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ISTQB Advanced Test Analyst

  • Length 3 days
  • Price  $2750 inc GST
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Why study this course

Wanting to take your testing skills to the next level? Build upon your ISTQB® Foundation studies and gain advanced testing techniques to add more value to your projects.

This course will help you deliver better test analysis and design. You’ll learn how to apply test design techniques in real-world situations, gaining competency in the essential principles of test design specification and outcome-driven test activities.

Included with this course:

  • Comprehensive course manual

  • Revision questions for each module

  • Practice exam

  • Pass guarantee: if you don't pass the exam first time, re-attend the course for free within 6 months

  • 12 months' access to the online self-study course after attending this instructor-led course

Please note: The exam is not included in the course fee but can be purchased separately. Please contact us for a quote.

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What you’ll learn

Learning outcomes:

  • Describe the responsibilities for the test analyst in all aspects of test management

  • Understand test analysts' involvement in different software development lifecycles

  • Use review checklists to analyse requirements specifications, use cases or user stories, and identify problems

  • Participate in risk management activities

  • Perform the appropriate test analysis and design tasks based on the project description and the software development lifecycle being used

  • Recall the main activities of test analysis and design

  • Recall the main components of test implementation and execution

  • Determine the steps and considerations that should be taken when executing tests

  • Explain the use of test tools

  • Understand the importance of designing and implementing a defect classification scheme

  • Understand the main components of evaluating exit criteria, reporting, and test closure

  • Write test cases using specification-based techniques to achieve a defined level of coverage

  • Describe defect-based and experienced-based techniques

  • Determine and apply appropriate test techniques to meet specified goals

  • Exemplify the appropriate techniques to test quality attributes for business domain testing


ISTQB at Lumify Work

Since 1997, Planit has established its reputation as the world leading provider of software testing training, sharing their extensive knowledge and experience through a comprehensive range of international best-practice training courses like ISTQB.

Lumify Work’s software testing training courses are delivered in partnership with Planit.

Who is the course for?

This course is designed for:

  • Experienced Test Analysts wanting to advance their hands-on testing skills

  • Test Managers needing a better understanding of advanced test design skills

  • Testers seeking advanced-level accreditation for recognition among employers, clients, and peers

Course subjects

  • Test Management: Responsibilities for the Test Analyst

  • Reviews

  • Test Analysis and Design

  • Test Implementation and Execution

  • Defect Management

  • Evaluating Exit Criteria, Reporting, and Test Closure

  • Specification-based Techniques

  • Defect-based Techniques

  • Experienced-based Techniques

  • Applying Techniques

  • Testing Software Quality Characteristics


Attendees must possess the ISTQB Foundation Certificate and at least 2 years' practical testing experience.


Lumify Work offers certification and training in Software Testing through our partnership with Planit. This arrangement requires Lumify Work to provide your details to Planit for course and/or exam registration purposes.

Terms & Conditions

The supply of this course by Lumify Work is governed by the booking terms and conditions. Please read the terms and conditions carefully before enrolling in this course, as enrolment in the course is conditional on acceptance of these terms and conditions.

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