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)  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

  • Fundamentals of Testing 
    • What is testing?
    • Why is Testing Necessary?
    • Testing Principles
    • Test Activities, Testware and Test Roles
    • Essential Skills and Good Practices in Testing
  • Testing Throughout the Software Development Life Cycle
    • Testing in the Context of a Software Development Lifecycle
    • Test Levels and Test Types
    • Maintenance testing
  • Static Testing
    • Static Testing Basics
    • Feedback and Reviews Process
  • Test Analysis and Design
    • Test Techniques Overview
    • Black-box Test Techniques
    • White-box Test Techniques
    • Experiences-based Test Techniques
    • Collaboration-based Test Approaches
  • Managing the Test Activities
    • Test Planning
    • Risk Management
    • Test monitoring, Test Control and Test Completion
    • Configuration Management
    • Defect Management
  • Test Tools 
    • Tool Support for Testing
    • Benefits and Risks of Test Automation


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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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