ISTQB® Certified Tester - Advanced Level Test Analyst (CTAL-TA)

Duration of courses

4 days



About the Course

The ISTQB Advanced Level (CTAL-TA) qualification is aimed at people who have achieved an advanced point in their careers in software testing. This includes people in roles such as testers, test analysts, test engineers, test consultants, test managers, user acceptance testers and software developers. It 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.

Course Outline

Chapter 1:
Testing Process

  • Testing in the Software Development Lifecycle
  • Test Planning, Monitoring and Control
  • Test Analysis
  • Test Design
  • Test Implementation
  • Test Execution
  • Evaluating Exit Criteria and Reporting
  • Test Closure Activities

Chapter 2:
Test Management: Responsibilities for the Test Analyst

  • Test Progress Monitoring and Control
  • Distributed, Outsourced and Insourced Testing
  • The Test Analyst’s Tasks in Risk-Based Testing

Chapter 3:
Test Techniques

  • Specification-Based
  • Defect-Based
  • Experience-Based

Chapter 4:
Testing Software Quality Characteristics

  • Quality Characteristics for Business Domain Testing

Chapter 5:

  • Introduction
  • Using Checklists in Reviews

Chapter 6:
Defect Management
When Can a Defect be Detected?

  • Defect Report Fields
  • Defect Classification
  • Root Cause Analysis

Chapter 7:
Test Tools

  • Test Tools and Automation

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

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

Upcoming Class

Face to face (F2F) or Remote online training (ROT)
26-29 Feb 2024
Custommedia Academy
20 hours
Face to Face (F2F)
27-30 May 2024
MS Teams
12 hours
Remote Online Training (ROT)
26-29 Aug 2024
Custommedia Academy
20 hours
Face to Face (F2F)
04-07 Nov 2024
Custommedia Academy
20 hours
Face to Face (F2F)

Pricing & Payment Plans

Course Fee

RM 5,500

Plus RM 1,050 for exam fee.
*Price above before SST

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