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Agile Tester Training Course Outline

This course shall extensively cover the following aims and objectives, to provide delegates with a thorough understanding of Agile Tester Training. 

Module 1: Agile Principles and Manifesto

  • What is Agile?
  • Origin of Agile
  • Need for Agile
  • Agile Manifesto
  • Values of Agile
  • Agile Overview
  • Agile Goals
  • Waterfall Vs Agile
  • Advantages of Agile
  • Key Features of Agile
  • Agile Methodology
  • Misconceptions About Agile
  • Agile Testing
  • Agile Testing Principles
  • Challenges in Agile Testing

Module 2: Scrum

  • Agile Life Cycle
  • Scrum Overview
  • History of Scrum
  • Differences Between Agile and Scrum
  • Key Features of Scrum
  • Agile Team
  • Tester
  • Actors in the Scrum Process
  • Scrum Phases
  • Scrum Process
  • Sprint Planning
  • Daily Scrum and Sprints
  • Deming Cycle
  • Attributes of Scrum
  • Sprint Review
  • Sprint Retrospective

Module 3: Requirements and Specifications

  • Resource Requirements
  • Elicitation Techniques
  • Product Backlog
  • Sprint Backlog
  • Increment
  • Definition of Done
  • Major Keys to Success
  • User Stories
  • User Stories - INVEST
  • What is MoSCoW?
  • MoSCoW Rules

Module 4: Release and Iteration Planning

  • Release Planning
  • Iteration Planning
  • Task Planning
  • Iteration Planning Meeting
  • Changes in Planning
  • Test Planning
  • Estimating
  • Planning Poker
  • Bucket System
  • Large/Uncertain/Small
  • Dot Voting
  • T-Shirt Sizes
  • Affinity Mapping
  • Ordering Protocol
  • Divide until Maximum Size or Less
  • Estimating and Testing
  • Burn Down Charts and Scrum Boards
  • Release Burndown
  • Burn Down Charts and Scrum Boards
  • Kanban and Kanban Boards
  • Features of Kanban

Module 5: Continuous Integration

  • Testing Challenges in an Iterative Life Cycle
  • Continuous Integration
  • Quality Assurance
  • Agile Testing Methodologies
  • Acceptance Testing
  • Terminology of Testing
  • Process of Agile Testing
  • Advantages of Agile Testing
  • Testing Strategy in Agile Development
  • Test Design
  • Pair Tests

Module 6: Regression Testing

  • Regression Testing – Steps
  • Defect Management
  • Defect Lifecycle
  • Technical Debt
  • Accumulating Technical Debt
  • Cycle of Technical Debt
  • Dealing with Debt

Module 7: Automated Testing

  • Benefits of Automation
  • Managing Test Automation
  • Strategising for Successful Automation

Model 8: Non-Functional Testing

  • Introduction
  • Test Monitoring and Metrics

Module 9: Agile for Large Projects

  • Developing Large Systems
  • Scaling Out and Scaling Up
  • Scaling Up to Large Systems
  • Scaling Out to Large Companies
  • Agile for Large Project
  • Pitfalls of Agile for Large Projects

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Who should attend this Agile Tester Training?

Agile Tester Training Course is suitable for professionals working within an Agile environment and planning to implement Agile methods. The following professionals can benefit from attending this course:

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

Prerequisites of the Agile Tester Training

The Agile Tester Training Course demands foundational software testing knowledge, familiarity with Agile principles, and a basic test automation understanding.

Agile Tester Training Course Overview 

The Agile Tester Training course will teach delegates the skills and knowledge needed to work effectively with an Agile project team. Crucially, delegates will be able to differentiate between the testing role in agile projects, compared with the role of testers in non-agile projects. As such, delegates will gain an appreciation for Agile techniques and how it can improve business project performance.

This course begins by providing an insight into Daily Scrum. Scrum is an agile framework that enhances software delivery, through encouraging short, high-effort, collaborative, team “sprints” in an effort to improve productivity.

After allowing candidates to gauge an understanding of scrum, training moves on to Agile Principles and more specifically, agile testing. By earning this Agile Testing certification, delegates will be able to gain an understanding of how to function well as part of an Agile project team, meaning that the project will flow better, putting you one step ahead in your career.

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What’s included in this Agile Tester Training?

  • Agile Tester Training Examination
  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors
  • Agile Tester Training Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack

Agile Tester Training Exam Information

To achieve the Agile Tester Training, candidates will need to sit for an examination. The exam format is as follows: 

  • Question Type: Multiple Choice 
  • Total Questions: 30 
  • Total Marks: 60 Marks 
  • Pass Mark: 50%, or 30/60 Marks 
  • Duration: 60 Minutes

Why choose us

Our Sunderland 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.

The city of Sunderland is located in the county of Tyne and Wear in the North East of England. The city is around 240 miles southeast of London. Sunderland city has an approximate population of 174,000 residents. The Stadium Village is a plan to relocate the businesses and redevelop the site as well as adding sporting facilities to create a sports village, as well as plans to create a hotel, residential accommodation, and a footbridge. Sunderland is home to the University of Sunderland and was short-listed for the ‘University of the Year’ award in 2012. The university has over 20,000 students studying variety of different courses in a range of subjects including Business, Law and Psychology, as well as Computing and Technology. The Sunderland College has around 6,300 part-time learners and approximately 4,800 full-time students and was awarded a Grade 2 for their Ofsted inspection in 2010.

Popular searched areas in and around Sunderland include:-

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  • Doxford International Business Park
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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 Tester Training in Sunderland FAQs


Agile is the name of a broad series of project management practices which focus on building products incrementally using feedback and empowering teams to create physical products throughout the development lifecycle, rather than documentation. To find out more visit our Agile topic page.
It is recommended that delegates have experience in using basic test terminology, techniques for performing the activities involved in the fundamental test process and understanding the difference between functional and non-functional testing.
The examination is separated into three different parts: a soft skills assessment on capacity for teamwork (10%), a written exam to demonstrate profound theoretical knowledge (60%), and a practical exam where testing skills are put to the test (30%).
Each delegate will be provided with course notes and exercises, a course manual, certificate, and refreshments.
At The Knowledge Academy, we provide training courses in over 1000 locations worldwide. This means that wherever you are, you are guaranteed to find one of our state-of-the-art training venues near you.
This course is 2 days.
The price for Agile Tester Training certification in Sunderland starts from £1795
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for Agile Tester Training.

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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