The ISTQB Agile Foundation Extension Certification course extends the broad understanding of testing acquired at Foundation Level and covers those topics which are considered to be essential knowledge for a test professional working on agile projects.

 This intensive two-day tutor-led course contains lectures, exercises and practical work and includes a high proportion of hands-on practical team-based activities to allow candidates to get a true feel for how agile projects work in the real world.

Course Objectives

Provides participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to become an effective member of an Agile team. Explains the fundamentals of testing on Agile projects including commonly used Agile development practices and processes.

Describes how to organise and estimate testing, how to apply risk-based testing on Agile projects, and outlines the tools typically used on Agile projects.


Who will benefit?

This 2-day course is appropriate for professionals in roles such as testers, test analysts, test engineers, test consultants, test managers, user acceptance testers, software developers, and anyone wishing to gain the ISTQB Foundation Level Extension – Agile Tester certificate.


Candidates for the ISTQB Foundation Level Extension – Agile Tester certificate must hold the ISTQB Certified Tester Foundation Level certificate (CTFL).

Skills Gained
A candidate who achieves ISTQB Foundation Level Extension – Agile Tester certification, can be expected to:

Collaborate in a cross-functional Agile team being familiar with principles and basic practices of Agile software development.

Adapt existing testing experience and knowledge to Agile values and principles.

Support the Agile team in planning test-related activities.

Apply relevant methods and techniques for testing in an Agile project.

Assist the Agile team in test automation activities.

Help business stakeholders define understandable and testable user stories and acceptance criteria.

Work and share information with other team members using effective communication styles and channels.


Official Foundation Level Exam Contents

The Exam

The Foundation Certificate is awarded to those who pass a written one hour multiple-choice exam of 40 questions that is set, moderated, marked and invigilated by an ISTQB licensed Exam Provider. Candidates must score 65% or more to pass the exam.

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