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ISTQB Test Automation Engineer

  • Length 3 days
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Why study this course

Want to learn the methods and processes for automating tests? In this ISTQB® Test Automation Engineer course, you will gain a solid understanding of test automation concepts and methods that are applicable across a number of development approaches, and test automation tools and platforms.

Automation is a key skill for the modern tester. This ISTQB Test Automation Engineer certification is the first step in becoming a part of the growing test automation space.

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

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:

  • Contribute to the development of a plan to integrate automated testing within the testing process

  • Evaluate tools and technology for automation best fit to each project and organisation

  • Create an approach and methodology for building a test automation architecture (TAA)

  • Design and develop test automation solutions that meet the business needs

  • Enable the transition of testing from a manual to an automated approach

  • Create automated test reporting and metrics collection

  • Analyse a system under test to determine the appropriate automation solution

  • Analyse test automation tools for a given project and report technical findings and recommendations

  • Analyse factors of implementation, use, and maintenance requirements for a given Test Automation Solution

  • Analyse deployment risks and identify technical issues that could lead to failure of the test automation project, and plan mitigation strategies

  • Verify the correctness of an automated test environment including test tool setup

  • Verify the correct behaviour for a given automated test script and/or test suite


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 testers looking to develop expertise in test automation

  • Test Managers needing the skills to plan and lead automation projects

  • Test Automation professionals wanting to accredit their skills for recognition by employers, clients, and peers

Course subjects

  • Introduction and Objectives for Test Automation

  • Preparing for Test Automation

  • The Generic Test Automation Architecture

  • Deployment Risks and Contingencies

  • Test Automation Reporting and Metrics

  • Transitioning Manual Testing to an Automated Environment

  • Verifying the Test Automation Solution

  • Continuous Improvement


Attendees must possess the ISTQB Foundation Certificate (or higher) and at least 3 years' experience in testing.


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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