ISTQB® Certified Tester (Foundation Level)

The Foundation Level qualification is aimed at anyone involved in software testing and those who want to acquire basic understanding of software testing.
Testing is becoming more and more important within the development process. That’s why these tasks require qualified experts. The ability to apply established methodologies for software testing as well as the knowledge of standard definitions and terms are key issues for the success of the project.
This training teaches the basics of software testing. The different activities of the software testing process (from the requirements to the test execution) as well as the associated documentation are topics of the training.


  • Fundamentals of testing
  • Testing throughout the software life cycle
  • Static testing
  • Test design techniques
  • Test management
  • Tool support for testing


Participants will be provided with a set of training material including a folder with hard copies of slides, exercises, revision questions and sample exam, an USB-stick with all documents and a book.

Target Audience

Testers, Test Managers, Developers, Project leaders, Quality Managers, Management Consultants.


Basic knowledge of use of IT.


The training ends with a one-hour exam to obtain the "SAQ/ISTQB® Certified Software Tester Foundation Level" certification. In Switzerland the certification body is the Swiss Association for Quality (SAQ), in Europe the Software Quality Institute (iSQI).


The participation fee for the training is 3.200,00 CHF plus VAT.

In Germany additional examination fees of 200,00 € plus Vat are invoiced. In Switzerland these fees are included in the training fees.


  • The training fee includes the training material and lunch during the training.
  • Participants receive the book “Software Testing Foundation - A Study Guide for the Certified Tester Exam - Andreas Spillner/Tilo Linz /Hans Schaefer”.

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