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  • ISTQB Training with 100% placement assistance
  • 1860 testers placed in 600 companies in last 8 years
  • ISTQB Training from Real time expert trainers
  • Industry oriented training with corporate case studies
  • Free Aptitude classes & Mock interviews.

About ISTQB course

ISTQB is an international software testing qualifications board. International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB) is a special training program designed for IT professionals or for those that are interested in starting their career as testers. Testers who want to build or improve their skills in testing and solidify their knowledge on testing skills can opt for this ISTQB certification Training.This foundation level ISTQB program will provide the fundamentals of testing through practical techniques with a hands-on approach.

ISTQB certification is the basic requirement in almost all organizations for software testers, so this is a skill requirement for applying for jobs.As this is Foundation training there will be a standardized approach for software testing that can be adapted to the projects. The ISTQB certificate is highly valued and holds supreme importance as it is a professional certificate that validates all the cardinal skills. We at MindQ train you to become competent enough for the certification exam by offering a beginner and advanced level curriculum.

ISTQB Training Course Curriculum

ISTQB (FL) New Syllabus

Chapter 1 – Fundamentals of Testing

What is testing?

  • Identify typical objectives of testing
  • Differentiate testing from debugging

Why is Testing Necessary?

  • Give examples of why testing is necessary
  • Testing’s Contributions to Success
  • Quality Assurance and Testing
  • Errors, Defects, and Failures
  • Defects, Root Causes and Effects

Seven Testing Principles Test Process

  • Test Process in Context
  • Test Activities and Tasks
  • Test Work Products
  • Traceability between the Test Basis and Test Work Products

The Psychology of Testing

  • Human Psychology and Testing
  • Tester’s and Developer’s Mindsets

Chapter 2 – Testing Throughout the Software Development Lifecycle

  • Software Development Lifecycle Models
  • Software Development and Software Testing
  • Software Development Lifecycle Models in Context

Test Levels

  • Component Testing
  • Integration Testing
  • System Testing
  • Acceptance Testing

Test Types

  • Functional Testing
  • Non-functional Testing
  • White-box Testing
  • Change-related Testing
  • Test Types and Test Levels


Maintenance Testing

  • Triggers for Maintenance
  • Impact Analysis for Maintenance

Chapter 3 – Static Testing

Static Testing Basics

  • Work Products that Can Be Examined by Static Testing
  • Benefits of Static Testing
  • Differences between Static and Dynamic Testing

Review Process

  • Work Product Review Process
  • Roles and responsibilities in a formal review
  • Review Types
  • Applying Review Techniques
  • Success Factors for Reviews

Chapter 4 – Test Techniques

Categories of Test Techniques

  • Choosing Test Techniques
  • Categories of Test Techniques and Their Characteristics


Black-box Test Techniques

  • Equivalence Partitioning
  • Boundary Value Analysis
  • Decision Table Testing
  • State Transition Testing
  • Use Case Testing

White-box Test Techniques

  • Statement Testing and Coverage
  • Decision Testing and Coverage
  • The Value of Statement and Decision Testing

Experience-based Test Techniques

  • Error Guessing
  • Exploratory Testing
  • Checklist-based Testing

Chapter 5 – Test Management

Test Organization

  • Independent Testing
  • Tasks of a Test Manager and Tester

Test Planning and Estimation

  • Purpose and Content of a Test Plan
  • Test Strategy and Test Approach
  • Entry Criteria and Exit Criteria (Definition of Ready and Definition of Done)
  • Test Execution Schedule
  • Factors Influencing the Test Effort
  • Test Estimation Techniques

Test Monitoring and Control

  • Metrics Used in Testing
  • Purposes, Contents, and Audiences for Test Reports

Configuration Management Risks and Testing

  • Definition of Risk
  • Product and Project Risks
  • Risk-based Testing and Product Quality

Defect Management

Chapter 6 – Tool Support for Testing

Test Tool Considerations

  • Test Tool Classification
  • Benefits and Risks of Test Automation
  • Special Considerations for Test Execution and Test Management Tools

Effective Use of Tools

  • Main Principles for Tool Selection
  • Pilot Projects for Introducing a Tool into an Organization
  • Success Factors for Tools


ISTQB Advanced level Syllabus


1. Testing Process

  • Introduction
  • Test Planning, Monitoring and Control
    • How Test Strategies effects test planning
    • Test Planning
    • Test Monitoring and Control
  • Test Analysis and Test Design (apply primarily for test analyst)
  • Test Implementation and Execution
    • Preconditions for test Implementation
    • Advantages and disadvantages of early test Implementation
  • Evaluating Exit Criteria and Reporting
    • Information necessary to collect during test process to support accurate reporting and evaluation against exit criteria
  • Test Closure Activities
  • Case studies ,Debrief and Mock test

2.  Test Management

  • Introduction
  • Test Management in Context
  • Understanding Testing Stakeholders
  • Additional Software Development Lifecycle Activities and Work Products
  • Alignment of Test Activities and Other Lifecycle Activities
  • Managing Non Functional Testing
  • Managing Experience-Based Testing
  • Case studies , Debrief and Mock test
    • Risk-Based Testing and Other Approaches for Test Prioritization and Effort Allocation
  • Different ways Risk-Based Testing responds to risk
  • Risk-Based Testing Activities
    • Risk Identification techniques
    • Risk Assessment Techniques
    • Risk Mitigation Activities
  • Risk Based Techniques
    • Informal approaches
  • Pragmatic risk analysis and management (PRAM)
  • Systematic software testing (SST)
    • Formal approaches
  • Hazard Analysis
  • Cost of Exposure
  • Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (FMEA)
  • Quality Function Deployment (QFD)
  • Fault Tree Analysis (FTA)
  • Test Prioritization and Effort Allocation in the Test Process
    • Test Triage
  • Case studies , Debrief and Mock test
  • Test Documentation and Other Work Products
  • Quality Policy
  • Test Handbook – Test Policy
  • Test Strategy
  • Master Test Plan
  • Level Test Plan
  • Project Risk Management
  • Other Test Work Products
  • Case studies , Debrief and Mock test
  • Test Estimation
  • Factors that can influence the cost, effort and duration of the test activity
    • Factors which arise from the Process
    • Factors which arise from the People
    • Factors which arise from the nature of the project, tools
  • Estimation techniques
    • Intuition,
    • Work breakdown structure
    • Test Point Analysis
    • Wide Band Delphi
    • Predictive models (function points, LOC…)
  •  Defining and Using Test Metrics
  • Measure Theory
  • Metrics definition and selection
  • Presenting measurement values
  • Several Test Metrics
  • Test Case based Metrics
  • Test basis and test object based Metrics
  • Defect Based Metrics
  • Cost or Effort based Metrics
  • Business Value of Testing
  • Distributed, Outsourced, and Insourced Testing
  • Managing the Application of Industry Standards
  • Case studies , Debrief and Mock test

3.  Reviews

  • Introduction
  • Benefits of reviews as compared to dynamic testing
  • Steps to Introduce reviews
  • Change Control Board Process
  • IEEE 1028 Standard for SoJware Reviews
  • Types of Reviews
  • Comparison
  • Relative strength
  • Weakness
  • Fields of use
  • Management Reviews and Audits
  • Managing Reviews – Success factors for reviews
  • Metrics for Reviews
  • Managing Formal Reviews
  • Case studies , Debrief and Mock test

4.  Defect Management

  • IEEE 1044 – Incident management life cycle
  • Defect Workflow and States
  • Standard classification of soJware anomalies according to IEEE 1044
  • Steps and activities in each step
  • Managing Invalid and Duplicate Defect Reports
  • Cross-Functional Defect Management
  • Defect Report Information
  • Defect Metrics
  • Assessing Process Capability with Defect Report Information
  • Defect Taxonomy
  • Case studies , Debrief and Mock test


Kick start your corporate career with Mind Q Systems.

ISTQB Training Highlights

  • Build Credibility and acceptability of your profile.
  • ISTQB certification training based on the syllabus.
  • Top notch ISTQB training from expert tutors.
  • Course completion certificate
  • Automating test cases for practical applications
  • Free Course material for all the concepts
  • Basics of testing
  • Increasing Marketability with the training program
  • Improve understanding of software testing “its purpose and nature” and to raise awareness of issues and constraints around testing.
  • Provide a professional qualification widely recognised by employers, customers and peers.
  • Introduce test techniques (static, white box and black box) to delegates as well as providing practical experience of some key techniques.
  • Industry oriented training sessions
  • Provide a professional qualification widely recognised by employers, customers and peers.
  • Introduce test techniques (static, white box and black box) to delegates as well as providing practical experience of some key techniques.
  • Learn standard terminology.
  • Provide a complete picture of the test activities and processes from requirements review to system implementation; and to discover good sources of information.
  • Enabling software suppliers to hire certified testers and thereby gain commercial advantage over their competitors by advertising their tester recruitment policy.
  • Enabling comparison of testing skills across different countries, testers to move across country borders more easily and multi- national/international projects to have a common understanding of testing issues.

ISTQB Training Certificate

We provide an ISTQB course completion certificate that will be given towards the end of the course. It is absolutely free and you will not be charged for it. You can opt it for a soft copy or a digital certificate of the same. You can mention it in your resume and link it to linkedin.

Who Should Take the ISTQB Course?

  • Anyone with basic knowledge in software testing can take up the course.
  • Test Analysts
  • Test Designers
  • Test Engineers
  • User Acceptance Testers
  • Quality Managers
  • Business Analysts
  • Test Consultants
  • Test Managers
  • Software developers
  • Business analysts

Skills you will gain from our ISTQB course

  • Testing and its components & aspects.
  • Examining the error and defects as a part of testing
  • Manually test out tasks and products
  • Software testing and its basics.
  • Integration + system testing
  • Types of tests and its levels.
  • Static testing and all bout it
  • Review types with techniques
  • Manage test reports
  • Monitor, control and plan the tests.
  • Implement and execute the tests.
  • Familiarity in White box and black box techniques.

Career opportunities after taking the course

  •  Automation test engineer
  • Quality manager
  • QA testing analyst
  • Software test engineer
  • Functional test engineer

ISTQB Training FAQ

What are the prerequisites of this ISTQB training?
Knowledge in software programming would be ideal for the ISTQB course that we offer, however, you will require a minimum of 6 months software training to be able to give the certification exam.

Can we attend the ISTQB training demo classes?
Yes, MindQ offers a free demo for all the courses that we offer to help you get a better understanding and knowledge of the subject. You can attend our ISTQB demo class before enrolling in our program.

What about Modes of Training for ISTQB training?
ISTQB classroom and online training is available for everyone who wants to take up our course. You can pick the mode that best suits you as both our training modes are equally effective with the best training methods.

Will you provide 100% assurance for a job after completion of ISTQB training or course program?
We will definitely assist you after the completion of the ISTQB course, we cannot however assure you as it depends on your skill and competence. We will provide 100% placement assistance and prepare you well enough to attend interviews. We will thoroughly educate you with projects and real time training to also give you hands-on practical experience.

Why choose MindQ for ISTQB training?
The reason to choose MindQ for ISTQB training is because we have a certified team of trainers who teach using corporate training methods to provide you with all the required skills to help you find the right job.

ISTQB Training Features

We offer a wide range of high quality teaching combined with practical, extra-curricular activities.

Instructor-Led Training Sessions

Our trainers are highly equipped with experience of over 12+ years and will be available to clarify and confirm any queries and details regarding the courses.

Expert Trainers

We have nothing but the BEST in the field of software. Our trainers are real-time experts with an impeccable record of training students, professionals and corporates.

Flexible Schedule

We organize classes throughout the day at our scheduled timings. You can opt in for a demo according to your plan and schedule.

Industry Specific Scenarios

Since our faculty belongs to the software industry, our trainers are fully aware of the concepts, upgrades and skills required in the market. They teach according to the industrial standards.

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