ISTQB Certified Tester Advanced Level Test Analyst (ALTA) certification is offered by the ISTQB (International Software Testing Qualifications Board.) This examination tests the knowledge and skills in software testing. It is a multiple‐choice exam covering the Certified Tester Advanced Level (ALTA) syllabus. Certification is valid for life time. The ALTA certification is practical and real world focused. The concepts may be applied to your work.

This training is being conducted by Verity Software, the only Accredited training provider for ISTQB Advance Level in India.

Course Objectives

On completion of this course attendees will have an advanced understanding of test analysis and will be fully prepared to take the ISTQB Certified Tester Advanced Level Test Analyst examination.

Prerequisites/Intended Audience

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

Course Format

3 days, instructor led, question and answer based hands‐on interactive course

Course Outline

Day – 1

  • 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

Day – 2

  • Risk Based Testing
    • 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

Day – 3

  • Reviews
    • 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

Certificate Validity

  • Lifelong
  • Global recognition



Mode: Hands On, Written Exercises, Group Discussion, Case Study etc