The ISTQB Advanced Technical Test Analyst course extends the broad understanding of testing acquired at Foundation Level to enable the role of Technical Test Analyst to be performed.
This three-day tutor-led course includes lectures, exercises and practical work, as well as exam preparation. The examination is held on the afternoon of the last day of the course, so allowing adequate time for revision. It is fully-accredited by UKTB on behalf of ISTQB and has been rated SFIAplus level 5 by the BCS.
The entry requirements for the Certified Tester Foundation Level Mopdel Based Tester Extension qualification are that the candidate must hold the ISTQB Foundation certificate. It is also suggested that candidates have a minimum of 1-year of testing experience.
Note that it is recommended that you attend an accredited training course run by an accredited training provider, as the overall exam pass rates are notably higher for candidates attending such courses.
The objectives for the Certified Tester Advanced Level qualification are to:
- gain recognition for testing as an essential and professional software engineering specialization;
- provide a standard framework for the development of testerenables software suppliers to hire and train certified testers and thereby gain
- commercial advantage over their competitors by advertising their tester recruitment and development policies; and
- enables comparison of testing skills across different countries, testers to move across country borders more easily, and multi- national/international projects to have a common understanding of testing issues.