Learn the fundamental skills required for testing- Mark Winteringham
How do Testers test? By asking questions! It might seem like a simple thing to learn, everyone asks questions all the time. But how do we, as Testers, ask the right questions or come up with questions no-one else would ask? In this course, we’ll explore ways to expand your testing ability by learning:
- What are the essential skills a professional tester needs?
- How to ask questions, and how to use techniques to expand your question ability
- How critical and lateral thinking drive our testing and how to practise improving that type of thinking
- How improving your testing skills is a continuous journey and how to go about improving daily
So if you’re looking to expand your core testing skills. Come join us as we explore core testing skills and how to improving your questioning.
This course is part of the Essentials Online learning pathway.
Mark Winteringham is a tester, toolsmith and the Ministry of Testing DojoBoss with over 10 years experience providing testing expertise on award-winning projects across a wide range of technology sectors including BBC, Barclays, UK Government and Thomson Reuters. He is an advocate for modern risk-based testing practices and trains teams in Automation in Testing, Behaviour Driven Development and Exploratory testing techniques. He is also the co-founder of Ministry of Testing Essentials a community raising awareness of careers in testing and improving testing education. You can find him on Twitter @2bittester or at mwtestconsultancy.co.uk / automationintesting.com
Director of Quality Services
Proud father. Quality and Testing enthusiast, teacher, coach, mentor and servant leader. Director of Quality Services @ Ada Health. I blog at: danashby.co.uk and I'm a co-founder of the MoT Essentials (formerly the Software Testing Clinic). I love being involved in the testing community (and other communities)!
By the end of this course, you’ll be able to:
- List basic skills required to successfully do testing
- Use questions to test
- Practise improving critical and lateral thinking skills
- Reflect on the testing you’ve done to come up with new test ideas
This course is designed for new starters in testing which means no prerequisite skills or knowledge is required.