Foundation Level Gambling Industry Tester

Audience

The Foundation Level Gambling Industry Tester Specialist Certificate qualification is aimed at four main groups of professionals:

  1. Professionals who have achieved in-depth testing experience in traditional methods and would like to get a Foundation Level Gambling Industry Tester Specialist Certificate.
  2. Junior professional testers who are just starting in the testing profession, have received the Foundation Level certificate, and would like to know more about the tester’s role in a Gambling Industry environment.
  3. Professionals who are relatively new to testing and are required to implement test approaches, methods and techniques in their day to day job in Gambling Industry projects. These professionals include people who are in roles such as testers, test analysts, test engineers, test consultants, test managers, user acceptance testers, and software developers.
  4. This Foundation Level Gambling Industry Tester Specialist certification may also be appropriate for anyone who wants a deeper understanding of software testing in the gambling industry, such as project managers, quality managers, software development managers, business analysts, IT directors, and management consultants.

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Contents

The following image demonstrates the contents of the Gambling Industry Tester syllabus:

Gambling Industry Tester

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Business Outcomes

Candidates who have achieved the Foundation Level Gambling Industry Tester Specialist certification should be able to accomplish the following Business Objectives:

  • Promote efficient and effective communication by using a common vocabulary inside the gambling industry.
  • Understand specific quality attributes that require testing within the gambling industry.
  • Understand typical test practices by describing the standard software development and testing methodologies within the gambling industry.
  • Understand gambling hardware and software certification which is the main difference between the gambling industry and other industries.
  • Use established techniques for designing tests aligned with gambling specific needs.
  • Appreciate the importance of jurisdictions and regulatory bodies in the gambling industry

In general, a Certified Foundation Level Gambling Industry Tester Specialist is expected to have acquired the necessary skills to working effectively within a Gambling Industry testing team and environment.

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Learning Objectives

Candidates who have achieved the Foundation Level Gambling Industry Tester Specialist certificationshould be able to accomplish the following Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize the objectives of the gambling syllabus.
  • Summarize the specific skills for gambling industry testing, not present in other testing areas.
  • Recognize the objectives of gambling.
  • Explain casino games.
  • Explain lottery systems.
  • Explain race and sports wagering.
  • Explain online and mobile gambling.
  • Explain progressive jackpots.
  • Explain random number generators.
  • Explain the win selection process.
  • Explain player privacy and geolocation.
  • Explain regulatory commissions, jurisdictions and associations.
  • Explain first pass percentage.
  • Explain escape compliance defects.
  • Summarize the gambling software development lifecycle.
  • Recognize the role of the independent test lab.
  • Recognize the role of regulatory commissions.
  • Classify different test types for the gambling quality assurance testing phase.
  • Explain compliance testing.
  • Explain the gambling industry ecosystem.
  • Explain slot machines and their ecosystem.
  • Explain lottery and its ecosystem.
  • Summarize the concepts of functional testing within the gambling industry.
  • Identify common areas where gambling and wagering defects are found.
  • Summarize the concepts of casino game compliance testing.
  • Explain math testing.
  • Summarize the concepts of platform functional testing.
  • Identify what areas are covered by platform functional testing.
  • Summarize the concepts of platform compliance testing.
  • Identify what areas are covered by platform compliance testing.
  • Summarize the concepts of casino system functional testing.
  • Summarize the concepts of casino system compliance testing.
  • Identify what areas are covered by casino system compliance testing.
  • Summarize the concepts of protocol functional testing.
  • Identify what areas are covered by protocol functional testing.
  • Summarize the concepts of protocol compliance testing.
  • Identify what areas are covered by protocol compliance testing.
  • Summarize the concepts of hardware functional testing.
  • Identify what areas are covered by hardware functional testing.
  • Summarize the concepts of hardware compliance testing.
  • Identify what areas are covered by hardware compliance testing.
  • Summarize the concepts of hardware integration testing.
  • Identify common areas where hardware integration defects are found.
  • Identify what test types are done for hardware integration testing.
  • Explain remote gambling testing.
  • Explain system and network security testing in the gambling industry.
  • Summarize the concepts of jackpot controller testing.
  • Identify what areas are covered by jackpot controller testing.
  • Summarize the concepts of online gambling testing.
  • Identify what areas are covered by online gambling testing.
  • Identify what test types are done for online gambling testing.

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Syllabus

The Gambling Industry Tester is based on the Gambling Industry Tester Syllabus.

The International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB®) provides it to the national examination bodies for them to accredit the training providers and to derive examination questions in their local language.

Training providers will produce courseware and determine appropriate teaching methods for accreditation, and the syllabus will help candidates in their preparation for the examination.

To receive the Gambling Industry Tester certification, candidates must hold the Foundation Certificate.

The Gambling Industry Tester Syllabus can be downloaded here.

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Exam Structure

The Gambling Industry Tester Specialist exam is comprised of 40 multiple-choice questions, with a pass mark grade of 65% to be completed within 60 minutes. Participants that take the exam not in their spoken language, will receive additional 25% time, for a total of 75 minutes.

ModuleNumber of questionsExam length (minutes)Exam length +25% (minutes)
Gambling Industry Tester Specialist 40 60 75

Accredited training providers

Exams may be taken as part of a course delivered by an Accredited Training Provider or taken independently at an examination center or in a public exam.

The typical duration of the The Gambling Industry Tester Specialist Training offered by an Accredited Training Provider is 2 days.

Please refer to the Web Sites of the ISTQB® Member Boards and ISTQB® Accredited Training Providers for exam and training availability.

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Materials for Download

General Files:

pdf.png Gambling Industry Tester Specialist Overview V2019 Size 1.8 MB

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pdf.png Gambling Industry Tester Specialist Accreditation Guidelines V2019 Size 298.79 KB

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Syllabus Documents:

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Exam Documents:

pdf.png Gambling Industry Tester Specialist Exam Structure and Rules V2019 Size 613.29 KB

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pdf.png Gambling Industry Tester Specialist Sample Exam A V2019 Size 362.35 KB

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pdf.png Gambling Industry Tester Specialist Sample Exam A Answers V2019 Size 478.82 KB

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