content & syllabus
The content corresponds to the curriculum published by the ISTQB®. Furthermore, our trainers practice with you as many hands-on scenarios as possible to help you apply the previously learned.
I. The Technical Test Analyst’s Tasks in Risk-Based Testing
Risk Identification, Risk Assessment, Risk Mitigation
II. White-Box Test Techniques
White-Box Test Techniques, Selecting a White-Box Test Technique
III. Static and Dynamic Analysis
Static Analysis (Control Flow Analysis, Data Flow Analysis, Using Static Analysis for Improving Maintainability, Call Graphs), Dynamic Analysis (Detecting Memory Leaks and Wild Pointers, Analysis of Performance)
IV. Quality Characteristics for Technical Testing
General Planning Issues, Security Testing, Reliability Testing, Performance Testing, Resource Utilization, Maintainability Testing, Portability Testing
Technical Test Analyst Tasks in Reviews, Using Checklists in Reviews
VI. Test Tools and Automation
Defining the Test Automation Project • Specific Test Tools
Since 2005 trendig is an accredited partner of the German ISTQB® representatives GTB (German Testing Board) und ATB (Austrian Testing Board).
The course "ISTQB® Certified Tester Advanced Level - Technical Test Analyst" (CTAL-TTA) is based on the basic CTFL course and is aimed at advanced participants who already have several years of practical experience. The course is suitable, on the one hand, to support one's own knowledge with more sound theoretical knowledge and, on the other hand, to gain deeper insights into test practices.
Those who will benefit the most from the training are:
- Software Developers
- Functional Testers
- Test Automation Specialists
- Performance Specialists
- Environments & Data Specialists
- Security Specialists
Basic software knowledge and practical experience in IT projects are a prerequisite for the participation to ensure a deeper understanding of the content. To obtain the certification as "ISTQB® Certified Tester Advanced Level - Technical Test Analyst", the basic certificate "ISTQB® Certified Tester Foundation Level" requires at least 18 months of practical experience in software testing in addition to the successful final examination.
exam & certification
The participation in the exam is optional. We assume that you take the exam after the training course. However, please inform us during the course booking if you wish NOT to attend the exam.
The exam lasts 120 minutes and takes place immediately after the seminar on the last training course day. We organize your exam for you. The independent certification body charges 260,00 Euro plus VAT for the examination, which we invoice together with the training course fee.
With online training, you can choose the day and time of the exam. You can take the exam in a Pearson Vue test center or online on the Pearson Vue exam platform. For this purpose, you will receive an exam voucher from us, which is used in the payment process when booking.
Please note, the ISTQB® CTFL certificate is mandatory to take the CTAL-TTA exam. Non-native speakers are eligible for additional exam time.
Our trainers optimally prepare you for the „ISTQB® Certified Tester Advanced Level – Technical Test Analyst“ exam. For years, the number of our attendees passing the exam is above average.
To gain this certification, candidates must hold the Certified Tester Foundation Level certificate.
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If you pass, you will become a member of the global community of more than 836,000 certified testers from over 130 countries. The certificate is independent proof of your expertise, which is already expected in the professional field by some clients and employers.
benefits and discounts
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