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We build our trainings with a good balance between useful theory and practice. Our trainers are professionals, who can share their experience with the attendees. Each training in our offer is organised multiple times per year or can be organised on demand.

All trainings below can be organised on premise or at our HQ in Kontich.

Check out our training offer below. Upcoming public trainings are listed on our Events page.

The target of this course is to learn the standards in agile software development and how testing is organised and executed in agile environments.

Content

  • Agile software development fundamentals
  • Agile testing principles, practices and processes
  • Agile testing methods, techniques and tools

Duration: 1 day

For who: anyone with an interest in software development

Level: entry

Language: Dutch or English. Course materials are in English.

Location: Brightest offices (Kontich) or on-site (groups only)

Cost: € 500,- Excl. VAT per person, lunch & drinks included

Groups or on-site? Contact us for more information.

Target of this course is to learn the basics of API Testing and how to apply this in practice. Through various exercises using SoapUI or Postman, we focus on putting theory into practice.

Content

  1. Intro to API Testing
  2. SoapUI NG or Postman
  3. Test Steps (Protocol, Flow Control, Data)
  4. Assertions

Duration: 1 day

For who: anyone with an interest in software development

Level: entry

Language: Dutch or English. Course materials are in English

Location: Brightest offices (Kontich) or on-site (groups only)

Prerequisites: Basic XML knowledge

Cost: € 500,- Excl. VAT per person, lunch & drinks included

Groups or on-site? Contact us for more information.

A practical 2-day course, focusing on the fundamentals of BDD (Behavior Driven Development) and the usage of Cucumber to enhance it. Throughout realistic, real life use cases you will become familiar with BDD and concepts like Example Mapping, Three amigos and Ubiquitous Language.

Using Gherkin to form a bridge between Business and IT, you will gain useful insights on how to use and build a BDD framework that works for your environment. Using Cucumber JVM, you will get acquainted with the concept of “Living Documentation” throughout hands-on experience.

QUICK INFO:

  • Behavior Driven Development
  • Entry level
  • 2-day Course
  • Hands-on
  • Cucumber
  • No experience required
  • In-house or on location
  • Materials available online
  • SME Wallet eligible
Who might want to attend this course?
  • Everybody who’s looking to implement BDD in their environment
  • QA – or Test Engineers, with an interest towards BDD & Living Documentation
  • Developers who want to get in touch with quality
  • Analysts who want to do things disruptively different
  • Managers transforming an organization
  • Teams or organizations who want to build awesome, qualitative products in a fast paced environment
Key takeaways?

After this course you’ll know the basics of BDD and will be able to effectively preach and apply it within your own environment. You’ll also be able to write solid and wel structured Gherkin requirements knowing where and how to automate scenarios, leveraging them as Living Documentation.

This training is offered together with our Partner ARQS.

Additional to the BDD Essentials course, we also organise a Practitioner course.

In this training we will focus on:

  • Advanced understanding of a Cucumber Framework
  • How to use Cucumber for Unit Testing
  • How to use Cucumber for testing & developing REST/API services
  • A real-life project to work on

This training is offered together with our Partner ARQS. 

Become a CPRE with IREB

The Certified Professional for Requirements Engineering (CPRE) by IREB® is a certification scheme for everyone involved professionally with Requirements Engineering, Business Analysis and software and systems development.

About the certificate

The Certified Professional for Requirements Engineering (CPRE) is a personal certificate aimed at individuals working in Requirements Engineering, Business Analysis and Testing. It will expand your professional knowledge and help you to become more successful in your job.
The certification scheme is developed by the IREB, the contents are taught by independent training providers and the CPRE exam can be taken at approved certification bodies. The CPRE certificate has lifetime validity.

Foundation Level

The CPRE Foundation Level covers the fundamentals of the Requirements Engineering domain, methodology and available techniques.
There are no prerequisites to apply for it.

More info can be found on the original IREB website https://www.ireb.org/en/cpre/foundation/

Brightest is official training partner for the IREB Foundation course & examinations.     

JMeter is an open source performance- and load testing automation tool. It is very widely used in the software quality industry and supports web based applications amongst almost all other commonly used protocols.

This course is especially designed for Software Quality professionals who want to rapidly elevate their carreer in Performance Testing. This step-up covers the basics of performance testing using JMeter on practical cases in a fast paced full day hands-on training, leveling to advanced topics like distributed testing and using BlazeMeter to run JMeter tests in the cloud.

Who might want to attend this course?

  • IT Professionals in general
  • Testers
  • QA Engineers
  • Non-programming aware testers/QA Engineers interested in learning Performance Testing
  • Anybody who is interesed in learning Performance Testing

Key takeaways?

By the end of this course you will be able to design Robust Performance Testcases using JMeter & BlazeMeter. From then on, you can monitor the performance of any application with different Load Parameters, on premise, in the cloud or hybrid with ease

Target of this course is to learn the basics in test automation on mobile devices. You will get a clear view on the most important tools and learn the difference between working with emulators or cloud devices. The largest part of the course is filled with exercises using Android Espresso.

Content

  1. Intro to mobile test automation
  2. Tools
  3. Emulators and cloud devices
  4. Scripting
  5. Android Espresso exercises

Duration: 1 day

For who: anyone with an interest in software development

Level: entry

Language: Dutch or English. Course materials are in English.

Location: Brightest offices (Kontich) or on-site (groups only)

Prerequisites: Programming basics

Cost: € 500,- Excl. VAT per person, lunch & drinks included

Groups or on-site? Contact us for more information.

Target of this course is to learn the standards and principles in software testing, the importance of testing and how to apply it in software development.

Content

  1. Testing fundamentals
  2. Testing in the software development lifecycle
  3. Static testing techniques
  4. Dynamic testing techniques
  5. Basics of test management

Duration: 2 days

For who: anyone with an interest in software development

Level: entry

Language: Dutch or English. Course materials are in English

Location: Brightest offices (Kontich) or on-site (groups only)

Cost: € 950,- Excl. VAT per person, lunch & drinks included

Groups or on-site? Contact us for more information.

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