BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

FITC-140 - Software Tester - 4.00 Credits

FITC-140 - Software Tester - 4.00 Credits

Course Details
This course introduces students to the foundational concepts and basic skills necessary for pursuing a career in software testing, including methodological approaches, industry-standard tools and best practices related to software testing.
Part of the:
  • BUSINESS Department
  • Available/Required in the following Programs:
  • Foundation in Innovation and Technology Certificate -
  • Course Outline
    Instructors Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree or Relevant Work Experience
    Office Hours: 1.5 hours per week
    Contact Hours: 60
    Student Evaluation
    Procedure:
    Assignments: 50-70%, Final: 30-50%, Total: 100%
    Grading procedures follow NVIT policy.
    Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to: 


    • articulate why software is tested;

    • identify the relationship between the software development lifecycle and testing practices; 

    • describe the role of the software tester and their relation to various stakeholders in a testing environment; 

    • list major test techniques and their recommended applications; 

    • identify activities related to test design and how these are carried out and documented; 

    • execute bothe a scripted and exploratory manual software test; 

    • report simple bugs and document them in a defect report; and

    • define test automation and identify its advantages in a testing environment. 

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