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In this 3 day course you’ll learn to design, develop and maintain test automation solutions according to the international renowned ISTQB testing methodology.

ISTQB Advanced – Test Automation Engineer

  • Price : € 1.495
  • Exam : € 250
  • Length : 3 Days
  • Hours : 9:00 to 17:00
  • Category : [ISTQB Technical]

Course Details

This training focuses on the concepts, methods, tools and processes for automating dynamic functional tests and the relationship of those tests to test management, configuration management, defect management, software development processes and quality assurance.

Methods described are generally applicable across a variety of software lifecycle approaches (agile, sequential, incremental, iterative), types of software systems (embedded, distributed, mobile) and test types (functional and non-functional testing).

People possessing an ISTQB Advanced Test Automation Engineer certificate may use the Certified Tester Advanced Level acronym: CTAL-TAE.

Modules

Skills Gained

  • To contribute to the development of a plan to integrate automated testing within the testing process.
  • To evaluate tools and technology for automation best fit to each project and organization.
  • To create an approach and methodology for building a test automation architecture (TAA).
  • To design and develop (new or modified) test automation solutions that meet the business needs.
  • To enable the transition of testing from a manual to an automated approach.
  • To create automated test reporting and metrics collection.
  • To manage and optimize test assets to facilitate maintainability and address evolving (test) systems.

Day 1

Introduction and objectives for test automation

Purpose of test automation

Success Factors

SUT factors influencing test automation

Tool evaluation and selection

Design for testability and automation

Introduction to gTAA

Introduction to TAA design

Approaches for automating test cases

Day 2

Test Automation Solution development

Selection of test automation approach and planning of deployment & rollout

Risk assessment and mitigation strategies

Selection of TAS metrics

Implementation of measurement

Logging of the TAS and the SUT

Test automation reporting

Day 3

Criteria for automation

Identify steps needed to implement automation within regression testing

Factors to consider when implementing automation within new feature testing

Factors to consider when implementing automation of confirmation testing

Verifying automated test environment components

Verifying the automated test suite

Options for improving test automation

Planning the implementation of test automation improvement

Exam

The Advanced Level Test Automation Engineer exam comprises 40 multiple choice questions, with a pass mark grade of 65% to be completed within 90 minutes.

Participants that take the exam not in their spoken language, will receive additional 25% more time (an additional 23 minutes), for a total of 113 minutes.

Prerequisites

  • To be able to recieve the certification after a successful exam, ISTQB mandates that you are a holder of the ISTQB Foundation certificate and have 36 months of experience

  • The training can be followed without prerequisites. However, we believe a few years experience in testing is necessary to understand all concepts in the training.

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