The ISTQB Software Testing Foundation & Advanced Test Automation Engineer blended learning course provides you with everything you need to help prepare you for both certifications. Learn through a combination of mediums, such as interactive multimedia e-learning and practical exercises – including a three-day workshop.
The combined ISTQB Software Testing Foundation & Advanced Test Automation Engineer blended learning course covers the fundamentals of software testing via our elearning, providing you with the necessary foundations for a career as a software testing professional. This is followed by a three-day workshop that explains the tasks of a test automation engineer (TAE) in designing, developing, and maintaining test automation solutions.
The blended learning course format is as follows:
The entry requirements for the Software Testing Foundation are that the candidate should have a basic working knowledge of IT.
The entry requirements for the Certified Tester Advanced Level Test Automation Engineer qualification is that the candidate must hold the ISTQB Foundation certificate and it is also suggested that candidates have a minimum of 3 years testing experience.
Note that it is recommended that you attend an accredited training course run by an accredited training provider, as the overall exam pass rates are notably higher for candidates attending such courses.
ISTQB Software Testing Foundation
The business outcomes expected of a candidate who has achieved the 2018 Foundation Level certification are as follows:
In addition, after successfully completing the course and passing the exam, delegates should be able to:
Advanced Test Automation Engineer
Advanced Level testers who have passed the “Advanced Test Automation Engineer” module exam should be able to accomplish the following Business Objectives:
Certified Advanced Test Automation Engineers should be able to demonstrate their skills in the following areas:
ISTQB Software Testing Foundation level e-learning
ISTQB Advanced Test Automation Engineer three day workshop
The ISTQB Certified Tester Foundation Level is principally aimed at anyone directly involved in software testing, who needs to demonstrate practical knowledge of the fundamental concepts, such as testers, test analysts, test engineers, test leads, test consultants, test managers, user acceptance testers and software developers.
The ISTQB Advanced Test Automation Engineer is principally aimed at test practitioners who have achieved an advanced point in their careers in software testing and are expecting to be actively involved in the technical aspects of software testing, including test automation, non-functional testing, white-box testing, and who want to increase their knowledge and skills beyond the levels covered by the Foundation and Intermediate qualifications. This includes people in roles such as testers, test analysts, test engineers, test consultants, test managers, user acceptance testers and software developers.
This Advanced Level qualification is also appropriate for anyone who wants a deeper understanding of software testing, such as project managers, quality managers, software development managers, business analysts and management consultants.
ISTQB Software Testing Foundation
To qualify as an internationally-recognized Certified Foundation Level Tester and be issued with an ISTQB® Foundation Level Certificate, delegates must successfully pass the exam:
Advanced Level Test Automation Engineer
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. Participants that take the exam not in their spoken language, will receive additional 25% time, and will have 23 minutes more, or a total of 113 min.
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