Are you interested in being part of an Agile Testing team? Working on an Agile project is slightly different to working on a traditional project. Those who are part of an Agile Testing team need to be able to understand the values and principles that underpin Agile projects, as well as how testers are part of the entire process, together with developers and business representatives. If you’re interested in the Agile methodology and how it can be implemented in software testing, then an Agile Testing certification is the perfect starting point.
What is Agile Testing?
Agile Testing is a software testing practice that follows the principles of Agile software development. An Agile Tester is a professional who understands how Agile projects are organised, knows how to apply development practices as well as the testing tools that are commonly used.
This Agile Testing course covers the fundamental Agile testing principles, practises and processes as well as software development. As this is the second level in the Testing certification track, students need to have first completed the Certified Tester certification. Once you have gained the ISTQB Agile Tester Foundation certification, you will have proven to potential employers that you have the necessary skills to start a career in Agile testing and will be an asset to their organisation. Sign up for the Agile Testing course today and look forward to a rewarding career as an Agile Tester!
Some Agile Testing skills you will learn:
- Agile Software Development
- Fundamentals of Agile Testing Principles, Practices and Processes
- Agile Testing Methods, Techniques and Tools
Why study Agile Testing online?
Technological improvements and advances in educational design mean that studying online is no longer just a low cost alternative to traditional training methods. In many respects our online courses offer training which is superior to the majority of available “classroom” options.
Not only is the effectiveness of the training process enhanced, but also the convenience and overall cost efficiency of studying online makes it a compelling option for training. You can learn at your own pace and can repeat each section as many times as required unlike in a classroom environment.
Studying at your own pace, rewinding and going over the material as often as you need improves your long-term memory retention and makes studying more rewarding.
Curriculum for the Agile Testing course:
You will gain access to the following modules:
Module 1: Agile Software Development
Chapter 1 : The Fundamentals of Agile Software Development
Part one: The Manifesto
Part two: The Whole-Team Approach and Early and Frequent Feedback
Chapter 2 : Aspects of Agile Approaches
Part one: Agile Software Development Approaches
Part two: Collaborative User Story Creation
Part three: Retrospectives
Part four: Continuous Integration
Module 2 : Fundamental Agile Testing Principles, Practices and Processes
Chapter 1: The Difference Between Traditional and Agile Approaches
Part one: Testing and Development Activities
Part two: Project Work Products
Part three: Test Levels
Part four: Testing and Configuration Management
Part five: Organisational Options for Independent Testing
Chapter 2: Status of Testing in Agile Projects
Part one: Communicating Test Status, Progress and Product Quality
Part two: Managing Regression Risk and Evolving Manual and Automated Test Cases
Chapter 3: Role and Skills of a Tester in an Agile Team
Part one: ISTQB Agile Tester Skills
Part two: The Role of a Tester in an Agile Team
Module 3 : Agile Testing Methods
Chapter 1: Agile Testing Methods
Part one: Test-Driven Development, Acceptance Test-Driven Development and Behaviour-driven Development
Part two: The Test Pyramid
Part three: Testing Quadrants, Test Levels, and Testing Types
Part four: The Role of a Tester
Chapter 2: Assessing Quality Risks and Estimating Test Effort
Part One: Assessing Quality Risks in Agile Projects
Part two: Estimating Testing Effort Based on Content and Risk
Chapter 3: Techniques in Agile Projects
Part one: Acceptance Criteria, Adequate Coverage and Other Information for Testing
Part two: Applying Acceptance Test-Driven Development
Part three: Functional and Non-Functional Black Box Techniques
Part Four: Exploratory Testing and Agile Testing
Chapter 4: Tools in Agile Projects
Please note that the official exam is not included, however for those who complete the course, they will receive a completion certificate upon request.
Who is this course for?
Software Testers looking to move into Agile Testing
Students must have passed the ISTQB (BCS) Certified Tester Foundation Level course in order to register for the ISTQB Agile Tester Foundation exam.
The ISTQB Agile Tester Foundation Extension course is suited to anyone looking to work in any of the following roles:
- Agile Manual Tester
- Agile Test Analyst
- Agile Tester
- Agile Software Development
- Agile Scrum Master
- Agile Test Manager
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is this online course or centre based course? I am not a tester yet, although I am foundation certified, can I do agile testing?
The course is onlineThis was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
It is not clear if this course includes the exam or if that is an additional expense. The silence on the issue is ambiguous.
At this price it would not be possible to include a BCS exam. I recommend you visit the BCS site to get an indication of exam fees.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Is the course suitable for BAs with little or no testing experience? Does it contain illustrations and examples? Opportunities to practice?
You need to have completed ISTQB Software Tester Foundation firstThis was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
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