Testing Fundamentals Course

Software Testing Training

We offer the following training course based around IT Testing Fundamentals to prospective software testers, which is aimed at providing you sound practical knowledge of software testing tools & methodologies.


The course structure is

detailed below

  • The course fee is €650, and the enrollment form is at the bottom of this page.
  • The course is scheduled to start on 12/01/2019 and it will run for 5 consecutive Saturdays

Note: Looking to take the ISTQB Foundation Exam?


Week 1

Testing Fundamentals

  • What is software testing?
  • Why is testing required?
  • What is a business requirement?
  • What is a test case?
  • What is a bug/defect?
  • Introduction to white-box & black-box techniques
  • Introduction to different kinds of testing (unit testing, functional testing, system integration testing, regression testing, localization testing, performance & security testing, etc.)

Week 2

Testing Practical Knowledge

  • Introduction to test analysis
  • Introduction to test management and defect management tools (Quality Center, Rational Quality Manager, Zephyr, Rally Dev etc.)
  • Writing test cases in HP Quality Center based on requirements
  • Running test cases in HP Quality Center
  • Raising a bug in HP Quality Center
  • Defect lifecycle management

Week 3

Testing Practical Knowledge continued

  • Writing test plans
  • Test estimation techniques
  • What is a SDLC?
  • Different models in software development
  • Differences between Waterfall & Agile methodology
  • Introduction to Test-Driven Development (TDD)
  • Introduction to Agile process (Sprint Planning, Scrum, Task, etc.)
  • Agile implementation using the JIRA tool

Week 4

Technical Depth

  • Introduction to UNIX/Linux
  • Basic command execution in UNIX
  • Testing on UNIX world
  • Testing client-server architecture
  • API testing
  • Web services testing (using SoapUI)
  • Database testing (using MySQL server)

Week 5


  • Introduction to Selenium Web Driver
  • Introduction to Eclipse IDE
  • Introduction to Selenium script syntax
  • Automating web UI using Selenium Web Driver and basic Java



  • Sitting ISTQB Foundation Exam
  • CV preparation
  • Applying for a job

Note: This class is taught in our teaching facilities in Dublin (address below)

Training will be conducted at below address:

Test Triangle
Suite 12, Plaza 212
Blanchardstown Corporate Park 2
Dublin 15