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Certified Agile Tester - Advanced Level (CATA)


Unlock the future with GSDC's Certified Advanced Agile Tester (CATA) certification, designed for the modern landscape. As businesses worldwide embrace agile methodologies, the demand for skilled professionals adept in agile testing continues to soar. GSDC's agile tester certification equips you with the expertise needed to excel in this dynamic environment. Validate your competence through a rigorous examination that assesses your proficiency in agile testing methodologies, test automation, continuous integration, and collaboration within cross-functional teams.

In a world driven by rapid software development and iterative processes, the Certified Advanced Agile Tester designation not only bolsters your career prospects but also empowers you to drive innovation, ensuring the reliability and quality of software products. Stand out in the crowd, validate your skills, and lead the transformation as a certified agile tester with GSDC's CATA certification. 

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OBJECTIVES of Advanced Agile Tester certification

The objective of Agile Tester Advance level certification includes a deep understanding of:

  1. Collaborate seamlessly within diverse agile teams.
  2. Implement continuous integration for fluid development.
  3. Assure software quality amidst rapid changes.
  4. Lead confidently with certified agile testing skills.
  5. Elevate software reliability and innovative capabilities.
  6. Validate knowledge through industry-recognized agile tester certification.
  7. Adapt testing approaches for evolving tech landscapes.
  8. Foster proactive problem-solving within agile contexts.
  9. Amplify career opportunities in agile-driven industries.
  10. Champion quality assurance in iterative software cycles.
  11. Contribute to successful software releases through agile expertise.


Software Developers

Agile Architects

Solution Architects

Software Tester

Software Engineers

Web Developers

IT Managers

Software Consultants

DevOps Practitioners

IT Directors

Tool Providers

Product Owners



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BENEFITS of Certified Agile Tester Advanced level (CATA)

After the completion of this Agile Tester Advanced level Certification, participants will be able to:

Edge in agile job market competition.

Lead agile teams with tested skills.

Elevate value in agile-driven projects.

Solve complex agile testing challenges adeptly.

Gain recognition as an agile testing authority.

Secure higher roles with proven expertise.

Adapt to evolving agile landscapes confidently.

Innovate agile processes for enhanced efficiency.

Drive software reliability through expert testing.

Collaborate seamlessly in cross-functional teams.

Influence agile methodologies with certified insights.

Maximize impact in iterative development lifecycles.

Ensure high-quality software releases consistently.

Spearheaded agile initiatives with strategic proficiency.


Pre-requisites of Agile Tester certification

While no prerequisites are mandatory, having experience in an Agile environment and a working knowledge of software/app testing is recommended.

If you are looking for a beginner level then you can go for GSDC Agile Tester Foundation Certification.

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EXAMINATION of CATA Certification

90-minutes exam.
40-multiple choice questions (MCQ).
26 out of 40. 65% is needed to pass.
In case the participant does not score the passing percentage, they will be granted a 2nd attempt at no additional cost. Re-examination can be taken up to 30 days from the date of the 1st exam should Tick against only one correct answer in Multiple Choice Questions. .


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  • 1.Requirements:
    • Storyboards
    • Story Mapping
    • Personas
    • Diagrams
    •  Relationship diagrams, class diagrams, & UML
    • Elicitation
    • Documentation
    • Negotiation and Validation
    • Management
    • Acceptance Criteria
    • Quantitative Questionnaires
    • Qualitative Questionnaires
    • Qualitative Interview
  • 2. Testing in Agile:
    • Agile development
    • Test-driven development 
    • Behavior Driven Development
    • Acceptance test-driven development
    • Test techniques
    • Experience-based testing
    • Black-box tests
    • Creating test charters  
    • Aspects of code quality
    • Refactoring  
    • Code reviews
    • Interpreting the results
    • Functional Tester
    • Nonfunctional Tester
  • 3. Test Automation:
    • Test Automation Techniques
    • Data-Driven Testing
    • Keyword-Driven Testing
    • Applying Test Automation
    • Level of Automation  
    • Taking requirement test automation
  • 4.Agile Planning:
    • Constraints
    • Sizing stories
    • Backlog grooming
    • Sprint backlog
    • Basis for testing
    • Testing activities in the sprint
  • 5.Testing in the Sprint:
    • Continuous integration
    • Test-driven development
    • Automating unit tests
    • Acceptance test-driven development
    • Behavior-driven development
    • Scripting
    • Exploratory testing
    • Non-functional testing
    • Post-development testing
    • Release testing
    • User acceptance testing
    • Customer demo
  • 6.Organizing :
    • Measuring progress
    • Test documentation
    • Test environments
    • Bug management
    • Agile test automation
    • Distributed agile teams


Michael Turner

Designation - Agile Leader

CATA certification redefined my role as an Agile Leader. The exam's real-world emphasis honed my team management skills, enabling me to guide projects with confidence and adaptability.

Jessica Bennett

Designation - QA Engineer

CATA certification enriched my journey as a QA Engineer. The exam's hands-on scenarios and thought-provoking questions amplified my Agile testing expertise. This certification exemplifies my dedication to delivering top-notch software quality. 

David Foster

Designation - Software Architect

As a Software Architect, CATA marked a turning point. The certification exam immersed me in intricate Agile testing scenarios, refining my analytical skills. The Certified Agile Tester distinction symbolizes my commitment to innovation and excellence.


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