ISTQB Agile Foundation Extension Overview

Agile Foundation Extension Course Outline

Domain 1: Agile Software Development

Module 1: Fundamentals of Agile Software Development

  • Agile Manifesto
  • Whole Team Approach
  • Early and Frequent Feedback

Module 2: Aspects of Agile Approaches

  • Agile Software Development Approaches
  • Collaborative User Story Creation
  • Retrospectives
  • Continuous Integration
  • Release and Iteration Planning        

Domain 2: Fundamental Agile Testing Principles, Practices, and Processes

Module 3: Testing in Traditional and Agile Approaches

  • Introduction
  • Testing and Development Activities
  • Project Work Products
  • Test Levels
  • Testing and Configuration Management
  • Organisational Options for Independent Testing

Module 4: Status of Testing in Agile

  • Introduction
  • Communicating Test Status, Progress, and Product Quality
  • Managing Regression Risk with Evolving Manual and Automated Test Cases

Module 5: Role and Skill of a Tester in an Agile Team

  • Agile Tester Skills
  • Role of a Tester in an Agile Team

Domain 3: Agile Testing Methods, Techniques, and Tools

Module 6: Agile Testing Methods

  • Introduction
  • Test-Driven Development
  • Acceptance Test-Driven Development
  • Behaviour-Driven Development
  • Test Pyramid
  • Testing Quadrants
  • Role of a Tester

Module 7: Assessing Quality Risks and Estimating Test Efforts

  • Introduction
  • Assessing Quality Risks in Agile Projects
  • Estimating Testing Effort Based on Content and Risk

Module 8: Techniques in Agile Projects

  • Introduction
  • Acceptance Criteria, Adequate Coverage, and Other Information for Testing
  • Applying Acceptance Test-Driven Development
  • Test Techniques
  • Functional and Non-Functional Black Box Test Design
  • Exploratory Testing

Module 9: Tools in Agile Projects

  • Introduction
  • Task Management and Tracking Tools
  • Communication and Information Sharing Tools
  • Software Build and Distribution Tools
  • Configuration Management Tools
  • Test Design, Implementation, and Execution Tools
  • Cloud Computing and Virtualisation Tools

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Who should attend this ISTQB Agile Foundation Extension Course?

The Agile Foundation Extension Course is tailored for individuals engaged in testing, Agile Testing, or Agile project roles. This Software Testing Training can be beneficial for a wide range of professionals, including:

  • Testers
  • Analysts
  • User Acceptance Testers
  • Software Developers
  • Project Managers
  • Scrum Masters
  • Business Analysts

Prerequisites of the ISTQB Agile Foundation Extension Course

Delegates must hold the ISTQB Foundation Certification before attending the ISTQB Agile Foundation Extension Course.

ISQTB Agile Foundation Extension Course Overview

The Agile Foundation Extension Course offered by The Knowledge Academy is designed to provide delegates with a comprehensive understanding of Agile principles, practices, and methodologies. This courseserves as an extension to the Agile Foundation Course, delving deeper into the Agile framework to equip professionals with the knowledge and skills necessary to excel in Agile Project Management and Product Development.

By attending this Software Testing Training, delegates gain a deep understanding of how testing fits into Agile development methodologies, enabling them to contribute effectively to the quality assurance process in fast-paced, iterative projects. Moreover, obtaining the ISTQB Agile Foundation Extension Certification validates their expertise and opens up opportunities for career advancement in the dynamic field of Software Testing.

In The Knowledge Academy's 2-day ISTQB Agile Foundation Extension Course, delegates will delve into critical topics such as the principles and practices of Agile development, including Scrum, Kanban, and Lean. They will also explore how to adapt testing processes to align with Agile methodologies, emphasising collaboration, and continuous improvement.

Course Objectives

  • To gain an advanced understanding of Agile methodologies
  • To master advanced Agile tools and techniques
  • To develop leadership skills for Agile Project Management
  • To learn effective risk management in Agile projects
  • To foster a culture of continuous improvement
  • To apply Agile principles to real-world scenarios

By the end of this course, delegates will possess a deep understanding of Agile principles and practices tailored specifically for testing processes. By mastering Agile testing techniques, they can enhance collaboration, adaptability, and responsiveness within Agile teams, fostering seamless integration of testing in Agile projects.

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What’s included in this ISTQB Agile Foundation Extension Course?

  • The ISTQB Agile Foundation Extension Examination
  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors
  • The ISTQB Agile Foundation Extension Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack   

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ISTQB Agile Foundation Extension Exam Information

The ISTQB Agile Foundation Extension exam assesses professionals' understanding of Agile principles and practices within the context of software testing. The format of the exam is as follows: 

  • Question Type: Multiple Choice 
  • Total Questions: 40 
  • Total Marks: 40 Marks 
  • Pass Marks: 65%, or 26/40 Marks 
  • Duration: 60 minutes 
  • Open Book/ Closed Book: Closed Book

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Ways to take this course

Experience live, interactive learning from home with The Knowledge Academy's Online Instructor-led ISTQB Agile Foundation Extension. Engage directly with expert instructors, mirroring the classroom schedule for a comprehensive learning journey. Enjoy the convenience of virtual learning without compromising on the quality of interaction.

Unlock your potential with The Knowledge Academy's ISTQB Agile Foundation Extension, accessible anytime, anywhere on any device. Enjoy 90 days of online course access, extendable upon request, and benefit from the support of our expert trainers. Elevate your skills at your own pace with our Online Self-paced sessions.

Experience the most sought-after learning style with The Knowledge Academy's ISTQB Agile Foundation Extension. Available in 490+ locations across 190+ countries, our hand-picked Classroom venues offer an invaluable human touch. Immerse yourself in a comprehensive, interactive experience with our expert-led ISTQB Agile Foundation Extension sessions.


Highly experienced trainers

Boost your skills with our expert trainers, boasting 10+ years of real-world experience, ensuring an engaging and informative training experience


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


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Our Classroom courses with limited class sizes foster discussions and provide a personalised, interactive learning environment


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Streamline large-scale training requirements with The Knowledge Academy’s In-house/Onsite ISTQB Agile Foundation Extension at your business premises. Experience expert-led classroom learning from the comfort of your workplace and engage professional development.


Tailored learning experience

Leverage benefits offered from a certification that fits your unique business or project needs


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Team building opportunity

Our ISTQB Agile Foundation Extension offers a unique chance for your team to bond and engage in discussions, enriching the learning experience beyond traditional classroom settings


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ISTQB Agile Foundation Extension FAQs

Agile is a project management approach that allows flexibility throughout the course of a project. Agile encourages changes to be made but ensures that by doing this project objectives are not deviated from. For more information, visit our Agile topic page.
Delegates need the ISTQB Foundation Certificate to take this training course.
The Knowledge Academy provides support before, during, and after your ISTQB Agile Foundation Extension course, to ensure you get the best from your training experience.
The training fees for ISTQB Agile Foundation Extension certification in the United Kingdom starts from £1595
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for ISTQB Agile Foundation Extension.
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