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ISTQB® Foundation Online Certification Training

Advance your Software Testing skills with ISTQB® Online Training!

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Instructor-Led Online Training

  • 18 Hrs Training
  • 3 Mock Tests
  • 6 Practical Exercises
  • Experienced Trainer
  • 24x7 e-Learning Access
  • Training Certificate
$ 310

Self-Paced Training

  • 12 hrs of E-learning Content
  • 6 Practical Assessments
  • 3 Mock Tests
  • 11 Hrs Videos
  • Lifetime e-Learning Access
  • Training Certificate
$ 170
Training Schedule
Start Date End Date No. of Hrs Time (IST) Day  
29 Jan 2022 13 Feb 2022 18 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM Sat, Sun
12 Feb 2022 27 Feb 2022 18 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM Sat, Sun
26 Feb 2022 13 Mar 2022 18 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM Sat, Sun
12 Mar 2022 27 Mar 2022 18 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM Sat, Sun

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Course Overview

ISTQB® (International Software Testing Qualifications Board) organization provides various certification options in Software Testing domain. As a beginner, individuals can start with the Foundation level exam to become an ISTQB® Certified Tester. Multisoft Virtual Academy offers ISTQB® online training to assist candidates crack the ISTQB® Foundation Level certification.

After the completion of this software testing online training, individuals will have in depth knowledge of the fundamental testing concepts and principles to support test objectives. Also, they learn to design and prioritize tests with the help of recognized techniques along with the analysis of both functional and non-functional specifications at all test levels for systems. This ISTQB® online training provides competency to review small to medium-sized projects.

Candidates, who have achieved the ISTQB® Foundation Level Certificate, can aim for further certifications including, the Agile Tester Extension, ISTQB® Advanced level and ISTQB® Expert level.

Course Contents

Course ContentDetailed Course Topics
  • Fundamentals of Testing
  • What is Testing?
  • Seven Testing Principles
  • Fundamental Test Process
  • The Psychology of Testing
  • Code of Ethics
  • Software Development Models
  • Test Levels
  • Test Types
  • Maintenance Testing
  • Review Process
  • Static Analysis by Tools
  • The Test Development Process
  • Categories of Test Design Techniques
  • Black Box Testing Techniques
  • White Box Testing Techniques
  • Test Organization
  • Test Planning & Estimation
  • Test Progress Monitoring & Control
  • Configuration Management
  • Incident Management
  • Types of Test Tools
  • Effective Use of tools

Target Audience

  • Candidates with at least six months practical experience in a professional testing role
  • IT professionals who aim to demonstrate practical knowledge of the fundamental concepts of software testing


  • After completing the ISTQB® online training, candidates are eligible to appear for the Foundation level Exam to achieve the ISTQB® Foundation Level Certificate.


What is the significance of an ISTQB certification?

ISTQB is an internationally-valued software testing certification, the examination for which is conducted online through a testing exam provider via Member Boards. The Member Boards authorize an Exam provider to offer exams locally and internationally. Candidates aspiring for the certification have to clear the exam. International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB) Certification exam is available in 70 countries via their Member Boards, whose name can vary from country to country. For instance, it is Indian Testing Board (ITB) in India and American Software Testing Qualifications Board (ASTQB) in United States.

What does a certificate tell me about the skills of Software Tester?

The Foundation level exam just tests the knowledge of the candidate, which is very preliminary to the profile. It does not require any work experience. It covers the most common concepts and associated terminology and also acts as the stepping stone to the advanced level certifications. Advanced Level is more intense and requires an extensive knowledge about the concepts. It is practice-oriented and tests the caliber of candidates in Quality testing.

Who should I go for the Foundation level exam?

ISTQB Foundation is the entry-level exam designed for freshers and also for those ambitious professionals who are planning to ladder up the ISTQB certification path. The exam is scheduled to test the candidates’ broad understanding of Software testing, and lay foundations for the advanced level certifications.

What all topics are covered in Foundation level exam?

The Foundation-level exam covers six topics: fundamentals of testing; testing in the software lifecycle; static techniques like reviews; behavioral (black-box) and structural (white-box) test design; test management; and testing tools.

Are there any prerequisites for the certification exam?

There is no such prerequisite for the foundation level ISTQB Certification exam.

What is the format of the certification exam?

Foundation-level exam is a 60 minutes paper (or 75 minutes for candidates taking exams that are not in their native or local language), which comprises of 40 multiple-choice questions carrying one mark each. A candidate has to score 65% (26 or more points) in order to clear the exams.

Is there any negative marking?

No, there is no negative marking for the wrong answer.

What is the Agile extension exam?

The Agile extension certificate examination is the one, which focuses on the specific knowledge area. Due to regular updation of technology, the candidate has to take the updated extension exam in order to incorporate new or updated knowledge on these topics.

Who should go for the Agile extension exam?

Individuals who need to implement Agile methods in their work environment, or those looking forward to implement it in future, must aim for the extension certificate.

When can I take the extension exam?

The candidate has to enquire about the same with the National or Regional Board. An extension certificate will be issued only after passing the FL exam and the extension exam.

How is Agile Extension exam structured?

The Agile Extension exam consists of 40 multiple choice questions designed to evaluate a candidate’s knowledge and understanding of the Agile syllabus. A grade of 65% or better must be attained in order to pass. The exam is closed-book and must be completed in 60 minutes.

Can I take the exam again if I do not pass in first attempt?

Yes, retake is allowed at an extra cost.

Where and when can I take the exam?

National or Regional Boards or their Examination Providers are authorized to offer certification exams. A candidate can contact the National Board to get the detailed list of Examination providers in the country. Interested individuals can apply to their National or Regional Board, to get local exam dates, applicable fees and booking information.

What are the formats of examination available to me?

The exams are available in offline paper-based or computer-based electronic formats.

What are K-levels and their significance in the certification exam?

Each question is classified as per the level of difficulty. The Foundation and Advanced levels compromise four different K levels (K1 to K4): • K1 (Remember) = The candidate should remember or recognize a term or a concept. • K2 (Understand) = The candidate should select an explanation for a statement related to the question topic. • K3 (Apply) = The candidate should select the correct application of a concept or technique and apply it to a given context. • K4 (Analyze) = The candidate can separate information related to a procedure or technique into its constituent parts for better understanding and can distinguish between facts and inferences.

How can I view the exam result?

In case of online exams, the result is sent to you by normal e-Mail or may be given immediately after the exam. In case of paper-based exams, the result will be dispatched via normal mail.

Is there any constraint like validity period for my certification exam?

No, the ISTQB certificates are valid lifelong.

How are the answers scored in the certification exam?

In case of Foundation-level exams: Each correct answer is allocated one mark.In case of Advanced-level exams: Each K2 correct answer is allocated 1 point. K3 questions are allocated 2 points each, and while K4 may score either 2 or 3 points.

How will Multisoft Virtual Academy help me in preparing for the certification exam?

With its 18 hours Instructor-led Online Training programme especially designed on the lines of ISTQB certification exam, Multisoft Virtual Academy has been shaping the knowledge graph of multiple professionals globally. The trainers are industry professionals with hands-on expertise in domain. Also, the candidates are provided with benefits like 24/7 access to online content, mock tests and certification-based simulators to accelerate the preparation

What all will I get at Multisoft Virtual Academy?

Following are the chief takeaways: • 18 Hrs Instructor-led Online Training • Experienced Trainer • 3 Mock Tests • 6 Practical Exercises • 24x7 e-Learning Access • Training Certificate

How can I be sure that I am prepared for the certification exam?

At Multisoft, candidates are provided with mock tests to test their skill at each level. These simulators are especially prepared by the experts on the lines of certification exam to prepare the candidates for their goal.

What if I want to have a demo session first?

Aspirants can write to us at for scheduling a demo class.

How can I access the online content? Are there any limitations to it?

Once candidates enroll in the program by paying the fees for the same, they get access to the LMS. A personal study area – the LMS is loaded with course notes, assessments and other reference material. The learners get 24/7 access to the content.

What if I have more queries?

Candidates can drop an e-Mail at for queries regarding the program or any other details. Multisoft team will send a response within 24 hours.

What are the different modes of payment available to me?

Learners can make online payment for the choice of course they want to undergo. The fee details are mentioned on the website. For making a payment, click on ENROLL button (on the course page), which will lead to the payment gateway.

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