ISTQB Advanced Technical Test Analyst

Advanced CTAL | ISTQB® Advanced Level Technical Test Analyst

USD 1,410.00

Three day CTAL course. This course is aimed at Technical Test Analysts wishing to attain a higher qualification in software testing leading on from the ISTQB® Foundation Certificate. This course builds upon the Foundation syllabus and provides essential skills for every Technical Test Analyst. Register for this course.

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Course Information

Risk-Based Testing (Risk identification).

Structure-Based Testing(Condition testing; Modified Condition Decision Coverage (MC/DC) Testing).

Analytical Techniques(Static Analysis; Dynamic Analysis).

Quality Characteristics for Technical Testing(General Planning Issues; Security & Reliability Testing; Performance Testing; Resource Utilisation; Maintanability Testing; Portability Testing).

Reviews (Using Checklist in Reviews)

Test Tools and Automation(Integration and Information Interchange; Defining the Test Automation Project; Specific Test Tools).


14 – 16 Nov | Makati, Philippines

Examination Details(Consists of 45 multiple choice questions; exam duration 2 hours)

Exam mode (can be taken online at Pearson VUE)

The qualification(To get an ISTQB® Certified Tester Advanced Level Certificate, you must successfully pass the Advanced Exam. On completion, you will be issued with an ISTQB® Advanced Level Certificate which is internationally recognised. If you possess an ISTQB® Advanced Level Certificate, you may use the Certified Tester Advanced Level acronym (CTAL- TTA)).

Exam fees are not included in the registration fees quoted and are to be purchased separately.

Certification by :ISTQB® International Software Testing Qualification Board

ISTQB® International Software Testing Qualifications Board is a not for profit association which defined the ISTQB® scheme that has become the worldwide leader in the certification of competences in software testing.


Target Audience

The advanced level qualification is intended for test analysts and focuses on the ability to perform technical testing skills and to analyse the internal structure of a system in detail.

Important Note

1. You must hold the ISTQB® Foundation Certificate in Software Testing in order to sit this exam.
2. This course is brought to you in partnership with Polteq.

You will learn

Main topics(Testing Process; Test Management; Test techniques; Testing of Software Characteristics; Test Tool and Automation).
Key learning areas(Recognise and classify the typical risks associated with the performance, security, reliability, portability and maintainability of software systems; Create test plans that detail the planning, design and execution of tests for mitigating performance, security, reliability, portability and maintainability risks; Select and apply appropriate structural design techniques to ensure that tests provide an adequate level of confidence, based on code coverage and design coverage; Effectively participate in technical reviews with developers and software architects, applying knowledge of typical mistakes made in code and architecture; Recognise risks in code and software architecture and create test plan elements to mitigate those risks through dynamic analysis; Propose improvements to the security, maintainability and testability of code by applying static analysis; Outline the costs and benefits to be expected from introducing particular types of test automation; Select appropriate tools to automate technical testing tasks; Understand the technical issues and concepts in applying test automation).

Training Grants – applicable to courses in Malaysia

Vertical Distinct Sdn Bhd is a PSMB (Pembangunan Sumber Manusia Berhad) Approved Training Provider and the courses offered in Malaysia are HRDF (Human Resource Development Fund) claimable. For guidelines and details on how to submit your application or claims to the HRDF, please visit HRDF.

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