ISTQB® Foundation Extension Agile Tester

Begin date
Number of Classes
Course price
500 EUR

Course description

Agile testing is a relatively new approach to software testing that follows the principles of agile software development as outlined in the Agile Manifesto. A tester on an Agile project will work differently than one working on a traditional project. Testers must understand the values and principles that underpin Agile projects, and how testers are an integral part of a whole-team approach together with developers and business representatives. The Agile Extension will give the tester the knowledge to be part of agile testing teams and achieve high performance.


  • Testers experienced with traditional SDLCs
  • Entry-level testers with an interest in agile testing
  • Experienced developers with a lot to a little knowledge of testing who
  • work in agile projects
  • Roles include testers, test analysts, test engineers, test consultants, test
  • managers, user acceptance testers, software developers
  • The ISTQB® Foundation certificate is a prerequisite.

Course outline

  • Principles of Agile software development
  • Difference between traditional and Agile approaches to testing
  • Enhancing testing processes through your knowledge of Agile projects
  • Knowledge of planning relevant testing activities (estimating testing effort)
  • Applying relevant testing methods, techniques and tools
  • Identifying quality criteria in Agile projects
  • Successful cooperation in Agile teams

Certified agile testers should be able to demonstrate their skills in the following areas:

  • The Fundamentals of Agile Software Development
  • The different agile approaches
  • The Differences between Testing in Traditional and Agile Approaches
  • Testing in Agile Projects
  • Roles and skills of a tester in Agile Projects
  • Agile testing techniques and methods
  • Assess product quality risks within an Agile project
  • Estimate testing effort based on iteration content and quality risks
  • Tools in Agile Projects

Contact person

Irena Ivanovska
Head of ISTQB Department
+389 70 246 146


To be eligible to take the Agile Tester Foundation Extension certification exam, candidates must first hold the ISTQB® Foundation Certificate.

Course materials

You will receive the following as part of this course:

  • Presentations
  • Instructor Guide
  • Participant Handbook
  • eBooks


  • Exam Format: Online.
  • Questions: 40 multiple choice questions.
  • Passing Score: 65%
  • Exam Duration: 60 minutes.
  • Proctoring: Live

Certificate: ISTQB Certified Tester Foundation Level – Agile Tester


  • Payment in cash with payment slip or debit cards
  • Payment in installments with credit cards
  • Payment in installments without interest with credit cards of Stopanska Banka
  • Payment by invoice