ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Foundation Software Tester Certification - Only 2 Days

Why

Seven reasons why you should sit Firebrand's training for ISTQB's Foundation Software Tester Certification

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  1. You'll be ISTQB Foundation certified in just 2 days. With us, you’ll be ISTQB Foundation trained in record time
  2. Our ISTQB Foundation course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
  3. Pass ISTQB Foundation first time or train again for free. This is our guarantee. We’re confident you’ll pass your course first time. But if not, come back within a year and only pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs
  4. You’ll learn more ISTQB Foundation. A day with a traditional training provider generally runs from 9am – 5pm, with a nice long break for lunch. With Firebrand Training you’ll get at least 12 hours/day quality learning time, with your instructor
  5. You’ll learn ISTQB Foundation faster. Chances are, you’ll have a different learning style to those around you. We combine visual, auditory and tactile styles to deliver the material in a way that ensures you will learn faster and more easily
  6. You’ll be studying ISTQB Foundation with the best. We’ve been named in Training Industry’s “Top 20 IT Training Companies of the Year” every year since 2010. As well as winning many more awards, we’ve trained and certified 65.217 professionals, and we’re partners with all of the big names in the business
  7. You'll do more than study Firebrand's courseware for ISTQB's Foundation Software Tester Certification. We use practical exercises to make sure you can apply your new knowledge to the work environment. Our instructors use demonstrations and real-world experience to keep the day interesting and engaging

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What

Firebrand's two-day accelerated course provides comprehensive training and certification for anyone involved in software testing. It follows the syllabus specified by the International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB).

Firebrand's accelerated course is designed to prepare you for and test you in the following accreditations:

  • ISTQB Foundation Certificate in Software Testing

On completion of Firebrand's course you will be able to:

  • Manage, plan and prepare rigorous, formal, visible and repeatable tests that will fully exercise software, in the development of quality systems.
  • Apply different testing approaches (black box, white box, static and dynamic) to all stages of software development.
  • Prepare test plans, strategy, specifications, procedures and controls to provide a structured approach to testing.
  • Identify what is involved in acceptance testing, system testing, integration testing and unit testing, what should be tested when and by whom.
  • Document testing appropriately.
  • Describe the different types of testing tools available and identify and implement the appropriate types of tools for their needs.

Firebrand's training for ISTQB's Foundation Software Testing certification:

  • Allows you to achieve your certifications in a fraction of the time of 'traditional training' while delivering industry-leading exam passing percentages.
  • Helps students grasp complex technical concepts more easily by identifying and catering to individual student learning styles through a mixed visual, auditory and kinaesthetic-tactual delivery system.
  • Enhances retention by employing accelerated learning techniques focused on committing information to long-term memory.

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Other accelerated training providers rely heavily on lecture and independent self-testing and study.

Effective technical instruction must be highly varied and interactive to keep attention levels high, promote camaraderie and teamwork between the students and instructor, and solidify knowledge through hands-on learning.

Firebrand Training provides instruction to meet every learning need:

  • Intensive group instruction
  • One-on-one instruction attention
  • Hands-on labs
  • Lab partner and group exercises
  • Question and answer drills
  • Independent study

This information has been provided as a helpful tool for candidates considering training. Courses that include certification come with a Certification Guarantee. Pass first time or train again for free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs). We do not make any guarantees about personal successes or benefits of obtaining certification. Benefits of certification determined through studies do not guarantee any particular personal successes.

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During our program the following topics will be presented:

ISTQB Foundation Certificate in Software Testing:

Testing Throughout the Lifecycle

  • Testing Models
  • Testing System Integration, Component and Acceptance
  • Testing Maintenance
  • Testing Non-functional system
  • Testing Functional system

Static Techniques

  • Reviewing and the testing process
  • Benefits and costs of reviews
  • Types of review: Walkthroughs, inspections, technical review, informal review
  • Static analysis

Test Design Techniques

  • Testing Black and White box
  • Testing black box techniques including equivalence partitioning, state transition and boundary value analysis
  • Testing white box techniques including statements and decisions
  • Experienced based techniques
  • Choose test techniques

Management testing

  • Organisation
  • Project testing plan
  • Configuration management
  • Estimation testing: Inclusion in project schedule
  • Monitor and control
  • Track progress and deviations from plan
  • Incident management: Tracking, logging and analysis
  • Risk and testing

Test tools

  • Types of testing tools
  • Testing requirement; Static analysis
  • Testing design
  • Data preparation
  • Replay/capture
  • Test running
  • Test harnesses, simulators and drivers
  • Performance tests
  • Dynamic analysing
  • Debugging
  • Comparison
  • Management testing
  • Coverage measurement
  • Effective use, benefits and risk
  • Introducing tools into an organization

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After sitting Firebrand's accelerated course, you will be prepared for, and sit the following exam:

The ISTQB Foundation Certificate in Software Testing (based on the International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB) syllabus) is taken at the end of the final day. It is a one hour multiple choice exam consisting of 40 questions.

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Included:

  • Firebrand's own Foundation Software Tester Courseware Kit

Firebrand Training offers top-quality technical education and certification training in an all-inclusive course package specifically designed for the needs and ease of our students. We attend to every detail so our students can focus solely on their studies and certification goals.

Our Accelerated Learning Programmes include:

  • Intensive Hands-on Training Utilising our (Lecture | Lab | Review)TM Delivery
  • Comprehensive Study Materials, Program Courseware and Self-Testing Software including MeasureUp *
  • Fully instructor-led program with 24 hour lab access
  • Examination vouchers **
  • On site testing ***
  • Accommodation, all meals, unlimited beverages, snacks and tea / coffee****
  • Transportation to/from designated local railway stations
  • Examination Passing Policy

Our instructors teach to accommodate every student's learning needs through individualised instruction, hands-on labs, lab partner and group exercises, independent study, self-testing, and question/answer drills.

Firebrand Training has dedicated, well-equipped educational facilities where you will attend instruction and labs and have access to comfortable study and lounging rooms. Our students consistently say our facilities are second-to-none.

Firebrand goes digital

We’re currently migrating from printed to digital courseware. Some courseware is already available in digital, while other books remain in printed form. To find out if this course is digital, call us on +44 207 907 1120.

There are several benefits of easy-to-use digital courseware: downloads are immediate, and you’ll always have your courseware available wherever you are. You won’t need to wait for a printed book to be delivered before you start learning – and it’s better for the environment. You can choose to download the courseware to your own device, or borrow one of ours.

Considering a Microsoft course? Always have the most up-to-date Microsoft digital courseware with ‘Fresh Editions’. This gives you access to all versions of digital courseware – you’ll receive updates and revisions of your textbook, at no charge, for the life of that course.

Examination Passing Policy

Should a student complete a Firebrand Training Program without having successfully passed all vendor examinations, the student may re-attend that program for a period of one year.  Students will only be responsible for accommodations and vendor exam fees.

Please note

  • * Not on all courses
  • ** Examination vouchers are not included for the following courses: PMI, GIAC, CISA, CISM, CGEIT, CRISC, CISSP CBK Review and CSX Practitioner Level 1,2 and 3
  • *** On site testing is not included for our PMI, GIAC, CSX Practitioner or ITIL Managers and Revision Certification Courses.
  • **** Accommodation not included on the CISSP CBK Review Seminar

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Delegates should already have a basic working knowledge of IT and an understanding of the testing role in software development.

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites?

Don’t worry - we’ll discuss your technical background, experience and qualifications to determine whether this accelerated course suits you.

Just call us on +44 207 907 1120 and speak to one of our enrolment consultants.

Firebrand is an immersive environment and requires commitment. Some prerequisites are simply guidelines; you may find your unique experience, attitude and determination enables you to succeed on your accelerated course.

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Reviews

Here's the Firebrand Training review section. Since 2001 we've trained exactly 65.217 students and asked them all to review our Accelerated Learning. Currently, 96.56% have said Firebrand exceeded their expectations:



"The course allowed me to gain a lot of knowledge in such a short space of time. The trainer was very informative and helpful, I feel like I got the most out of my time here. Would recommend this course to anyone who wants to build a foundation of knowledge in software testing."
Anonymous - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Foundation Software Tester Certification (2 days) (6/11/2017 to 7/11/2017)

"Firebrand have exceptional facilities and the staff/ tutors are excellent. Ive learned so much, with no real prior knowledge in just 10 days. I cant wait to come back in June for my next course."
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"If you like to deep dive into material and live & breathe it for a concentrated period of time, Firebrand is for you. It will entail less time away from work and removes distractions, but be prepared to suspend all other activities, including rest & relaxation."
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"Another great course."
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"Best teacher in ANY subjectthat i have ever come across"
Robert Mackie, N/A. - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Foundation Software Tester Certification (2 days) (10/9/2012 to 11/9/2012)

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Simon Ryder, Handmade Mobile Entertainment. - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Foundation Software Tester Certification (2 days) (20/2/2012 to 21/2/2012)

"Reading course text book before attending the course is a must. Software testing an ISTQB-ISEB foundation guide second edition Brian Hambling (editor). A good first night sleep is very important also as its a very long day ahead."
Yang Chow. - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Foundation Software Tester Certification (2 days) (5/9/2011 to 6/9/2011)

"Very effective training & good trainer."
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"Yet another course done, and again a good experience."
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"Accelerated learning is not for all but if you thrive in fast paced learning, concentration for hours on end then I can strongly recommend Firebrand ISTQB Foundation"
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"Hard work - long hours."
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"Enjoyed my time, the course was well explained and useful."
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"I recommend talking the ISTQB Foundation at firebrand. The course is intense, but very good"
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Susanne Max , Vetvision Software Svenska AB. - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Foundation Software Tester Certification (2 days) (21/1/2013 to 22/1/2013)

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"Ive learned a lot in a short period of time."
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