IIBS College is one of the few Accredited Training providers of ISTQB (International Software Testing Board) for QA Software Testing foundation Level Training in Ontario.

The classes are conducted by Industry Software lead. This ISTQB accredited course provides the essential ideas, processes, tools and skills needed to set yourself on a path for true testing professionalism.

Links to check the ISTQB Training Providers:

QA ISTQB Foundation Level I in a Nutshell

Why Foundation?

The Foundation Level qualification is aimed at professionals who need to demonstrate practical knowledge of the fundamental concepts of software testing. This includes people in roles such as test designers, test analysts, test engineers, test consultants, test managers, user acceptance testers and IT Professionals.
The Foundation Level qualification is also appropriate for anyone who needs a basic understanding of software testing, such as project managers, quality managers, software development managers, business analysts, IT directors and management consultants.


The Foundation Level exam has no specific pre-requisites.

The QA ISTQB Foundation Level I course is for 65 hours.

COURSE OUTLINE – QA Software Testing (65 Hours)

Introduction and Fundamentals of Manual testing & ISTQB

  • Software Engineering Concepts
    • Introduction
    • Importance of software systems
    • Common problems in software development and Software Bugs
    • Testing Objectives
  • Software Development Life Cycle (Models)
    • Waterfall Model
    • V Model
  • Static Testing
    • Review
    • Inspections
    • Walkthroughs
  • Dynamic Testing
    • Unit Testing
    • Integration Testing
    • System Testing
    • User Acceptance Testing
  • Software Testing Life Cycle and implementation
  • Test Requirements Gathering and Analysis
    • Requirements Reviews
    • Requirements Issues Identification
  • Test Strategy Preparation
  • System Test Plan Preparation
  • Test Case identification
  • Black Box Test Design Techniques
    • ECP
    • BVA
    • Error Guessing
    • Decision Tables
    • State Transition
  • Identify Scenario based on Test Cases
  • What is Use case?
  • Introduction of Test Case Design
    • Test Case Design Templates
    • Types of Test Cases
    • Test Case Design Reviews
    • Requirement Traceability Matrix
  • Software Test Environments
    • Introduction
    • Different Components in software environments
    • Difference between Test and Production environments
  • Test Execution Levels and Process
  • Defect Management (Reporting and Tracking)
  • Test Measurement Techniques and Metrics collection
  • Test Closure Activity
  • User Acceptance Testing
  • Other commonly performed Testing Techniques
  • Test Execution Life cycle Process
  • Different levels of Test Execution
  • Sanity/ Smoke testing(Level 0)
  • Test Batches or Test suite Preparation and
  • Execution(Level 1)
  • Retesting(Level 2)
  • Regression Testing(Level 3)
  • Database Testing
  • What is defect?
  • Categories of defects
  • Defect life cycle process
  • Formal Defect report Template
  • Defect Metrics
  • Defect Removal Efficiency
  • Importance of Test Metrics
  • Testing Data Used for Metric
  • Different types of Metrics
  • Test Execution Stop Criteria
  • Test Summary Report Preparation
  • Importance of User Acceptance Testing
  • Scope of UAT
  • Alpha Testing
  • Beta Testing
  • Gray Box Testing
  • Usability Testing
  • User Interface Testing
  • Compatibility Testing
  • Configuration Testing
  • Adhoc Testing
  • Exploratory Testing
  • Installation and Un-installation Testing
  • Recovery Testing
  • Security Testing
  • ISTQB Certification Support (only through presentation)
    • Fundamental of testing
    • Testing Throughout the software life Cycle
    • Static Techniques
    • Testing Design Techniques
    • Test Management
    • Tool Support for Testing
  • HP ALM Quality Management Tool – Certification Support
    • ALM concepts, architecture, and components
    • Management terms, concepts, and tools
    • Requirements implementation and management
    • Risk-based testing, steps, and factors
    • Test Plan build
    • Test Sets plan and execution
    • Defect tracking concepts, features, and best practices
    • Version Control use and configuration
    • Reports build and data management
    • Business Models module key concepts, terms, and operations
    • Project customization
  • Basic Overview of functional automated tools (only through presentation)
    • QTP
    • Load runner
    • JIRA
  • Fundamentals of Backend Testing using SQL (Structured Query Language)
    • Introduction to Database and Rational Database Management System
    • Simple and Complex SQL- queries
    • Database testing concepts
    • Type of Database testing
    • Importance of Database testing
  • Mobile Application Testing
  • Introduction to Mobile Testing
    • What is mobile application
    • Who is the end user of mobile application
    • Introduction of mobile platform
    • Types of testing in mobile Application
    • Mobile Eco System
    • Manual Testing Vs Automated testing
  • Mobile Application Test Plan and Design
    • Test Plan and Strategy – how it is different from traditional testing
    • Test Case design for Mobile Application
    • Test Coverage determination
    • Scope
    • Usability User experience – Testing
  • Mobile Platform (Android)
    • Android Mobile Application
    • Mobile Testing Life Cycle
    • Introduction of Android Studio
    • Debugging – DDMS/ ADB/ AVD
    • Understanding Android SDK API
  • Mobile Environment and Tools
    • Types of mobile application
    • Testing in real device Vs simulator
    • Testing in cloud devices
    • Environment in terms of device OS Vs application
    • Mobile browser based testing
    • Performing few user case with either simulator or real device
  • Live Project support (Testing on SAP Project)
  • Resume and Interview Preparation


IIBS is also offering a new course: QA Level II

For more info visit: QA Level II







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