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Advanced Software Testing Analyst

COURSE TYPE

Advanced

Course Number

3161

Duration

4 Days

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This practical course offers an in-depth exploration of your role as a Test Analyst within the testing process. This course will provide you with the necessary knowledge and skills to sit the ISTQB Advanced Test Analyst Certificate (CTAL-TA) multiple choice exam.

You Will Learn How To

  • Perform the appropriate testing activities based on the software development life cycle being used
  • Determine the proper prioritization of the testing activities based on the information provided by the risk analysis
  • Select and apply appropriate testing techniques to ensure that tests provide an adequate level of confidence, based on defined coverage criteria
  • Provide the appropriate level of documentation relevant to the testing activities
  • Determine the appropriate types of functional testing to be performed
  • Assume responsibility for the usability testing for a given project
  • Effectively participate in formal and informal reviews with stakeholders, applying knowledge of typical mistakes made in work products
  • Design and implement a defect classification scheme
  • Apply tools to support an efficient testing process

Important Course Information

Prerequisites:

  • This is an advanced-level testing course
  • Prior software testing knowledge is strongly recommended
  • Candidates to the Advanced Level exams require:
    • ISTQB Foundation Software Testing Certification (Course 316), and
    • 3 years of experience

Exam Information:

Course Outline

  • Testing process 
  • Test management: responsibilities for the Test Analyst 
  • Specification-based test techniques - equivalence partitioning, boundary value analysis, decision tables, state transition testing, use cases, classification tree method, pairwise testing, domain analysis, user story testing 
  • Defect and experienced based test techniques - error guessing, checklist-based, exploratory testing 
  • Testing software characteristics - accuracy, suitability, interoperability, usability, accessibility 
  • Reviews 
  • Defect management 
  • Test tools

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Tuition due 30 days after you attend your course.

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Tuition

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Online

Standard

$2990

Government

$2659

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Course Tuition Includes:

After-Course Instructor Coaching
When you return to work, you are entitled to schedule a free coaching session with your instructor for help and guidance as you apply your new skills.

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Training Hours

Standard Course Hours: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
*Informal discussion with instructor about your projects or areas of special interest: 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

FREE Online Course Exam (if applicable) – Last Day: 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
By successfully completing your FREE online course exam, you will:

  • Have a record of your growth and learning results
  • Bring proof of your progress back to your organization
  • Earn credits toward industry certifications (if applicable)

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