ISTQB® Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL) Training Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction
ISTQB Introduction
ISTQB Certification Syllabus Walkthrough
Process for Getting Registered for Certification Exam
Certification Preparation roadmap
Section 2: Fundamentals of testing
Why is testing necessary
What is testing
Testing principles
Fundamental test process
The psychology of testing
Section 3: Testing throughout the software life cycle
Software development models
Test levels
Test types: the targets of testing
Maintenance testing
Section 4: Static techniques
Reviews and the test process
Review process
Static analysis by tools
Section 5: Test design techniques
Identifying test conditions and designing test cases
Categories of test design techniques
Specification-based or black-box techniques
Structure-based or white-box techniques
Experience-based techniques
Choosing a test technique
Section 6: Test management
Test organization
Test plans, estimates, and strategies
Test progress monitoring and control
Configuration management
Risk and testing
Incident management
Section 7: Tool support for testing
Types of test tool
Effective use of tools: Potential benefits and risks
Introducing a tool into an organization
Section 8: Sample Mock Exam
Mock Exam for Certification
Section 9: Resume Writing
Resume Writing
Section 10: Interview Preparation and Tips
Interview Preparation and Tips