ISTQB Foundation Level - Agile Tester Extension live course

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Course length:
16 lessons, 2 consecutive working days, 8 lessons per day, 9.00-16.30
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109 500 HUF + VAT

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Short description:

In the course students learn about the characteristics of software testing in an environment following the agile development methodology, as well as being prepared for the ISTQB Foundation Level - Agile Tester Extension exam


Successful ISTQB Certified Tester Foundation Level exam or equivalent knowledge, as well as English language skills as both the course material and the exam are in English. (The course is taught in Hungarian by a Hungarian trainer.)

Intended audience:

For software testers working in an environment following agile methodology or wishing to learn more about the subject.

Training language:
Hungarian or English

The term ‘add-on’ first appeared in the qualifications system of the International Software Qualification Board in the middle of 2014. An add-on complements the Foundation or Advanced Level qualification with special areas. The first such add-on to appear was an addition to the Foundation Level called Agile Tester.


The Agile Tester add-on introduces you to the characteristics of agile development methodologies so popular these days, as well as the related special software testing techniques.

We provide an official course material in English, accredited by ISTQB. In our course we also practice exam questions besides practical tasks.

There is an official certification exam for the course in English (ISTQB Foundation Level - Agile Tester Extension) which can be taken with the Hungarian Software Testing Board or at the official Pearson VUE exam center of Masterfield Training Center. The course fee does not include the price of the exam.

ISTQB Foundation Level - Agile Tester Extension course for the first time in Hungary at Masterfield Training Center!


Course Outline:


1.1 The Fundamentals of Agile Software Development
1.1.1 Agile Software Development and the Agile Manifesto
1.1.2 Whole-Team Approach
1.1.3 Early and Frequent Feedback
1.2 Aspects of Agile Approaches
1.2.1 Agile Software Development Approaches
1.2.2 Collaborative User Story Creation
1.2.3 Retrospectives
1.2.4 Continuous Integration
1.2.5 Release and Iteration Planning



2.1 The Differences between Testing in Traditional and Agile Approaches
2.1.1 Testing and Development Activities
2.1.2 Project Work Products
2.1.3 Test Levels
2.1.4 Testing and Configuration Management
2.1.5 Organizational Options for Independent Testing
2.2 Status of Testing in Agile Projects
2.2.1 Communicating Test Status, Progress and Product Quality
2.2.2 Managing Regression Risk with Evolving Manual and Automated Test Cases
2.3 Role and Skills of a Tester in an Agile Team
2.3.1 Agile Tester Skills
2.3.2 The Role of a Tester in an Agile Team



3.1 Agile Testing Methods
3.1.1 Test-Driven Development, Acceptance Test-Driven Development and Behavior-Driven Development
3.1.2 The Test Pyramid
3.1.3 Testing Quadrants, Test Levels and Testing Types
3.1.4 The Role of a Tester
3.2 Assessing Quality Risks and Estimating Test Effort
3.2.1 Assessing Quality Risks in Agile Projects
3.2.2 Estimating Testing Effort Based on Content and Risk
3.3 Techniques in Agile Projects
3.3.1 Acceptance Criteria, Adequate Coverage and Other Information for Testing
3.3.2 Applying Acceptance Test-Driven Development
3.3.3 Functional and Non-Functional Black Box Test Design
3.3.4 Exploratory Testing and Agile Testing
3.4 Tools in Agile Projects
3.4.1 Task Management and Tracking Tools
3.4.2 Communication and Information Sharing Tools
3.4.3 Software Build and Distribution Tools
3.4.4 Configuration Management Tools
3.4.5 Test Design, Implementation and Execution Tools
3.4.6 Cloud Computing and Virtualization Tools

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2020-10-28  (on working days (09.00 - 16.30))

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