The IT industry today is still far from zero defects. The importance of software to society urges the need for effective software testing. During this ISTQB testing foundation course you will learn about the principles of testing, test objectives and fundamental test process. The different test levels (or test phases) and test types will also be explained. A major part of the course is dedicated towards both static (reviews) and dynamic test techniques. The course includes exercises on test techniques such as equivalence partitioning, boundary value analyses, decision table testing and exploratory testing. Test management will be presented, covering topics like test organization, test planning, estimation, risk-analyses, test monitoring and control and test reporting. To conclude, an overview of different test tools and test automation approaches will be provided. This 4 day course is based on the ISTQB Foundation syllabus. Participants are throughout this course also prepared to successfully take the ISTQB Foundation exam.

The training days run from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, including breaks. The following topics will be covered during this training:

    • Foundations of testing
    • Testing and development methods
    • Static techniques
    • Test design techniques
    • Test management
    • Tools

Who should attend
This course is intended for all who want to gain more knowledge and acquire skills on structured testing. It is suitable for all that are involved in software or system testing either full-time or part-time.

Testers who want to enhance their understanding of structured testing and as part of their test career want to acquire the ISTQB Foundation certificate. Users, developers and administrators involved in testing software products. Quality managers, business analysts, project managers or project leaders requiring more knowledge of structured testing and those that are involved in defining testing standards.

You will receive the book “Software Testing, An ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Foundation guide” at the start of the training.

ISTQB Foundation exam
Attendees to the course can also take the ISTQB Foundation exam. The exam will take place on the last day of the course and will consists of 40 multiple choice questions whereby 26 correct answers are required to pass the exam. With more than 700.000 people certified, ISTQB is the world-wide standard for software testing certification.

Tutor: Erik van Veenendaal

Rogier Ammerlaan [ISTQB Certified Tester Foundation – Ammerlaan IT Training & Advies (]is a leading international trainer in the fields of Business Analysis, Testing, Agile, and Data & Analytics.

This training is a basic training in testing and is suitable for anyone who deals with testing and wants to know more about the concepts of testing. You will learn about testing principles & standards, test management, test phases, reviews and inspections, and testing techniques for both white-box and black-box testing, as well as test tools. This training prepares you for the official ISTQB® Certified Tester – Foundation Level exam.