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ISQTB Software testing Foundation

The ISTQB (International Software Testing Qualifications Board) Software Testing Foundation qualification is a globally recognized certification program for software testers. It is designed for those who want to establish their foundational knowledge of software testing. The certificate covers the basics of software testing, including terminology, principles, and concepts.

The course aims to equip individuals with the skills and knowledge required to perform software testing effectively. It is designed to help individuals to understand the fundamentals of software testing and to provide them with the necessary foundation to pursue further training in software testing.

To obtain the certificate, candidates must pass an exam that covers topics such as the software development life cycle, test levels, test types, test design techniques, and defect management.

Job roles: entry level software tester

ISTQB Advanced Level Test Analyst

The ISTQB Advanced Level Test Analyst qualification is a professional certification program designed for software testing professionals who want to enhance their skills and knowledge in software testing.

Focusing on testing techniques and methods, including functional testing, non-functional testing, and testing of software architectures. The program covers a wide range of topics, including test planning, design, execution, and analysis.

To obtain the ISTQB Advanced Level Test Analyst qualification, candidates must have the ISTQB Foundation Level certification and complete a training program, followed by passing an exam.

Achieving this certification demonstrates a high level of expertise in software testing and is recognized worldwide as a valuable credential for software testing professionals.

Job Roles: Software Tester, Senior Test Analyst, Software Test Manager

ISQTB Agile Tester

The ISTQB Agile Tester qualification is a globally recognized certification program for software testers that covers Agile testing principles and practices.

Designed for testers who work on Agile software development projects or who want to learn about Agile testing practices. It covers topics such as Agile software development, Agile testing methods, Agile testing techniques, and tools used in Agile testing.

To gain the ISTQB Agile Tester certification, you must pass an exam that tests your knowledge of Agile testing principles and practices.

Job Roles: Agile Tester, Agile Test Manager

ISQTB Test Manager

The ISTQB Test Manager qualification is a certification program designed to validate the knowledge and skills required for test management roles.

The qualification covers a wide range of topics related to test management, including test planning, estimation, monitoring, control, and reporting. It covers risk management, configuration management, and incident management.

To become an ISTQB Test Manager certified professional, one must have a foundation-level certification in software testing and practical experience in the field. Candidates must also pass an exam that tests their knowledge of test management principles and practices.

Gaining an ISTQB Test Manager certification demonstrates that an individual has the knowledge and skills required to effectively manage testing projects and teams, and can provide valuable expertise in the software development life cycle.

Job Roles: Test Manager, QA Manager, Testing Consultant.

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