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ISTQB Advance Test Analyst

Become more proficient in software testing throughout the software development process with our ISTQB Advance Test Analyst training.

Course overview:

The ISTQB® Advanced Level Test Analyst (CTAL-TA) provides the skills needed to perform structured and thorough software testing across the software development life cycle. It goes into detail about the test analyst’s role and responsibilities in every step of a standard test process and expands on important test design techniques. 

It is an essential course for anyone who is responsible for performing testing including test leads and test architects.

Major takeaways:

➜  Perform the appropriate testing activities based on the software development life cycle being used
➜  Determine the proper prioritization of the testing activities based on the information provided by the risk analysis
➜  Select and apply appropriate test techniques to ensure that tests provide an adequate level of confidence, based on defined coverage criteria
➜  Provide the appropriate level of documentation relevant to their testing activities
➜  Determine the appropriate types of functional testing to be performed
➜  Work effectively in a usability testing team
➜  Effectively participate in requirements / user story reviews with stakeholders, applying knowledge of typical mistakes made in work products
➜  Improve the efficiency of the test process with the use of tools

Best suited for:

The Advanced Level Test Analyst certification is aimed at people who wish to further develop their expertise in test analysis and test design techniques. 

Senior testers, test leads, test architects. Even people involved in test automation can benefit from this course.


➜  Foundation Level Clearance Certificate
➜  24 months of Testing Experience in the field of IT Testing

Course outline:

Day 1. Introduction
  • Introduction to the Test Analyst Syllabus
  • Basic Aspects of Software Testing
  • Testing in the Software Lifecycle
  • Specific Systems
  • Metrics & Measurements
  • Testing Processess
  • Test Planning & Control
  • Test Implementation & Execution
  • Evaluating Exit Criteria & Reporting
  • Test Closure Activities
  • Test Management
  • Test Management Documentation
  • Test Plan Documentation
  • Introduction to Risk Based Testing
  • Risk Management
  • Risk Management in the Lifecycle
  • Failure Mode & Effect Analysis
  • Test Management Issues
  • Test Techniques
    • Specification Based
    • Defect & Experienced Based
    • Static Analysis
  • Testing of Software Characteristics
    • Quality Attributes for Domain Testing
  • The Principles of Reviews
  • Introducing Reviews
  • Success Factor for Reviews
  • Incident Management
  • Test Tools & Automation
    • Test Tools Concept
    • Test Tool Categories
  • People Skills – Team Composition
    • Individual Skills
    • Test Team Dynamics
    • Fitting Testing within an Organization
    • Motivation
    • Communication



What is the duration and timings of this course?

This is a 3 full day course which will start at 09:30 AM and end at 05:30 PM on all the 3 days.

No. We do not provide any tools with this course.

Yes this certification is valid for lifetime.

No, we do not provide placement.

The maximum batch size is 20 members in one batch.

Yes post training support will be provided, you can contact the trainers for any queries which you may have.

No, coding is not a prerequisite.

We strongly recommend that the participants attend the batch which they have specifically registered for. There can be exceptions in case of emergencies but the difference in fee(if any) will have to be borne by the participant.

No we do not provide refunds upon cancellation.

Yes we can arrange for an in-house batch for your company given there are a minimum of 10 participants per batch.

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