This qualification comprises of two different levels of certification:
Quality Software Development Foundation Certificate in Maintainability:This level is suitable for individuals who require a basic understanding of writing good code and how it may be used to enhance the quality of a software system within an organization.
An introduction to tools, techniques and guidelines on how to identify code that is hard to maintain and refactoring patterns that can achieve source code maintainability.
There are two routes towards obtaining the Foundation Certificate:
- You can sit the exam at the end of a training course with an Accredited Training Organization.
- Self-study with the book entitled “Building Maintainable Software: 10 Guidelines for Future Proof Code” by Joost Visser, published by O’Reily Media and then book the exam directly through PEOPLECERT.
Quality Software Development Advanced Certificate in Maintainability:For team leaders of software development teams – Coming soon.