ISTQB Advanced Test Analyst Course in London UK
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ISTQB Advanced Test Analyst

  • The ISTQB Advanced Test Analyst course builds the knowledge gained in the ISTQB Foundation certificate to an advanced level, for test analysts.

    Obtaining the ISTQB Foundation Certificate is a prerequisite for delegates attending this course. In addition, it is recommended that delegates have a minimum of 3 years of testing experience before attempting this qualification. The Advanced Test Analyst Certificate is one of the three advanced testing certificates, the others are Advanced Test Manager and Advanced Technical Test Analyst. Candidates may find the BCS Intermediate Certificate a useful bridge between Foundation and Advanced, although it is not mandatory. The Advanced Test Analyst course is intended for testing practitioners who are, or intend to become test analysts.

    The Advanced Test Analyst course is run over 5 days with a 3 hour examination on the final day.




    Module 1: Testing Processes

    • The Fundamental Test Process
    • Test Planning, Monitoring, and Control
    • Test Analysis
    • Test Design
    • Test Implementation
    • Test Execution
    • Evaluating Exit Criteria and Reporting
    • Test Closure Activities

    Module 2: Test Management Responsibilities of the Test Analyst

    • Test Progress Monitoring and Control
    • Distributed, Outsourced and Insourced Testing
    • The Test Analyst’s Tasks in Risk-Based Testing

    Module 3: Introduction to Test Design Techniques

    • Designing Tests & Test Cases
    • Test Modelling Techniques
    • Covering Test Models

    Module 4: Fundamental Test Design Techniques

    • Partition testing
    • Boundary testing
    • Domain testing

    Module 5: Combinational Test Design Techniques

    • Decision Tables
    • Cause-Effect Graphing
    • Classification Tree Method
    • Combinatorial (Arithmetic) Testing Techniques

    Module 6: Other Test Design Techniques

    • State Transition Testing
    • Use Case Testing
    • User Story Testing
    • Combining Test Techniques

    Module 7: Experience-Based Test Techniques

    • Error Guessing
    • Checklist-Based Testing
    • Exploratory Testing
    • “Defect-Based” Testing
    • Anomaly Taxonomies (or “Defect Taxonomies”)
    • Applying the Best Technique

    Module 8: Testing Quality (“Non-Functional”) Characteristics

    • Functional Quality Testing (including Accuracy, Suitability, Interoperability, and Compliance with standards and regulations)
    • Usability and Accessibility Testing (including Understandability, Learnability, Operability, Attractiveness, and Compliance with standards and regulations)

    Module 9: Reviews

    • Introductory Review of Formal Review Processes
    • Using Checklists in Reviews

    Module 10: Incident and Defect Management

    • Phase Containment of Defects
    • Incident Report Fields
    • Incident (& Defect) Classification
    • Root Cause Analysis

    Module 11: Test Tools and Automation

    • Test Tools and Automation
    • Automated Test Execution
    • Keyword-Driven Scripting
    • Why Test Automation often fails (and how Test Analysts can contribute to preventing failure).
    • 2 Months guaranteed internship placement with industry reference
    • Intensive Hands-on Training
    • Complete Study Materials, Course-ware and Testing Software
    • Facility to conduct an Onsite testing
    • Our instructors follow a flexible approach of teaching thus the training methods are altered as per the trainees needs. We offer study material, hands–on labs, skills to work as a team by giving more and more team activity or tasks. Various review exams from time to time to analyse your knowledge.
    • LSI has state of the art training facilities and is equipped with world class fixtures and sans peril instructors who are available to answer your queries. We have labs and libraries open for our trainees

    Q. What is the experience of the Instructor(s) delivering my course?

    A. All of our instructors are fully accredited and have over ten years of experience

    Q. What does LSI provides me on the course?

    A. We provide LSI course material, official certificates and refreshments.

    Q. Does the course include exams?

    A. Yes, the course includes the exam.

    Q. Are there prerequisites?

    A. You will be required to have passed the BCS Software Testing Foundation examination prior to attending.

    Q. What is the structure of the exams?

    A. It is a written exam.

    Q. What is the duration of this course?

    A. 5 days.

    • 2 months hands on industry experience.
    • Gives you an edge over your peers in job market.
    • Be able to improve your resume and credentials.
    • Understand various bug logging tools and learn to write good test report.
    • Get opportunities which would both be challenging and will provide participants satisfaction professionally.
    • Get best of monitory benefits within the industry with careers in field of Software Testing.

    You will be required to have passed the BCS Software Testing Foundation examination prior to attending this course.


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