Certified Tester Foundation Level Training | Demonstrates Your Skills on Software Testing

Certified Tester Foundation Level Course Description

ISTQB® is the de facto standard in certification of software testing competencies. 
This is an ISTQB certification in software testing. In this course, you will study all of the basic aspects of software testing and QA, including a comprehensive overview of tasks, methods, and techniques for effectively testing software. This course prepares you for the ISTQB Foundation Level exam. Passing the exam will grant you an ISTQB certification.

CTFL Course Learning Outcomes

  • perform effective testing of software
  • be aware of techniques and standards
  • have an awareness of what testing tools can achieve
  • where to find more information about testing
  • establish the basic steps of the testing process 

ISTQB CTFL - Suggested Audience

This training is aimed at professionals who are interested in software testing to make it as a career goal or a part of it. Suggested attendees are:
  • Software testers
  • User Acceptance testers
  • Test Analysts
  • Test Engineers
  • Test Consultants
  • Software Developers
  • Test Managers
  • Project Managers
  • Quality Managers

Certified Tester Foundation Level Training Duration

  • Open-House F2F (Public): 3 days
  • In-House F2F (Private): 3/4 days, for commercials please send us an email with group size to hello@pincorps.com

Certified Tester Foundation Level Training - Prerequisites

  • Basic working knowledge of IT.
  • Prior to attending class please download and review the following document: Foundation Level Syllabus

This Certified Tester Foundation Level training course outline includes:

1. Principles of Testing
  • Terminology
  • Why testing is necessary
  • Fundamental test process
  • Psychology of testing
  • Re-testing and regression testing
  • Expected results and prioritization

2. Testing Throughout the Life-Cycle
  • Models for testing
  • Economics of testing
  • High-level test planning
  • Acceptance testing
  • Integration testing in the large function and non-function system
  • Integration testing in the small
  • Component testing and maintenance testing

3. Dynamic Testing Techniques
  • Black and white box testing
  • Black and white box techniques
  • Error guessing

4. Static Testing
  • Reviews and the test process
  • Types of reviews
  • Static analysis

5. Test Management
  • Organization and configuration management
  • Test Estimation
  • Monitoring and control
  • Incident management
  • Standards for testing

6. Tool Support for Testing
  • Types of CAST tool (Computer-Aided Software Testing)
  • Tool selection and implementation
Keny White


Keny White is Professor of the Department of Computer Science at Boston University, where he has been since 2004. He also currently serves as Chief Scientist of Guavus, Inc. During 2003-2004 he was a Visiting Associate Professor at the Laboratoire d'Infomatique de Paris VI (LIP6). He received a B.S. from Cornell University in 1992, and an M.S. from the State University of New York at Buffalo.


After working as a software developer and contractor for over 8 years for a whole bunch of companies including ABX, Proit, SACC and AT&T in the US, He decided to work full-time as a private software trainer. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Rochester in 2001. "What I teach varies from beginner to advanced and from what I have seen, anybody can learn and grow from my courses".


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