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Continuous Testing Foundation (CTF)®


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Course description

Course description:

The 2-days Continuous Testing Foundation (CTF)® comprehensive course, accredited by DevOps Institute, addresses testing in a DevOps environment and covers concepts such as the active use of test automation, testing earlier in the development cycle, and instilling testing skills in developers, quality assurance, security, and operational teams.

The Continuous Testing Foundation course is relevant for every modern IT professional involved in defining or deploying a DevOps testing strategy for their organization, as test engineering is the backbone of DevOps and the primary key for successful DevOps pipeline to support digital transformation.

Actionable and exciting exercises will be used to apply the concepts covered in the course and sample documents, templates, tools, and techniques will be provided to leverage after the class.

This course positions learners to successfully complete the Continuous Testing Foundation exam.



The learning objectives for Continuous Testing Foundation course include a practical understanding of:

  • The purpose, benefits, concepts, and vocabulary of DevOps testing
  • How DevOps testing differs from other types of testing
  • DevOps testing strategies, test management, and results analysis
  • Strategies for selecting test tools and implementing test automation
  • Integration of DevOps testing into Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery workflows
  • How DevOps testers fit with a DevOps culture, organization, and roles.


Target audience:

The target audience for the Continuous Testing Foundation course is:

  • Anyone involved in defining a DevOps Testing strategy,
  • Roles and positions such as: Delivery Staff, DevOps Engineers, IT Managers, Project Managers, Lab Staff, Maintenance and Support Staff, Quality Assurance Managers, Quality Assurance Teams, Release Managers, Testers, Software Engineers.



Training program

Course content:

Day 1:

  • Course introduction
  • What is DevOps Testing and its Business Benefits?
  • Relation of DevOps testing to other test methodologies
  • DevOps testing best practices (DevOps Testing Terminology; Culture changes; Organization changes; Process and team friction; Motivation strategies; Measuring Success; Continuous Evolution; Troubleshooting)
  • What is the DevOps pipeline? (DevOps Testing on the pipeline; Test strategy choices; Pre-Flight strategies; Continuous Integration Testing; System, Delivery and Customer Testing; Test Environments; Lab Management; Topology orchestration)
  • Test Automation Frameworks (Test Tools; Selection criterion; Automated metrics; Key concepts)

Day 2:

  • Test Case Best Practices & Design Exercise
  • Test Suite Best Practices & Design Exercise
  • Principles of DevOps Management
  • DevOps Test Management Metrics
  • DevOps Management Tools
  • DevOps Test Results Analysis
  • Integrating DevOps Results Analysis
  • Test Management Exercise
  • Fictitious Product Test Requirements
  • Course review
  • Continuous Testing Foundation mock exam
  • Continuous Testing Foundation certification exam

Additional information

Additional information:

Student pack includes:

  • Continuous Testing Foundation study guide with all slides
  • DevOps glossary
  • Continuous Testing Foundation exam requirements
  • Continuous Testing Foundation sample paper with answer key
  • Post-course reading materials.

Organization of training:

  • Type of training: Virtual class (Instructor-led live online class), On-site open group class, On-site closed group class; Training materials are distributed in electronic form
  • Training language: English or Polish
  • Material language: English
  • Group size: 6 to 12 participants
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Accreditation granted to Asseco Data Systems by DevOps Institute.

Additional information regarding participation in the Virtual class:

  • Each participant should register for the training session between 08:30-08:50
  • The training is conducted between 09:00 am and 3:30 pm
  • During the training day there will be several breaks, including one 1-hour lunch break and 10-minutes coffee breaks after each hour of training.
  • Study guide and other training materials are distributed in a digital version.
  • Exams are carried out in the form of vouchers.

Continuous Testing Foundation (CTF)® is a registered trademark of DevOps Institute, Inc.


  • Exam type: on-line multiple-choice test (1 correct answer out of 4)
  • Exam duration: 60 minutes
  • Number of questions: 40
  • Pass mark: 65% (26/40)
  • Exam language: English
  • Open book.

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