ISTQB Advanced Test Analyst

Event type:Tech Skills
Live Virtual

Event Details

- 17:00
Mon, December 13 2021
- Wed, December 15 2021

Course Objectives:

An Advanced Level Test Analyst can:

  • Perform the appropriate testing activities based on the software development lifecycle being used
  • Determine the proper prioritization of the testing activities based on the information provided by the risk analysis
  • Select and apply appropriate test techniques to ensure that tests provide an adequate level of confidence, based on defined coverage criteria.
  • Provide the appropriate level of documentation relevant to their testing activities
  • Determine the appropriate types of functional testing to be performed
  • Work effectively in a usability testing team
  • Effectively participate in requirements / user story reviews with stakeholders, applying knowledge of typical mistakes made in work products
  • Improve the efficiency of the test process with the use of tools


Topics Covered:

  1. The Test Analyst’s tasks in the Test Process
  • Testing in the software development lifecycle
  • Test analysis
  • Test design
  • Test implementation
  • Test execution


  1. The Test Analyst’s tasks in Risk-Based Testing
  • Risk identification
  • Risk assessment
  • Risk mitigation


  1. Test Techniques
  • Black-box test techniques
  • Experience-based test techniques
  • Applying the most appropriate technique


  1. Testing Software Quality Characteristics
  • Quality characteristics for business domain testing:
  • Aspects of functionality testing
  • Interoperability testing
  • Usability testing
  • Portability testing


  1. Reviews
  • Using checklists in reviews
  • Requirements reviews
  • User story reviews


  1. Test tools & Automation
  • Keyword-driven automation
  • Types of test tools


Exercises and sample exam questions will be used throughout the course

We provide pre-course material to support participants.


Who should attend:

The Advanced Level – Test Analyst Certification is suitable for anyone involved in the identification and creation of test conditions and test cases, and the execution of tests. Delegates MUST already have passed the ISTQB Foundation Certificate.

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