November 18, 2014



SO Testing and Training offers software testing training courses for different audiences. Our course program consists of three courses which vary in level.

The NZQA Level 7 Software Test Analyst course has been developed for students who do not have experience in IT, but would like to start working in IT as a software test analyst. Required entry level for this course is a bachelor degree or higher.

Both ISTQB courses – Foundation and Agile add-on – aim at people who are already working in IT and would like to obtain an internationally recognized certificate in software testing to boost their careers and become a more professional software test analysts.

NZQA Level 7 Software Test Analyst

  • Audience: Domestic students, International students, Career changers, Return to work
  • Content: Structured testing, Test tools, Communication skills, Hands-on experience, ISTQBtoetstenbord
  • Outcome: Work for IT projects or a dedicated test team as a junior software test analyst
  • Duration: 12 weeks, Monday – Friday, 9.00 am – 1.00 pm or 13 weeks evenings Monday, Wednesday , Thursday  6:00 PM – 10:00 PM and Saturday morning 9:00 am – 12:30 PM 
  • Price: NZ$ 7,200.00. Includes lab fees, text book and ISTQB exam, Student loans apply

ISTQB Foundation Plus

  • Audience: Test Analysts, Test Managers, User Acceptance Testers, Developers, Support
  • Content: Structured testing process, Review process, Test Management, Test Tools
  • Outcome: Work as a professional software test analyst in IT projects and test teams
  • Duration: 10 evening sessions, Tuesdays & Thursdays, 6.30 – 10.00 pm
  • Price: NZ$ 1,950.00 + GST, exam included


ISTQB Foundation – Agile module 

  • Audience: Test Analysts, Test Managers, User Acceptance Testers, Developers, Support
  • Content: Agile Development method, Agile testing principles, Agile testing methods, Test tools
  • Outcome: Participate as a professional test analyst in Agile projects
  • Duration: 6 evening sessions, day and time tbc
  • Price: NZ$ 1,000.00 + GST