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Advanced Level Test Manager Course Outline

This ISTQB Advanced Level Test Manager training course covers the following areas:

Testing Processes:

  • Planning, control, and monitoring
  • Test design
  • Test analysis
  • Implementing tests
  • Executing tests
  • Evaluating exit criteria
  • Reporting
  • Test closures

Test Management:

  • Test management in context
  • Risk-based testing
  • Documenting tests
  • Test estimation
  • Scheduling and planning
  • Defining and using test metrics
  • Business value of testing
  • Distributed, outsourced, and insourced
  • Application of standards management
  • Testing


  • Management reviews and audits
  • Managing reviews
  • Managing formal reviews
  • Managing defects
  • Improving the test process
  • Test Tools and Automation:
  • Tool selection
  • Tool lifecycle
  • Tool metrics

People Skills:

  • Individual skills
  • Test team dynamics
  • Adopting testing to an organisation
  • Motivation
  • Communication

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Who should attend this Software Testing Training Course?

This training course is designed for delegates who have an existing knowledge of Software Testing. Delegates should have at least three years' experience in the Software Testing sphere. It may be useful for delegates to possess the Intermediate certificate; however this is not necessary in prerequisite terms. Professions who would benefit from this Advanced Test Manager course include:

  • Software Testers
  • Test Engineers
  • Test Analysts
  • Test Managers
  • Test Consultants


Delegates need to hold the ISTQB Software Testing Foundation to attend the Advanced Test Manager training. Delegates also need a minimum of three years' experience in Software Testing. 

There is no compulsory pre-course work. However, BCS suggests the Test Manager 2012 syllabus and model questions document if you wish to conduct some reading. 

ISTQB Advanced Level Test Manager Course Overview

This International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB) Advanced Level Test Manager training course teaches delegates the essential specialist knowledge they need to become effective Test Managers. The primary areas the course will cover are testing management, testing processes, and people skills.

Knowledge and skills will be enhanced to a globally acknowledged advanced level. This training course is based on the ISTQB syllabus, which is all about producing competent Test Managers.

This Advanced Test Manager training course is delivered by specialist instructors who adopt interactive teaching techniques for the purpose of practical learning, whether as part of an individual or team activity.

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What's Included in this Software Testing Training Course?

  • The Knowledge Academy’s Advanced Level Test Manager Courseware
  • The ISTQB Advanced Level Test Manager Examination
  • BCS Membership for 1 Year
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Completion Certificate
  • Refreshments

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ISTQB Advanced Level Test Manager Exam

All delegates will need to take an examination to acquire the Advanced Test Manager certification. Non-programmable calculators are permitted for use in the exam (it is up to the delegate to provide themselves with one). Delegates completing online examinations will be able to use an on-screen calculator. The exam is:

  • 65 questions
  • Multiple choice
  • 3 hours long
  • Closed book

Delegates must obtain 65% to pass the exam, and gain the qualification.

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Why choose us

Ways to take this course

Our easy to use Virtual platform allows you to sit the course from home with a live instructor. You will follow the same schedule as the classroom course, and will be able to interact with the trainer and other delegates.

Our fully interactive online training platform is compatible across all devices and can be accessed from anywhere, at any time. All our online courses come with a standard 90 days access that can be extended upon request. Our expert trainers are constantly on hand to help you with any questions which may arise.

This is our most popular style of learning. We run courses in 1200 locations, across 200 countries in one of our hand-picked training venues, providing the all important ‘human touch’ which may be missed in other learning styles.


Highly experienced trainers

All our trainers are highly qualified, have 10+ years of real-world experience and will provide you with an engaging learning experience.


State of the art training venues

We only use the highest standard of learning facilities to make sure your experience is as comfortable and distraction-free as possible


Small class sizes

We limit our class sizes to promote better discussion and ensuring everyone has a personalized experience


Great value for money

Get more bang for your buck! If you find your chosen course cheaper elsewhere, we’ll match it!

This is the same great training as our classroom learning but carried out at your own business premises. This is the perfect option for larger scale training requirements and means less time away from the office.


Tailored learning experience

Our courses can be adapted to meet your individual project or business requirements regardless of scope.


Maximise your training budget

Cut unnecessary costs and focus your entire budget on what really matters, the training.


Team building opportunity

This gives your team a great opportunity to come together, bond, and discuss, which you may not get in a standard classroom setting.


Monitor employees progress

Keep track of your employees’ progression and performance in your own workspace.

What our customers are saying

ISTQB Advanced Level Test Manager FAQs


Software Testing refers to the analysis of systems and operations to ensure they are achieving their purpose. This is done to identify the capabilities of such systems and determine where defects lay.
Yes, a free BCS membership lasting one year is included. This membership allows you to blossom with your professional Software Testing certification and reinforces career development. BCS provides support in many areas, including the building of contacts and paths towards promotion. BCS also enables you to give something back to society, as society experiences many challenges within health, education, and IT, hence using your qualification to help in these areas can be rewarding.
Delegates must provide their Foundation certificate for the invigilator on the day of the exam.
Yes, there are no prerequisites for attending this Advanced Test Manager training course without the exam. However, if you do want to sit the exam, you need to possess the Foundation certification and have three years' experience in Software Testing.
The price for ISTQB Advanced Level Test Manager certification in Australia starts from AUD3595
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider in the world for ISTQB Advanced Level Test Manager.

Why choose us


Best price in the industry

You won't find better value in the marketplace. If you do find a lower price, we will beat it.


Trusted & Approved

We are accredited by BCS


Many delivery methods

Flexible delivery methods are available depending on your learning style.


High quality resources

Resources are included for a comprehensive learning experience.

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