Skip to main content

  • Increase Speed to Market
    Deliver quality quicker by optimising your delivery pipeline, removing bottlenecks, getting faster feedback from customers and iterating quickly.

  • Enhance Customer Experience
    Delight your customers in every digital interaction by optimising system quality and performance to provide a smooth, speedy and seamless user experience.

  • Maximise Your Investment
    Realise a positive ROI sooner and maximise your investment by focusing your energy on high-value features, reducing waste, and finding and fixing defects early.
  • The Wellington City Council (WCC) wanted to deliver quality outcomes without breaking the bank. Find out how Planit’s fast and flexible resources helped WCC achieve this goal.

this is a test Who We Are Landing Page

Banking like a start-up.
Capture your audience
Do your systems pass the grade?
Innovate with confidence.
Game day performance.

ISTQB Advanced Test Automation Engineer Certificate

Accredit your automation skills and understand how to better leverage test automation.

  • Live Online$1,900

ISTQB Advanced Test Automation Engineer Certificate

  • Live Online$1,900

Accredit your automation skills and understand how to better leverage test automation.

Back to Courses

Automation skills are becoming a must! Don’t fall behind!

Want to learn the methods and processes for automating tests? In this ISTQB® Advanced Test Automation Engineer course, you will gain a solid understanding of test automation concepts and methods that are applicable across a number of development approaches, and test automation tools and platforms.

Automation is a key skill for the modern tester. This ISTQB Advanced Test Automation Engineer certification is the first step in becoming a part of the growing test automation space.


Target Audience

ISTQB Advanced Test Automation Engineer Certificate is designed for:

  • Experienced testers looking to develop expertise in test automation.
  • Test Managers needing the skills to plan and lead automation projects.
  • Test Automation professionals wanting to accredit their skills for recognition by employers, clients and peers.

Course Prerequisites

Candidates wishing to participate in the ISTQB Advanced Test Automation Engineer course must possess the ISTQB Foundation Level certification (or higher) and at least 3 years of experience in testing.

Course Syllabus

  • Contribute to the development of a plan to integrate automated testing within the testing process
  • Evaluate tools and technology for automation best fit to each project and organisation
  • Create an approach and methodology for building a test automation architecture (TAA)
  • Design and develop test automation solutions that meet the business needs.
  • Enable the transition of testing from a manual to an automated approach
  • Create automated test reporting and metrics collection
  • Analyse a system under test to determine the appropriate automation solution
  • Analyse test automation tools for a given project and report technical findings and recommendations.
  • Analyse factors of implementation, use, and maintenance requirements for a given Test Automation Solution
  • Analyse deployment risks and identify technical issues that could lead to failure of the test automation project, and plan mitigation strategies
  • Verify the correctness of an automated test environment including test tool setup
  • Verify the correct behavior for a given automated test script and/or test suite
  • Introduction and Objectives for Test Automation
  • Preparing for Test Automation
  • The Generic Test Automation Architecture
  • Deployment Risks and Contingencies
  • Test Automation Reporting and Metrics
  • Transitioning Manual Testing to an Automated Environment
  • Verifying the Test Automation Solution
  • Continuous Improvement
Request A Free Info Pack Download Info Pack

Live Online

May 31 - Jun 02

Online Classes


Book Now

What is included with this course?




Pass Guarantee

On the rare occasion a student doesn’t pass, they can re-attend the course for FREE within 6 months (Excludes exam re-sits).

Exam Revision Questions

Pass first time with our exam revision questions included with the course.

Career Assistance Program (CAP)

Opt-in for our Career Assistance Program (CAP) to access resources for improving your hiring prospects and gain direct entry into Planit's hiring process.

ISTQB Advanced Test Automation Engineer Examination ($350 + GST)

The ISTQB Advanced Test Automation Engineer exam is comprised of 40 multiple choice questions, with a pass mark grade of 65% to be completed within 90 minutes. The examination is separate from the 3 day course and sat on a different day.


Yes, I would like to receive information from Planit including training specials and our eNewsletter.
Information you submit may be stored - read our Privacy Policy.
* Mandatory information needed.


Start now and pay later. Courses start from just $25 per week.

Find out more