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Usability Testing - ASTQB Software Testing Certification Training
Course Description Why choose ALPI for ASTQB Usability testing certification training?
  • ALPI's training is accredited by ASTQB, so you can be certain you are getting excellent training quality.
  • We use live instructors in both our in-person and virtual classes so you can ask questions and get answers right away.
  • We focus on real-world examples.
  • We teach using interactive, hands-on exercises.
  • And only ALPI offers our free refresher guarantee so you can re-take a course within 4 months at no additional charge. Contact us for information about this unique benefit that gives you peace of mind.

This foundation course is designed to teach participants the essentials of usability and how to effectively evaluate usability, user experience and accessibility. You will learn how to plan and prepare for usability testing and select the most appropriate testing location and participants. After understanding the application of usability reviews, testing and surveys you will be able to propose the most effective usability testing approach.

This course is ideal for testers experienced with the development of web-based, PC, and client-server applications, entry-level testers with an interest in usability testing, and experienced developers with a lot to a little knowledge of testing who work in UI development. Testers, test analysts, test engineers, test consultants, test managers, user acceptance testers, and software developers working on usability issues will find this course useful, informative, and fun. We suggest that attendees hold the ISTQB Foundation Level certificate, especially if they intend to take the ASTQB Usability Tester exam, but non-certificate holders can benefit from the course and take the exam.

Upon successful completion of the course exam, the candidate will receive the ASTQB Certified Usability Tester Certificate (ASTQB CUT). Total price includes $1350 course plus $150 ASTQB exam fee.

Duration 3 day(s)
Time 12 - 5 EST
Price $1,500
Labs Exercises reinforcing Learning Objectives help to understand and apply topics in the course.

Intended Audience This is foundation-level course for testers, developers, designers and usability engineers.

Prerequisites It is recommended, but not required, to have the ISTQB Foundation Level Certification (CTFL) prior to taking this class.

Prior to attending class please download and review the following document: Usability Testing Syllabus


Course Content (Overview)


Module One: Basic Concepts

  • Usability
  • User experience
  • Accessibility

    Module Two: Usability Evaluation in Human-Centered Design

  • The concept of usability evaluation
  • Human-centered design process

    Module Three: Standards and Guidelines

  • Usability standards and guidelines
  • Accessibility standards and guidelines

    Module Four: Usability Reviews

  • Informal reviews
  • Expert reviews
  • Heuristic evaluation

    DAY 2

    Module Five: Usability Testing

  • Planning activities
  • Defining sessions and tasks
  • Testing locations
  • The role of the moderator, observer and participant
  • Preparing for test execution
  • Analysis and reporting of findings
  • Communicating usability issues to stakeholders
  • Quality assurance tasks

    Module Six: Usability Surveys

  • Advantages and uses of surveys
  • Standard questionnaires: SUS, SUMI, WAMMI

    Module Seven: Approaches

  • Selecting appropriate methods
  • Frequent mistakes

  • See the currently scheduled public and virtual live course dates below and click on the "Register Now" button.

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    Class Dates
    Start End Location
    Wednesday, September 05, 2018 Friday, September 07, 2018 Virtual Live
    Tuesday, November 27, 2018 Thursday, November 29, 2018 Virtual Live

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    1. ALPI has been helping software testers since 1993. Our experience assures you of quality training.

    2. You have the opportunity to re-take the same course at ALPI for FREE within four months of the original class date.

    3. Our Interactive Learning Method™ offers a richer training experience that gives you skills you can apply right away.

    4. Our instructors have real-world experience so you learn concepts - and how to apply them.