Certified Tester Test Automation Engineer (CT-TAE)

Overview
The ISTQB® Test Automation Engineer (CT-TAE) certification focuses on the design, development, and maintenance of test automation solutions. It also covers the concepts, methods, tools, and processes for automating dynamic functional tests, and the relationship of those tests to test management, configuration management, defect management, software development processes, and quality assurance. Methods described are generally applicable across a variety of software life cycle approaches, types of software systems, and test types.
Audience

The Test Automation Engineer certification is aimed at people who already have experience in software testing and who wish to further develop their expertise in automation testing.

To gain this certification, candidates must hold the Certified Tester Foundation Level certificate.

Exam Structure
question mark iconNo. of Questions:40
question mark iconTotal Points:75
question mark iconPassing Score:49
clock iconExam Length (mins):90 (+25% Non-Native Language)
Business Outcomes

Advanced Level testers who have passed the “Advanced Test Automation Engineer” module exam should be able to accomplish the following Business Objectives:

  • Contribute to the development of a plan to integrate automated testing within the testing process
  • Evaluate tools and technology for automation best fit to each project and organization
  • Create an approach and methodology for building a test automation architecture (TAA)
  • Design and develop (new or modified) test automation solutions that meet the business needs
  • Enable the transition of testing from a manual to an automated approach
  • Create automated test reporting and metrics collection
  • Manage and optimize testing assets to facilitate maintainability and address evolving (test) systems
More Information

Training is available from Accredited Training Providers (classroom, virtual, and e-learning). We highly recommend attending accredited training as it ensures that an ISTQB® Member Board has assessed the materials for relevance and consistency against the syllabus.

Self-study, using the syllabus and recommended reading material, is also an option when preparing for the exam.

Holders of this certification may choose to proceed to other Core, Agile, or Specialist stream certifications.

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Syllabus
CT-TAE Syllabus v1.0
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Sample Exams
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Exam Structures and Rules
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Exam Structure Tables v1.4
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