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ISTQB® Acceptance Tester Training Course

Learn How To Contribute To Your Organisation's Acceptance Testing Activities

Introduction

The two-day ISTQB® Acceptance Tester training course covers the fundamentals of software testing, providing you with the necessary foundations for a career as a software testing professional.

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Exam Included
2 Days
£765Excl. VAT

Course Outline

If you pass the ISTQB® Acceptance Tester exam, you should be able to accomplish the following objectives:

For Business Analysts & Product Owners:

• Contribute to an organization’s acceptance testing activities by participating in the acceptance test design phase and supporting the alignment of the product with the business requirements.
• Contribute to an organization’s acceptance testing activities by participating in the acceptance test design phase and supporting the alignment of the product with the business requirements.
• Contribute to the quality of the acceptance testing process, including validation and verification of produced artifacts.

For Testers:

• Contribute to the definition of acceptance criteria during the requirements definition phase.
• Collaborate efficiently with business analysts and other stakeholders during all acceptance testing activities.
• Understand the business objectives, communicate with business units, and share common objectives for acceptance testing.

Description

Founded in 2002, ISTQB® (International Software Testing Qualifications Board) is a not-for-profit association comprising 47 national boards (including the UKTB) covering 71 countries worldwide.

ISTQB® has defined the Advanced certification as part of their ‘Certified Tester’ scheme that, with over 240,000 certifications, has become the de-facto worldwide 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 issues.

About the Course

This ISTQB® Acceptance Tester training course includes exam preparation, revision and the examination on the afternoon of the third day. It is fully accredited by UKTB on behalf of ISTQB® and has been rated SFIAplus level 3 by the BCS.

Who Should Attend

The ISTQB® Acceptance Tester training course is aimed at people who have already achieved a Foundation point in their careers in software testing and wish to develop further their expertise in Usability Testing.

Materials Provided

• Full Materials
• Highly Skilled & Knowledgeable Tutors
• ISTQB® Acceptance Tester Examination

Organisational Benefits

Your employee will be awarded the ISTQB® Acceptance Tester certificate and this will increase productivity in the workplace.

Individual Benefits

• Provides you with good practical experience in this key area within an IT Department.
• You will have a professional qualification widely-recognised by employers, customers and peers

Prerequisites

The entry requirements for the ISTQB® Acceptance Tester qualification are that you should hold an ISTQB® Foundation certificate.

Prereading

On arrival at the course, you should have read the provided syllabus in preparation for the course. The ISTQB® Acceptance Tester course is intensive and those who have prepared achieve a higher exam success rate.

Exam Overview

ISTQB® Acceptance Tester Examination:

To qualify as an internationally recognized Certified Foundation Acceptance Tester, you must successfully pass the exam:

• The examination consists of a one-hour exam with 40 multiple-choice questions.
• It will be a ‘closed book’ examination i.e., no notes or books will be allowed into the examination room.
• Duration of 60 minutes (or 75 minutes for candidates taking examinations that are not in their native language)
• The pass mark is 65% (26 out of 40).

Exam Type

Classroom Exam

Professional Development Units - PDUs

There are no Professional Qualification Credits associated with the ISTQB® Acceptance Tester training course.

Qualifications

ISTQB® Acceptance Tester Certificate

Next Steps

Whenever you are ready for the next step in certification, here are the most common follow on courses after the ISTQB® Acceptance Tester training course.

ISTQB® Advanced Test Analyst
ISTQB® Advanced Technical Test Analyst
ISTQB® Advanced Test Manager

Conclusion

IT professionals who have passed the “Acceptance Testing” syllabus exam should be able to demonstrate their skills in the following areas:

• Develop and review acceptance criteria for requirements and/or user stories in a collaborative way.
• Apply Acceptance Test Driven Development (ATDD) and Behavior Driven Development (BDD) techniques for a given scenario.
• Apply the Gherkin language for designing acceptance tests for a given scenario.
• Organize exploratory testing and beta testing session.
• Review business process/rule models specified in BPMN and DMN.
• Use business process/rule models specified in BPMN and DMN to create acceptance tests.
• Consider usability/user experience, performance efficiency and security in planning and performing acceptance testing.
• Collaborate efficiently with relevant stakeholders in acceptance testing activities including defect reporting and analysis and test status reporting.
• Select relevant tools for acceptance testing activities.

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