ISTQB Advanced Test Analyst Certificate inc examination fee

4 days


ISTQB (International Software Testing Qualifications Board) has defined the 'ISTQB Certified Tester' scheme that has become the world-wide leader in the certification of competences in software testing.


  • This course includes the cost of your Pearson Vue exam. Once you have completed your course and are ready to sit your exam please register with and check availability at your chosen test centre. Then please contact us and we will book your exam for you.
  • To qualify as an internationally-recognized Certified Advanced Level Test Analyst and be issued with an ISTQB Advanced Level Certificate, delegates must successfully pass the exam administered by the BCS on behlf of the ISTQB.
  • Questions in the Advanced Level exams can be awarded 1, 2 or 3 marks depending on difficulty. The exam is a 'closed book', consists of 60 multiple-choice questions, with a duration of 180 minutes (or 225 minutes for candidates taking exams that are not in their native language). The distribution of the questions per topic is roughly proportional to the timings indicated in the syllabus and/or to the distribution of Learning Objectives. A candidate must score at least 65% to pass an Advanced Level exam.

Course Outline

  • This four day instructor-led course includes a combination of tutorials, exercises and practical work, as well as exam preparation.
  • The examination is held at an agreed later date, so allowing adequate time for revision. It is fully-accredited by BCS/UKTB on behalf of ISTQB and has been rated SFIAplus level 5 by the BCS. It is based on the latest 2012 syllabus from the ISTQB, with many real world practical examples.
  • Testing Process
  • The Fundamental Test Process
  • Testing in the Software Development Lifecycle
  • Test Planning, Monitoring and Control
  • Test Analysis
  • Test Design
  • Test Implementation
  • Test Execution
  • Evaluating Exit Criteria and Reporting
  • Test Closure Activities
  • Test Management: Responsibilities for the Test Analyst
  • Test Progress Monitoring and Control
  • Distributed, Outsourced and Insourced Testing
  • The Test Analyst's Tasks in Risk-Based Testing
  • Test Design Techniques
  • Specification-Based Techniques
  • Defect-Based Techniques
  • Experience-Based Techniques
  • Testing Software Quality Characteristics
  • Software Testing Quality Standards
  • Quality Characteristics for Business Domain Testing
  • Reviews
  • Importance of Review preparation
  • Using Checklists in Reviews
  • Defect Management
  • When Can a Defect be Detected?
  • Defect Report Fields
  • Defect Classification
  • Root Cause Analysis

Thinking about Onsite?

If you need training for 3 or more people, you should ask us about onsite training. Putting aside the obvious location benefit, content can be customised to better meet your business objectives and more can be covered than in a public classroom. It's a cost effective option.

Submit an enquiry from any page on this site, and let us know you are interested in the requirements box, or simply mention it when we contact you.

ITILv3, RESILIA, PRINCE2, PRINCE2 Agile, AgileSHIFT, MSP, M_o_R, P3M3, P3O, MoP, MoV courses on this page are offered by QA Affiliate of AXELOS Limited. ITIL, RESILIA, PRINCE2, PRINCE2 Agile, AgileSHIFT, MSP, M_o_R, P3M3, P3O,MoP, MoV are registered trademarks of AXELOS Limited. All rights reserved.

Upcoming Dates

  • GREEN This class is Guaranteed To Run.
  • SPVC - Self-Paced Virtual Class.
  • Click a Date to Enroll.
Course Location Days Cost Date
London London3 1629 £1629 2019-12-09
Midlands Birmingham4 1629 £1629 2020-01-07
Midlands Birmingham4 1629 £1629 2020-01-07
London London4 1629 £1629 2020-01-13
London London4 1629 £1629 2020-01-13
Edinburgh Edinburgh4 1629 £1629 2020-01-28
Manchester Manchester4 1629 £1629 2020-02-18
Midlands Birmingham4 1629 £1629 2020-03-03
Virtual Virtual4 1629 £1629 2020-03-16
London London4 1629 £1629 2020-03-17