Company specific: ISTQB Foundation Certificate in Software Testing

Get yourself and international certificate in Software Testing!

About this event

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.

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.

Contents of the course

Fundamentals of Testing

  • What is testing
  • Why is testing necessary
  • Seven testing principles
  • Testing process
  • The psychology of testing

Testing throughout the Software Development Lifecycle

  • Software development lifecycle models
  • Test Levels
  • Test types
  • Maintenance testing

Static Testing

  • Basics of static testing
  • Review process

Test Techniques

  • Classification of test techniques
  • Black-box techniques
  • White-box techniques
  • Experience-based techniques

Test Management

  • Test Organization
  • Test planning and estimation
  • Test monitoring and control
  • Configuration management
  • Risk and testing
  • Defect Management

Tool Support for Testing

  • Test tool considerations
  • Effective use of tools


This training prepares you for the ISTQB Foundation Certificate in Software Testing examination. The certification test is usually organized around one week after the training. Examination costs are not included in the course price. An additional 265 € + vat will be charged for attending the certification examination.

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. Course is delivered with English material and presented either in English or Finnish. The certification exam is available in English or Finnish.

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€