The ISTQB was founded in 2002 and is a not-for-profit association legally registered in Belgium, comprising 50+ national boards (including the UK Testing Board) covering 71 countries worldwide.
The ISTQB has defined the Foundation certification as part of their Certified Tester scheme that, with over 500,000 certifications, has become the de facto world-wide standard for software testing qualifications.
The Certified Tester Scheme:
Provides a set of professional qualifications widely-recognised by employers, customers and peers
Enables software suppliers to hire and train certified testers and thereby gain commercial advantage over their competitors by advertising their tester recruitment and development policies
Enables comparison of testing skills across different countries, testers to move across country borders more easily, and multi-national/international projects to have a common understanding of testing issue
Our ISTQB Foundation Online (180 Days) training course covers the fundamentals of software testing 2018 syllabus, providing you with the necessary foundations for a career as a software testing professional.
The ISTQB Foundation Online syllabus is below:
The ISTQB Foundation Online (180 Days) training course has a 6 months duration with a Pearson Vue examination included. This qualification has been rated SFIAplus level 5 by the BCS.
After you complete the ISTQB Foundation Online (180 Days) training course and pass the examination, you will be able to:
The objectives for the ISTQB Foundation Qualification are to:
The ISTQB Certified Tester Foundation Level is principally aimed at anyone directly involved in software testing, who needs to demonstrate practical knowledge of the fundamental concepts, such as testers, test analysts, test engineers, test leads, test consultants, test managers, user acceptance testers and software developers.
It is also ideal for all those who have an interest in understanding the basic concepts of software testing, and so is additionally appropriate for project managers, quality managers, software development managers, business analysts, IT directors and management consultants.
ISTQB Foundation Online (180 Days) includes:
By breaking down a project into manageable units, the project team may focus on producing and testing high-quality code.
The ISTQB Foundation level course establishes a platform from which further more specialist skills and knowledge may be acquired at the ISTQB Advanced Level.
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The entry requirements for the ISTQB Foundation Level qualification are that you should have a basic working knowledge of IT.
If you prepare for the ISTQB Foundation Online (180 Days) training course, then you will achieve a higher exam success rate.
ISTQB Foundation Exam Overview:
Exam Duration: 60 Minutes
Exam Format: 40 Multiple Choice, Pick 'n' Mix Questions
Exam Pass Mark: 65% (26/40 Questions)
To qualify as an internationally-recognised Certified Foundation Level Tester and be issued with an ISTQB Foundation Level Certificate, delegates must successfully pass the exam. The cost of the course includes a Pearson VUE exam voucher, which you can sit at your local Pearson VUE centre.
There are no Professional Qualification Credits associated with the ISTQB Foundation training course.
ISTQB Foundation Certification
Holders of the ISTQB Foundation qualification are eligible to continue on to higher level software testing qualifications, such as:
Congratulations! If you successfully pass the ISTQB Foundation examination, then you will be awarded the ISTQB Foundation certificate.