Software Tester Advanced Level

Below is the overview of Software Tester Advanced Level:

  • Part of the internationally recognized software testing scheme, candidates will take their knowledge and skills to an internationally recognized advanced level.
  • Based on the syllabus, certification focuses on the advanced skills required for a test manager.


Target audience for this Software Tester Advanced Level are:

  • Anyone working in software testing who have achieved an advance point in their career.
  • A tester, test analyst, test engineer, test consultant, test manager, user acceptance tester and software developer
  • People who have achieved an advanced point in their careers in software testing.
  • People who are aspired to take there Advanced level Test Manager Certification Exam.

Pre-requisite:

Successful completion of the Software Tester Foundation level and minimum testing experience is recommended.

Exam-Details:

  • Duration of exam: 3 Hours
  • Number of questions: 65
  • Exam Format: Complex Multiple Choice Questions
  • Mode of Exam: Closed book
  • Passing Score: 65%
  • No electronic devices are permitted

  • Testing Process
  • Introduction
  • Test Planning, Monitoring and Control
  • Test Analysis
  • Test Design
  • Test Implementation
  • Test Execution
  • Evaluating Exit Criteria and Reporting
  • Test Closure Activities
  • Test Management
  • Introduction
  • Test Management in Context
  • Risk-Based Testing and Other Approaches for Test Prioritization and Effort Allocation
  • Test Documentation and Other Work Products
  • Test Estimation
  • Defining and Using Test Metrics
  • Business Value of Testing
  • Distributed, Outsourced, and Insourced Testing
  • Managing the Application of Industry Standards
  • Reviews
  • Introduction
  • Management Reviews and Audits
  • Managing Reviews
  • Metrics for Reviews
  • Managing Formal Reviews
  • Defect Management
  • Introduction
  • The Defect Lifecycle and the Software Development Lifecycle
  • defect Report Information
  • Assessing Process Capability with Defect Report Information
  • Improving the Testing Process
  • Introduction
  • Test Improvement Process
  • Improving the Testing Process
  • Improving the Testing Process with TMMi
  • Improving the Testing Process with TPI Next
  • Improving the Testing Process with CTP
  • Improving the Testing Process with STEP
  • Test Tools and Automation
  • Introduction
  • Tool Selection
  • Tool Lifecycle
  • Tool Metrics
  • People Skills-Team Composition
  • Introduction
  • Individual Skills
  • Test Team Dynamics
  • Fitting Testing Within an Organization
  • Motivation
  • Communication

Following are the benefits of Software Tester Advanced Level:

  • It shows you have a strong commitment to the testing profession, self-improvement, and leadership.
  • It demonstrates you have advanced software testing skills and are ready to lead others.
  • It proves you have the desire to move higher in your career and your organization as a manager.