ISTQB Certified Tester - Advanced Level Technical Test Analyst

The 3 day ISTQB Advanced Level Technical Test Analyst course builds on the ISTQB Foundation Certificate in Software Testing. The Advanced Level establishes a platform from which further skills and knowledge may be acquired at the Expert Level.

This course covers risk-based testing, white-box test design techniques, and static and dynamic analysis techniques. You will examine quality characteristics including; reliability, security, efficiency (performance, load and stress) and portability testing. You will also learn to select appropriate tools to automate technical testing tasks such as web-based testing, unit testing and performance testing.

Delegates are provided with exercises, learning tools and sample exam questions.

Skills Acquired: 

Recognise and classify the typical risks associated with the performance, security, reliability, portability and maintainability of software systems; Create test plans which detail the planning, design and execution of tests for mitigating performance, security, reliability, portability and maintainability risks; Select and apply appropriate structural design techniques to ensure that tests provide an adequate level of confidence, based on code coverage and design coverage; Effectively participate in technical reviews with developers and software architects applying knowledge of typical mistakes made in code and architecture; Recognize risks in code and software architecture and create test plan elements to mitigate those risks through dynamic analysis; Propose improvements to the security, maintainability and testability of code by applying static analysis; Outline the costs and benefits to be expected from introducing particular types of test automation; Select appropriate tools to automate technical testing tasks; Understand the technical issues and concepts in applying test automation.

Designed for: 

Testers, Test Analysts, Test Engineers, Test Consultants, Test Managers, User Acceptance Testers and Software Developers.

This certification is also appropriate for anyone who wants a deeper understanding of software testing, such as Project Managers, Quality Managers, Software Development Managers, Business Analysts, IT Directors and Management Consultants.


Those wishing to take the ISTQB Advanced Level Certificate exams must hold the ISTQB Foundation Certificate in Software Testing and have sufficient practical experience to be considered Advanced Level qualified. If you wish to sit the course without taking the exam, there are no prerequisites.

Course Content: 

The Technical Test Analyst’s Tasks in Risk-Based Testing; Structure-Based Testing; Analytical Techniques; Quality Characteristics for Technical Testing; Reviews; Test Tools and Automation.


This course will provide the delegate with the necessary knowledge and skills to sit the ISTQB Advanced Technical Test Analyst Certificate multiple choice exam.

Cost: (AUD): $1795 exc GST (Excludes $350 exc GST Exam Fee )

Duration: (days): 3

Course Dates:  TBA