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
Globally recognised dual accredited certificationThis training course is dually accredited with ISTQB - International Software Testing Qualifications Board - and BCS - British Computer Society - as a globally recognised foundation level
Great earningsSalaries for software tester jobs average at £38,000 and 10% of higher level positions offer £55,000+
Excellent job opportunitiesRecent 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
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This qualification is ideal for you if you’d like to learn all about the fundamental concepts of software testing. You’ll be taught the common language for efficient and effective communication with other testers and project stakeholders, a key skill to have when you’re looking for a job in this area of IT.
You’ll be competent in establishing testing concepts, test processes, test approaches, and principles to support test objectives. The certification will make sure you can design and prioritise tests by using common techniques as well as nurture your ability to analyse both functional and non-functional specifications such as performance and usability.
Your quick course guide
Certification: ISTQB Foundation Level
Study time: 10-15 hours
Assessment: 1 x 60 minute exam, 40 questions
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