ISTQB Advanced Test Analyst
This course is accredited by the ISTQB and the British Computer Society (BCS). A 5 day course, with a pre-paid voucher included in the price, to take the exam when ready. Gain a detailed knowledge and hands on practical exposure to test design techniques, as well as an introduction to non-functional testing and automation. Private courses on-site can be arranged at your offices for group bookings of 4 or more delegates.
Our trainers are experienced testing practitioners with many years of software testing experience to relate to delegates, in order to enhance the learning process. The course also provides a valuable opportunity for sharing ideas and approaches to real-life situations and projects with fellow delegates.
ISTQB Advanced Test Analyst
£1,200 per delegate ex VAT
The course is run over 5 days and includes all course materials. Lunch and refreshments are provided for some onsite courses. Please check course details for further information.
Who should attend
- Software Testers / Analysts
- Senior Testers looking for Formal Training / certification on test case design
- Test Leads / Managers
- Delegates should have a minimum of 3 years of testing experience before attempting this qualification.
A three-hour multiple choice exam, taken at a Pearson Vue centre. Candidates must achieve a grade of 65% to successfully pass the exam.
- Become able to provide meaningful advice on planning decisions
- Obtain skills in requirements analysis to inform the test design process
- Gain an in-depth understanding of a wide range of formal test design techniques
- Understand the use of test automation tools in the test analysis function
- Be able to participate in peer reviews
"Even though there was a lot to cram in, the course tutor explained and broke everything down so it was easy to digest".
Test Analyst, IT Consulting
Course Content & Agenda
The Advanced Test Analyst course is presented in twelve modules, spread over five days:
The fundamental test process
Test planning, monitoring, and control
Evaluating exit criteria and reporting
Test closure activities
Test progress monitoring and control
Distributed, outsourced and insourced testing
The Test Analyst’s tasks in risk-based testing
Designing tests & test cases
Test modelling techniques
Covering test models
Classification tree method
Combinatorial (Arithmetic) testing techniques
State transition testing
Use case testing
User story testing
Combining test techniques
Anomaly taxonomies (or “defect taxonomies”)
Applying the best technique
Functional quality testing
Accuracy, suitability, interoperability, and compliance with standards and regulations
Usability and accessibility testing
Understandability, learnability, operability, attractiveness, and compliance with standards and regulations
Phase containment of defects
Incident report fields
Incident (& defect) classification
Root cause analysis
Test tools and automation
Automated test execution