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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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.

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ISTQB Agile Foundation Extension FAQs

The ISTQB Agile Foundation Extension Course is a certification course designed to provide knowledge and skills in Agile testing principles, methodologies, and practices, enhancing testers' ability to work effectively in Agile software development environments.
The Agile Foundation Extension Course focuses on Agile methodologies, principles, and practices, while the traditional ISTQB Foundation Level Covers fundamental software testing concepts, techniques, and terminology applicable across various development models, including Waterfall and V-Model.
The ISTQB Agile Foundation Extension Training enhances understanding of Agile principles, improves collaboration with Agile teams, increases testing efficiency, and boosts career prospects by aligning skills with industry standards, ensuring testers effectively contribute to Agile projects.
Obtaining the ISTQB Agile Foundation Extension Certification enhances your career by demonstrating your expertise in Agile methodologies, increasing your employability, validating your skills for Agile projects, and opening doors to advanced roles in software testing and development.
The ISTQB Agile Foundation Extension Training enhances your understanding of Agile principles, improves collaboration with Agile teams, and equips you with practical skills for Agile projects, ultimately boosting your efficiency and effectiveness in your current job.
Job roles that mostly require or benefit from the Agile Foundation Extension Certification include Project Managers, Software Developers, Business Analysts, Product Owners, Scrum Masters, and Team Leads, as it enhances understanding of Agile methodologies and practices for effective project delivery.
The salary range for an ISTQB Agile Foundation Extension professional falls between $60,000 and $110,000 per year, depending on experience, location, and company size. Entry-level positions start lower, while senior roles command higher salaries.
To prepare for ISTQB Agile Foundation Extension Training, study Agile principles, practices, and frameworks. Review ISTQB Agile syllabus, practice sample questions, join study groups, and attend Agile-related webinars. Utilise official ISTQB resources and practical experience in Agile projects.
To attend the Agile Foundation Extension Course, you need a basic understanding of Agile principles and methodologies. Prior completion of an Agile Foundation Course or equivalent experience in Agile practices is recommended. No specific formal qualifications are required.
The target audience for the ISTQB Agile Foundation Extension Course includes Software Testers, Test Managers, and other testing professionals seeking to enhance their knowledge and skills in Agile methodologies and practices to improve software testing processes within Agile environments.
The ISTQB Agile Foundation Extension offers various training options, including online courses, in-person workshops, self-paced learning, and corporate training courses. These options cater to different learning preferences and schedules, providing flexibility for individuals and organisations.
Delegates must hold the ISTQB Foundation Certification before attending the ISTQB Agile Foundation Extension Course.
Yes, you can take the Agile Foundation Extension Course without prior testing experience. The course is designed for beginners and covers essential Agile principles and practices, making it accessible to those new to the field.
In this training course, delegates will have 2-day intensive training with our experienced instructors, a digital delegate pack consisting of important notes related to this course, the associated exam, and a certificate after course completion.
This course is a 2-day training course, during which delegates participate in intensive learning sessions that cover various course topics.
The Agile Foundation Extension syllabus covers Agile principles and values, Scrum framework, roles, and events, Kanban practices, Lean concepts, Agile project management techniques, user stories, and backlogs, as well as continuous improvement and collaboration strategies.
Yes, this course is accredited by the BCS Accredited Training Organisation.
Yes, upon completing this course you will receive a certificate of completion to validate your achievement and demonstrate your proficiency in the course material.
Yes, an ISTQB Agile Foundation Extension Certification is worth it as it enhances your understanding of Agile practices in software testing, improves job prospects, and ensures alignment with industry standards, benefiting both your career and your organisation.
Yes, the ISTQB Agile Foundation Extension Certification is globally recognised. It validates an individual's understanding of Agile principles and practices in software testing, making it valuable for professionals worldwide in the software development industry.
The Agile Foundation Extension exam format consists of 40 multiple-choice questions to be completed within 60 minutes. The passing score is 65%, requiring candidates to correctly answer at least 26 out of the 40 questions.
The ISTQB Agile Foundation Extension exam consists of 40 multiple-choice questions.
The ISTQB Agile Foundation Extension Certification Exam has a duration of 60 minutes.
The passing score for the ISTQB Agile Foundation Extension Course exam is 65%, which means you must correctly answer at least 26 out of 40 multiple-choice questions to pass the exam.
Yes, you are allowed to retake the exam.
The Knowledge Academy in the United Kingdom stands out as a prestigious training provider known for its extensive course offerings, expert instructors, adaptable learning formats, and industry recognition. It's a dependable option for those seeking this ISTQB Agile Foundation Extension Course.
The training fees for ISTQB Agile Foundation Extension certification in the United Kingdom starts from £1695
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for ISTQB Agile Foundation Extension.
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