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 in 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.
- Software Testing Introduction
- Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
- Test Case Design techniques
- Level of Testing
- Software Testing Life cycle
At the end of this course students will be able to:
- Understand why software Testing is applied within the organisation for product development.
- Understand the need for attention to details when carrying out a test.
- Write a test case clearly, precisely and straight to point from SRS, BRS and AC
- Understand the SRS, BRS (Business Specification Requirement) and AC
- Write out a clear Defect Life Cycle
- Understand how to tailor all requirement to meet end results and user requirements.
- Become familiar with the process of verification and validation.
- Make logical arguments that prove the correctness of program implementations.
- Become familiar with methods of measuring software reliability
Who Should Take this Course?
- Everyone with an eye to catch(see) people’s mistake/ error.
- Aspiring individuals looking for the easiest path to IT which does not require any technical knowledge.
- JIRA Essential
- Vulnerability Management
- Penetration Testing
- User Acceptance Tester
- Business Analyst/ Project management
- Automation Tester
- Software Developer in Test
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
- 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.