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ISTQB Agile Tester Extension - Foundation

This course (2 days) provides testers and test managers with an understanding of the fundamentals of testing on agile projects. Attendees will learn how agile software development projects are organized, and the various types of agile development practices in common use. They will understand how agile development differs from traditional approaches, how to position testers in an agile organization, the fundamental agile testing principles, practices, and processes, and the skills they’ll need to excel in an agile environment. The attendees will learn ways to estimate and organize testing within agile projects and the application of risk-based testing on agile projects. They’ll also gain a basic understanding of the important testing and test-related tools commonly used on agile projects. By the end of this course, an attendee should be able to: Collaborate in an agile team, being familiar with agile principles and practices, Adapt existing testing experience, knowledge, and best practices to agile projects, Support the agile team in planning test-related activities, Apply relevant test methods and techniques, Assist in test automation Course Outline, Help business stakeholders define understandable and testable user stories and acceptance criteria, Collaborate and share information with other team members, Work effectively within an agile team and environment.

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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.

The target professionals for agile testing certification are:

  • Testers experienced with traditional SDLCs
  • Entry-level testers with an interest in Agile testing
  • Experienced developers with some knowledge of testing who work in Agile projects
  • Roles include testers, test analysts, test engineers, test consultants, test managers, user acceptance testers, software developers
  • This ISTQB Agile Tester Extension – Foundation Level certification may also be appropriate for anyone who wants a deeper understanding of software testing in the Agile world, such as project managers, quality managers, software development managers, business analysts, IT directors, and management consultants.

Exam Pattern

40 multiple choice questions. 26 questions out of 40 must be answered correctly to achieve the Agile certificate qualification.

Retaking of exam

The exam can be retaken for any number of times.

Exam Fee

The exam fee is 150$

Exam Code: BH0-030 (ATF)