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Software Testing Essential

Course Overview

The importance of Software Testing in product development is critical. It is essential since it makes sure that the customer finds the organization reliable and their satisfaction with the product or application is maintained. It is particularly important to ensure the quality of the product, delivered to the customers or clients as this helps in gaining their confidence. The course is designed to empower students to realise how important their role as a final funnel before any product is given out to the public for use. You are the final person to say ‘YES THE PRODUCT IS GOOD’ within the Product Team, depending on the organisational structure. The required skill set to acquire attention to details will be taught and shared in the course.

Course topics

  1. Requirement Engineering
  2. Testing in Agile
  3. Experience-based testing in Agile
  4. An aspect of Code Quality
  5. Test Automation
  6. Level of Automation
  7. Deployment and Delivery

Learning Outcome

At the end of this course, students will be able to:

  • Understand various test processes and continuous quality improvement.
  • Apply various behaviour modelling techniques from requirements.
  • Know the different types of errors and defects.
  • Ability to combine various test methodologies on a task.
  • Understand various Test tools.
  • Understand how to apply various testing techniques in a commercial environment.
  • How to take up responsibility, and communicate effectively with stakeholders, developers, Project Managers, Business Analysts and Test Managers.

Who Should Take this Course?

  • Anyone in a Manual Testing role
  • Business Analysts, Project Managers, Scrum Masters
  • UX designers
  • DevOps

Related Course?

  • JIRA Essential
  • Vulnerability Management
  • Penetration Testing
  • Software Developer in Test
  •  DevOps
  • Mobile Automation Tester


  • What does a software Tester become?
  • A software tester has the ability to diversify into various fields of profession… Product Manager, Programme Manager, Business Analyst, Penetration Tester, Vulnerability Specialist, UAT, Test manager etc
  • Do testers require technical skills?
  • It depends on the path you choose, if you start as a Manual tester which is the foundation for software testers according to ISTQB, then you can take a progression path into something technical if you are tech-inclined.
  • What happens if a tester misses a defect despite being responsible for not overlooking a defect?
  • There is no such thing as a bug/defect-free application. If an application or a defect is omitted, which does happen, make sure such defects are not showstoppers, blockers, high priority or high severity, and ensure that the impact on the user is minimal
  • How do you apply for software Testing roles and what are the salary expectations?
  • You can apply for jobs on various job search engine e.g., Jobserve, Totaljobs, CWJobs, Reed, indeed, and on companies websites directly. The minimum salary for an entry-level Software Tester is £45,000 per year, and when you are contracting, you can go as high as £750 per day.
  • Is Software Testing a boring job because of the repetitiveness of the tasks?
  • When you have attention to details, the more you repeat a task, the more defect you spot and this helps when there is a regression done on a defect.

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