Course: Agile Software Testing

$83.49 incl. vat


duration: 3 hours |

Language: English (US) |

access duration: 90 days |


In this Agile training you get an introduction of the various Agile methods. You will learn the various Agile testing techniques and how to apply these techniques in Agile projects. Finally you will learn the management, communication and configuration tools that are available to Agile testers. The curriculum of this course is aligned with the Agile Tester Extension Foundation certification ( CTFL -AT) exam.

Among the subjects covered are Manifesto , XP, Scrum , TDD , black box testing techniques and far more.


After finishing this course you are familiar with the principles of Agile software testing and how you can apply Agile testing techniques in Agile projects.


There are no specific knowledge required. We recommend experience at least 1 year as a software developer or project manager of software development projects.

Target audience

Software Developer, Tester


Agile Software Testing

3 hours

Agile Software Testing: Methodologies and Testing Approaches

  • start the course
  • recall the statements of value expressed in the Agile Manifesto, on which the principles of agile software development are founded
  • outline the twelve principles of the Agile Manifesto, on which agile software development is based
  • describe the whole team approach promoted by agile software development
  • recall how the agile software development model incorporates early and frequent feedback
  • recall the basic features of the Extreme Programming, or XP agile approach
  • recall the basic features of the Scrum agile approach
  • recall the Kanban management approach that can be incorporated into agile projects
  • describe how collaborative user stories are created to capture requirements in agile projects
  • describe the techniques for collaborative creation of user stories, such as INVEST, and describe the components of a user story
  • recall the role of retrospectives in an agile project and describe the role of testers within retrospectives
  • recall how continuous integration is implemented in an agile project, describe how testing occurs in this framework, and describe its benefits and challenges
  • recall the agile concepts of release and iteration planning
  • compare testing and development activities in traditional and agile approaches
  • describe the project work products that are important to agile testers
  • describe the test levels in the context of agile testing
  • describe testing and test configuration management in the context of agile projects
  • outline options for using independent testers on agile projects
  • describe how test status, progress, and product quality can be communicated in an agile project
  • describe how risk regression in agile development can be managed using evolving manual and automated test cases
  • describe the skills that an agile tester should have
  • describe the role of a tester in an agile team
  • identify features of testing and the skill set of an agile tester in agile approaches

Agile Software Testing: Techniques and Tools

  • start the course
  • describe the complimentary techniques of test-driven development or TDD, acceptance test-driven development, and behavior-driven development used in agile projects
  • describe the test pyramids, testing quadrants, test levels, and testing types in the context of agile projects
  • describe the role of an agile tester within the specific context of a Scrum life cycle
  • describe how quality risk analysis takes place in agile projects
  • describe how to estimate testing effort in an agile project based on content and risk
  • describe the types of test bases, including user stories, that are available to agile testers
  • outline the importance of the Definition of Done in test levels and in different stages in the agile process
  • describe how acceptance test-driven development is applied in agile projects
  • describe how functional and nonfunctional black box testing techniques can be applied in agile testing
  • describe the importance of exploratory testing in agile testing
  • describe the types of task management and tracking tools used in agile projects and available to agile testers
  • describe the types of tools used for communication and information sharing in agile teams including agile testers
  • outline the tools available for agile test design, development, and execution and outline the available configuration management tools, including virtualization tools for agile tests
  • practice identifying testing techniques in agile approaches and tools in agile projects

Course options

We offer several optional training products to enhance your learning experience. If you are planning to use our training course in preperation for an official exam then whe highly recommend using these optional training products to ensure an optimal learning experience. Sometimes there is only a practice exam or/and practice lab available.

Optional practice exam (trial exam)

To supplement this training course you may add a special practice exam. This practice exam comprises a number of trial exams which are very similar to the real exam, both in terms of form and content. This is the ultimate way to test whether you are ready for the exam. 

Optional practice lab

To supplement this training course you may add a special practice lab. You perform the tasks on real hardware and/or software applicable to your Lab. The labs are fully hosted in our cloud. The only thing you need to use our practice labs is a web browser. In the LiveLab environment you will find exercises which you can start immediatelyThe lab enviromentconsist of complete networks containing for example, clients, servers,etc. This is the ultimate way to gain extensive hands-on experience. 


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