QF_Software Testing Assitant_CTS_NSQF-5.pdf

Software Testing Assitant (CTS)

  • Job DescriptionSoftware Testing Assistant develops and co-ordinates scheduled and unscheduled test plans and conducts software compatibility tests with programs, hardware, operating systems, or network environments. The job involves documenting, reporting and tracking software defects using manual testing software.
  • Originally Approved
  • Last Revised
  • Code2018/ITES/DGT/02718
  • SectorIT-ITeS
  • NSQF LevelLevel 5
  • Notional Hours2080
  • Accrediting BodiesDirectorate General of Training (DGT)
  • Certifying BodiesDirectorate General of Training (DGT)
  • Proposed Occupation

    Software Testing Assistant has a wide scope of Employability ranging from self-employment, contractual employment to Industrial jobs. On successful completion of this course, the candidates shall be gainfully employed in the industries for following occupations:

    • Test Engineer-Software Products
    • Test Engineer-IT Services
  • International Comparability

    1.  Existence of any official document suggesting the comparability of the qualification with the qualifications in other countries is not known.

    2.  However, ITI passed out trainees are getting employment in many Gulf countries, European countries, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore etc.

  • Progression Pathway

    Can join Apprenticeship programs in different types of industries leading to a National Apprenticeship certificate (NAC).

  • Planned arrangements for RPL

    1.   At present the students who have passed 10th class with minimum 3 years’ experience in relevant field can appear for NCVT theory and practical semester examination directly.

    2.  The students who have passed SCVT examination in ‘Software Testing Assistant’ can also appear for the NCVT Examination in the relevant semester and Trade directly.

  • Qualification File QF_Software Testing Assitant_CTS_NSQF-5.pdf
  • Supporting Documents
  • Formal structure of the qualification
    Title of unit or other component Estimated size (Hours) Level
    Work with Operating Systems (Windows, Linux) and with all the system applications. 120 5
    Explore all the functions of Word Processing and Spreadsheet Software. 240 5
    Plan and create customized database files using Microsoft Access. 120 5
    Configure network connection for browsing Internet. 40 5
    Design web pages using HTML programming and WYSIWYG web design tools 160 5
    Implement Information Security, Security Threats, Security Vulnerabilities and Risk Management. 40 5
    Design and develop web pages using JavaScript programming. 160 5
    Perform Software Testing using different techniques. 40 5
    Implement Quality Methods in Software Testing. 40 5
    Apply manual testing techniques in Software Testing. 200 5
    Perform automatic test execution using Windows automated software testing tool WinRunner. 160 5
    Perform automatic test execution using Windows automated software testing tool LoadRunner. 200 5
    Perform automatic test execution using Web automated software testing tool Selenium IDE. 240 5
    Revision, Project work and examination 320 5
    Total 2080
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