ISEB Practitioner Certificate in Test Analysis— A 3-Day Course

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Course Synopsis

The ISEB Practitioner Certificate in Software Testing is internationally recognised as the essential measurement for those wishing to advance their career within the software testing industry.

The new ISEB Practitioner Certification in Test Analysis enables testers to specialise as a test analyst. This course leads to the ISEB Practitioner Certification in Test Analysis examination which provides essential knowledge and skills for test analysts.

The testing skills and knowledge acquired by attending this course are applicable to the wide range of testing challenges that test analysts face on complex software testing projects.

Course Objectives

On completion of this course attendees will have an advanced knowledge of the use of a wide variety of test techniques and how to specify and report on tests.

Attendees will also be fully prepared, and have the best possible chance to score highly, when sitting the ISEB Practitioner Certification in Test Analysis examination.

Intended Audience

This course is intended for:


To attend this course delegates must have successfully passed the ISEB Foundation and Intermediate exams:


Exams are sat on separate events on dates specified by ISEB, usually scheduled quarterly. Exam cost is £150 + VAT.

The ISEB Practitioner Certificate in Test Management is a two hour exam and consists of six scenario based written questions of which four must be answered. The pass mark is 60%. A score of 80% and above will gain a distinction.


This course has been retired and is no longer available.

Outline Course Contents


Testing in action

Specification-based (black-box) testing

Structure-based (white-box) testing

Test types