Study Method Online
Institution Learning People
Start Date Enrol anytime
  • 93% employment success. Enrol today and get FREE examination fees and direct access to our Career Services team.

Course overview

Why choose the ISTQB Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL)?

If you have an interest in or an understanding of the basic concepts of Software Testing, then the ISTQB® Certified Tester Foundation Level training is the course for you.

This globally recognised dual accredited certification covers the fundamental concepts of Software Testing, including software development life cycle, testing techniques, test management, defect management, and tool support for testing. The CTFL certification is recognised worldwide and is considered a benchmark for Software Testing knowledge and expertise.

Job outcomes

  • Software tester

Want to see more job outcomes and how your future could change?

What you'll learn

  • Fundamentals
  • Process fundamentals
  • Static testing
  • Testing techniques
  • Test management
  • Monitoring & control
  • Risk & defect management
  • Test tool support
  • Black-box & white-box testing techniques
  • Testing & the software development lifecycle
  • Test types & maintenance testing

Study method

  • Online Online info icon
    Online delivery - online course content with the exception of assessments and work placement
  • Blended Blended info icon
    Blended delivery - both online course content and partial face to face requirements
  • In-class In-class info icon
    In class delivery - predominately face to face course content conducted at a specific location
  • Virtual Virtual info icon
    Virtual Delivery - Live and interactive classroom-style learning conducted completely online

Duration study load

  • 20 hours
  • 12 months unlimited access

Entry requirements

  • No entry requirements needed for this course

Find out more about the entry requirements for this course

Course features


Our passionate StudentCare™ team ensures you never feel alone on your learning journey. We understand the challenges that students can face, and provide personalised assistance and guidance, empowering you to achieve your goals with confidence.

Career Services

Ready to secure your dream role? Our Career Services team has the skills, knowledge, and passion to help you find the job you want. Our three-phase approach makes the process simple, empowering you to move forward in your career.

Learning People Alumni

Get lifelong access to our growing student alumni group. Collaborate and network with your peers, from all over the globe. And stay up to date with industry knowledge and trends and create opportunities for success.


  • 1 x 60-minute exam, 40 questions. Includes practice exam and questions


  • Thank you Learning People! I couldn't have done it without you! I'm proud to say that I landed the job and am starting my new career in Cyber Security at 42.
    Zack Foreman
  • Thank you so much for helping me switch my career from Hospitality to IT, I don't think without my Career Consultant's help I would have been successful in my Network Engineer interview.
    Rahul Virdi

Who's it for?

ISTQB® is the leading voice in software testing competency certifications globally. Drawing from the knowledge of hundreds of international experts, the ISTQB® certification provides practical testing knowledge and explains the terminology and concepts that are used globally in the testing domain. If you want to start your career in software testing then the ISTQB (CTFL) is the perfect starting point.

Ideal for:

  • Software testers
  • Test analysts
  • Test engineers
  • Test consultants
  • Test managers
  • User acceptance testers
  • Software developers
  • Beginners
  • Project managers
  • Quality managers
  • Software development managers
  • Vusiness analysts
  • IT directors
  • Management consultants


We partner with the best learning platforms available so that you have the best possible learning experience.

Learn anywhere, at anytime

Compatible with iOS/Android smartphones and tablets, with downloadable content that puts you in control of your learning.

Customised learning

Our platforms have intuitive interfaces to support your engagement and enhance your learning experience.

World class content

We work with best in class training providers who are usually only available to large corporate businesses.

Career Services

During your studies, the Career Services team will equip you with the knowledge needed to tackle the complex jobs market and boost your employability.

By the time you’ve completed your course, you will have the tools and confidence to dive into a role that suits you.

You will receive a dedicated Careers Service eBook, divided into 3 phases. Each phase will give insight into the jobs market with tailored support to guide your job search. You must complete the work included before unlocking the next phase of our Career Services.


Core Modules

  • Fundamentals
  • Black-box & White-box Testing Techniques
  • Test Process Fundamentals
  • Test Management
  • Testing & the Software Development Lifecycle
  • Test Monitoring & Control
  • And more!

Want more information about the subjects for this course?

Payment options

  • Price on request
  • Flexible, interest-free, part payment options available

Find out more about the payment options for this course

About Learning People

As Australia and New Zealand's fastest growing online education provider for the Tech and Project Management sectors, we’re passionate about providing career-ready education and support that gives you the skills and experience you need to excel in your career. Why learn with us Learning People provide a personalised learning experience to suit your past experience and future career goals. Our dedicated team of experts are here to nurture your aspirations and guide you on your learning journey, where your individual goals and needs are at the forefront. Whether you're starting as a novice or seeking to advance as an expert, we'll be by your side every step of the way to help you. 50,000+ learning assets Our expansive training library means you have the tools you need to learn in the way that best suits your needs. 97% employment success Complete our Career Services three-phase process and enjoy a 97% success rate in securing your new role. 40,000+ students We've had over 40,000 students successfully complete our training and move on to new heights

Want to know more about this course?
Complete the form and learn about:

  • Pricing and payment options
  • Start dates
  • Subjects
  • Study method
  • How to get help and contact information
  • Everything you need to know before enrolling!

Receive a consultation from a course expert

See student testimonials below

"I found the website easy to use and the contact I received after my enquiry was good. Not too pushy but there if I needed them." - Dimity G.
"All details and info was there and my query was answered quickly." - Soula M.
"Gave me everything I needed and someone called me, pretty much straight away." - Marlon T.

Want to know more about this course?

Get your free course guide now! Complete this easy form and you'll receive a course guide and consultation from Learning People

By submitting this enquiry I accept the "Privacy Policy" and "Terms of Use"

This provider is not currently accepting enquiries on this site from .

Would you like to view our range of Coding courses?


You are currently visiting our New Zealand website

Would you like to visit our Australian website instead?