Read "5 Reasons Why You Would Fail The ITIL® 4 Foundation Exam" And Learn What You Can Do To Come Out With A Pass Mark! Learn more

ISTQB® Advanced Test Analyst Training Course

Assume Responsibility For The Usability Testing For Any Given Project


Our 4-day ISTQB® Advanced Certificate For Test Analysts training course extends the broad understanding of testing acquired at BCS/ISTQB Software Testing Foundation level to enable the role of Test Analyst to be performed.

Please Note

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
4 Days
£1529Excl. VAT

Course Outline

The objectives for the ISTQB® Advanced Certificate For Test Analysts Qualification are to:

  • Perform the appropriate testing activities based on the software development Lifecycle being used.
  • Determine the proper prioritisation 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.


Our ISTQB® Advanced Certificate For Test Analysts training course includes lectures, exercises and practical work, as well as exam 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.

About the Course

Our ISTQB® Advanced Certificate For Test Analysts training course is available as a public scheduled course and also as a private on-site training course.

Who Should Attend

Our ISTQB® Advanced Certificate For Test Analysts 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 ISTQB® Advanced Certificate For Test Analysts training course is 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 Analysts 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 Analysts Examination:

  • 60 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
  • Duration of 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 (78/120)

Exam Type

Classroom Exam

Professional Development Units - PDUs

There are no Professional Qualification Credits associated with this course.


ISTQB Advanced Certificate For Test Analysts

Next Steps

Holders of the ISTQB® Advanced Certificate For Test Analysts may also wish to consider our ISTQB® Advanced Certificate for Technical Test Analysts and ISTQB® Advanced Certificate for Test Managers training courses.


If you successfully pass the examination, you will be awarded the ISTQB Advanced Certificate For Test Analysts.

ISTQB® Advanced Test Analyst Course Dates

Course Filter

DD/MM/YYY - e.g. 31/12/2015
Showing 1 to 5 of 5 Total Course Dates.


There are currently no course dates that match your selected filter options. Please try another filter or contact one of our dedicated account managers on +44(0)1539 736 828 to discuss your requirements. Thanks.

Scroll Table to View Content