ISTQB® Certified Tester Foundation Level - Mobile Application Testing

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The ISTQB® Foundation Level Mobile Application Testing qualification is essential for anyone involved in testing mobile applications and assists in determining the appropriate types of testing activities to be applied in a mobile-specific context.

Incorporating mobile-specific test activities into the test process ensures that there is a holistic approach to quality essential to a successful testing approach given the rise of digital products.

Value for Organisation

  • Build better digital applications using specific test types and levels appropriate to mobile applications including performance efficiency and security testing
  • Identify earlier and understand the challenges, risks and expectations associated with testing a mobile application
  • Ensure that business and technological drivers contribute to the creation of the appropriate testing documentation such as session-based test and test tours
  • Understand the appropriate methods and tools that assist in both manual and automated mobile application testing supporting the test pyramid and facilitate the selection of the right tools

Value for Candidate

  • Be able to conduct risk analysis, risk mitigation and risk-based mobile testing
  • Know the types of devices that are classified as mobile and understand the types of mobile applications
  • Create a test strategy for mobile applications incorporating the common test types required (cross-browser, compatibility, installation, connectivity, usability, accessibility, interoperability, performance and security) for hardware devices and platforms
  • Understand automation approaches and frameworks for mobile application testing and how to evaluate automation tools for mobile testing suitability
  • Identify and use suitable environments and appropriate tools for mobile application
  • Understand different mobile testing methods (emulator, field testing, proximity-based testing, remote test lab, simulator, device-based testing) and tools specifically to support mobile application test automation