The Exam

To qualify as an internationally-recognized Certified Advanced Level Test Analyst and be issued with an ISTQB® Advanced Level Certificate, delegates must successfully pass the exam administered by the relevant National Board or Examination Provider.

  • 60 multiple choice pick ‘n’ mix questions which consist of the questions followed by a list of options
  • Duration of 180 minutes (or 225 minutes for candidates taking examinations that are not in their native language)
  • A candidate must score at least 65% to pass (78/120)

Next Steps

The Advanced Level establishes a platform from which further skills and knowledge may be acquired at the Expert Level. Holders of the Advanced Level Test Analyst qualification will be eligible to continue on to Expert level qualifications, such as Test Automation and Security Testing.  More details to follow when available.

Holders of the Certified Tester Advanced Level Test Analyst qualification may also wish to consider the two other Advanced Level qualifications, Test Manager and Technical Test Analyst.