ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Expert Level Test Management Certification - Only 6 Days

Seven reasons why you should sit your ISTQB Expert Level course with Firebrand Training

Find Out How We Help You To Learn New Skills Quickly

  1. You'll be ISTQB Expert Level certified in just 6 days. With us, you’ll be ISTQB Expert Level trained in record time
  2. Our ISTQB Expert Level course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
  3. Pass ISTQB Expert Level first time or train again for free. This is our guarantee. We’re confident you’ll pass your course first time. But if not, come back within a year and only pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs
  4. You’ll learn more ISTQB Expert Level. A day with a traditional training provider generally runs from 9am – 5pm, with a nice long break for lunch. With Firebrand Training you’ll get at least 12 hours/day quality learning time, with your instructor
  5. You’ll learn ISTQB Expert Level faster. Chances are, you’ll have a different learning style to those around you. We combine visual, auditory and tactile styles to deliver the material in a way that ensures you will learn faster and more easily
  6. You’ll be studying ISTQB Expert Level with the best. We’ve been named in Training Industry’s “Top 20 IT Training Companies of the Year” every year since 2010. As well as winning many more awards, we’ve trained and certified 63,922 professionals, and we’re partners with all of the big names in the business
  7. You'll do more than study ISTQB Expert Level courseware. We use practical exercises to make sure you can apply your new knowledge to the work environment. Our instructors use demonstrations and real-world experience to keep the day interesting and engaging

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Here's the Firebrand Training review section. Since 2001 we've trained exactly 63,922 students and asked them all to review our Accelerated Learning. Currently, 96.52% have said Firebrand exceeded their expectations:



"Firebrand have exceptional facilities and the staff/ tutors are excellent. Ive learned so much, with no real prior knowledge in just 10 days. I cant wait to come back in June for my next course."
Laura OConnor, Utilita Energy. - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Foundation Software Tester Certification (2 days) (8/5/2017 to 9/5/2017)

"Very intense but the positive result is worth it!!!"
Anonymous - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Advanced Test Manager Certification (3 days) (30/11/2016 to 2/12/2016)

"Perfect."
Anonymous - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Advanced Test Manager Certification (3 days) (30/11/2016 to 2/12/2016)

"Very effective training & good trainer."
Anonymous - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Foundation Software Tester Certification (2 days) (28/11/2016 to 29/11/2016)

"Instructor is industry/subject professional expert, as well as an excellent instructor."
Ziaur Rahman, Royal British Legion. - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Foundation & Advanced Test Manager Certification (5 days) (31/10/2016 to 4/11/2016)

"This is my 3 course with Firebrand and as usual it has fulfilled my expectations"
Caecilie Jensen, Morild Consult. - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Advanced Test Manager Certification (3 days)

"Never had a training like this. It definitely saves time."
Anonymous - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Foundation Software Tester Certification (2 days) (20/6/2016 to 21/6/2016)

"Coures are very intensive but if you pass it is worth the effort."
Anonymous - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Advanced Test Manager Certification (3 days) (22/6/2016 to 24/6/2016)

"The instructor was first class and he has prepared me well for the exams. Firebrand have made me feel welcome and comfortable within an intense study environment."
Thomas Mawdsley, Clever Adviser. - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Foundation & Advanced Test Manager Certification (5 days) (25/4/2016 to 29/4/2016)

"Recommend training to all testing/IT professionals."
Nithya Balachachander, N/Aistqist. - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Advanced Test Manager Certification (3 days) (27/4/2016 to 29/4/2016)

"If you like to deep dive into material and live & breathe it for a concentrated period of time, Firebrand is for you. It will entail less time away from work and removes distractions, but be prepared to suspend all other activities, including rest & relaxation."
Frederik Rubens Mortensen, William Demant. - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Foundation Software Tester Certification (2 days) (25/4/2016 to 26/4/2016)

"Intense couple of days, but a good way to learn and only focus on the training."
Anonymous - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Foundation Software Tester Certification (2 days) (7/3/2016 to 8/3/2016)

"Yet another course done, and again a good experience."
Jorgen Saugmann. - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Foundation Software Tester Certification (2 days) (7/3/2016 to 8/3/2016)

"Good instructor. A good, concentrated course but also very hard."
Anonymous, Danske Bank - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Advanced Test Manager Certification (3 days) (2/12/2015 to 4/12/2015)

"Accelerated learning is not for all but if you thrive in fast paced learning, concentration for hours on end then I can strongly recommend Firebrand ISTQB Foundation"
Cæcilie Morild , Morild Consult. - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Foundation Software Tester Certification (2 days) (30/11/2015 to 1/12/2015)

"Good approach, good focus on certification."
Przemyslaw Raczka , Nordea. - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Advanced Test Manager Certification (3 days) (9/9/2015 to 11/9/2015)

"Hard but productive."
Anonymous - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Advanced Test Manager Certification (3 days) (9/9/2015 to 11/9/2015)

"Not for the feint hearted but learnt a lot in a week."
Matthew Walker , PA Consulting. - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Foundation & Advanced Test Manager Certification (5 days) (7/9/2015 to 11/9/2015)

"Intesive but accurate teaching method"
Anonymous - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Foundation & Advanced Test Manager Certification (5 days) (7/9/2015 to 11/9/2015)

"Good accommodation + facilities to encourage learning."
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"Excellent training course + training material."
Sharon Green . - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Foundation Software Tester Certification (2 days) (7/9/2015 to 8/9/2015)

"Hard work - long hours."
Anonymous - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Foundation Software Tester Certification (2 days) (7/9/2015 to 8/9/2015)

"Really great course"
Anonymous - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Foundation Software Tester Certification (2 days) (7/9/2015 to 8/9/2015)

"At firebrand they forced my braincells to speed up and come back to life"
Erik Grenne , Embriq. - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Advanced Test Manager Certification (3 days) (10/6/2015 to 12/6/2015)

"Enjoyed my time, the course was well explained and useful."
Anonymous - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Foundation Software Tester Certification (2 days) (8/6/2015 to 9/6/2015)

"I recommend talking the ISTQB Foundation at firebrand. The course is intense, but very good"
Lars Erik Tollisen, Unknown. - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Foundation Software Tester Certification (2 days) (8/6/2015 to 9/6/2015)

"Hard but effective. I have learned a lot in a short time"
Anonymous - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Foundation & Advanced Test Manager Certification (5 days) (1/12/2014 to 5/12/2014)

"Extremely effective way of learning"
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"High quality, friendly, nice area"
Manijeh Taheri . - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Foundation Software Tester Certification (2 days) (1/12/2014 to 2/12/2014)

"Another great course."
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"It´s hard, but possible. The location is perfect!"
Bernd Krammer , Bernd Krammer. - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Advanced Test Manager Certification (3 days) (10/9/2014 to 12/9/2014)

"*Intense *Hard *Learningful, but fun"
Charlotte Blindheim , Advania Oslo. - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Advanced Test Manager Certification (3 days) (10/9/2014 to 12/9/2014)

"A great teacher who had all the information to share."
Cenny Luttners , Lindorff Sverige AB. - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Advanced Test Manager Certification (3 days) (10/9/2014 to 12/9/2014)

"Intense but good. "
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"Very impressed no arguments with regards to any improvements."
Andrew Aidoo, N/A. - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Advanced Test Manager Certification (3 days) (13/8/2014 to 15/8/2014)

"Instructor was excellent, very knowledgeable. Passionate about testing."
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Michael Kristensen , Self employed. - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Foundation & Advanced Test Manager Certification (5 days) (10/3/2014 to 14/3/2014)

"I am very satisfied with Foundation ISTQB course. The teacher is good at explaning principles. Control the time. I can focus on study, without worrying abot food and accomodation."
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"Firebrand is a good choice if we want to get professional training and certification in shrt time. Nice personell and good service, good accommodation. we can 100% focus on studying."
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"Its very nice to join the class. The instructor is very fun and provide us a lot of information."
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"Inspired teacher, good learning environment"
Anonymous, Computas - ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Advanced Test Manager Certification (3 days) (21/1/2013 to 23/1/2013)

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"The teacher was compentent, fun and did everything for us to learn and then pass the exam"
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On Firebrand's accelerated 6-day course for ISTQB’s Expert Level Test Management certification, you’ll learn advanced skills for creating, implementing and executing software testing activities within your organisation. This will help improve the usability and reliability of software, whilst also reducing software faults.

Using Firebrand's unique Lecture | Lab | Review technique, you'll build in-depth knowledge of testing theory and practice. You'll learn to apply these specialist skills to real-life situations, with extensive opportunities to get hands-on learning during the course.

You'll be immersed in a range of exciting topics including:

  • Test Missions, Policies, Strategies and Goals
  • Managing the Test Team
  • Test Project Evaluation and Reporting
  • Testing Considerations for Domain and Project Factors
  • Evaluating Effectiveness and Efficiency

Firebrand's course will prepare you for the ISTQB Expert Level exam. You'll sit this exam on-site during the course, covered by your Certification Guarantee. This accelerated 6-day practical course is suitable for experienced test managers wishing to develop expert knowledge and skills in strategic, operational and resource management of a testing team.

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Other accelerated training providers rely heavily on lecture and independent self-testing and study.

Effective technical instruction must be highly varied and interactive to keep attention levels high, promote camaraderie and teamwork between the students and instructor, and solidify knowledge through hands-on learning.

Firebrand Training provides instruction to meet every learning need:

  • Intensive group instruction
  • One-on-one instruction attention
  • Hands-on labs
  • Lab partner and group exercises
  • Question and answer drills
  • Independent study

This information has been provided as a helpful tool for candidates considering training. Courses that include certification come with a certification guarantee. Pass first time or train again for free (just pay for accommodation and exams on your return). We do not make any guarantees about personal successes or benefits of obtaining certification. Benefits of certification determined through studies do not guarantee any particular personal successes.

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Introduction

  • The Certified Tester Expert Level in Software Testing certificate explained

Test Missions, Policies, Strategies and Goals

  • Introduction
  • Mission, policy, and metrics of success
  • Test strategies alignment of test policy and test strategy with the organisation

Managing the Test Team

  • Introduction
  • Building the test team
  • Developing the test team
  • Leading the test team

Managing External Relationships

  • Introduction
  • Types of external relationships
  • Contractual issues
  • Communication strategies
  • Integrating from external sources
  • Merging test strategies
  • Verifying quality

Managing Across the Organisation

  • Introduction
  • Advocating the test team
  • Placement of the test team
  • Stakeholder communication
  • Creating and building relationships
  • Advocating quality activities across the organisation
  • Integrating tools across the organisation

Handling ethical issues

  • Introduction
  • Advocating the test team
  • Placement of the test team
  • Stakeholder communication
  • Creating and building relationships
  • Advocating quality activities across the organisation

Project Management Essentials

  • Introduction
  • Project management tasks
  • Project risk management
  • Quality management

Test Project Evaluation and Reporting

  • Introduction
  • Tracking information
  • Evaluating and using information - internal reporting
  • Sharing information - external reporting Managing Across the Organisation
  • Advocating the test team

Testing Considerations for Domain and Project Factors

  • Introduction
  • Test management considerations for lifecycle models
  • Managing partial lifecycle projects
  • Release considerations

Evaluating Effectiveness and Efficiency

  • Introduction
  • Effectiveness, Efficiency and Satisfaction Metrics for the Test Process
  • Effectiveness, Efficiency and Satisfaction Metrics for the Test Policy Objectives
  • Project Retrospectives

Sample paper and review answers

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You will sit the following exam during the course at the Firebrand training centre. This is covered by your Certification Guarantee:

ISTQB Expert Level Exam

  • Duration: 135 minutes
  • Format: 25 multiple choice questions (35 points) and an essay (100 points)
  • Passing score: You must score at least 88 points (65%) to pass the exam
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On this course you will receive:

  • Comprehensive Firebrand course materials
  • ISTQB official exam

Firebrand Training offers top-quality technical education and certification training in an all-inclusive course package specifically designed for the needs and ease of our students. We attend to every detail so our students can focus solely on their studies and certification goals.

Our Certification Programs includes

  • Intensive Hands-on Training Utilising our (Lecture | Lab | Review)TM Delivery
  • Comprehensive Study Materials, Program Courseware and Self-Testing Software including MeasureUp *
  • Fully instructor-led program with 24 hour lab access
  • Examination vouchers **
  • Near site testing, Transportation to/from Testing Center are provided ***
  • Accommodation, all meals, unlimited beverages, snacks and tea / coffee****
  • Examination Passing Policy

Please note

  • * Not on all courses
  • ** Examination vouchers are not included for the following courses: PMP, CAPM, CISA, CISM, CGEIT, CRISC and CISSP CBK Review
  • *** Not included in our PMP, CAPM, CISA, CISM, CGEIT, CRISC, or ITIL Managers and Revision Certifications
  • **** Accommodation not included on the CISSP CBK Review Seminar

Our instructors teach to accommodate every student's learning needs through individualised instruction, hands-on labs, lab partner and group exercises, independent study, self-testing, and question/answer drills.

Firebrand Training has dedicated, well-equipped educational facilities where you will attend instruction and labs and have access to comfortable study and lounging rooms. Our students consistently say our facilities are second-to-none.

Examination Passing Policy

Should a student complete a Firebrand Training Program without having successfully passed all vendor examinations, the student may re-attend that program for a period of one year.  Students will only be responsible for accommodations and vendor exam fees.

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It is recommended you meet the following prerequisites before attending this course and exam combination:

  • ISTQB Advanced Level Certificate for Test Manager, OR
  • ISEB Practitioner certificate (conditions apply)

In order to achieve the Expert Level certification, you must also have:

  • an appropriate ISTQB Advanced Certificate
  • passed the Expert Level Exam
  • proven at least 5 years of practical testing experience
  • proven at least 2 years of industry experience in the specific Expert Level topic

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites?

Don’t worry - we’ll discuss your technical background, experience and qualifications to determine whether this accelerated course suits you.

Just call us on +971 4 3199019 and speak to one of our enrolment consultants.

Firebrand is an immersive environment and requires commitment. Some prerequisites are simply guidelines; you may find your unique experience, attitude and determination enables you to succeed on your accelerated course.

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