Company specific: ISTQB Certified tester, Foundation Level v. 4.0

Get yourself an international certificate in Software Testing!

The ISTQB Foundation Certificate is an international qualification in software testing coordinated by the International Software Quality Testing Board (ISTQB) and organized in Finland by the Finnish Software Testing Board (FiSTB). The Foundation Certificate is awarded to those who pass a written one-hour multiple-choice exam.

This course is based on the new ISTQB Certified Tester, Foundation Level Syllabus v. 4.0 released in 2023, which combines the topics of the previous ISTQB Foundation level syllabus and ISTQB Agile Tester syllabus.


Contents of the course

Fundamentals of Testing

  • What is testing?
  • Why is testing neces-sary?
  • Testing principles
  • Test activities, testware and test roles
  • Essential skills and good practices in testing

Testing throughout the Software Development Lifecycle

  • Testing in the context of a Software Development Lifecycle
  • Test levels and test types
  • Maintenance testing

Static Testing

  • Static testing basics
  • Feedback and review process

Test analysis and design

  • Test techniques overview
  • Black-box test tech-niques
  • White-box test tech-niques
  • Experience-based test techniques
  • Collaboration-based test approaches

Managing the test activities

  • Test planning
  • Risk management
  • Test monitoring, test control and test comple-tion
  • Configuration manage-ment
  • Defect Management

Test tools

  • Tool support for testing
  • Benefits and risks of test automation



This training prepares you for the ISTQB Foundation Certificate in Software Testing examination. The exam is arranged separately after the course. Examination costs are not included in the course price.


Learning objectives

After completing the course you can handle the basic terminology of testing and are aware of techniques and standards. You know different testing tools and are aware of what testing tools can achieve. You know where to find more information about testing and how to establish the basic steps of the testing process. Passing the ISTQB Foundation Certificate in Software Testing exam will give you a certificate of your testing knowledge. The course is delivered with English material and presented either in English or Finnish.


Target audience

ISTQB Foundation Certificate course is intended for IT professionals involved in Software Testing and who would like to gain an internationally accepted qualification in Software Testing. A good knowledge of English is required from the participants.


Knowit Oy is an ISTQB trainer acknowledged by the FiSTB, which is a member of Tivia.


To discuss the arranging of a course for your organization, please contact: 

Kari Kakkonen, Director of training, Knowit Solutions Oy


Mob: +358 40 5239004

Pricing starting from 2500€/day excl. possible material license and exam fees.