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What is the course like?

Want to uncover the fundamentals of software testing?

Our Software Testing Foundations (ISTQB® CTFL) course combines proven methodologies with best practice to provide a great grounding for you to progress your testing career. This course is designed to promote solid and consistent testing practices within all software engineering disciplines. Recognised as the baseline of knowledge for a testing professional, it will provide you with the necessary knowledge to sit the ISTQB® Certified Tester, Foundation Level exam.

The ISTQB® Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL) syllabus is the cornerstone of essential testing knowledge that can be applied to real-world scenarios and provides a comprehensive understanding of the terminology and concepts used in the testing domain worldwide, making it relevant for all software delivery approaches and practices.

You'll gain

The ISTQB® CTFL exam is not included as part of the course and is not included in the course fee. The content for this course is based on the ISTQB® Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL) v4.0 syllabus.

The ISTQB CTFL examination can be booked through iSQI and can be taken at a test centre or remotely.

A Software Testing Foundations digital badge will be available upon successful completion of the course from Skills Development Group.

This course will contribute 21 PMI® professional development units (PDUs) towards your chosen certification (1 Power Skills, 19 Business Acumen and 1 Ways of Working).

ISTQB Certified Tester Foundation Level 4.0Software Testing Foundations Badge

You'll learn

During this course you will learn about:

  • Fundamental concepts of software testing
  • Identifying the test approach and activities to be implemented depending on the context of testing
  • Improving the quality of documentation
  • Increasing efficiency and effectiveness of testing
  • Aligning the test process with the software development lifecycle
  • Test management principles
  • Writing and communicating clear and understandable defect reports
  • Factors that influence the priorities and efforts related to testing
  • Working as part of a cross-functional team
  • Risks and benefits related to test automation
  • Essential skills required for testing
  • Impact of risk on testing
  • Effectively reporting on test progress and quality

Great for

  • Testers, Test Analysts and Developers who need to demonstrate practical knowledge of the fundamental concepts of software testing
  • Project Managers, Business Analysts and leaders who who require a basic understanding of software testing
  • Anyone interested in the testing field and wanting to achieve the ISTQB® CTFL certification

You'll need

There are no prerequisites for the Software Testing Foundations (ISTQB® CTFL) class.


Cost: Not Applicable
Duration: 5 sessions of 4.5 hours
Duration: 3 days
20% off for group bookings when booking 3 or more attendees from the same organisation on the same course dates in the same transaction
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Here's what our customers are saying:

An outstanding course which gave me a whole new outlook on testing.

- Alex Johansson, NZ Racing Board

I thought it was a great course, I really did learn a phenomenal amount, I would rate this as one of the most valuable courses I have ever been on.

- David Watson, Department of Internal Affairs

A very well designed course that is focused on not just the examination, but also on the skills and knowledge that is required for being an effective tester.

- Vinni Kailani, NZ Refining Co.

A superb course delivered by an outstanding trainer.

- Douglas Jensen, Tatts Group

This course was great, everything was above and beyond my expectations.

- Karen Conradi, Department of Defence

The course as a whole was excellent, very interactive and the delivery by Toby was second to none

- Tyla Lander, Suncorp

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