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Agile Software Testing Course Outline

This course will explore the following topics:

Module 1: Agile Software Development

  • What is Agile?
  • Agile Manifesto
  • Agile Overview
  • Fundamentals
  • Philosophy
  • Agile Goals
  • Agile Principles
  • Advantages of Agile
  • Misconceptions about Agile
  • Agile Life Cycle
  • Kickoff/Sprint Planning
  • Project Backlog
  • Feature Estimation
  • Sprint
  • Daily Stand-Up
  • Sprint Review Meeting
  • Major Keys to Success

Module 2: Introduction to Scrum

  • What is Scrum?
  • Phases of Scrum
  • Scrum Process and Scrum Events
  • Scrum Artefacts
  • Sprint Cycle
  • Actors of the Scrum Process
    • Product Owner
    • Scrum Master
    • Development Team
  • Teamwork in Scrum
  • Benefits of Scrum
  • Developing Large Systems
  • Scaling Out and Scaling up
  • Scaling Up to Large Systems
  • Scaling Out to Large Companies

Module 3: Software Testing Fundamentals

  • What is Software Testing?
  • Why is Software Testing Necessary?
  • Right Amount of Testing
  • Software Development Lifecycle

Module 4: Agile Team

  • What is an Agile Team?
  • Large Agile Teams
  • Responsibilities
  • Collaboration and Culture

Module 5: Extreme Programming

  • What is Extreme Programming?
  • Life Cycle of Extreme Programming
  • Practices of Extreme Programming
  • XP and the Requirement Scenario
  • XP and Change
  • Refactoring
  • Testing in XP

Module 6: User Stories

  • Introduction to User Stories
  • Detailing User Stories
  • Epics
  • Themes

Module 7: Estimating

  • Overview
  • Estimating-Coping with Uncertainty
  • Style of Estimating-Top Down
  • Style of Estimating-Bottom Up
  • Estimating Through the Lifecycle
  • Estimating Top Tips

Module 8: Agile Testing Strategies

  • Quality Assurance
  • Terminology of Testing
  • Evolvement of Traditional Practices
  • Process of Agile Testing
  • Testing Strategy in Agile Development
  • Velocity
  • Agile Testing Methods
  • Test Driven Development (TDD)
  • Acceptance Test Driven Development (ATDD)
  • Behaviour Driven Development (BDD)
  • Dynamic Systems Development Method
  • Lean Software Development
  • Agile Modelling

Module 9: Managing Software Testing

  • Waterfall Testing and Model
  • MoSCoW Analysis
  • Iteration Planning
  • Iterative Vs Waterfall
  • Risk Management
  • Incident Management
  • Risk-Based Testing
  • Test Plan Documentation
  • Defects Management
  • Project Closure

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Who should attend this Agile Software Testing?

Agile Software Testing Course is designed for anyone who wishes to implement Agile methodologies in testing practices. The following professionals can benefit from attending this course:

  • Software Testers
  • Quality Assurance Professionals
  • Agile Team Members
  • Test Managers
  • Product Owners
  • Business Analysts
  • Scrum Masters

Prerequisites of the Agile Software Testing

There are no formal prerequisites for this Agile Software Testing Course. However, a basic understanding of Software Testing will be beneficial.   

Agile Software Testing Course Overview

The Agile Software Testing course aims to provide delegates with a comprehensive overview of the fundamentals of Agile development, the role and responsibilities of the software tester within the Agile Team, and the Agile Testing Processes. The course also takes Scrum into regard, with the constituent parts of this methodology also covered during this two-day course.

By attending this course, delegates will be able to demonstrate a commitment to software testing and Agile techniques. Also, this Agile training course prepares the candidates to be a valuable member of an Agile Development Team. 

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What’s included in this Agile Software Testing?

  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors
  • Agile Software Testing Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack

Why choose us

Our Swansea venue


Free Wi-Fi

To make sure you’re always connected we offer completely free and easy to access wi-fi.

Air conditioned

To keep you comfortable during your course we offer a fully air conditioned environment.

Full IT support

IT support is on hand to sort out any unforseen issues that may arise.

Video equipment

This location has full video conferencing equipment.

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Swansea University
Singleton Park,

T: 01344203999

Ways to take this course

Our easy to use Virtual platform allows you to sit the course from home with a live instructor. You will follow the same schedule as the classroom course, and will be able to interact with the trainer and other delegates.

Our fully interactive online training platform is compatible across all devices and can be accessed from anywhere, at any time. All our online courses come with a standard 90 days access that can be extended upon request. Our expert trainers are constantly on hand to help you with any questions which may arise.

This is our most popular style of learning. We run courses in 1200 locations, across 200 countries in one of our hand-picked training venues, providing the all important ‘human touch’ which may be missed in other learning styles.


Highly experienced trainers

All our trainers are highly qualified, have 10+ years of real-world experience and will provide you with an engaging learning experience.


State of the art training venues

We only use the highest standard of learning facilities to make sure your experience is as comfortable and distraction-free as possible


Small class sizes

We limit our class sizes to promote better discussion and ensuring everyone has a personalized experience


Great value for money

Get more bang for your buck! If you find your chosen course cheaper elsewhere, we’ll match it!

This is the same great training as our classroom learning but carried out at your own business premises. This is the perfect option for larger scale training requirements and means less time away from the office.


Tailored learning experience

Our courses can be adapted to meet your individual project or business requirements regardless of scope.


Maximise your training budget

Cut unnecessary costs and focus your entire budget on what really matters, the training.


Team building opportunity

This gives your team a great opportunity to come together, bond, and discuss, which you may not get in a standard classroom setting.


Monitor employees progress

Keep track of your employees’ progression and performance in your own workspace.

What our customers are saying

Agile Software Testing Training | Agile Software Testing Training in Swansea FAQs


At The Knowledge Academy we strive to provide each and every delegate with all the support they need. We are able to provide support via phone and email prior to, during, and after attending this Agile Software Testing course.
All of our Agile Software Testing trainers are hand-picked, highly experienced, and experts in their subject matter. Our trainers have the ability to provide you with knowledge that you will be able to use and apply to a number of scenarios in the working environment. This means that you can get the most out of your training course with us.
There are no official prerequisites, but it is expected for candidates to understand the basics of software testing.
The price for Agile Software Testing certification in Swansea starts from £1795
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for Agile Software Testing.

Why choose us


Best price in the industry

You won't find better value in the marketplace. If you do find a lower price, we will beat it.


Many delivery methods

Flexible delivery methods are available depending on your learning style.


High quality resources

Resources are included for a comprehensive learning experience.

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"Really good course and well organised. Trainer was great with a sense of humour - his experience allowed a free flowing course, structured to help you gain as much information & relevant experience whilst helping prepare you for the exam"

Joshua Davies, Thames Water

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"...the trainer for this course was excellent. I would definitely recommend (and already have) this course to others."

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