(PRWEB UK) 31 August 2012
The benefits of the new BCS ISTQB Foundation in software testing training course includes:
TSG are delighted by the new accreditation, Bernard Melson, TSG’s Managing Director said ‘We are very much looking forward to delivering this brand new training course which we know will be much more beneficial in the workplace for all participants due to the increased interaction over the three days’.
The BCS ISTQB Foundation training course, covers the fundamentals of software testing, providing delegates with the necessary foundations for a career as a software testing professional.
This three-day tutor-led course includes exam preparation, revision and the examination on the afternoon of the third day. It is fully-accredited by UKTB on behalf of ISTQB and has been rated SFIAplus level 3 by the BCS.
The BCS ISTQB Certified Tester Foundation Level is principally aimed at anyone directly involved in software testing, who needs to demonstrate practical knowledge of the fundamental concepts, such as testers, test analysts, test engineers, test leads, test consultants, test managers, user acceptance testers and software developers.
It is also ideal for all those who have an interest in understanding the basic concepts of software testing, and so is additionally appropriate for project managers, quality managers, software development managers, business analysts, IT directors and management consultants.
The entry requirements for the Certified Tester Foundation Level qualification are that the candidate should have a basic working knowledge of IT.
To qualify as an internationally-recognized Certified Foundation Level Tester and be issued with an ISTQB® Foundation Level Certificate, delegates must successfully pass the exam administered by the relevant National Board or Examination Provider.
The exam lasts one hour (or 75 minutes for candidates taking exams that are not in their native language) and consists of 40 multiple-choice questions. The exam is 'closed book' (i.e. no notes or books are allowed into the examination room).
Founded in 2002, ISTQB (International Software Testing Qualifications Board) is a not-for-profit association legally registered in Belgium, comprising 47 national boards (including the UKTB) covering 71 countries worldwide.
ISTQB has defined the Foundation certification as part of their ‘Certified Tester’ scheme that, with over 200,000 certifications, has become the de facto world-wide standard for software testing qualifications.