Analysis
    17:59

    In this session I have explained about Decision Tables testing and used mortgage calculator example to demo decision table testing.

    18:39

    In this session I have explained about State Transition Testing and Use Case Testing with examples.

    16:14

    In this session I will explain about code coverage and following white box testing techniques.

    1. Statement Coverage
    2. Decision Coverage
    3. Some other structured based testing techniques
    23:41

    In this session I have explained about following experienced based testing techniques

    1. Error Guessing
    2. Exploratory Testing

    You will also learn about advantages and disadvantages of Error Guessing and Exploratory testing. I have also explained the approach to design Error Guessing tests.

    24:12

    In this session you will learn how to choose most appropriate test technique depending on the internal and external project factors.

    Section 6: Test Management
    27:37

    In this session I have covered following topics:

    1. Different Levels of Test Independence
    2. Why independent testing is important
    3. Advantages and disadvantages of independent testing
    4. Tasks performed by testers and test lead
    5. Skills needed by testers and test leads
    13:34

    In this session I will explain about purpose and activities of test planning.

    11:37

    In this session I have explained about entry/exit criteria and factors for determining the entry/exit criteria.

    13:07

    In this session you will learn about test estimation and following estimation techniques.

    1. Metrics based
    2. Consultative approach
    14:13

    In this session you will learn about major types of test strategies used in software testing.

    23:33

    In this session I have explained about Test Progress Monitoring and Control

    1. Monitoring the progress of test activities
    2. Reporting test status
    3. Test Control
    17:17

    In this session I have explained about Configuration Management and features of SCM Tools.

    1. Concurrency Management
    2. Version Control
    3. Synchronization

    I have also explained the implications of SCM for Testing.

    27:38

    In this session I have explained about following topics:

    1. Product and project risks
    2. Techniques for Risk based testing
    3. Risk Management
    22:45

    In this session I have explained about incidents and incident reports. I have also explained how to write good Incident Reports and Incident/Defect Lifecycle.

    Section 7: Tool Support for Testing
    12:31

    In this session I have explained why tool support is required in software testing, classification of test tools and tool support for different types of testing.

    21:30

    In this session you will learn about tools for Management of testing and tests.

    13:49

    In this session you will learn about tool support for static testing.

    09:51

    In this session you will learn about tool support for test specification.

    34:12

    In this session I have explained about:

    1. Tool support for test execution and logging
    2. Tool support for performance and monitoring
    3. Tools support for specific application areas
    4. Tool support using other tools
    27:16

    In this session I have explained about:

    1. Potential benefits of using tools
    2. Risks of using tools
    3. Special considerations for Test Execution Tools, Performance Testing Tools, Static Analysis Tools and Test Management Tools
    20:43

    In this session I have explained about main principles of introducing the tool in organization. I have also explained about goals of Pilot Project or Proof-of-Concept for tool evaluations and success factors for testing tool.

    Section 8: Conclusion
    03:34

    This is a conclusion video which outlines the contents covered in the ISTQB CTFL training and next steps.

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    Instructor Biography

    Manish Verma, Tester, Trainer, Blogger

    Manish is a seasoned testing professional with extensive experience in software testing and test automation. He has worked with top organizations of the world including IBM. He is presently working in Melbourne with one of the best software testing organizations of Australia.

    He has extensive experience with numerous test automation and test management tools like RFT, QTP, Selenium Webdriver, JIRA, Rational Team Concert, HP ALM and Rational Quality Manager etc.

    He is Certified Software Quality Analyst(CSQA), ISTQB Certified Foundation Level Test engineer, ISTQB Certified Advanced Level Test Analyst.

    He is passionate about blogging and imparting technical trainings. He has delivered numerous online/classroom trainings on Selenium Automation and Software Testing in India and Australia.

    He is founder of a popular software testing website known as Software Testing Mentor.

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