ISTQB Foundation


No matter how long you have been in the technology industry, if you have an interest in understanding the basic concepts of software testing and are looking to brush up on your terminology, then the BCS Certified Tester Foundation Level training is for you.

  • 1

    Globally recognised dual accredited certification

    This training course is dually accredited with ISTQB - International Software Testing Qualifications Board - and BCS - British Computer Society - as a globally recognised foundation level.

  • 2

    Great earnings

    Salaries for software tester jobs average at £38,000 and 10% of higher level positions offer £55,000+.

  • 3

    Excellent job opportunities

    Recent surveys have shown that software tester jobs are amongst the highest demanded disciplines in IT, with one survey placing software testing skills as the top skillset desired by employers.

Your quick course guide

Certification: ISTQB Foundation Level 

Study time: Full time - one week | Part time - six weeks

Vendor: ISTQB

Provider: Skillsoft

Student support: StudentCare™ and expert mentors

Prerequisites: None

Assessment: Exam based - BCS Certified Tester Foundation Level BH0-010 

Resources: Internet access and email

Ideal for: Software testers, test analysts, test engineers, test consultants, test managers, user acceptance testers, software developers, beginners, project managers, quality managers, software development managers, business analysts, IT directors or management consultants

Included in your modules

Essential skills for your career

  • Fundamentals of software testing
  • Testing throughout the software lifecycle
  • Static techniques and test design in software testing
  • Black box software testing techniques
  • White box software testing techniques
  • Software test management
  • Configuration management risks and incidents in software testing
  • Tool support in software testing

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Professional development that works around you

  • World's #1 eLearning portal
  • Global community of peers
  • Expert mentors
  • 12 months unlimited access
  • Test prep - ISTQB mock test
  • Award winning training used globally by leading corporate clients

Average salary

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Why join us?

  • Award winning customer support
  • We know the job market inside out
  • Trusted by the giants
  • Value for money
  • CV detox - exclusive to our students
  • We're with you from start to finish
  • Expert career advice
  • Progress reports
  • Exam booking support
  • All UK students receive an NUS student discount card
  • Your success is our success

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