The foundation level certification is appropriate for testers, test analysts, test engineers, test consultants, test managers, user acceptance testers, software developers and for everyone who need to show basic understanding of the principles of software testing.
It’s also suitable for project managers, quality managers, software development managers, business analysts, it directors, and management consultants who require a basic understanding of software testing.
The following are the business outcomes that a foundation level certification holder is expected to achieve:
Use a shared vocabulary for software testing to promote quick and effective communication.
Be familiar with the fundamentals of software testing.
Make significant contribution to reviews.
Use tried-and-true test design methods at all stages.
Interpret and execute tests from given test specifications, report on the outcome of the tests.
Know test management principles for resources, strategies, planning, project control, and risk management.
Appreciate how testing activities and work products align with project objectives, measures and targets
Understand the project factors that influence test goals and test strategy.
Understand the benefit that software testing brings to stakeholders.
Write and communicate transparent and understandable defect reports.
Assist iin the selection and implementation process of testing tool.