Testing Process

  • Testing in the Software Development Lifecycle
  • Testing Planning, Monitoring and Control
  • Test Analysis and Design
  • Test Implementation and Execution
  • Evaluating Exit Criteria and Reporting
  • Test Closure Activities

Test Management

  • Test Progress Monitoring and Control
  • Distributed, Outsourced and Insourced Testing
  • Risk Based Testing

Test Techniques

  • Specification-Based Techniques
  • Defect Based Techniques
  • Experience Based Techniques

Testing Software Quality Characteristics

  • Accuary Testing
  • Suitability Testing
  • Interoperability Testing
  • Usability Testing
  • Accessibility Testing


  • Using Checklist in Reviews

Defect Management

  • Defect Report Fields
  • Defect Classification
  • Root Cause Analysis

Test Tools

  • Test Design Tools
  • Test Data Preparation Tools
  • Automated Test Execution Tools

Intended Audience

  • Software Testers
  • Test Automation Experts
  • Test Managers
  • Business Analysts
  • Software Developers
  • Project Managers
  • Product Owners, Scrum Masters, Agile Coaches

Course Duration: 2 days

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ISTQB® Advanced Level Test Analyst


    The ISTQB® Advanced Level Test Analyst (CTAL-TA) certification gives candidates the knowledge and abilities necessary to conduct organized and in-depth software testing throughout the software development life cycle. It elaborates on significant test approaches and covers the specific duties and roles of the test analyst at each stage of a typical testing procedure.

    About the Course

    The Advanced Level Test Analyst certification is for people who have progressed far enough in their software testing careers and want to expand their knowledge of test analysis and design.

    Business Outcomes

    The following are the Business Outcomes that a Advanced Level Test Analyst certification holder is expected to achieve:

    • Depending on the software development lifecycle in use, perform the required testing activities.
    • Based on the details given by the risk analysis, determine the correct prioritization of testing activities.
    • Using specified coverage parameters, select and apply appropriate test techniques to ensure that tests have an adequate level of confidence.
    • Have the required level of documentation for their research activities.
    • Determine the types of functional testing that should be done.
    • Be a productive member of a usability testing team.
    • Engage effectively in specifications / user story reviews with stakeholders, applying awareness of common work product mistakes.
    • Using tools, increase the reliability of the testing process.