Organisations across the world have recognised that Software Testing is a key area that ensures that the delivery of IT services to the customer is error free and that the new/revised service delivers the required outcomes. In order to resource this key area, the Software Testing certification provides the educational requirements for Foundation, Intermediate and Advanced levels. Certification in Software Testing will provide a detailed view of the different types of testing and the tools and techniques that are carried out in order to achieve the required level of testing. Foundation
BCS/ISTQB Software Testing Foundation
The Foundation Level qualification is aimed at anyone involved in software testing. This includes people in roles such as testers, test analysts, test engineers, test consultants, test managers, user acceptance testers and software developers. The Foundation Level qualification is also appropriate for anyone who wants a basic understanding of software testing, such as project managers, quality managers, software development managers, business analysts, IT directors and management consultants. Holders of the Foundation Certificate will be able to go on to a higher-level software testing qualification.
The Intermediate Certificate is suitable for those who are engaged in any aspect of software testing. The topics covered are those which are considered to be essential knowledge for an advanced level test professional, regardless of their specialism (i.e. Test Analysis or Test Management).
The Advanced level syllabus has three distinct certifications:
Passing all three modules allows the candidate to obtain the ‘Full Advanced Level Testing Professional’ certification.
Advanced Test Analyst Certificate
The Advanced Test Analyst certification will give internationally recognised advanced skills in test analysis, design and execution. Successful candidates can:
Advanced Test Manager Certificate
Advanced Technical Test Analyst Certificate
The Advanced Technical Test Analyst qualification focuses on the skills and knowledge needed to define and carry out the tasks required to put a test strategy into action. Successful candidates can: