ISTQB Certification Advanced Level

Test Analyst 

This qualification is aimed at people who have achieved an advanced point in their careers in software testing. This certification focuses on the advanced working responsibilities of the Test Analyst: Structure the tasks defined in the test strategy in terms of business domain requirements. Analyse the system in sufficient detail to meet the user quality expectations. Evaluate the system requirements to determine domain validity. Prepare and execute adequate activities, and report on their progress. Provide the necessary evidence to support the evaluation. Implement the necessary tools and techniques to achieve the defined goals.

ISTQB CTAL Test Analyst

Exam Structure

Candidates qualify for extra time if they are not writing the exam in their native language. Extra time needs to be applied for upon completing the exam registration form. 


R 2 500-00

Pass Mark



Multiple Choice

Max Points



60 Minutes

Extra Time

15 Munites



Number of Questions


Who Will Benefit?

Individuals in the following roles will benefit from this course: 

Tester, Test Engineers, Test Managers, Software Developers, Quality Managers, Business Analysts, Management Consultants, Test Analysts, Test Consultants, User Acceptance Testers, Project Managers, Software Development Managers, IT Directors

Exam Entry Criteria

The minimum requirement for a candidate to write this exam is: 

  • A valid ISTQB Foundation certificate

The following experience is recommended

  • 18 Months of practical software testing or IT experience