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ISTQB Advanced Test Automation Engineer Training Course

Learn The Tasks Of A Test Automation Engineer (TAE)


The ISTQB Advanced Test Automation Engineer Certificate Course is a three-day course explaining the tasks of a test automation engineer (TAE) in designing, developing, and maintaining test automation solutions.

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Exam Included
3 Days
£1250Excl. VAT

Course Outline

  1. Introduction and Objectives for Test Automation
  2. Preparing for Test Automation
  3. The Generic Test Automation Architecture
  4. Deployment Risks and Contingencies
  5. Test Automation Reporting and Metrics
  6. Transitioning Manual Testing to an Automated Environment
  7. Verifying the TAS
  8. Continuous Improvement


The course includes exercises and practice exams to highlight key aspects of the syllabus and to help participants understand and practice the concepts and methods presented.

About the Course

The certification is aimed at professionals who are working within a tool supported software testing environment. It is also for professionals who are planning to start working within a tool supported software testing environment in the future, or are working within companies that plan to do so.

Who Should Attend

This 3-day course is appropriate for professionals in roles such as testers, test analysts, test engineers, test consultants, test managers, software developers, and anyone wishing to gain the ISTQB Advanced Test Automation Engineer certificate. This course may also be appropriate for anyone who wants a deeper understanding of software test automation, such as project managers, quality managers, software development managers, business analysts, IT directors, and management consultants.

Materials Provided

  • Full Materials
  • Refreshments
  • Highly Skilled and Knowledgeable Tutors

Organisational Benefits

Provides participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to guide a test automation project. The course focuses on the concepts, methods, tools, and processes for automating dynamic functional tests and the relationship of those tests to test management, configuration management, defect management, software development processes and quality assurance.

Individual Benefits

Methods described are generally applicable across variety of software lifecycle approaches (e.g., agile, sequential, incremental, iterative), types of software systems (e.g., embedded, distributed, mobile) and test types (functional and non-functional testing).


Candidates for the ISTQB Advanced Test Automation Engineer certificate must hold the ISTQB Certified Tester Foundation Level certificate (CTFL).


There is no prereading related to this course.

Exam Overview

The Advanced Level Test Automation Engineer exam comprises 40 multiple choice questions, with a pass mark grade of 65% to be completed within 90 minutes. Participants that take the exam not in their spoken language, will receive additional 25% more time (an additional 23 minutes) so a total of 113 minutes.

Exam Type

Classroom Exam

Professional Development Units - PDUs

There are no Professional Qualification Credits that can be gained from the ISTQB Advanced test automation engineer


ISTQB Advanced Test Automation Engineer certificate

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.


After completion of this course, you will receive a certificate in ISTQB Advanced Test Automation Engineer.

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