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Put your test strategy into action. With advanced skills in test analysis, design and execution, you will learn how to analyse the system in sufficient detail to meet the users' expectations for quality. You will also learn how to evaluate system requirements to determine validity for the business domain.

This Online ISTQB Advanced Test Analyst course gives you the ability to prepare and execute adequate testing activities, report on testing progress and provide necessary evidence to support evaluations. You will also be able to implement the necessary tools and techniques to achieve defined testing goals.


Intended for:

Ideal for testers and test teams who are looking to build on their existing software testing skills.



This is an advanced-level testing course. Prior software testing knowledge is strongly recommended. For those wishing to take the ISTQB Advanced Level Certification (CTAL-AT) exam you must hold the ISTQB Foundation Certification.


Learning outcomes:

During this course you will learn about:

  • Determining the required structure and level of test condition development
  • How test analysis and design, in addition to creating dynamic tests, are also static testing techniques that can be used to discover defects
  • The pre-conditions for test execution
  • Determining from a given set of test metrics, whether a test completion criterion has been fulfilled
  • Prioritising test case selection, test coverage, and test data creation, based on risk
  • Writing test cases from given software models using the test design techniques
  • Specifying, executing, and reporting tests using exploratory testing
  • What testing techniques are appropriate to test


  • Testing process
  • Test management: responsibilities for the test analyst
  • Specification based test techniques - equivalence partitioning, boundary value analysis, decision tables, state transition testing, use cases, classification tree method, pairwise testing, domain analysis, user story testing
  • Defect and experienced-based test techniques - error guessing, checklist-based, exploratory testing
  • Testing software characteristics - accuracy, suitability, interoperability, usability, accessibility
  • Reviews
  • Defect management
  • Test tools


How long is my access to this course?

You will have 90 days of continuous access.


Minimum software requirements 

Adobe Flash Player 10.3 or later, and one of the following browsers:

  • Windows: Internet Explorer 8 and later, Microsoft Edge (latest version), Google Chrome (latest version), Firefox (latest version)
  • Mac: Safari 7 and later, Google Chrome (latest version)


  • Windows: Google Chrome (latest version)
  • Mac: Safari 7 and later, Google Chrome (latest version)
  • Mobile: Safari in Apple iOS 7 and later, Google Chrome (latest version) in Android OS 4.1 and later

Apple iOS:
Articulate Mobile Player in Apple iOS 7 or later on iPad

Android OS:
Articulate Mobile Player in Android OS 4.1 or later (optimized for tablets)


Course outline:

Online ISTQB Advanced Test Analyst Outline (PDF).