Disqover - Improving Software Quality

“My objectives were more than met – extremely satisfied.”

Louise Goodwin

Non-tester with an interest in becoming one , Canberra

Agile Testing

Public Course Cost: $1,500 exc GST (Does not include $300 exc GST ISTQB Exam Fee )

This 2 day course focuses on enabling the Tester to work effectively as a professional Tester in an Agile project.

Dual Certification – ISTQB Foundation Level Extension – Agile Tester and IC Agile Testing. This course is designed for professionals who are working within Agile environments.

It is also for professionals who are planning to start implementing Agile methods in the near future, or are working within companies that plan to do so.

The certification provides an advantage for those who would like to know the required Agile activities, roles, methods, and methodologies specific to their role.

The Foundation Level Extension – Agile Tester syllabus has no shared or common elements with the Foundation Level syllabus.
Delegates are provided with exercises, learning tools and sample exam questions.

Skills Acquired

  • Collaborate in a cross-functional Agile team being familiar with principles and basic practices of Agile software Development.
  • Adapt existing testing experience and knowledge to Agile values and principles.
  • Support the Agile team in planning test-related activities.
  • Apply relevant methods and techniques for testing in the Agile project.
  • Assist the Agile team in test automation activities.
  • Assist business stakeholders in defining understandable and testable user stories, scenarios, requirements and acceptance criteria as appropriate.
  • Work and share information with other team members using effective communication styles and channels.

Designed for:

Testers, Test Analysts, Test Engineers, Test Consultants, Test Managers, User Acceptance Testers and Software Developers.

It is also appropriate for anyone who wants a deeper understanding of software testing in the Agile world, such as Project Managers, Quality Managers, Software Development Managers, Business Analysts, IT Directors and Management Consultants.

Prerequisites:

Those wishing to take the ISTQB Foundation Level Extension – Agile Tester Certificate exams must hold the ISTQB Foundation Certificate in Software Testing. If you wish to sit the course without taking the exam, there are no prerequisites.

Course Content:

  • Agile Software Development
  • Fundamental Agile Testing Principles, Practices and Processes
  • Agile Testing Methods, Techniques and Tools

Evaluation:

This course will provide the delegate with the necessary knowledge and skills to sit the ISTQB Foundation Level Extension – Agile Tester Certificate multiple choice exam.

“The course content is of high quality and applies to all levels of testing… the trainer was knowledgeable and insightful.

Documentation is well presented and will be useful for future reference.”

Brian Cunningham

Systems Assurance Manager, ANZ Bank

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