ISTQB® Foundation Level Certified Tester

In association with Accredited Training Provider - GetSkills

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ISTQB is an internationally recognised qualification that opens opportunities.

Software testing is probably the easiest way to enter the IT field

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Unlock the Power of Testing with our Accredited Course

Are you ready to elevate your career in the dynamic world of IT? Are you ready to transcend your current role and embark on a rewarding journey in software testing? Look no further than our accredited ISTQB Foundation Level Certificate Course v4.0.

In association with ISTQB® Accredited Training Provider GetSkills, SCRATCHPAD’s ISTQB Foundation Level Certificate Course v4.0 is the perfect gateway to elevate your career. Accredited by UKITB on behalf of ISTQB, this intensive programme addresses the ISTQB v4.0 Foundation Level Syllabus, providing you with the essential knowledge and skills to thrive in the world of software testing.  This intensive programme designed in association with GetSkills is geared to explain the fundamentals of testing and propel you into a high-paying IT industry quickly.

ISTQB foundation certification is the only universally accepted worldwide qualification for software testing professionals.
  • The ISTQB certification gives you exposure to the international standard of testing knowledge.
  • The certification will confirm your intent to build a testing career with potential employers.
  • ISTQB provides a unique methodology to the testing language and helps to maximize the effectiveness of your testing skills.

Start Date

May 5th 2024

Day & Time

Sun 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Thurs 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Twice Weekly

Sun & Thurs


6 weeks


$1499 + GST

Who Will Benefit?

This course is tailored for a diverse range of individuals, making it ideal for:

  • Administrative Professionals: If you’re currently in an admin role and aspire to advance your career, this course equips you with the skills to transition into the dynamic field of software testing.
  • Career Changers: Are you a parent looking for a career change? This course is the perfect stepping stone for mothers and fathers seeking to re-enter the workforce with a highly sought-after skill set.
  • Professionals Seeking Career Advancement: Whether you’re a seasoned professional or a newcomer, this course is designed to benefit anyone looking to advance their career. Project Managers, Quality Managers, Software Development Managers, Business Analysts, IT Directors, and Management Consultants can all gain a competitive edge with this certification.
  • Current Testers: This course is also ideal for Testers, Test Analysts, Test Engineers, Test Consultants, Test Managers, User Acceptance Testers, Software Developers.

Prerequisites and Skills Gained


While having an interest in software testing is the entry criterion, we recommend candidates to have a minimal background in software development or testing. This includes at least six months of experience as a system or user acceptance tester or as a software developer.

Skills Gained: By successfully completing the ISTQB Certified Tester Foundation Level certification, you will:

  • Promote efficient communication through a common vocabulary for software testing.
  • Understand fundamental concepts and principles of software testing.
  • Demonstrate understanding of diverse development and testing practices, optimizing testing in different contexts.
  • Contribute effectively to reviews and use established techniques for designing tests at all levels.
  • Interpret and execute tests from given test specifications, reporting on test results.
  • Understand test management principles, including resources, strategies, planning, project control, and risk management.
  • Write clear and understandable defect reports.
  • Comprehend project factors influencing test priorities and test approach.
  • Recognise the value that software testing brings to stakeholders and appreciate how testing activities align with project objectives.

Why Choose Our Course?

Remote Learning Opportunities

With the flexibility of remote learning, you can acquire valuable skills from the comfort of your home or any location that suits you. Join our virtual classrooms and gain expertise without geographical constraints.

Accelerated Career Growth

This course not only equips you with the fundamental principles of testing but also ensures you understand the dynamics of different development and testing practices. This knowledge is key to optimizing testing in various contexts, making you an invaluable asset to potential employers.

High Demand for Certified Professionals

ISTQB Certified individuals are in high demand in the IT industry. As a CTFL certificate holder, you’ll stand out in the competitive job market and increase your chances of landing high-paying positions.

Ideal for Remote Work

In an era where remote work is becoming the norm, our course prepares you for the evolving landscape of the IT industry. Gain the skills needed to contribute effectively in virtual teams and adapt to the demands of remote work environments.

Benefits of the Course

  • Remote Working Readiness: Equip yourself with skills to thrive in a remote work setup, a prevalent trend in the IT industry.
  • Career Advancement: Boost your career prospects by obtaining a globally recognized certification that validates your expertise in software testing.
  • Industry-Relevant Knowledge: Stay ahead of the curve with the latest industry standards and best practices.
  • Networking Opportunities: Connect with like-minded professionals and experts in the field during our virtual sessions.
  • Comprehensive Learning: Dive deep into fundamental testing principles, techniques, and management strategies through our detailed course content.

The Exam

The Foundation Certificate is awarded upon passing a written one-hour multiple-choice exam consisting of 40 questions. The exam is set, moderated, marked, and invigilated by an ISTQB licensed Exam Provider. A minimum score of 65% is required to pass. The exam can be scheduled at the end of the live course or taken on a later date or electronically.

Course Content Highlights

1: Fundamentals of Testing

  • Principles of testing, test objectives, and successful testing.
  • Test process, major activities, work products, and testing skills.

2: Testing Throughout the Software Development Lifecycle

  • Incorporating testing in every step of the software development lifecycle.
  • Test-first approach, shift-left, testing in DevOps, and retrospectives.

3: Static Techniques

  • Various static testing techniques such as static analysis and reviews.
  • Roles, responsibilities, and factors for successful reviews.

4: Test Analysis and Design

  • Applying test techniques to derive test cases.
  • Black-box, white-box, experience-based, and collaboration-based approaches.

5: Managing the Test Activities

  • Test planning, estimation, and prioritization.
  • Risk management, monitoring, control, and completion.

6: Test Tools

  • Tool support for testing and the benefits and risks of test automation.

Enrol Now and Secure Your Future in IT!

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    Join us on this transformative journey to elevate your career and open doors to high-paying opportunities in the ever-evolving IT industry. Don’t miss your chance to become an ISTQB Certified Tester Foundation Level professional.

    Acknowledgment: Some information has been adapted from the ISTQB website: