content & syllabus
The content of all courses from 2024 on corresponds to the official ISTQB® curriculum published by the ISTQB® as CTFL Syllabus version 4.0 (2023). Furthermore, our trainers practice with you and give you as many hands-on scenarios as possible to help you apply the previously learned.
I. Fundamentals of Testing
Definition, Terms, Motivation, Test Objectives, Testing and Debugging, Testing and Quality Assurance (QA), Errors, Defects, Failures, and Root Causes, Testing Principles, Test Activities, Testware and Test Roles, Test Activities and Tasks, Test Process, Testware, Traceability between the Test Basis and Testware, Roles in Testing, Essential Skills and Good Practices in Testing, Generic Skills Required for Testing, Whole Team Approach, Independence of Testing
II. Testing throughout the Software Development Lifecycle
DevOps and Testing, Shift-Left Approach, Retrospectives and Process Improvement, Test Levels and Test Types, Confirmation Testing and Regression Testing, Maintenance Testing
III. Static Testing
Static Testing Basics, Work Products Examinable by Static Testing, Value of Static Testing, Differences between Static Testing and Dynamic Testing, Feedback and Review Process, Review Process Activities, Roles and Responsibilities in Reviews, Review Types, Success Factors for Reviews
IV. Test Analysis and Design
Test Techniques Overview, Black-Box Test Techniques (Equivalence Partitioning, Boundary Value Analysis, Decision Table Testing, State Transition Testing), White-Box Test Techniques (Statement Testing and Statement Coverage), Branch Testing and Branch Coverage, The Value of White-box Testing, Experience-based Test Techniques, Error Guessing, Exploratory Testing, Checklist-Based Testing, Collaboration-based Test Approaches, Collaborative User Story Writing, Acceptance Criteria, Acceptance Test-driven Development (ATDD)
V. Test Management / Managing the Test Activities
Test Planning, Purpose and Content of a Test Plan, Tester's Contribution to Iteration and Release Planning, Entry Criteria and Exit Criteria, Estimation Techniques, Test Case Prioritization, Test Pyramid, Testing Quadrants, Risk Management, Risk Definition and Risk Attributes, Project Risks and Product Risks, Product Risk Analysis, Product Risk Control, Test Monitoring, Test Control and Test Completion Metrics used in Testing, Purpose, Content and Audience for Test Reports, Communicating the Status of Testing, Configuration Management, Defect Management
VI. Test Tools
Tool Support for Testing, Benefits and Risks of Test Automation
Since 2005 trendig is an accredited training partner of the German ISTQB® representatives GTB (German Testing Board) und ATB (Austrian Testing Board).