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Don't Just Get Certified - Get the Training You Need to help you Succeed Every Day
Like all certifications awarded by IIST, the Certified Software Test Professional - Associate Level (CSTP-A) is an education-based certification where candidates must complete a course of study to develop skills in the specific areas of the Body of Knowledge of the certification. Unlike other exam-based certifications programs from other providers, the certification training for IIST education-based certifications is based on industry's best practices. The training modules provide practical methods and techniques that participants can use in their current projects. When conducted as group training at your company site, the training modules are always customized to address your teams' specific needs while staying within the specific area of the Body of Knowledge as approved by the IIST Certification Advisory Board.
The Certification Training Program
The Training Program for the CSTP - Associate Level consists of the following modules. These modules are available either through public training, online training or can be brought to you company and onsite for groups of 8 or more. You can click on the module title to see where it is offered.
Best Practices in Software Test Planning and Design
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This Three day module is a hands-on workshop that teaches participants a test design methodology that is based on best practices in test design. Participants learn by using the methodology on real project requirements.
This module also serves as a pre-requisite of the Certified Agile Software Test Professional - Practitioner Level.
The Certified Software Test Professional -Associate Level (CSTP-A) will be awarded upon completing this module and passing the certification exam. Candidates will also receive a Certificate of Course Completion after completing the module.
Attending the Training and Taking Certification Exams Online
This training module and the certification exam are available online for $895. This price includes all three days of training and the certification exam. There is and $50 certification fee due with the application for graduation.
Upon registering for the training, you will receive access codes for the training module and associated exam. You will have up to 30 days to complete the training and the exam. The 30 days will start from the first access to the course material. During the 30 days, you can send questions to instructors by email and receive answers within 24 hours.