STPCon Spring 2018 Conference and Certification Course, April 8-12, 2018


The Software Test Professionals Conference is the leading event where test leadership, management and strategy converge. The hottest topics in the industry are covered including agile testing, performance testing, test automation, mobile application testing, and test team leadership and management. Attending this conference will help you meet your professional career goals and give you the opportunity to improve your software testing techniques; find the latest tools; discover emerging trends; develop new or improve existing processes; network and gather with other high-level professionals; and gain industry insight you won’t find anywhere else.

ISTQB Test Engineering Foundation

The Foundation Level Test course, created by Rex Black, past President of the International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB), past President of the American Software Testing Qualifications Board (ASTQB) and co-author of the International Software Testing Qualifications Board Foundation Syllabus, this course is ideal for testers and test teams preparing for certification.

This hands-on course provides test engineers and test managers with the essential ideas, processes, tools and skills they need in order to set themselves on a path for true testing professionalism.

The objectives of the course are as follows:

  • Review the major test design techniques with lecture and exercises
  • Methodology behind a successful testing program and covers a wide range of issues, from those related to the individual tester to those related to the testing department as a whole
  • The testing process is presented, both through theory and hands-on exercises that follow an example project, including the difficult tasks of tracking and presenting tests results
  • Creation of a test environment and test automation is also covered, along with system development lifecycles and how they affect testing

Purchase of the course tuition includes:

  • Complimentary access to the RBCS e-learning course
  • Instructor-led three-day course
  • A set of approximately 700 PowerPoint slides covering the topics to be addressed
  • NEW!! A downloadable copy of the complete note set. Download the materials to a PC or mobile device. There is no expiration date on access to this valuable resource as they will be downloadable. Digital rights management and intellectual property rights are protected by some limitations such as the inability to share the file with others. Further, while the materials can be printed, each page includes a prominent watermark, with the exception of the pages in the ISTQB Syllabus and Glossary.
  • Three sample Foundation Level mock exams to provide a review of the Foundation Level exam
  • ISTQB Foundation Level Syllabus
  • The latest glossary of terms used in Software Testing produced by members of the ISTQB
  • Standards for Software Testing
  • Test Engineering Foundation Sample Exam Questions embedded throughout course
  • Exercise solutions
  • Project Source Documents for Course Exercises
  • The $250 certification exam voucher.
  • Course completion certificate (often used for employer reimbursement)

Re-accredited by ASTQB June 2010. This course follows the ISTQB Foundation Level Syllabus 2011. Click below to download your preferred format of the syllabus: PDF formatEPUB (Nook) format or MOBI (Kindle) format.

Blended e-learning, licenses and volume discounts are also available for companies. 

There are no cancellations or registration transfers to another date within 30 dates prior to the start of the course. You will be held responsible for 100% of the tuition if you cancel your registration within that time period. If the course is canceled by RBCS you will received a 100% refund or, upon your request, your tuition can be moved to another course. 

Registration information will be given to STPCon officials.

When: April 8-10, 2018
Where: Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa
900 Newport Center Drive
Newport Beach, California 92660
United States
+1.949.640.4000 (Hotel)
+1.866.440.3375 (Reservations - Reference: Software Test Professionals Conference)
Note: This hotel does not provide airport shuttle service.

A special discounted rate of $199 per night has been reserved for conference participants. The discounted rate will be available until September 5th or until rooms sell out. Reserve your room today, the hotel will sell out! 


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