Company specific: ISTQB Advanced/Technical Test Analyst

Get a deeper knowledge of technical testing practicalities and get certified!

ISTQB Advanced Level Certificate in Software Testing is an international advanced level certification in software testing, and it follows on the ISTQB Foundation Certificate in Software Testing -certification. The certification is controlled by the International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB),

This 3-day The ISTQB® Advanced Level Technical Test Analyst (CTAL-TTA) course provides a thorough introduction to the technical testing skills which are fundamental in many organizations today. These skills include risk-based testing, white box testing, static and dynamic analysis, non-functional testing, and test automation.

Target audience

The Advanced Level Technical Test Analyst certification is suitable for anyone who is involved in testing as well as anyone interested in further developing their software testing knowledge. This includes people performing activities such as test analysis, test consulting, and software development.

Contents of the course

TTA’s tasks in Risk-Based Testing

  • Introduction
  • Risk-based Testing Tasks

White-box Test Techniques

  • Introduction
  • Statement Testing
  • Decision Testing
  • Modified Condition/Decision Coverage Testing
  • Multiple Condition Testing
  • Basis Path Testing
  • API Testing
  • Selecting a White-box Test Technique

Analytical Techniques

  • Introduction
  • Static Analysis
  • Dynamic Analysis
  • Call Graphs

Quality Characteristics for Technical Testing

  • Introduction
  • General Planning Issues
  • Security Testing
  • Reliability Testing
  • Performance Efficiency Testing
  • Maintainability Testing
  • Portability Testing
  • Compatibility Testing


  • TTA Tasks in Reviews
  • Using Checklists in Reviews

Test Tools and Automation

  • Defining the Test Automation Project
  • Specific Test Tools

Certification Examination

This training prepares you for the ISTQB Advanced/Technical Test Analyst examination. The exam is a 120-minute multiple-choice, closed-book exam. Those who are taking the exam in other than their native language, are allowed 25 % (30 minutes) extra time. 

The ISTQB Advanced Level certification test is usually organized around two weeks after the training, the specific time is agreed with the training participants. It is also possible to take the exam online.


To take the ISTQB Advanced/Technical Test Analyst Certification exam, candidates must hold the ISTQB Foundation certificate . As the course material and the certification exam are in English, the participants are expected to have good command of English language.


This is a 3-day course. Course days start at 9.00 and end at around 16.30 - 17.00.


Pricing starts at 2500€/day, excl. possible material license and exam fees, and depends on the number of participants and other course details.

To discuss the arranging of a course for your organisation, please contact:

Kari Kakkonen, Lead Consultant & Director, Training and Competences, Knowit Solutions Oy


Mob: +358 40 5239004