ISTQB® has released Advanced Level Test Automation Engineer Certification syllabus
28 November 2016
At the ISTQB® General Assembly meeting in Seoul, Korea (October 2016), the ISTQB® Advanced Level Test Automation Engineer Certification syllabus(CTAL-TAE) was approved for general availability release.
The new module fits into the Specialist Stream of the recently redefined architecture of the ISTQB® Product Portfolio.
Accredited Training Providers and Exam Providers worldwide can now start accrediting courses and administering exams for ISTQB® CTAL-TAE.
The release consists of the ISTQB® Advanced Level Test Automation Engineer syllabus (including business outcomes and learning objectives), exam structure and rules and sample exam.
Major topics covered by the syllabus are:
· Test Automation
· Preparing for test automation
· The generic test automation architecture
· Deployment risks and contingencies
· Test automation reporting and metrics
· Transitioning manual testing to an automated environment
· Verifying the TAS
· Continuous improvement