ISTQB® Certified Tester AL (Advanced Level)

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The Advanced Level qualification is aimed at professionals who have experience in software testing and would like to strengthen their knowledge.

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Today software projects demand that the role of the software tester and the role of a software developer are separated – Job specialisation is therefore inevitable.

The Advanced Level has three Syllabi within the Core part:

  • Test Manager (CTAL-TM)
  • Test Analyst (CTAL-TA) und
  • Technical Test Analyst (CTAL-TTA)

The Advanced Level Modules are independent and based on the Foundation Level Certificate. Professional testers choose their module according to their professional field and the role they want a deeper understanding or want to work in the future.

This Advanced Level qualification is also suitable for anyone who seeks a deeper understanding of software testing. To receive the Advanced Level certification, candidates must hold the Foundation Certificate will be required to proof practical experience (a minimum of 18 months) in software testing.
The contents of the Foundation and Advanced Level syllabus are defined in the Certified Tester Curriculum. The ISTQB Certified Tester Foundation Level is a necessary prerequisite for the Advanced Level ISTQB certificates.

Please use the latest version of the curriculum and ISTQB Glossary for the exam preparation.

To prepare for your ISTQB Certified Tester exam you have a choice of Training Providers as well as a body of official Self-Study literature to use individually or in addition to a training.
To take your exam, simply visit our Exam Registration and choose your desired exam type, language, and a location and date that suits you.