The Foundation Level qualification is aimed at anyone involved in software testing. This includes people in roles such as testers, test analysts, test engineers, test consultants, test managers, user acceptance testers, and software developers. This Foundation Level qualification is also appropriate for anyone who wants a basic understanding of software testing, such as product owners, project managers, quality managers, software development managers, business analysts, IT directors and management consultants. Holders of the Foundation Certificate will be able to go on to higher-level software testing certifications.
Exams may be taken as part of a course delivered by an Accredited Training Provider or taken independently at an examination center or in the online version.
The exam covers the following issues:
It is allowed to use Windows 7 and higher, Mac OS X and higher, ChromeOS and most Linux distributions (64-bit Ubuntu 14.04+, Debian 8+, openSUSE 13.3+, or Fedora Linux 24+).
The Google Chrome extension is required to share your screen. Please remember that it is not compatible with mobile devices. Please make sure that you have the administrator rights in order to add the extension to your browser.
You might be required to use the camera of your smartphone or tablet. You will need to download an app (34MB) which is compatible with any Android 4.1 or higher and iOS (Apple) 8.0 or higher.
In order to run the exam without any problems, you need to have a steady internet connection (Wi-Fi will be required for mobile streaming) with a minimum upload speed of 1MB/sec.
You will need to identify yourself before starting the exam. You can use your ID card, driver’s license, student card or passport.