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ISTQB® Advanced Level Technical Test Analyst
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ISTQB® Advanced Level Technical Test Analyst

Advance your software testing career with the Advanced Technical Test Analyst credential

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The ISTQB® Certified Technical Test Analyst Advanced Level is for professionals who are already well into their testing careers and want to delve into the technical details of their testing skillset. This certificate will enable you to pick up skills in white-box testing, non-functional testing, and test automation. Ideally this will help you as a professional if you are a user acceptance tester, software developers, test analyst and tester by facilitating a stronger foothold in your current job role.

KnowledgeHut has a training program that takes on a blended learning approach with balanced measures of interactive lectures and hands-on practical training. It will span all topics that a testing specialist and related professionals should know.After successful completion of the exam, you will be given an internationally recognized ISTQB®Advanced Technical Test Analyst Certificate.

With the job search application ziprecruiter stating that the average annual salary for a Test Analyst is$116,074/year, there has never been a better time to be a Test Analyst!

This course is being delivered in partnership with SQS Academy.

What you will get

On completion of the training, you will be able to:

  • Identify and categorize the typical risks related to the security, performance, portability dependability, and maintainability of software systems.
  • Generate test plans which explain the test planning, design and execution for mitigating security, performance, portability, and dependability and maintainability risks.
  • Choose and implement applicable structural design methods to ensure that tests offer a sufficient level of confidence, depending on code coverage and design coverage.
  • Participate productively in technical reviews with developers and software architects applying knowledge of classic errors committed in code and design.
  • Identify coding and software architecture risks and generate test plan components to lessen those risks through dynamic analysis.
  • Suggest code improvements to the security, testability, and maintainability by performing static analysis.
  • Summarize the expected costs and returns from introducing specific test automation types.
  • Choose suitable tools for automation of technical testing tasks.
  • Comprehend the technical issues and models in implementing test automation.

On completion of this course, attendees will have an advanced understanding of test design techniques and will be fully prepared to take the ISTQB® Certified Tester: Advanced Level Technical Test Analyst certification.

With the ISTQB® Certified Tester Advanced Level - Technical Test Analyst training and certification:

  • You will have an independent, internationally recognised certification as proof of expertise in the field of software testing with a specialisation as a Technical Test Analyst
  • You will be able to select, conduct and analyse the appropriate test procedure depending on the project at hand
  • You will develop an understanding of the possible technical risks and how these can be mitigated.

You will also get:

  • High quality training from an industry expert
  • ISTQB® Certified Tester: Advanced Level Technical Test Analyst certification on passing the exam

Key Features

3 days or 24 hours of instructor-led training
Course delivered by certified instructor
Course completion certificate will be provided
Practical applications of automating test cases
Exam prep and assistance for the ISTQB® Certified Tester: Advanced Level Technical Test Analyst certification

Certification

Prerequisites:

Those who want to attempt the Advanced Level certification should hold the ISTQB® Certified Tester Foundation Level qualification (or ISEB equivalent). You should also preferably have a minimum of 18 months of practical experience in the software testing domain. You should essentially know how to read and comprehend pseudo-code.

It is recommended that candidates go through the syllabus at this link before attending the training.

Certification:

On successful completion of the Certification Exam, your local ISTQB® Member Board or Exam Provider will e-mail the certificate to you.

The Exam

  • 120 minutes duration (150 minutes if English is not your first language)
  • 45 multiple choice questions
  • Pass mark is 65%

Curriculum

The Technical Test Analyst's Tasks in Risk-Based Testing 

  • Introduction 
  • Risk Identification 
  • Risk Assessment 
  • Risk Mitigation 

Structure –Based Testing

  • Introduction
  • Condition Testing 
  • Decision Condition Testing 
  • Modified Condition/Decision Coverage (MC/DC) Testing 
  • Multiple Condition Testing 
  • Path Testing 
  • API Testing 
  • Selecting a Structure-Based Technique 

Analytical Techniques 

Introduction
Static Analysis 

  • Control Flow Analysis 
  • Data Flow Analysis 
  • Using Static Analysis for Improving Maintainability

Call Graphs
Dynamic Analysis

  • Detecting Memory Leaks 
  • Detecting Wild Pointers 

Analysis of Performance 

Quality Characteristics for Technical Testing 

  • Introduction 
  • General Planning Issues 
  • Security Testing 
  • Reliability Testing 
  • Performance Testing 
  • Resource Utilization 
  • Maintainability Testing 
  • Portability Testing 

Reviews 

  • Introduction 
  • Using Checklists in Reviews 
  • Architectural Reviews 
  • Code Reviews 

Test Tools and Automation 

  • Integration and Information Interchange Between Tools 
  • Defining the Test Automation Project 
  • Specific Test Tools 

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Frequently Asked Questions

Testers who want to demonstrate knowledge and skills in globally accepted testing processes can undertake the ISTQB® Certifications, which are accepted as the de facto industry qualifications for the software testing profession. 

On completing the ISTQB® Advanced Core certificate, you are eligible to continue on to the next level software testing qualifications - the Core Expert level. You can also attempt the Agile Tester exam or get one of the Specialist certifications. 

No, at presentwe do not offer an online/virtual course for this.

Yes, you can access exam questions online from the ISTQB® website at this link: https://www.istqb.org/downloads/category/17-advanced-level-exam-documents.html

No, the course will finish around 5 pm and there won’t be sufficient time left to sit the exam.The test for the Advanced Level Technical test analyst is usually scheduled for the Friday of the same week after completion of training.

No, we will book the exam for the delegates. If you want to sit it at our offices, you will take the exam when it is scheduled (see above). If this isn’t convenient, we will issue a Pearson vue voucher for you to sit the exam at a convenient time/location (they have offices around the world).

Results of the online exam are available immediately, while paper based exam results are declared between 2 to 6 weeks after the exam date.

Your local ISTQB® Member Board or Exam Provider will e-mail the certificate to you.

You are welcome to revise the choice of city, place and date for any classroom training, if required. You will need to inform us in writing at least 2 weeks before the course commences. However, if it is cross-country, then there will be a revision in the training fee.

Any registration cancelled within 48 hours of the initial registration will be refunded in FULL (please note that all cancellations will incur a 5% deduction in the refunded amount due to transactional costs applicable while refunding). Refunds will be processed within 30 days of receipt of written request for refund. Kindly go through our Refund Policy for more details:  https://www.knowledgehut.com/refund-policy

It is easy to enrol for the training online. There are several options to pay either through your debit/credit card that includes Visa Card, MasterCard; American Express or - via PayPal. Payment receipt will be issued to the candidate automatically by email.

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