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ISTQB CTFL Preparation Course Intakes 1 and 2 Updates

ISTQB CTFL Preparation Course Intakes 1 and 2 Updates

Natia Sirbiladze
CEO of Exactpro Georgia, President and co-founder of GeoSTQB, Georgian Software Testing Qualifications Board

Natia reviewed the results of the first intake of the ISTQB CTFL Preparation Course Exactpro conducted this spring. She also shared important information on the upcoming Intake 2.

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QA Meetup 18 June 2022

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    SOFTWARE exactpro.com 18 JUNE 2022 WYNDHAM GRAND TBILISI, BALLROOM ISTQB CTFL PREPARATION COURSE INTAKES 1 AND 2 UPDATES CEO Exactpro Georgia President and co-founder, GeoSTQB Natia Sirbiladze
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    TEST SOFTWARE Agenda ISTQB CTFL Preparation Course – Intake 1. Summary and Lessons Learned. Important information on the upcoming Intake 2. Natia Sirbiladze CEO of Exactpro Georgia ISTQB: AI and Agile Software Testing Iosif Itkin CEO and co-founder of Exactpro Coffee break The State of QA in Georgia Tatia Getia Head of Communication and Relations of GeoSTQB Soft Skills Required in QA Rostislav Yavorski Head of Research, Exactpro 13:00 - 13:40 13:40 - 14:20 14:20 - 14:50 14:50 - 15:30 15:30 - 16:10
  3. 3 BUILD SOFTWARE TO TEST SOFTWARE Content • What is

    the ISTQB CTFL Preparation Course about? • Professional growth and development • Plan for the year • Why choose an accredited course • About Exactpro • Course content & structure • 1st Intake Results • More about the ISTQB CTFL Exam • About Vacancies & Exactpro New Centre of Professional Excellence • Q&A session
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    TEST SOFTWARE What is ISTQB?
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    TEST SOFTWARE What is ISTQB? ISTQB® (International Software Testing Qualifications Board) was founded in November 2002 and is a not-for-profit association legally registered in Belgium. They have defined the "ISTQB® Certified Tester" scheme and became the world-wide leader in the certification of competences in software testing.
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    TEST SOFTWARE ISTQB in Georgia
  7. 7 BUILD SOFTWARE TO TEST SOFTWARE ISTQB – CTFL (Foundation

    Level) • The Foundation Level syllabus forms the basis of the International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB®) Certified Tester Scheme. • ISTQB® Foundation Level is relevant across software delivery practices including Waterfall, Agile, DevOps and Continuous Delivery.
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    TEST SOFTWARE Professional growth & development Plan for the year
  9. 9 BUILD SOFTWARE TO TEST SOFTWARE Career opportunities • Start

    your career with grasping the basic concepts of Testing. Pass the Exam and get the internationally recognised Certificate! • Start your development path as a junior specialist and continue to advance to middle, senior, team lead and manager positions. • Open the door to opportunities to start a career in technology at international companies. With motivation and hard work, nothing is impossible! Software Testing is Relentless Learning
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    TEST SOFTWARE 4 intakes Start Date ? End Date ? qatbilisi Plan for 2022
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    003 Let’s Run A Pool Please Scan the QR code and vote for the period to start
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    TEST SOFTWARE Why choose an accredited course
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    TEST SOFTWARE EXACTPRO Personal benefits • ISTQB® is the international standard in the field of professional software testing certification. ISTQB certificates are internationally recognised. • Successful students will get a job offer at Exactpro. • The course builds and extends skills to support career progression. Why choose an accredited course How do I know if a course is officially accredited? • Accredited Training Providers ensure a high standard of training is delivered through having: ◦ certified trainers ◦ the content, quality and syllabus coverage of training materials checked by ISTQB® Boards ◦ advance notice of changes to the ISTQB® Glossary and syllabi ◦ all materials are updated according to any changes by ISTQB ◦ accredited Training Providers are entitled to use relevant logos and are listed on the ISTQB® Website Benefits for companies • Consulting companies having certified staff on board can offer higher-level services to customers, increasing revenue and brand value. • Accreditation of staff offers current and prospective customers reassurance and enhances credibility.
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    TEST SOFTWARE About Exactpro
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    TEST SOFTWARE About Exactpro A specialist firm focused on functional and non-functional testing for complex, distributed, non-deterministic and artificial intelligence platforms Headquartered in the UK with operations in the US, Canada, Georgia, Lithuania, Armenia and Sri Lanka. The company opens additional offices in Abu Dhabi, Toronto, Milan and Sydney in 2022. Exactpro is an independent software testing services provider for financial market infrastructures. Our clients are exchanges and post-trade platforms from across 20 countries. Exactpro is involved in a variety of transformation programmes related to large-scale cloud and DLT implementations at systemically important organisations. The firm is experienced with trading and clearing and settlement platforms, market data systems, collateral management and risk management systems, central data warehouses, regulatory reporting, etc. Incorporated in 2009 with 10 people, Exactpro is now employing over 700 specialists. Most of our clients are regulated market infrastructures. Part of the London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) from May 2015 until January 2018, when the Exactpro management proceeded through the buyout of the company from LSEG. 09/09/09
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    TEST SOFTWARE Our clients are 10 of the world’s top 20 exchanges and clearing houses
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  18. 18 BUILD SOFTWARE TO TEST SOFTWARE We have partnerships with

    international certification bodies and professional communities
  19. 19 BUILD SOFTWARE TO TEST SOFTWARE Since 2012, 200+ Exactpro

    specialists have passed the ISTQB® Certified Tester Foundation Level certification exam.
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    TEST SOFTWARE Our educational courses are: • Available in 2 languages: Georgian, English • Free of charge ➔ YouTube ➔ Internships ➔ Internal courses ➔ QA Meetups ➔ Webinars • Accessible via:
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    TEST SOFTWARE Course content & structure
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    TEST SOFTWARE ISTQB CTFL PREPARATION COURSE The program of the course is currently under approval with ISTQB. We will inform you of the course being officially accredited as soon as it happens. The aim of the course is to provide sessions to help candidates go through the syllabus, find out more about the fundamentals of software testing, best practices, techniques, the SDLC, test management, tools and documentation. On the practical side, candidates will meet senior-level professionals and ISTQB-certified experts who will share their experience of working on real-life international mission-critical projects. • Consists of two parts: theory based on the ISTQB Foundation Level (complete coverage of the 2018 syllabus and glossary) with examples derived from real-life projects and a practical part of questions for each chapter + a final 60-minute mock test. • Complemented by pre-recorded videos for each lecture. • Mentor Support from experienced certified trainers during the course and for 1 month after its completion. • The course materials are available for an unlimited period of time • The students who have shown the best results during the course will receive an internship/a job offer from Exactpro. Course length: 9 weeks (two 1,5 hour sessions/week) Course fee: The second run will cost 512 GEL per person. Exceptions: Students from partner universities will be able to have free of charge this course and beneficiaries from “500 women in tech”. We will have few grants, that someone may take free of charge
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    TEST SOFTWARE 01_Chapter 1 "Fundamentals of Testing" Understanding the software testing and its necessity, key terms and definitions, seven testing principles, psychology of testing. 02_Chapter 1 "Fundamentals of Testing" Test and Q&A session on "Fundamentals of Testing" 03_Chapter 2 "Testing Throughout the Software Development Lifecycle" Understanding the software development lifecycle models, test levels, test types and maintenance testing 04_Chapter 2 "Testing Throughout the Software Development Lifecycle" Test and Q&A session on "Testing Throughout the Software Development Lifecycle" 05_Chapter 3 "Static Testing" Understanding the static testing basics and review process 06_Chapter 3 "Static Testing" Test and Q&A session on "Static Testing" 07_Chapter 4_ Part I "Test Techniques" Understanding the categories of test techniques and black-box test techniques 08_Chapter 4_ Part I "Test Techniques" Test and Q&A session on "Test Techniques" 09_Chapter 4_ Part II "Test Techniques" Understanding the black-box test techniques and experience-based test techniques 10_Chapter 4_ Part II "Test Techniques" Test and Q&A session on "Test Techniques" 11_Chapter 5_ Part I "Test Management" Understanding the test organisation, test planning and estimation, test monitoring and control 12_Chapter 5_ Part I "Test Management" Test and Q&A session on "Test Management" 13_Chapter 5_ Part II "Test Management" Understanding the configuration management, risks and testing, defect management 14_Chapter 5_ Part II "Test Management" Test and Q&A session on "Test Management" 15_Chapter 6 "Tool Support for Testing" Understanding the test tool considerations and effective use of testing tools 16_Chapter 6 "Tool Support for Testing" Test and Q&A session on "Tool Support for Testing" Practice Theory 17_Exam Exam will consist of 40 questions. Attendees are allowed to give not more than 10 wrong answers to pass the exam. Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5 Week 6 Week 7 Mock Exam Week 8 Week 1
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    TEST SOFTWARE 1st Intake Results
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    TEST SOFTWARE 1st Intake Results
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    TEST SOFTWARE All registered
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    TEST SOFTWARE qatbilisi Follow QA Community
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    TEST SOFTWARE Where to take the ISTQB CTFL exam: Certification centres
  29. 29 BUILD SOFTWARE TO TEST SOFTWARE Take the exam online

    • Enter GASQ. ORG -> Remote Exams and book your exam • Follow the instructions about Security and check the platform in advance. • Contact info@gasq.org in case of any issues
  30. 30 BUILD SOFTWARE TO TEST SOFTWARE Come to the certification

    center in person • Enter GASQ. ORG -> For ISTQB Scheme and Foundation Level select Georgia • Pick up the desired date and book the exam • Read the instructions carefully before the exam! • Arrive to the Exactpro Office 15-20 minutes prior to the exam • Contact info@gasq.org in case of problems
  31. 31 BUILD SOFTWARE TO TEST SOFTWARE Certificate validity check on

    the ISTQB® website • Successful Candidate Register is maintained on the Official ISTQB website: http://scr.istqb.org/
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    TEST SOFTWARE About Vacancies & Exactpro Centre of Professional Excellence
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    TEST SOFTWARE Exactpro Centre of Professional Excellence
  34. 34 BUILD SOFTWARE TO TEST SOFTWARE QA Opportunities at Exactpro

    exactpro.com/careers
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    TEST SOFTWARE Career Opportunities at Exactpro exactpro.com/careers
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    TEST SOFTWARE Q&A session
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    TEST SOFTWARE @exactpro
  38. 38 BUILD SOFTWARE TO TEST SOFTWARE Questions?

  39. 39 BUILD SOFTWARE TO TEST SOFTWARE Thank You!