Foundation Level in a Nutshell

Why Foundation?

The Foundation Level qualification is aimed at professionals who need to demonstrate practical knowledge of the fundamental concepts of software testing. This includes people in roles such as test designers, test analysts, test engineers, test consultants, test managers, user acceptance testers and IT Professionals.

The Foundation Level qualification is also appropriate for anyone who needs a basic understanding of software testing, such as project managers, quality managers, software development managers, business analysts, IT directors and management consultants.

Agile Tester Test Management IMPROVING THE TEST PROCESS TEST MANAGER TEST ANALYST TECHNICAL TEST ANALYST CERTIFIED TESTER SECURITY TESTER MODEL-BASED TESTER

 

AGILE

advanced level

ORGANIZATIONAL
IN DEVELOPMENT
TECHNICAL
IN DEVELOPMENT

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FOUNDATION LEVEL

 

SPECIALIST

ADVANCED LEVEL

TEST AUTOMATION ENGINEER
IN BETA

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FOUNDATION LEVEL


FOUNDATION EXTENSIONS

AUTOMOTIVE TESTER
IN DEVELOPMENT
USABILITY TESTER
IN DEVELOPMENT

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FOUNDATION LEVEL

 

What are the entry criteria?

It is suggested that candidates for the Foundation Level certification have at least six months' practical experience in a professional testing role.

Which levels are available after Foundation?

Holders of the Foundation Core certificate are eligible to continue on to higher level software testing qualifications, certifying themselves at Core Advanced level, and then at the Expert level, as well as sitting in the Agile Tester exam or certifying themselves at one of the Specialist certifications. The entire learning journey is underpinned by the ISTQB® Glossary. 

 

 

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