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ISTQB® Foundation Online (180 Days) Training Course

ISTQB Foundation Online (180 Days) Will Give You The Foundations For A Career As A Software Testing Professional

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180 Days Access
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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.

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Course Outline

The ISTQB Foundation Online syllabus is below:

  • Software Testing Fundamentals
  • Testing Throughout The Software Lifecycle
  • Static Techniques
  • Test Design Using Black & White Box Techniques
  • Test Management
  • Tools support For Testing


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:

  • Use a common language for efficient and effective communication with other testers and project stakeholders
  • Understand established testing concepts, the fundamental test process, test approaches, and principles to support test objectives
  • Design and prioritise tests by using established techniques
  • Analyse both functional and non-functional specifications (such as performance and usability) at all test levels for systems with low to medium levels of complexity
  • Execute tests according to agreed test plans, and analyse and report on the results of tests
  • Write clear and understandable incident reports
  • Effectively participate in reviews of small to medium-sized projects
  • Be familiar with different types of testing tools and their uses; and assist in the tool selection and implementation process

About the Course

The objectives for the ISTQB Foundation Qualification are to:

  • Prepare you for the Foundation Certificate in Software Testing based on the ISTQB syllabus
  • Improve understanding of software testing – its purpose and nature – and to raise awareness of issues and constraints around testing
  • Learn standard terminology
  • Introduce test techniques (static, white & black box) to delegates as well as providing practical experience of key techniques
  • Provide a complete picture of the test processes from requirements review to system implementation
  • Provide you with an environment that supports their learning and impart them with the necessary confidence and means to support their future career as a test professional

Who Should Attend

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.

Materials Provided

ISTQB Foundation Online (180 Days) includes:

  • Videos
  • Quizzes
  • Exercises
  • Study Guides
  • Official Syllabus
  • Sample Exam

Organisational Benefits

By breaking down a project into manageable units, the project team may focus on producing and testing high-quality code.

Individual Benefits

The ISTQB Foundation level course establishes a platform from which further more specialist skills and knowledge may be acquired at the ISTQB Advanced Level.

Technical Requirements


  • Screen Resolution: 1020 x 768 or above
  • Network/Internet Connection: 4Mb (megabits) or above
  • Windows XP or higher
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 6+
  • Firefox 3+
  • Safari 4+


  • Screen resolution: 1020 x 768 or above
  • Network/Internet connection: 4Mb (megabits) or above
  • Mac OS X 10 or higher
  • Firefox 3+
  • Safari 4+

Adobe Flash Player 10+

Compatible speakers/Headphones


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.

Exam Overview

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.

Exam Type

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Professional Development Units - PDU's

There are no Professional Qualification Credits associated with the ISTQB Foundation training course.


ISTQB Foundation Certification

Next Steps

Holders of the ISTQB Foundation qualification are eligible to continue on to higher level software testing qualifications, such as:

  • BCS Intermediate Certificate in Software Testing, although this is not a pre-requisite for the Advanced courses
  • ISTQB Advanced Level qualifications, which comprises of Test Manager; Test Analyst; Technical Test Analyst; Test Automation Engineer and Security Tester.


Congratulations! If you successfully pass the ISTQB Foundation examination, then you will be awarded the ISTQB Foundation certificate.