Software Test Training and Certification Resources

Last updated: Wednesday, 01-May-2013 09:43:28 PDT

Courses are classroom based except where noted. Many classroom course providers offer training in a variety of public locations and also can provide on-site training for larger groups. Contact the providers for details.

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ALP International Corporation
7475 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 450
Bethesda, MD 20814
Tel 301.654.9200 x403
Toll free 888 999-7778 x403
Fax 301.654.9203
Test Process Training:
ASTQB Foundation Software Tester Certificate
Verification & Validation for Product Assurance
Testing Web Services & E-Commerce Applications
Software Testing & Quality Assurance Techniques
Mastering Test Plan Development & Design
Automated Software Testing
Developing & Confirming Effective Business Requirements=20
The Fundamentals of Business Analysis
Mercury Test Tool Training:
TestSuite with TestDirector
TestSuite Web - Administrator
WinRunner Suite
WinRunner Web Suite
Using WinRunner
Advanced WinRunner
WinRunner for the Web
Using TestDirector
Administering TestDirector
Quality Center: Business Process Testing Suite
Quality Center: Using TestDirector with Business Process Testing
Quality Center: Using QuickTest Professional with Business Process
Quality Center: Hands-On Lab
Business Process Testing (BPT)
QuickTest Professional with TestDirector Suite
QuickTest Professional Suite
Business Process Testing Suite
Using QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Advanced QuickTest Professional
LoadRunner Web Suite
Fundamentals of LoadRunner
VuGen Scripting for Web
Hands-On Lab: LoadRunner
LoadRunner Databases Suite
VuGen Scripts for Databases
Amelior Technology
202 North Mill Road, Suite 100
Heber City, UT 84032
Voice: 435-654-5100
Fax: 603-658-7909
Segue SilkTest 101 - Beginning Web Testing
Segue SilkTest 102 - Beginning Client-Server Testing
Segue SilkTest 200 - Record/Playback and Beyond
Segue SilkTest 201 - Beyond Record/Playback
Segue SilkTest 301 - 4Test for Power Users
Segue SilkPerformer 200 - Beginning Load Testing
Management Testing Seminar
Customized Training Courses
American Society for Quality The Certified Software Quality Engineer is a professional who has comprehensive understanding of software quality development and implementation, a thorough understanding of software inspection, testing, verification, and validation, and can implement software development and maintenance processes and methods.
PO Box 110914
Campbell, CA 95011 USA
Web-Based training and certification

QuickTest 5.6 Comprehensive Training
TestDirector 7.6 Comprehensive Training
WinRunner 7 Comprehensive Training
SilkTest - Verification Testing with SilkTest 6
WinRunner 7 Foundations Training
SilkPerformer - Modeling & Implementing Load Tests
WinRunner 7 Advanced Training

British Computer Society
1 Sanford Street
United Kingdom
Voice: +44 (0)1793 417424
Fax: +44 (0)1793 480270
Certification through the Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB).

There are two levels of ISEB qualification in Software Testing. The Foundation Certificate is for software developers, testers (both technical and user acceptance testers), test analysts, test engineers, test consultants, and managers including test managers, project managers, quality managers, - anyone with an interest in testing. This certificate provides visible evidence that the individual understands the basics of software testing.

The Practitioner Certificate is for experienced testing practitioners. This certificate demonstrates a depth of knowledge of testing topics and the ability to perform testing activities in practice.

11820 Northup Way #E200
Bellevue, WA 98005
Voice: 425.636.0100
Toll Free: 866.296.6300
Fax: 425.636.0159
Software Measurement: In-Depth Workshop
Comprehensive Requirements Workshop
Effective Unit Testing for Developers
Building Better Software with Use Cases
How to Be Agile without Being Extreme
Object-Oriented Requirements Analysis and Design Using the UML
Black-Box Testing Fundamentals
Quality Planning
Peer Reviews for Higher Quality and Productivity
Real-World Software Testing
International Software Testing Qualifications Board
European Organization for Quality - Software Group c/o iSQI Wetterkreuz 19a 91058 Erlangen Germany E-mail:
Voice: +49 9131 91910-0
Fax: +49 9131 91910-10
Foundation level
Advanced Level
International Institute for Software Testing
636 Mendelssohn Avenue North
Golden Valley, MN 55427, USA
Voice: (763) 546-0072
Fax: (763) 546-0075
Principles of Software Testing
Writing Testable Requirements
Effective Test Design
Principles of Software Test Automation
How to do Cost-Effective Performance Testing
Developing Reusable Test Designs
Risk-based Testing
Testing Business Requirements
Improving the Test Process with Test Maturity Models
Effective Test Management: A Collaborative Effort
Managing the Software Testing Process
Test Planning Workshop
Programming and Database Concepts for Testing and QA Professionals
Software Inspections and Reviews for QA Professionals
User Acceptance Testing

Offers certification though its Certified Software Test Professional Program

551 Pilgrim Drive, Suite A-1
Foster City, CA 94404
Voice: 1-650-572-1400
Toll Free: 1-800-322-0333
Fax: 1-650-572-2822
Testing Computer Software
Testing Windows Desktop and Server-based Applications
Lead Software Test Projects with Confidence
Testing Applications on the Web
Effective Performance Test Planning and Implementation
Creating Excellent Test Project Documentation
Test Automation Planning and Management
Testing and Test Automation in Practice
Test Automation with WinRunner
Successful Automation with SilkTest
Security Testing for Web Sites, Web Applications and Software
Advanced Testing Technologies for Test Engineers
Mercury Interactive
1325 Borregas Avenue
Sunnyvale, CA 94089 USA
Toll free: 1-800-837- 8911 or 1-866-867-2948
Classroom instruction. Certification programs for Mercury products. Astra LoadTest
QuickTest Pro
QuickTest SAP
LoadRunner TestCenter
Topaz Prism
Merit AT
32 Lady Place
Livingston, West Lothian, EH54 6TB, United Kingdom
Voice: +44 (0)1506 41 43 49
Segue SilkTest
Segue SilkPerformer
Mercury Interactive WinRunner
Mercury Interactive LoadRunner
Mercury Interactive Astra QuickTest/QuickTest Pro
AutomatedQA TestComplete
Bespoke Courses for other tools
9085 E. Mineral Circle, Suite 340
Englewood, CO 80112-3462
Voice: 303.703.1510
Fax: 303.703.1540
Fundamentals of Software Testing (classroom)
Software Testing Essentials (web-based)
Quality Assurance Institute
7575 Dr. Phillips Blvd., Suite 350
Orlando, FL 32819-7273 USA
Voice: (407)-472-8100
Fax: (407)-363-1112
CSQA questions: E-Mail:
CSTE questions: E-Mail:
Acquiring the designation of Certified Software Quality Analyst (CSQA) indicates a professional level of competence in the principles and practices of quality assurance in the IT profession.

The Certified Software Test Engineer (CSTE) certification is intended to establish standards for initial qualification and provide direction for the testing function through an aggressive educational program. Acquiring the designation of Certified Software Test Engineer (CSTE) indicates a professional level of competence in the principles and practices of quality control in the IT profession.

55 John Street - 12th Floor
New York, NY 10038-3712
Voice: (212) 240-9050 x17
Fax: (212) 240-9020
Rational Training Courses
Mercury Training Courses
Compuware Courses
Test Automation Process (TAP)
Advanced Performance Testing with Rational Software
WinRunner Expert-Level Automation (WELA)
Introduction to QARun
Advanced QARun
Advanced Functional Testing with Rational Robot
Advanced Rational XDE Tester
Rex Black Consulting
31520 Beck Road
Bulverde, Texas 78163 USA
Voice: 1 (830) 438-4830
Toll free: (866) 438-4830
Managing the Testing Process
Effective and Efficient Software Testing
Software Test Estimation
Managing Test Execution
Test Management and Organization
Testing Fundamentals
Testing for Programmers
System Testing
Test Planning
Reality Test
Voice: 425-837-8816
Fax: 425-837-8820
704 228th Ave. NE # 671
Sammamish, WA 98074
Mercury Interactive WinRunner
Mercury Interactive WinRunner
Mercury Interactive TestDirector
Practical Metrics and System Complexity
Test Planning for Managers
Test Automation Architectures: A Context-Driven Approach
Performance, Load, and Stress Testing
Rothman Consulting Group
38 Bonad Road
Arlington, MA 02476
Voice: +1-781-641-4046
Fax: +1-781-641-2764
Development and Implementation of System Test Plans
Reverse Engineering Requirements to Focus Software Testing
Segue Software
201 Spring St.
Lexington, MA 02421
Voice: 781.402.6900
Toll free: 800.287.1329
Fax: 781.402.6901
Web-based and classroom instruction. Certification programs for Segue products.


3577-A Chamblee Tucker, Suite 165
Atlanta, GA 30341 USA
The Certified Tester Professional Program (CTPP) is designed for individual who want a comprehensive understanding of standards and principles of software testing and exploring the techniques of software inspection, testing, verification and validation. Concentration is placed on preparing test plans, test cases, and problem reporting, as well as maintaining processes and methods. Each program offers a professional certification.
Software Productivity Center
Suite 460, 1122 Mainland Street
Vancouver, BC V6B 5L1
Voice: 604-662-8181
Toll free: 1-877-548-1948 ext. 115
Fax: 604-689-0141
1200 Harris Street, Suite 201
Fairhaven, WA 98225
Voice: 360-671-2978
Toll free: 1-877-548-1948 ext. 116 or 122
All About Bugs in Software Development
Use Cases and Application Logic
Building a Great Product - the Qualities of Great Software
Just-In-Time Testing
Overview of Formal Inspections
Measures, Metrics and Reports
Project Management: A Team Approach
In Search of Excellent Requirements
How to Write Effective Use Cases
Practical Project Estimation
Automated Software Testing
Unit/Component Testing
Integration Testing
Software Quality Consulting
Voice: 508.529.4282
Fax: 508.529.7799
Writing Software Requirements
Building Realistic Project Schedules from Software Requirements
Software Verification & Validation
Accurate Estimating and Scheduling Using the Yellow Sticky Method
Management's Role in Achieving Predictable Software Development
Peer Reviews and Inspections
Software Development within an ISO 9000 Quality System
Improving the Effectiveness of Testing
Risk Management for Embedded Software Development
Software Quality Engineering
330 Corporate Way, Suite 300
Orange Park, FL 32073
Voice: 904-278-0524
Toll Free: 888-268-8770
FAX: 904-278-4380
Test Process & Performance Improvement
Systematic Software Testing
Mastering Test Design
Web/eBusiness Testing
Web Performance and Security Testing
Creative Software Testing
How to Break Software
Performance, Load, and Stress Testing
Requirements Based Testing
Writing Testable Requirements
Test Management
Managing the Test Process

Web-based training:

Mastering Test Design
Software SETT Corporation
233 Oak Meadow Drive
Los Gatos, CA 95032 USA
Voice: 408-395-9376
Fax: 408-354-6477
Ready, Set, Test
Let's Test
Managing a Software Testing Project
Advanced Software Testing Techniques
Project Chartering
Testware Associates
6313 Hillside Road
Edina, MN 55434
Voice: (952) 925-1156
Toll Free: 1 (888) 410-TEST
Software Testing Techniques and Methods
Document Review Preparation Techniques
User Acceptance Testing Methods
Testware, Inc.
21 East High Street
Somerville, NJ 08876
Voice: 908.526.2900
Web Testing Techniques
Principles of Software Testing
Software Testing Techniques
Writing Test Plans
Compressed Software Testing Techniques & Writing Test Plans
Test Case Design
Programming Foundations for Testers
Segue Verification Testing with SilkTest
The Object Agency
2965 Cane Creek Drive
Germantown, Tennessee 38138-7203, U.S.A.
Voice: (901) 309-1912
Fax: (901) 755-5622
Testing Object-Oriented Software
The Testing Center
21055 Heron Drive
P.O. Box 991
Bodega Bay, CA 94923 USA
Voice: (707) 524-8887
Fax: (707) 875-3061
Web based courses on software testing. Proven, practical methodology for testing all systems.

Certificate upon successful completion. Courses include:

  • Software Testing In The Real World
  • Testing Client/Server Edition of Real World
  • Regression Testing