Foundation Level 2018 Learning Objectives

The 2018 Foundation Level Syllabus covers the following:

  • Chapter 1 Fundamentals of Testing
    • 1.1 What is Testing?
    • 1.2 Why is Testing Necessary?
    • 1.3 Seven Testing Principles
    • 1.4 Test Process
    • 1.5 The Psychology of Testing
  • Chapter 2 Testing Throughout the Software Development Lifecycle
    • 2.1 Software Development Lifecycle Models
    • 2.2 Test Levels
    • 2.3 Test Types
    • 2.4 Maintenance Testing
  • Chapter 3 Static Testing
    • 3.1 Static Testing Basics
    • 3.2 Review Process
  • Chapter 4 Test Techniques
    • 4.1 Categories of Test Techniques
    • 4.2 Black-box Test Techniques
    • 4.3 White-box Test Techniques
    • 4.4 Experience-based Test Techniques
  • Chapter 5 Test Management
    • 5.1 Test Organization
    • 5.2 Test Planning and Estimation
    • 5.3 Test Monitoring and Control
    • 5.4 Configuration Management
    • 5.5 Risks and Testing
    • 5.6 Defect Management
  • Chapter 6 Tool Support for Testing
    • 6.1 Test tool considerations
    • 6.2 Effective use of tools

You can find a complete list of learning objectives here.

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