Company specific: ISTQB Advanced/Test Analyst

Get a deeper knowledge of 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 ISTQB Advanced Level Certificate –course will deepen the knowledge already gained during the ISTQB Foundation Level Certification. The aim is to give the participants knowledge and practical tools that they can use and apply in planning test conditions and test cases for a variety of software types within any type of software application

Target audience

The Advanced Level Test Analyst certification is aimed at people who wish to further develop their expertise in test analysis and test design techniques.

Contents of the course

1 Testing Process

  • Introduction
  • Testing in the Software Development Lifecycle
  • Test Analysis
  • Test Design
  • Test implementation
  • Test execution

2. The Test Analyst's Tasks in Risk-Based Testing

  • Introduction
  • Risk Identification
  • Risk Assessment
  • Risk Mitigation

3. Test Techniques

  • Introduction
  • Black Box Test Techniques
  • Experienced-Based Techniques
  • Applying the most appropriate technique

4. Testing Software Quality Characteristics

  • Introduction
  • Quality Characteristics for Business Domain Testing

5. Reviews

  • Introduction
  • Using Checklists in Reviews

6. Test Tools

  • Introduction
  • Keyword-Driven Automation
  • Types of Test Tools

Certification Examination

This training prepares you for the ISTQB Advanced/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 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/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