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ISTQB Advanced Test Analyst

  • Length 4 days
  • Price $2750 inc GST
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Why study this course

Wanting to take your testing skills to the next level? Build upon your ISTQB Foundation studies and gain advanced testing techniques to add more value to your projects.

This ISTQB® Advanced Test Analyst course will help you deliver better test analysis and design. You’ll learn how to apply test design techniques in real-world situations, gaining competency in the essential principles of test design specification and outcome-driven test activities.

Please note: The exam is not included in the course fees but can be purchased separately.

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What you’ll learn

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand test analysts involvement in different software development lifecycles

  • Use review checklists to analyse requirements specifications, use cases or user stories and identify problems

  • Participate in risk management activities

  • Perform the appropriate test analysis and design tasks based on the project description and the software development lifecycle being used

  • Recall the main activities of test analysis and design including the components of test implementation and execution

  • Determine the steps and considerations that should be taken when executing tests

  • Understand the importance of designing and implementing a defect classification scheme

  • Understand the main components of evaluating exit criteria, reporting and test closure

  • Write test cases using specification-based techniques to achieve a defined level of coverage

  • Describe defect-based and experienced-based techniques

  • Determine and apply appropriate test techniques to meet specified goals

  • Exemplify the appropriate techniques to test quality attributes for business domain testing

  • Acquire the information needed to sit the ISTQB Advanced Test Analyst exam.


DDLS’s software testing training courses are delivered in partnership with Planit.

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Who is the course for?

ISTQB Advanced Test Analyst Certificate is designed for:

  • Experienced Test Analysts wanting to advance their hands-on testing skills.

  • Test Managers needing a better understanding of advanced test design skills.

  • Testers seeking advanced-level accreditation for recognition among employers, clients and peers.

Course subjects

  • Responsibilities for the Test Analyst

  • Reviews

  • Test Implementation and Execution

  • Defect Management

  • Exit Criteria, Reporting and Test Closure

  • Specification-based Techniques

  • Defect-based Techniques

  • Experienced-based Techniques

  • Applying Techniques

  • Testing Software Quality Characteristics


Candidates wishing to participate in the ISTQB Advanced Test Analyst course must possess the ISTQB Foundation Certificate.


DDLS offers training in Software Testing through our partnership with Planit. This arrangement requires DDLS to provide your details to Planit for registration purposes.

Terms & Conditions

The supply of this course by DDLS is governed by the booking terms and conditions. Please read the terms and conditions carefully before enrolling in this course, as enrolment in the course is conditional on acceptance of these terms and conditions.

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