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Like all certifications awarded by IIST, the Certified Software Test Automation Specialist (CSTAA) is an education-based certification where candidates must complete a course of study to develop skills in the specific areas of the Body of Knowledge of the certification. Unlike other exam-based certifications programs from other providers, the certification training for IIST education-based certifications is based on industry’s best practices. The training modules provide practical methods and techniques that participants can use in their current projects. When conducted as group training at your company site, the training modules are always customized to address your teams’ specific needs while staying within the specific area of the Body of Knowledge as approved by the IIST Certification Advisory Board.
The Certification Training Program
The Training Program for the CSTAA consists of the following four modules. These modules are available either through public training, online training, or onsite training for groups of 8 or more. You can click on the module title to see where it is offered.
The following course is available online for $295 per course.
See a complete list of courses available for the CSTAA Certification Database Testing: SQL for Test Professionals
2. One module to cover area #5 of the Software Test Automation Body of Knowledge (STABOK)
The following course is available online for $295 per course. Test Automation Strategies and Architectures
3. One module to cover area #6 of the Software Test Automation Body of Knowledge (STABOK)
The following course is available online for $295 per course. Advanced Test Automation Framework Design
4. One module you can chose to cover any of the elective areas under the Software Test Automation Body of Knowledge (STABOK)
We recommend any of the following courses. You may also select any other course related to test automation. Some courses are available online for $295 per course.
- XML and Web Services Testing
- Test Automation Framework Essentials
- Programming Concepts for Test and QA Professionals
- Performance Testing for Web and Client Server Applications
The Certified Software Test Automation Architect (CSTAA) will be awarded upon completing all 4 modules and passing the exam for each module. Candidates also must have completed the CSTAA pre-requisites and the Job experience requirements as stated here. You will need to apply for the CSTAA certification and pay $180 Graduation fee. Candidates will also receive a Certificate of Completion after completing each module.