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Test Techniques - Foundation Level Training Course

Learn How To Apply Commonly Used Test Design Techniques

Overview

Our two-day Test Techniques – Foundation Level Workshop will provide you with practical guidance on the application of test case design techniques (and measures of test coverage), and advice on the choice of which of these techniques and measures to use. The aim is to provide you with a tool-set of techniques from which you can then choose most effectively.

Test Case Design requires the tester to move from an infinite number of possible tests to a tiny subset which can be managed in the all too finite time available on a real project. The secret is to select the most effective subset that will give you the most information about the system under test. This is the challenging, skilful, intellectually demanding task of effective test case design. The same fundamental approaches for designing tests are used at all levels of software testing.

The Test Techniques – Foundation Level Workshop will give you practical hands-on experience of applying the most popular test case design techniques to example problems, each of which is supported by model answers.


Please Note

You can book this course and hold it in credit until you have decided on a specific course date. Alternatively, please view our other course dates.
Exam Not Included
2 Days
£575Excl. VAT

Course Syllabus

What Will The Test Techniques – Foundation Level Workshop Cover?

  • Test process
  • Formal and Informal test design
  • Equivalence Partitioning
  • Boundary Value Analysis
  • Classification Tree Method
  • Pairwise testing
  • Decision Table testing
  • Process Cycle testing
  • State Transition testing
  • Statement testing/Decision testing & Path testing
  • Choosing test techniques

Learning Outcomes

The objectives for the Test Techniques – Foundation Level Workshop:

  • To give you an awareness of the benefits of using formal techniques to design test cases
  • To give you experience in applying commonly used test design techniques
  • To give you an appreciation of how test techniques are appropriate for different systems under test and/or different levels of risk
  • To give you an appreciation of how these techniques are used to create test cases and measure test coverage

Who Should Attend

The Test Techniques – Foundation Level Workshop is principally aimed at practising testers, actively involved in software testing, who want to improve the quality and effectiveness of the tests they (or their testers) design, and who want to ensure that they are fully aware of current best industry practices.

This includes people in roles such as system testers, test analysts, test engineers, test consultants, test managers, user acceptance testers and software developers.

What's Included

The Test Techniques – Foundation Level Workshop includes slides, exercises and practical work, and uses a hands-on approach based on group exercises and discussions. It is highly-interactive, allowing you to learn from the experience of the instructor and each other, and, owing to its interactive nature, each workshop is restricted to a maximum of 18 delegates.

Entry-Level Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements but 3-6 months experience in software testing would be beneficial.

Recommended Reading

There is no formal prereading for this Test Techniques – Foundation Level Workshop.

Exam Information

There is no examination with this Test Techniques - Foundation Level Workshop.

Exam Type

No Exam

Qualifications

The Test Techniques - Foundation Level​ Workshop does not include any examinations.

What's Next

Whenever you are ready for the next step in certification, here are the most common follow on courses after the Test Techniques - Foundation Level Workshop.

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

Additional Information

The Test Techniques - Foundation Level Workshop will have given you experience in applying commonly used test design techniques.

Test Techniques - Foundation Level Course Dates

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