Delegates should already have a basic working knowledge of IT and an understanding of the testing role in software development.
Those who intend to sit the examination at the end of the course will benefit from pre-reading the ISTQB Foundation Level Syllabus and a standard text on the subject from the BCS book list.
Who should attend
- Anyone currently involved in testing or about to move into a testing role will benefit from attending this course
- Those wishing to attain the BCS Foundation Certificate in Software Testing and/or the ISTQB Certified Tester - Foundation Level should also attend.
Those delegates taking the examination will need to spend some time each evening on revision and example examination questions. The amount of time required will depend on experience, but delegates should be prepared to spend a minimum of 1-hour each evening.
If you are taking a BCS exam you must bring photographic identification with you (passport, driving license or student card), as it is a BCS requirement to produce it for the invigilator prior to the exam. Failure to produce a valid form of photographic identification will result in a candidate not being able to sit the exam.
The BCS also allows additional time for candidates who have a disability or whose business language is not English. Candidates can request this additional time in line with the BCS reasonable adjustments policy.
If you believe you qualify for this, please contact our exam administration team (01793 608815) as early as possible. At least three weeks' notice will be required for processing this request and delegates failing to adviseConnect 2 Courses and provide proof if requested by the BCS, may not be allowed the additional support offered via this BCS policy
For any questions about what form of identification is acceptable, or for more information about the BCS reasonable adjustments policy, please contact your Account Manager or theConnect 2 Courses Examination Administration team on 44 (0)1793 608815