ISTQB Foundation Agile Extension
2-Days

About the Course The Agile Testing Foundation 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...  READ MORE

Price: £550  *

  • Ref:ISTQB-FE
  • Exam: ISTQB Foundation exam (£185 ex VAT )
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ISTQB Foundation Agile Extension

Description

About the Course

The Agile Testing Foundation 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. This course has been rated at SFIAplus level 4.
The exam is taken after the course and attendees will be issued with a Pearson Vue voucher to be used at your local Pearson Vue centre.
After successfully completing the course, delegates should be able to:

  • understand the basis of the agile approach
  • combine test activities to create the test process for an agile project
  • understand and contribute to those activities that are characteristic of agile projects
  • participate in release and iteration planning on an agile project
  • organize and perform testing on agile projects
  • suggest improvements to both the development and testing on an ongoing agile project
  • understand the complexities that are inherent in larger agile projects

Who is it for?
The Agile Testing Foundation course is suitable for those who are, or expect to be, working on agile projects. It is aimed at those who seek a practical application of the core software testing material covered at ISTQB Foundation level to agile projects.

This course is also appropriate for anyone who wants a deeper understanding of agile development that specifically contains coverage of the options for including software testing as an integrated part of the agile development approach. This includes Scrum Masters, project managers, release managers, quality managers, software development managers, business analysts and management consultants.
 

* This course is run in association with TSG Training.

Pre-Requisites

The recommended entry criteria for candidates taking the Agile Testing Foundation course are as follows:

  • Have 18 months’ experience in software testing
  • Holds ISTQB Foundation in Software Testing certificate

 

The Exam

To qualify as an internationally-recognized Certified Foundation Agile Extension Level Tester and be issued with an ISTQB® Agile Foundation Extension Level Certificate, delegates must successfully pass the exam administered by the relevant National Board or Examination Provider.

  • The examination consists of a one-hour exam with 40 multiple choice questions.
  • It will be a 'closed book' examination i.e. no notes or books will be allowed into the examination room.
  • Duration of 60 minutes (or 75 minutes for candidates taking examinations that are not in their native language). The pass mark is 65% (26 out of 40).

Topics

  • The Agile Manifesto
  • The Agile Principles
  • Agile Approaches
  • Agile Teams
  • Continuous customer involvement
  • Scrum Activities
  • Definition of Done
  • Testing in the agile project
  • Project Initialization
  • User Stories
  • Agile Task board
  • Daily Stand-Up (Scrum) Meeting
  • Code-first & test-driven development
  • Continuous Integration, Automated Builds, and Automated Tests
  • Refactoring
  • Technical Debt
  • Defect Reporting
  • Release Planning
  • Iteration Planning
  • Burndown charts
  • Acceptance Criteria
  • User Story Checklists
  • Exploratory Testing in Agile Projects
  • Test Doubles
  • Agile Test Tools
  • Regression Testing
  • Acceptance Testing
  • Communication on agile projects
  • Testing in Larger Projects
  • Agile Retrospectives
  • Multiple Agile Teams
  • Version Management on larger project
  • Distributed Teams

Dates For ISTQB Foundation Agile Extension

Heywood (Manchester)

  • 18-19 July 2019
  • 14-15 November 2019

London

  • 28-29 March 2019
  • 2-3 May 2019
  • 20-21 June 2019
  • 18-19 July 2019
  • 15-16 August 2019
  • 19-20 September 2019
  • 17-18 October 2019
  • 14-15 November 2019
  • 19-20 December 2019
  • To book any of these dates, please see below.

Availability and pricing for ISTQB Foundation Agile Extension:

Please Note: Any applicable exam fees are not included in the prices quoted.
You can choose to include or exclude the exam on the booking page.

18-19 July 2019 - Heywood (Manchester)

£550 

14-15 November 2019 - Heywood (Manchester)

£550 

28-29 March 2019 - London

£550 

2-3 May 2019 - London

£550 

20-21 June 2019 - London

£550 

18-19 July 2019 - London

£550 

15-16 August 2019 - London

£550 

19-20 September 2019 - London

£550 

17-18 October 2019 - London

£550 

14-15 November 2019 - London

£550 

19-20 December 2019 - London

£550