- Learn more about the various Software Testing / Quality Assurance Certifications that are widely recognized and accepted around the world in this page. MindsMapped can help you achieve these certifications.
- MindsMapped offers comprehensive software testing certification training to software testing/QA professionals that covers core concepts software testing and knowledge outlined by ISTQB.
- This course offers valuable instructor-led training to software tester/quality analyst, who are pursuing or preparing for ISTQB Foundation Level, Agile Tester Extension, Model-Based Tester Extension, Advanced Level, Security tester,or Expert Level exam.
ISTQB/Software Testing Certification Training:
ISTQB Certification is an internationally recognized and accepted software testing certification that is done online by its Board Members through an Exam Provider. The Examination Provider is an organization licensed by a Board Members to conduct exams locally and internationally including online testing certification. Applicants who successfully pass the examination are awarded the ISTQB Certified Tester certificate. MindsMapped offers all the Quality Assurance (QA)/Software Testing certification study material required to pass the ISTQB exams.
Currently, International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB) Certification is available in 70 countries where ISTQB is represented by a Member Board. Names of Member Board differ from one country to another. For an example, the member board in USA is known as American Software Testing Qualifications Board (ASTQB), whereas in UK it is called UK Testing Board (UKTB). But, the syllabus for the examination, the questions, pattern of the examination and all other related details remain the same.
ISTQB offers six software testing related certifications:
- Foundation Level
- Agile Tester Extension
- Model-Based Tester Extension
- Advanced Level
- Security tester
- Expert Level
The ISTQB Foundation Level qualification is aimed at IT professionals who need to validate practical knowledge of the basic concepts of software testing. This exam is taken by professionals who are working as test engineers, test designers, test analysts, test consultants, user acceptance testers, test managers, and other IT Professionals.
The ISTQB Foundation Level qualification is also appropriate for professionals who need a basic understanding of software testing, such as quality assurance managers, project managers, business analysts, IT directors & management consultants.
Agile Tester Extension:
Agile testing is a new approach to software testing that follows the guidelines of agile software development as detailed in the Agile Manifesto.
A software tester on an Agile project will work a bit differently than the one who is working on a traditional project. Testers must know the values and principles of Agile project. He/she also need to understand how testers are an important and crucial part of a whole-team approach along with developers and business representatives.
The Agile Extension certificate will give the software or application tester the knowledge to be part of Agile testing teams and achieve great performance.
Model-Based Tester Extension:
ISTQB Model-based testing is an innovative testing approach to increase efficiency and effectivity of the test process. A model-based tester on a project utilizes models to drive test analysis and design, and keeps advantage of the models for other software testing activities such as reporting and test implementation.
Model-Based Tester certification complements the core ISTQB foundation level as a specialist module.
The ISTQB Advanced Level qualification is aimed at professionals who have gained an advanced point in their software testing careers. This includes professionals in roles such as test analysts, testers, test consultants, test engineers, user acceptance testers, test managers, and software developers.
ISTQB Advanced Level qualification is also appropriate for professionals who wants a deeper knowledge of software testing, such as project managers, software development managers, quality managers, IT directors, business analysts, and management consultants.
To receive ISTQB Advanced Level certification, applicants must first pass the Foundation Certificate. They must also show that they have sufficient job experience to be considered as Advanced Level qualified.
ISTQB Security Tester certification is aimed at professionals who have already gained an advanced point in their software testing careers and wish to increase their expertise in security testing. The modules offered at the Advanced Level cover a wide range of testing topics.
The ISTQB Expert Level extends the knowledge and work experience gained at the Advanced Level by providing in-depth, practically oriented certifications in different testing subjects.
Currently ISTQB Expert Level has two modules:
- Improving the Testing Process
- Test Management
Additional modules will be added in the future.
MindsMapped QA/Software Testing Certification
Awarded by: MindsMapped Consulting
Objective: The main objective of this certification program is to empower fresh graduates / professionals to learn about QA/Software Testing and get professional certification or find a suitable job for themselves.
Pre-requisites: There is no pre-requisites to appear in this training cum certification program. Anyone who has a zeal to learn Hadoop can enroll for this certification program.
Best For: This certification is best for fresh graduates and professionals who want to give new dimension to their QA/Software Testing career.
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