Practical Test Analyst — A 2 day course

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This course is aimed at individuals who are involved in the day-to-day activities of identifying and writing tests as well as managers who need a deeper understanding of how their teams can be more effective.

Deciding what needs to be tested and creating suitable tests is not an easy process. This course walks through a simple process from deciding what to test through identifying and creating suitable tests to writing the test steps. It looks at a number of different approaches for each stage and discusses their strengths and weaknesses.

The course builds on the principles laid out in the ISEB Foundation Certificate in Software Testing and aims to give practical experience in analysing, designing and implementing tests. Through discussion and hands-on exercises it looks at the process of identifying and creating functional test cases for each phase in the software testing life cycle.

With the emphasis on putting theory into practice, this course is highly practical and attendees will produce real test documentation over the two day period.


On completion of this course attendees will be able to:

Suitable For

Any test analyst, test team leader or test manager who wishes to advance their knowledge of testing or prepare for the ISTQB Advanced Level examinations.


There are no pre-requisites for this course. However it is strongly recommended that attendees have passed the ISEB / ISTQB Foundation Certificate in Software Testing certification exam.

Publicly scheduled dates, locations, and prices

A schedule of dates for this subject is not currently available. Please call 0333 210 0140 or use our contact form to enquire about places and availability.



Risks and Reviews

Analysis, Design and Implementation

Test Design Techniques through the Life cycle: UAT

Test Design Techniques through the Life cycle: System Testing

Test Design Techniques through the Life cycle: Component Integration Testing

Test Design Techniques through the Life cycle: Component Testing

Execution & Results