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ISTQB Foundation Agile Tester Extension

Designed for testers, this course provides an understanding of how Agile projects are organised, teaching commonly applied Agile development and testing practices.

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Extend your ISTQB® Foundation Certification and knowledge of Agile in just 2 days

Designed for testers holding the ISTQB® Foundation Certificate, this extension course provides an understanding of the fundamentals of testing in Agile projects.

Attendees will gain an understanding of how Agile projects are organised, learning commonly applied development practices, differences between Agile and traditional approaches and testing tools commonly used.

Recognise how testers are positioned in Agile organisations whilst learning the fundamental Agile testing principles, practices and skills needed to excel in Agile environments. Learn ways to estimate and organise testing and the application of risk-based testing in Agile projects.

TARGET AUDIENCE: The prerequisite for this course is the ISTQB® Foundation Certificate and participants should have a general understanding of test design, process and terminology. It is designed for:

  • Testers wanting to improve their knowledge of working in an Agile environment.
  • Agile testers seeking a stepping stone towards the Certified Agile Tester qualification.
  • Testers wanting to accredit their Agile skills for recognition among employers, clients and peers.

EXTRA COURSE INCLUSIONS: Our Pass Guarantee, Exam Revision Questions, Job Seeker Support and other Agile goodies are just a few of the extra inclusions you receive when training with Planit – the leading provider of ISTQB® Accredited Certified Agile training. View our full list of extra inclusions.

"The course was well paced and interesting. It was thorough and delivered concisely."

Peter Hynes, Callista

What You’ll Learn

Learning Outcomes

  • Collaborate in a cross-functional Agile team
  • Understand principles and basic practices of Agile software development
  • Support the Agile team in planning test-related activities
  • Assist business stakeholders in defining understandable and testable user stories, scenarios, requirements and acceptance criteria
  • Adapt existing testing experience and knowledge to Agile values and principles
  • Collaborate with other team members using effective communication styles and channels
  • Assist the Agile team in test automation activities
  • Apply relevant methods and techniques for testing in an Agile project.

Course Content

  • Fundamentals of Agile Software Development
  • Release and Iteration Planning
  • Agile testing Processes and Methods
  • Agile Teams
  • Tools and Automation
  • Apply Agile Testing Techniques

Concepts and Terminology

  • Acceptance criteria
  • Acceptance Test-Driven Development (ATDD)
  • Agile Manifesto
  • Agile Principles
  • Agile Process
  • Agile Software Development Approaches
  • Agile teams
  • Agile testing practices
  • Automation
  • Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
  • Black-box test design techniques
  • Burndown charts
  • Continuous integration
  • Daily stand ups
  • Definition of Done
  • Estimation
  • Exploratory testing
  • Extreme Programming(XP)
  • Functional/non-functional black box test design
  • Iteration planning
  • Kanban
  • Regression testing
  • Release planning
  • Retrospectives
  • Risk-based testing
  • Scrum
  • Session sheets
  • Sprint zero
  • Task board
  • Test -Driven Development (TDD)
  • Test Levels
  • Test Tools
  • Test Types
  • Testing pyramid
  • Testing quadrants
  • User stories
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  Examination ($300 + GST)

The ISTQB® Foundation Agile Tester examination is a closed book, 40-question multiple choice exam. Candidates must score a minimum of 26 to obtain certification. The examination is sat separately from the course and is independently administered and assessed.

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What is included with this course?

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Pass Guarantee

On the rare occasion a student doesn’t pass, they can re-attend the course for FREE within 6 months (Excludes exam re-sits).

2 Days' Training

 

2 days of classroom training with a certified industry professional.

Food & Beverages

 

Full catering is provided including morning tea, lunch afternoon tea.

Course Manual

 

250+ page comprehensive course manual.

Exam Revision Questions

Pass first time with our exam revision questions included with the course.

Exam Revision Assistance

 

Exam revision tutorials included.

Agile Poker Cards

 

Get a set of Agile Planning Poker playing cards for use in your Agile team.

Agile Poster

 

Get a quick guide Agile Snapshot poster to reinforce your learning in the workplace.

Online Version

Access the online course (available to classroom bookings made via the website). Only $200 for a 3 month course extension.

$250 Training Voucher

Get a $250 voucher that can be used for your next course (terms and conditions apply).

On-going Support

We can support you beyond course completion, with 1,000+ highly trained consultants available for onsite assistance.

Job Seeker Support

Opt-in for Job Seeker Support including a Career Development Pack and job seeking tips.

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"The course was well paced and interesting. It was thorough and delivered concisely."

Peter Hynes, Callista
ISTQB Foundation Agile Tester Extension

Why Choose Planit?

  • Experienced Expert Trainers

  • Practical Learning Outcomes

  • Industry Leading Pass Rates