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.
There is a lot of confusion concerning agile testing – which means there’s an educational opportunity as well. The CTFL-AT will give the tester the knowledge to be part of agile testing teams and achieve high performance.
To be eligible to undertake the Agile Tester Foundation certification exam, candidates must first hold the ISTQB® Foundation Certificate.
Agile Ext certification is valid for life time.
The Agile Tester currently does not have any follow-up module.
However, as holders of the Foundation certificate, candidates are eligible to continue on to higher level software testing qualifications, certifying themselves at Advanced level, and then at the Expert level,
This section lists the Business Outcomes expected of a candidate who has achieved the Foundation Level – Agile Tester certification.
In general, a Certified Tester Foundation Level – Agile Tester is expected to have acquired the necessary skills to working effectively within an Agile team and environment.
Similar to the Foundation Level Certification exam, the Agile Tester Certification exam will
comprise of 40 multiple choice questions, with a pass mark of 65% to be completed within 60 minutes.
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Exams may be taken as part of a course delivered by an Accredited Training Provider or
taken independently at an examination center or in a public exam.
The typical duration of the Agile Certification Training offered by an Accredited Training Provider is 2 days. Completion of an accredited training course is not a prerequisite for participating to the exam.
Please refer to the Web Sites of the ISTQB® Member Boards and ISTQB® Accredited Training Providers for exam and training availability.