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ISTQB® Advanced Test Manager Training Course

Organise Communication Between The Members Of The Testing Team


Our 5-day ISTQB® Advanced Certificate For Test Managers training course will extend your broad understanding of testing that was acquired at BCS/ISTQB® Software Testing Foundation level and will enable you to perform the role of Test Manager more effectively.

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You can book this course and hold it in credit until you have decided on a specific course date. Alternatively, please view our other course dates.
Exam Included
5 Days
£1968Excl. VAT

Course Outline

Our ISTQB® Advanced Certificate For Test Managers training course will cover the following subjects:

  • Basic Aspects of Software Testing
  • Testing Processes
  • Test Management
  • Reviews
  • Incident Management
  • Standards & Test Process Improvement
  • Test Tools & Automation
  • People Skills - Team Composition


The objectives for our ISTQB® Advanced Certificate For Test Managers training course are to:

  • Define the overall testing goals and strategy for the systems being tested
  • Plan, schedule and track the tasks
  • Describe and organise the necessary activities
  • Select, acquire and assign the adequate resources to the tasks
  • Select, organise and lead testing teams
  • Organise the communication between the members of the testing teams, and between the testing teams and all the other stakeholders
  • Justify the decisions and provide adequate reporting information where applicable

About the Course

Our ISTQB® Advanced Certificate For Test Managers training course includes lectures, exercises and practical work, as well as examination preparation. The examination is held at an agreed later date, 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.

Who Should Attend

Our ISTQB® Advanced Certificate For Test Managers training course is principally aimed at Test Practitioners who have achieved an advanced point in their careers in Software Testing and are expecting to be actively involved in the analysis, specification, design and execution aspects of Software Testing, and who want to increase their knowledge and skills.

Our classroom-based training programme is also aimed at:

  • Testers
  • Test Analysts
  • Test Engineers
  • Test Consultants
  • Test Managers
  • User Acceptance Testers
  • Software Developers

It is also appropriate for anyone who wants a deeper understanding of Software Testing:

  • Project Managers
  • Quality Managers
  • Software Development Managers
  • Business Analysts
  • Management Consultants

Materials Provided

  • Full Comprehensive Course Materials
  • Highly Skilled and Knowledgeable Tutors
  • ISTQB Advanced Certificate For Test Managers Examination
  • Refreshments

Organisational Benefits

  • Increases productivity in the workplace.
  • Enables comparison of testing skills across different countries.

Individual Benefits

  • Provides you with good practical experience in this key area within an IT Department.
  • You will have a professional qualification widely-recognised by employers, customers and peers.


Please Note: You must have successfully passed an accredited BCS/ISTQB® Software Testing Foundation training course.


There is no prereading needs to be undertaken for this course however a little evening reading throughout the course would be beneficial.

Exam Overview

ISTQB® Advanced Certificate For Test Managers Examination:

  • 65 multiple-choice pick ‘n’ mix questions which consist of the questions followed by a list of options
  • It will be a 'closed book' examination i.e. no notes or books will be allowed into the examination room
  • The examination duration is 180 minutes (or 225 minutes for candidates taking examinations that are not in their native language)
  • Questions can be awarded 1,2, or 3 marks depending on difficulty
  • You must score at least 65% to pass (75/115)

Exam Type

Classroom Exam

Professional Development Units - PDUs

There are no Professional Qualification Credits associated with this course.


ISTQB® Advanced Certificate For Test Managers

Next Steps

Why not consider taking another one of our courses? Such as our 3-day ITIL® Foundation training course - It will be your starting point in IT Service Management Best Practice.


To qualify as an internationally-recognised Certified Advanced Level Test Manager, you will need to pass the examination then you will be issued with an ISTQB® Advanced Level Certificate.

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