ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Foundation & Advanced Test Manager Certification - Only 5 Days

Four reasons why you should sit your ISTQB course with Firebrand Training

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  1. You'll be ISTQB trained and certified faster. Learn more on this 5-day accelerated course. You'll get at least 12 hours a day of quality learning time in a distraction-free environment
  2. Your ISTQB course is all-inclusive. One simple price covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals – so you can focus on learning
  3. Pass ISTQB first time or train again for free. Your expert instructor will deliver our unique accelerated learning methods, allowing you to learn faster and be in the best possible position to pass first time. In the unlikely event that you don't, it's covered by your Certification Guarantee
  4. Study ISTQB with an award-winning training provider. We've won the Learning and Performance Institute's "Training Company of the Year" three times. Firebrand is your fastest way to learn, with 65.217 students saving more than one million hours since 2001

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Here's the Firebrand Training review section. Since 2001 we've trained exactly 65.217 students and asked them all to review our Accelerated Learning. Currently, 96.56% have said Firebrand exceeded their expectations:



"Instructor is industry/subject professional expert, as well as an excellent instructor."
Ziaur Rahman, Royal British Legion. - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Foundation & Advanced Test Manager Certification (5 days) (31.10.2016 to 4.11.2016)

"The instructor was first class and he has prepared me well for the exams. Firebrand have made me feel welcome and comfortable within an intense study environment."
Thomas Mawdsley, Clever Adviser. - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Foundation & Advanced Test Manager Certification (5 days) (25.4.2016 to 29.4.2016)

"Not for the feint hearted but learnt a lot in a week."
Matthew Walker , PA Consulting. - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Foundation & Advanced Test Manager Certification (5 days) (7.9.2015 to 11.9.2015)

"Intesive but accurate teaching method"
Anonymous - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Foundation & Advanced Test Manager Certification (5 days) (7.9.2015 to 11.9.2015)

"Good accommodation + facilities to encourage learning."
Sebastian Vogels . - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Foundation & Advanced Test Manager Certification (5 days) (7.9.2015 to 11.9.2015)

"Hard but effective. I have learned a lot in a short time"
Anonymous - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Foundation & Advanced Test Manager Certification (5 days) (1.12.2014 to 5.12.2014)

"Extremely effective way of learning"
Erik Gustavsen , Edisys Consulting AS. - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Foundation & Advanced Test Manager Certification (5 days) (1.12.2014 to 5.12.2014)

"Heavy Learning directly into your brain."
Michael Kristensen , Self employed. - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Foundation & Advanced Test Manager Certification (5 days) (10.3.2014 to 14.3.2014)

"I am very satisfied with Foundation ISTQB course. The teacher is good at explaning principles. Control the time. I can focus on study, without worrying abot food and accomodation."
Jing Jin . - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Foundation & Advanced Test Manager Certification (5 days) (10.3.2014 to 14.3.2014)

"Firebrand is a good choice if we want to get professional training and certification in shrt time. Nice personell and good service, good accommodation. we can 100% focus on studying."
Wei Fan. - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Foundation & Advanced Test Manager Certification (5 days) (10.3.2014 to 14.3.2014)

"Nice stay, very good instructor"
Anonymous - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Foundation & Advanced Test Manager Certification (5 days) (14.10.2013 to 18.10.2013)

"Be prepared! Be focused! Be motivated! Leave your work @ work!"
Robert Pernetun . - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Foundation & Advanced Test Manager Certification (5 days) (14.10.2013 to 18.10.2013)

"I have trained with Firebrand before, the "boot camp" ethos suits my situation and I have never failed to take value back to my everyday work. The ISTQB course is very in-depth and pre-reading is essential, I would suggest trying to ensure the books are delivered at least a couple of weeks before the course. The instruction, as always, was exceptional and littered with real-life scenarios, which helped to put the content into perspective. "
G.A. - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Foundation & Advanced Test Manager Certification (5 days) (10.9.2012 to 14.9.2012)

"Unlike many other trainings, Firebrand helped us not just get certified and comprehend things, but imbibe them well and take lot of learning to our jobs to be put in use. Very good instructor who eases studying and made it more fun than learning."
D.R., ImpleVista. - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Foundation & Advanced Test Manager Certification (5 days) (2.7.2012 to 3.7.2012)

"Firebrand is an extreme way of learning and not for the faint hearted. If you put the effort in, you will learn a lot in a short space of time. The team are very friendly and work very hard and long hours to help you get as much of your course as possible."
Anon.. - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Foundation & Advanced Test Manager Certification (5 days) (20.2.2012 to 24.2.2012)

"As always a great place to learn new skills in a professional manner. Thank you Firebrand!"
Anonymous - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Foundation & Advanced Test Manager Certification (5 days) (28.5.2011 to 1.6.2011)

"Sehr kompetenter Trainer. Wissen wurde kompakt vermittelt."
Anonymous - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Foundation & Advanced Test Manager Certification (5 days) (21.8.2017 to 25.8.2017)

"Viel Input in kürzester Zeit - sehr anstrengend, aber man lernt sehr viel dabei. Es lohnt sich auf jeden Fall! "
Anonymous - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Foundation & Advanced Test Manager Certification (5 days) (21.8.2017 to 25.8.2017)

"Die Instruktoren schaffen es, komplexe Zusammenhänge einfach zu erklären. Die Kurse sind sehr intensiv und man profitiert am meisten, wenn man vorbereitet am Kurs teilnimmt. "
Devendra Joshi. - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Foundation & Advanced Test Manager Certification (5 days) (21.8.2017 to 25.8.2017)

"Indeed very great, intellectual and learning experience in just 48 hours. Great work Firebrand!"
Anonymous - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Foundation & Advanced Test Manager Certification (5 days) (22.6.2015 to 26.6.2015)

"The course was tiring but very informative. A plus: even if the course was hold in English for German native speakers it made no problems at all to follow the course."
Anonymous - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Foundation & Advanced Test Manager Certification (5 days) (22.6.2015 to 26.6.2015)

"It is a good solution to meet business tasks and education tasks at the same time. The OOO time affecting the business will not be so big as the course only lasts 4 days."
Anonymous - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Foundation & Advanced Test Manager Certification (5 days) (22.6.2015 to 26.6.2015)

"Everything was great: Training, Trainer, Hotel"
Anonymous - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Foundation & Advanced Test Manager Certification (5 days) (22.6.2015 to 26.6.2015)

"- organization is good - course is well structured and understandable"
Anonymous - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Foundation & Advanced Test Manager Certification (5 days) (22.6.2015 to 26.6.2015)

"-Kompetente Kursleiter -Anregendes Lernumfeld -Keine Ablenkung durch weite Wege zwischen Hotel, Essen und Lehrgang -Kein zusätzlicher Aufwand für mich"
Anonymous - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Foundation & Advanced Test Manager Certification (5 days) (3.11.2014 to 7.11.2014)

"Very detailed and well elaborated course content. Highly skilled and target oriented trainer. He is doing an excellent job. I really liked the whole training process and proceedings. "
Bikramjit Singh, Brunel GmbH. - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Advanced Test Manager Certification (3 days) (23.8.2017 to 25.8.2017)

"Very intense but the positive result is worth it!!!"
Anonymous - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Advanced Test Manager Certification (3 days) (30.11.2016 to 2.12.2016)

"Perfect."
Anonymous - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Advanced Test Manager Certification (3 days) (30.11.2016 to 2.12.2016)

"Very effective training & good trainer."
Anonymous - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Foundation Software Tester Certification (2 days) (28.11.2016 to 29.11.2016)

"Never had a training like this. It definitely saves time."
Anonymous - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Foundation Software Tester Certification (2 days) (20.6.2016 to 21.6.2016)

"Coures are very intensive but if you pass it is worth the effort."
Anonymous - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Advanced Test Manager Certification (3 days) (22.6.2016 to 24.6.2016)

"The course allowed me to gain a lot of knowledge in such a short space of time. The trainer was very informative and helpful, I feel like I got the most out of my time here. Would recommend this course to anyone who wants to build a foundation of knowledge in software testing."
Anonymous - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Foundation Software Tester Certification (2 days) (6.11.2017 to 7.11.2017)

"Firebrand have exceptional facilities and the staff/ tutors are excellent. Ive learned so much, with no real prior knowledge in just 10 days. I cant wait to come back in June for my next course."
Laura OConnor, Utilita Energy. - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Foundation Software Tester Certification (2 days) (8.5.2017 to 9.5.2017)

"This is my 3 course with Firebrand and as usual it has fulfilled my expectations"
Caecilie Jensen, Morild Consult. - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Advanced Test Manager Certification (3 days)

"Recommend training to all testing/IT professionals."
Nithya Balachachander, N/Aistqist. - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Advanced Test Manager Certification (3 days) (27.4.2016 to 29.4.2016)

"If you like to deep dive into material and live & breathe it for a concentrated period of time, Firebrand is for you. It will entail less time away from work and removes distractions, but be prepared to suspend all other activities, including rest & relaxation."
Frederik Rubens Mortensen, William Demant. - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Foundation Software Tester Certification (2 days) (25.4.2016 to 26.4.2016)

"Intense couple of days, but a good way to learn and only focus on the training."
Anonymous - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Foundation Software Tester Certification (2 days) (7.3.2016 to 8.3.2016)

"Yet another course done, and again a good experience."
Jorgen Saugmann. - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Foundation Software Tester Certification (2 days) (7.3.2016 to 8.3.2016)

"Good instructor. A good, concentrated course but also very hard."
Anonymous, Danske Bank - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Advanced Test Manager Certification (3 days) (2.12.2015 to 4.12.2015)

"Accelerated learning is not for all but if you thrive in fast paced learning, concentration for hours on end then I can strongly recommend Firebrand ISTQB Foundation"
Cæcilie Morild , Morild Consult. - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Foundation Software Tester Certification (2 days) (30.11.2015 to 1.12.2015)

"Good approach, good focus on certification."
Przemyslaw Raczka , Nordea. - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Advanced Test Manager Certification (3 days) (9.9.2015 to 11.9.2015)

"Hard but productive."
Anonymous - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Advanced Test Manager Certification (3 days) (9.9.2015 to 11.9.2015)

"Excellent training course + training material."
Sharon Green . - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Foundation Software Tester Certification (2 days) (7.9.2015 to 8.9.2015)

"Hard work - long hours."
Anonymous - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Foundation Software Tester Certification (2 days) (7.9.2015 to 8.9.2015)

"Really great course"
Anonymous - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Foundation Software Tester Certification (2 days) (7.9.2015 to 8.9.2015)

"At firebrand they forced my braincells to speed up and come back to life"
Erik Grenne , Embriq. - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Advanced Test Manager Certification (3 days) (10.6.2015 to 12.6.2015)

"Enjoyed my time, the course was well explained and useful."
Anonymous - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Foundation Software Tester Certification (2 days) (8.6.2015 to 9.6.2015)

"I recommend talking the ISTQB Foundation at firebrand. The course is intense, but very good"
Lars Erik Tollisen, Unknown. - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Foundation Software Tester Certification (2 days) (8.6.2015 to 9.6.2015)

"High quality, friendly, nice area"
Manijeh Taheri . - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Foundation Software Tester Certification (2 days) (1.12.2014 to 2.12.2014)

"Another great course."
Fiona Sommerville, Somit. - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Foundation Software Tester Certification (2 days) (1.12.2014 to 2.12.2014)

Firebrand’s accelerated 5 day course for ISTQB’s Foundation & Advanced Test Manager certification will teach you the fundamentals in software testing. You’ll be introduced to the different tests in the Software Development Lifecycle, test design techniques and the different types of software testing tools.

Once you are familiar with software testing basics, Firebrand’s course will move onto learning management skills in areas like:

  • Defect management
  • Test team dynamics
  • Fitting testing within an organisation
  • Motivation
  • Business value of testing

Firebrand’s unique accelerated, combined course teaches you the solid foundations of software testing, before giving you the skills to manage your own team in the software testing field. This course is ideal if you’re a manager looking to move into the software testing area. It’s also great if you have a basic knowledge of software testing and are looking to move into a middle management role.

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Other accelerated training providers rely heavily on lecture and independent self-testing and study.

Effective technical instruction must be highly varied and interactive to keep attention levels high, promote camaraderie and teamwork between the students and instructor, and solidify knowledge through hands-on learning.

Firebrand Training provides instruction to meet every learning need:

  • Intensive group instruction
  • One-on-one instruction attention
  • Hands-on labs
  • Lab partner and group exercises
  • Question and answer drills
  • Independent study

This information has been provided as a helpful tool for candidates considering training. Courses that include certification come with a Certification Guarantee. Pass first time or train again for free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs). We do not make any guarantees about personal successes or benefits of obtaining certification. Benefits of certification determined through studies do not guarantee any particular personal successes.

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Module One – Foundation Certificate

Testing Throughout the Lifecycle

  • Models for tests
  • Component, Acceptance testing and System Integration
  • Maintenance tests
  • Non-functional system tests
  • Functional system tests

Static Techniques

  • Reviewing and the testing processes
  • Benefits and costs of reviews
  • Types of reviews: Walkthrough, technical review, informal reviews and inspections
  • Static analysing

Test Design Techniques

  • Black and White box tests
  • Black box testing techniques including equivalence partitioning, state transition and boundary value analysis tests
  • White box testing techniques including decision and statement tests
  • Experience-based techniques
  • Choosing test techniques

Management testing

  • Organisation
  • Project testing plans
  • Configuring management
  • Estimation Testing: Inclusion in project schedule
  • Monitoring and control
  • Track progress and deviations from plan
  • Incident management: Analysis, tracking and logging
  • Risk and testing

Testing tools

  • Types of testing tools
  • Requirement tests; Static analysing
  • Testing design
  • Data preparation
  • Capture/replay
  • Test running
  • Test harnesses, drivers and simulators
  • Performance testing
  • Dynamic analysing
  • Debugging
  • Comparison
  • Management testing
  • Coverage measurement
  • Effective use, benefits and risk
  • Introducing tools into an organization

Module Two – Advanced Certificate

Basic Aspects of Software Tests

  • Tests in the Software Lifecycle
  • Specific Systems
  • Metrics & Measurements

Testing Processes

  • Testing, planning & control
  • Test implementation & execution
  • Evaluate exit criteria & reporting
  • Testing Closure Activities

Management testing

  • How to test Management Documentation
  • Testing Plan Documentation
  • Testing Estimation
  • Scheduling Test Planning
  • How to test Progress Monitoring & Control
  • The Business value of Testing
  • Testing of Distributed, Outsourced & Insourced
  • How to do Risks-Based Testing
  • The Failure Mode & Effects Analysis
  • Testing Management issues

Testing Techniques

Testing of Software Characteristics

Reviews

  • Principles of Reviews
  • Introduction of Reviews
  • Success Factors of Reviews

Incident Management

Standards & Test Improvement Process

  • Improving the Test Processes

Test Tools & Automation

  • Concepts of Testing Tools
  • Category Test Tools

People Skills – Team Composition

  • Testing Team Dynamics
  • Fitting and Testing within an Organization
  • Motivation
  • Communication

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During Firebrand's course we prepare you for, and test you in the following exams:

  • ISTQB Foundation Certificate
  • ISTQB Advanced Certificate (Test Manager)

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Included:

  • Firebrand's own Foundation & Advanced Test Manager Courseware Kits

Firebrand Training offers top-quality technical education and certification training in an all-inclusive course package specifically designed for the needs and ease of our students. We attend to every detail so our students can focus solely on their studies and certification goals.

Our Accelerated Learning Programmes include:

  • Intensive Hands-on Training Utilising our (Lecture | Lab | Review)TM Delivery
  • Comprehensive Study Materials, Program Courseware and Self-Testing Software including MeasureUp *
  • Fully instructor-led program with 24 hour lab access
  • Examination vouchers **
  • On site testing ***
  • Accommodation, all meals, unlimited beverages, snacks and tea / coffee****
  • Transportation to/from designated local railway stations
  • Examination Passing Policy

Our instructors teach to accommodate every student's learning needs through individualised instruction, hands-on labs, lab partner and group exercises, independent study, self-testing, and question/answer drills.

Firebrand Training has dedicated, well-equipped educational facilities where you will attend instruction and labs and have access to comfortable study and lounging rooms. Our students consistently say our facilities are second-to-none.

Firebrand goes digital

We’re currently migrating from printed to digital courseware. Some courseware is already available in digital, while other books remain in printed form. To find out if this course is digital, call us on 0720-880599.

There are several benefits of easy-to-use digital courseware: downloads are immediate, and you’ll always have your courseware available wherever you are. You won’t need to wait for a printed book to be delivered before you start learning – and it’s better for the environment. You can choose to download the courseware to your own device, or borrow one of ours.

Considering a Microsoft course? Always have the most up-to-date Microsoft digital courseware with ‘Fresh Editions’. This gives you access to all versions of digital courseware – you’ll receive updates and revisions of your textbook, at no charge, for the life of that course.

Examination Passing Policy

Should a student complete a Firebrand Training Program without having successfully passed all vendor examinations, the student may re-attend that program for a period of one year.  Students will only be responsible for accommodations and vendor exam fees.

Please note

  • * Not on all courses
  • ** Examination vouchers are not included for the following courses: PMI, GIAC, CISA, CISM, CGEIT, CRISC, CISSP CBK Review and CSX Practitioner Level 1,2 and 3
  • *** On site testing is not included for our PMI, GIAC, CSX Practitioner or ITIL Managers and Revision Certification Courses.
  • **** Accommodation not included on the CISSP CBK Review Seminar

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Prior to attending the Advanced level, you must hold the Foundation level certificate. It is also recommend that you have three years' experience working in a software testing environment, before taking the Advanced certificate.

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites?

Don’t worry - we’ll discuss your technical background, experience and qualifications to determine whether this accelerated course suits you.

Just call us on 0720-880599 and speak to one of our enrolment consultants.

Firebrand is an immersive environment and requires commitment. Some prerequisites are simply guidelines; you may find your unique experience, attitude and determination enables you to succeed on your accelerated course.

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