ISTQB® Performance Testing

What can you expect from this course?

A solid introduction to the potential and limitations as well as to the creation and evaluation of performance tests. ISTQB® compliant and compact - not only for beginners the perfect preparation for the new certification exam!


Goals of participating in ISTQB® Foundation Level Performance Tester

Whether you are involved in the creation, execution or maintenance of performance tests, or you have specialized in performance testing and would like to become certified in this area: In summary, this course will provide you with a solid foundation for your work.

Participants will learn what performance testing is needed for in our increasingly networked world, what it can tell them about the tested system, and how they can and should communicate this information in their specific project environment. You will discuss what measures should be taken across different architectures and at what point in the lifecycle. You will look at possible uses of performance tests at different test levels and explore the question of what tools are required to ensure the success of the tests.

The following contents will be covered

Through presentations, discussions, and hands-on exercises, participants will learn to:

  •     Understand basic concepts of performance and achievement testing
  •     Stakeholder needs and expectations: Identify and define risks, objectives, and requirements
  •     Understand and create performance metrics
  •     Develop test plans for performance testing
  •     Design, implement, and execute a simple performance test
  •     Analyze performance test results and derive actions
  •     Represent the process, motivation, results, and impact of performance testing to various stakeholders
  •     Identify categories and uses of performance tools and criteria for their selection
  •     Performance testing activities in the context of the software lifecycle

Prerequisites for participating in the course

The training course dovetails with the contents of the “ISTQB ® Certified Tester Foundation Level“syllabus. We therefore recommend to participate in the “ISTQB® Certified Tester Foundation Level“ training course prior to attending, or to repeat the contents of the current version of the syllabus.

Your Examination

During registration, you can book your participation in the corresponding certification examination.
For admission to the exam, you need the ISTQB® Certified Tester Foundation Level certificate.

With this booking you agree that we may forward your data to the examination company GASQ Service GmbH, Rothenburger Straße 11, 90443 Nuremberg, Germany.
The examination fee is not included in the course fee and will be listed separately.

Non-native speakers can receive a time bonus for the exam - please feel free to contact us about this.

If you are interested in seeking the certification at a later date, we will inform you about the possibilities to find a suitable examination date.

Exams in connection with Virtual Classroom seminars

You can take the exam following your Virtual Classroom Training flexibly as a remote online exam. You will receive a voucher code from us with which you can book your personal exam at a date and time of your choice.
For admission to the exam, you need the ISTQB® Certified Tester Foundation Level certificate.

The current detailed description of the technical requirements and the software used for an online exam can be found here.

Target Audience

  • Test Analysts
  • Test Automatization
  • Test Consultants
  • Tool Managers
  • Mobile Testers

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Virtual Classroom (DACH)



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Mrs. Katrin Krauss