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BCS Intermediate Software Testing Training

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BCS Intermediate Software Testing Training is one of six Software Testing Training Courses provided by Silicon Beach, based on the BCS syllabus. It extends the knowledge gained in the BCS Foundation Certificate in Software Testing. This BCS Intermediate Software Testing Training course prepares delegates for the multiple choice examination for the qualification. The BCS Intermediate Software Testing Training course has five main parts: Testing Fundamentals; Reviews; Testing and Risk; Test Management; and Test Analysis.

We also provide private and in-company Software Testing Intermediate courses. Call +44 (0)1273 622272 to discuss.

BCS Intermediate Software Testing Training Key Points

The BCS Intermediate Software Testing course will cover the following aspects of practical test management:

  • Testing Fundamentals
  • Reviews
  • Testing and Risk
  • Test Management
  • Test Analysis.

BCS Intermediate Software Testing Course Format

This BCS Intermediate Software Testing course is a three-day tutor led course using a mixture of slide presentation, lecture and practical exercises using scenario-based multiple choice questions. A revision session using scenario-based multiple choice questions and mock exam take place on the morning of day four. The exam is sat on the afternoon of day four.


To attend this course you must hold a valid BCS/ ISTQB Foundation in Software Testing Certificate.

Course Objectives

The objectives of this course are:

  • To prepare candidates for the examination for the BCS Intermediate Certificate in Software Testing based on the BCS syllabus
  • To extend understanding of software testing – its application and management – its key disciplines – and to enhance awareness of issues and constraints around testing

The objectives of the BCS Intermediate certificate are:

  • To provide a sound basis for candidates intending to register for either the Practitioner in Test Management Examination or the Practitioner in Test Analysis Examination. The Intermediate Certificate is a pre-requisite for entry to either of these examinations
  • To ensure that candidates for either of the Practitioner Certificate examinations have a broad understanding of the other specialist area
  • To cover specific topic areas that both specialisations should understand

BCS Intermediate Software Testing Training Course Content

Testing Fundamentals:

  • Review of the Foundation Certificate syllabus; application domains; testing in the lifecycle; the fundamental test process.


  • The principles of reviews; types of review; using different review types; performing a formal review.

Testing and Risk:

  • Introduction to risk and risk-based testing; risk management; product risk identification and analysis.

Test Management:

  • Test policy, test strategy, test plans; entry and exit criteria; estimating techniques; test monitoring; incident management process.

Test Analysis:

  • Fundamentals of test analysis; test environment requirements; selection of techniques; coverage measures.


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Course Details

  1. Course Title

    BCS Intermediate Software Testing Training

  2. Duration

    3 Days

  3. Price Starting From

    £1,094.00 + VAT

Upcoming Dates

Onsite Training

This course can be run in-company anywhere in the world & we can tailor the content to focus on your requirements.

We regularly provide training in London, Manchester, Bristol and all over the United Kingdom.

Who is this course for?

This course is for anybody involved in software testing. This includes testers, test analysts, test engineers, test consultants, test managers, user acceptance testers, and software developers.

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