ISTQB Certified Tester Foundation Level

Course Objectives

In this software testing course, attendees will get to understand software testing basics, approaches, concepts and techniques. This course is based on the ISTQB® Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL) 2018 syllabus, leading towards the certification exam. This course is good for anyone seeking to acquire basic software testing knowledge and obtain an internationally recognised certification in Software Testing.

Intended Audience

The course is intended for:

  • Software Testers
  • Software Test Analysts
  • Software Test Engineers
  • Software Test Consultants
  • Software Test Leads
  • Software Test Managers
  • Business Analysts
  • Software Developers
  • Quality Assurance Engineers
  • anyone with a keen interest in Software Testing


  • Basic knowledge of software development lifecycles.
  • Basic knowledge of programming (in any language) is helpful, but not necessary.

Course Outline

What is Testing?

    • Why is Testing Necessary?
    • Seven Principles of Testing
    • Test Process
    • The Psychology of Testing
  • Testing Throughout the Software Life Cycle
    • Software Development Lifecycle Models
    • Test Levels
    • Test Types
    • Maintenance testing
  • Static Testing
    • Static Testing Basics
    • Reviews Process
  • Test Techniques
    • Categories of Test Techniques
    • Black-box Test Techniques
    • White-box Test Techniques
    • Experiences-based Test Techniques
  • Test Management
    • Test Organization
    • Test Planning and Estimation
    • Test Monitoring and Control
    • Configuration Management
    • Risk and Testing
    • Defect Management
  • Tool Support forTesting
    • Test Tool Considerations
    • Effective Use of Tools


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Instructor-led in-person class  
Instructor-led virtual online class  
Accredited instructor 
Accredited course material 
Sample Exam Papers 
Exam fee 
Certificate of Attendance 
Discounted exam fee for re-sits (charged separately) 
Certificate upon passing exam 
Weekday classes 
Weekday classes 
Cutomised schedule 
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