ISTQB® Test Automation Engineer


The Advanced Level Test Automation Engineer qualification is aimed at people who have already achieved an advanced point in their careers in software testing and wish to develop further their expertise in automation testing. 


To receive ISTQB® Advanced Level –Test Automation Engineer certification, candidate must hold a valid ISTQB® Certified Tester Foundation Level certificate and fill in the application form before purchasing.

Documents need be attached in the order form.

The exam covers the following issues:

  1.  Introduction and objectives for test automation
  2.  Preparing for test automation
  3.  The generic test automation architecture
  4.  Deployment risks and contingencies
  5.  Test automation reporting and metrics
  6.  Transitioning manual testing to an automated environment
  7.  Verifying the TAS
  8.  Continuous improvement
online exam price
319.8 gross
90 min.*
Pass mark grade:
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*90 min. for natives, 113 min. for non-natives.
**40 multiple-choice questions with one or more correct answers. The question clearly states how many correct answers need to be chosen. You get 1-3 points for the correct answer according to the difficulty of the question, points are not deducted for incorrect answers.
To take this exam you need to have the following certificates:


To take exam you will need:

Desktop or laptop with a webcam and microphone

It is allowed to use Windows 7 and higher, Mac OS X and higher, ChromeOS and most Linux distributions (64-bit Ubuntu 14.04+, Debian 8+, openSUSE 13.3+, or Fedora Linux 24+).

Google Chrome browser

The Google Chrome extension is required to share your screen. Please remember that it is not compatible with mobile devices. Please make sure that you have the administrator rights in order to add the extension to your browser.

Tablet or smartphone with a camera

You might be required to use the camera of your smartphone or tablet. You will need to download an app (34MB) which is compatible with any Android 4.1 or higher and iOS (Apple) 8.0 or higher.

Stable internet connection

In order to run the exam without any problems, you need to have a steady internet connection (Wi-Fi will be required for mobile streaming) with a minimum upload speed of 1MB/sec.

Photo ID

You will need to identify yourself before starting the exam. You can use your ID card, driver’s license, student card or passport.

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