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Software Quality Assurance Certificate Course

Do you like to make sure things function at their very best? Do you have IT smarts? Then consider training in Software Quality Assurance. Over this quick 5-day course you’ll become proficient in both the theoretical and practical applications of Software Quality Assurance.

Certificate Course Highlights

With the Software Quality Assurance, SAQ102 Certificate you’ll learn how to prevent mistakes or defects in manufactured products and avoid problems when delivering solutions or services to customers.

The Software Quality Assurance, SAQ102 Certificate will arm you with the skills to:

  • Participate in the Software Assurance process
  • Author and execute Test Cases
  • Understand the relationship between Software Requirements and Test Planning
  • Analyze software for quality defects
  • Create a test plan to ensure that software meets appropriate standards
  • Document software functionality and relate to functional specifications
  • Design software to minimize software defects
  • Be familiar with tools for measuring and documenting Software Quality
  • Be familiar with tools for measuring and documenting Software Reliability
  • Understand the broad scope of Software Testing
  • Be familiar with different approaches to Software Test Planning

Course Outline

During the Software Quality Assurance, SAQ102 Certificate you’ll learn:

Day 1 – Fundamentals of Testing

  • Why is Testing Necessary
  • What is Testing?
  • Seven Testing Principles
  • Fundamental Test Process
  • The Psychology of Testing
  • Code of Ethics

Day 2 – Testing through the Software Life Cycle

  • Software Development Models
  • Test Levels
  • Test Types
  • Maintenance Testing

Day 3 – Static Techniques

  • Test Design Techniques
  • Static Techniques and the Test Process
  • Review Process
  • Static Analysis by Tools
  • The Test Development Process
  • Categories of Test Design Techniques
  • Specification-based or Black-box Techniques
  • Structure-based or White-box Techniques
  • Experience-based Techniques
  • Choosing Test Techniques

Day 4 – Test Management

  • Test Organization
  • Test Planning and Estimation
  • Test Progress Monitoring and Control
  • Configuration Management
  • Risk and Testing
  • Incident Management

Day 5 – Tools Support for Testing

  • Types of Test Tools
  • Effective Use of Tools: Potential Benefits and Risks
  • Introducing a Tool into an Organization

Career Opportunities

With the Software Quality Assurance, SAQ102 Certificate you can seek work at a variety of organizations, filling positions such as:

  • Quality Assurance Tester/Analyst
  • Quality Assurance Lead
  • Quality Assurance Engineer
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