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ISTQB Advanced Test Automation Engineer Certificate

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

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ISTQB Advanced Test Automation Engineer Certificate

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

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

Want to learn the methods and processes for automating tests? In this 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 certification is the first step in becoming a part of the growing test automation space.

TARGET AUDIENCE: This course requires the ISTQB Foundation Level certification (or higher) and at least 3 years of experience in testing. This course 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.

EXTRA COURSE INCLUSIONS: Our Pass Guarantee, Free Revision Sessions and Career Assistance Program (CAP) are just a few of the extra inclusions you receive when training with Planit – the leading ISTQB Accredited Training provider.


What You’ll Learn

Learning Outcomes

  • 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

Course Content

  • 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

Concepts and Terminology

  • Automation test design
  • Automation risk assessments
  • Configuration management of a TAS
  • Continuous improvement
  • Command line interface
  • Data driven testing
  • Equivalent manual test effort
  • Framework component testing
  • Keyword-driven testing
  • Linear scripting
  • Model based testing
  • Record and replay
  • System Under Test (SUT)
  • Test automation reporting and metrics
  • Test automation logging
  • Test automation logging
  • Test automation verification
  • Test automation architecture
  • Test Automation Framework (TAF)
  • Test Automation Strategy (TAS)
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  Examination ($200)

The Advanced Level 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.


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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).

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