ISEB Foundation Certificate in Software Testing

Duration: 3 Day Training Course / 9.30am - 5pm
Venue: Centre for Software Engineering
Discount for Corporate Members


The International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB) has been set up to support a single, universally accepted, international qualification scheme, aimed at software and system testing professionals. An ISTQB certificate provides an internationally recognised qualification, which demonstrates a level of competence and professionalism.

The three day accredited course is leading up to the "Foundation Certificate in Software Testing" exam and complies with the requirements as set by ISEB and ISTQB. This course is administered by the Centre for Software Engineering on behalf of Improve Quality Services BV.

The Event

This 3 day course will provide delegates with:

The course covers a wide range of topics including:

Fundamentals of Testing Testing throughout the Life Cycle Testing Techniques Test Management Test tools

Who should attend?

This course builds on many of the concepts introduced at the course "TMap - a structured approach to software testing".

The Exam

The Foundation Certificate is awarded to those who pass a written one hour multiple-choice exam which is set, moderated, marked and invigilated by the Information Systems Examination Board (ISEB). The exam takes place on the third afternoon of the course.

Course Presenter

This course will be presented by Sarah Farrell of CSE. Sarah is an ISEB accredited Training Provider and has extensive experience in the software industry, specialising in the area of software testing and inspections. She works with many companies to help them to improve their testing practices.

Fees and Registration

Duration: 3 Day Training Course 9.30 - 5pm (Registration 9.15 a.m.)

All participants who wish to sit the examination are advised to set aside some study time each evening.

Course fee: €750, plus €200 exam fee. This includes attendance at the course, copies of all course material and lunch. Course fee is reduced to €675 for CSE Corporate Members.

Because of the requirement to make arrangements for the examination, bookings will normally be required 4 weeks in advance of the course. A non-refundable booking fee of €200 Euro will be required to cover the examination fee.

Fees will become due in full if cancellations are received within 7 working days of this course.

Course Availability
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Reserve a Place on This Course

If you would like to book a place on this course, please click on the 'Book Now' link above.

Fees will not be reimbursed and will remain due in full if cancellations are received less than 7 working days before the course starts. However, names of participants may be substituted at any time.

Fees include course material and lunch. Please let us know if you have any special dietary requirements.

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