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. Test Analyst's Tasks in the Test Process
Testing in the Software Development Lifecycle, Test Analysis, Test Design (Low-level and High-level Test Cases, Design of Test Cases), Test Implementation and Execution
II. Test Analyst's Tasks in Risk-Based Testing
Ris Identification, Risk Assessment, Risk Mitigation (Prioritizung the Tests, Adjusting Testing for Future Test Cycles)
III. Test Techniques
Black-Box Test Techniques (Equivalence Partitioning, Boundary Value Analysis, Decision Table Testing, State Transition Testing, Classification Tree Technique, Pairwise Testing, Use Case Testing, Combining Techniques), Experience-Based Test Techniques (Error Guessing, Checkliste-Based Testing, Exploratory Testing, Defect-Based Test Techniques), Applying the Most Appropriate Technique
IV. Testing Software Quality Characteristics
Quality Characteristics for Business Domain Testing (Functional Correctness Testing, Appropriateness Testing, Completeness Testing, Interoperability Testing, Usability Evaulation, Portability Testing)
Using Checklists in Reviews (Requirements Reviews, User Story Reviers, Tailoring Checklists)
VI. Test Tools and Automation
Keyword-Driven Automation, Types of Test Tools (Test Design Tools, Test Data Preparation Tools, Automated Test Execution 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 – Test Analyst“ (CTAL-TA) syllabus 2019 is based on the basic course (CTFL) and is aimed at advanced participants, who already have several years of practical experience in testing. The course is suitable, on the one hand, to reinforce one's own knowledge with more in-depth theoretical knowledge and, on the other hand, to gain deeper insight into test practice. Those who will benefit the most from the training are:
- Requirements Engineers
- Functional Testers
- User Acceptance Testers
- Test Automation Specialists
- Performance Specialists
For the participation in the training, concrete software knowledge and practical experience in IT projects are essential for a deeper understanding. To obtain the certification as "ISTQB® Certified Tester Advanced Level - 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.
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 on the last day of training directly after the on-site training. For online trainings, the exam is also conducted as an online exam. The independent certification body charges 250,00 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-TA exam. Non-native speakers are eligible for additional exam time.
Our trainers optimally prepare you for the „ISTQB® Certified Tester Advanced Level –Test Analyst“ exam. For years, the number of our attendees passing the exam is above average.
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If you pass, you will become a member of the global community of more than 774,000 certified testers from over 120 countries. The certificate is the independent proof of your expertise, which is already expected in the professional field by some clients and employers.