Syllabi and Add-ons

ISTQB® SYLLABI AND GLOSSARY

  • ISTQB® has defined three levels of syllabi
    • Foundation
    • Advanced (Test Manager, Test Analyst, Technical Test Analyst)
    • Expert (Improving the Test Process, Test Management, Test Automation, Security Testing, etc.)
  • Syllabi are publicly available for download from the ISTQB® Website
    (http://www.istqb.org/downloads.html)
  • Syllabi are written by testing experts and continuously reviewed and improved
  • Terms used in the ISTQB® syllabi are defined in the ISTQB® Glossary
    (http://www.istqb.org/downloads/viewcategory/20.html)
  • Syllabi and Glossary are translated in many languages by the ISTQB® Member Boards; please refer to their Websites to download free-of-charge the documents translated into local languages

ISTQB® LEVELS AND SYLLABI

ISTQB® FOUNDATION LEVEL

ISTQB® ADVANCED LEVEL TEST ANALYST (AL-TA)

ISTQB® ADVANCED LEVEL TEST MANAGER (AL-TM)

ISTQB® ADVANCED LEVEL TECHNICAL TEST ANALYST (AL – TTA)

ISTQB® EXPERT LEVEL IMPROVING THE TESTING PROCESS

  • The Expert Module “Improving the Testing Process” is composed of two parts:
    • Assessing Test Processes
    • Implementing Test Process Improvement

ISTQB® EXPERT LEVEL ASSESSING TEST PROCESSES

ISTQB® EXPERT LEVEL IMPLEMENTING TEST PROCESS IMPROVEMENT

ISTQB® EXPERT LEVEL TEST MANAGEMENT

  • The Expert Module “Test Management” is composed of three parts:
    • Strategic Management
    • Operational Test Management
    • Managing the Test Team

ISTQB® EXPERT LEVEL STRATEGIC TEST MANAGEMENT

ISTQB® EXPERT LEVEL OPERATIONAL TEST MANAGEMENT

ISTQB® EXPERT LEVEL MANAGING THE TEST TEAM

ISTQB® ADD-ONS – AGILE TESTING

  • In order to satisfy the increasing demand for vertical testing competences, ISTQB® has introduced the concept of an “add-on”
  • An “add-on” is an extension training and certification module focused on a specific topic, for instance:
    • Domain-specific testing
    • Testing Techniques
    • Testing Methods
  • The ISTQB® Foundation Level Certification is a pre-requisite for achieving these add-ons
  • The first add-on to be launched will be focused on Agile Testing, with a planned release in the first quarter of 2014

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