ISTQB Agile Tester by Knowit and Tieturi

The ISTQB Agile Tester Foundation Certificate Course is a two-day course explaining the fundamentals of testing on agile projects.

The ISTQB Agile Tester Foundation Certificate Course is a two-day course explaining the fundamentals of testing on agile projects. This course is accredited by ISTQB and addresses the ISTQB Foundation Level Extension Syllabus - Agile Tester. The course includes exercises and practice exams to highlight key aspects of the syllabus and to help participants understand and practice the concepts and methods presented.

Structure of ISTQB Agile Tester Foundation training

1. Agi­le Softwa­re De­ve­lop­ment

1.1 The Fundamentals of Agile Software Development

1.2 Aspects of Agile Approaches

2. Fun­da­men­tal Agi­le Tes­ting Principles, Prac­tices, and Proces­ses

2.1 The Differences between Testing in Traditional and Agile Approaches

2.2 Status of Testing in Agile Projects

2.3 Role and Skills of a Tester in an Agile Team

3. Agi­le Tes­ting Met­hods, Tech­niques, and Tools

3.1 Agile Testing Methods

3.2 Assessing Quality Risks and Estimating Test Effort

3.3 Techniques in Agile Projects

3.4 Tools in Agile Projects

Tar­get Group

This 2-day course is appropriate for professionals in roles such as testers, test analysts, test engineers, test consultants, test managers, user acceptance testers, software developers, and anyone wishing to gain the ISTQB Foundation Level Extension – Agile Tester certificate. This course may also be 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.

The certification is aimed at 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.


  • A candidate who achieves ISTQB Foundation Level Extension – Agile Tester certification, can be expected to:
  • 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 an Agile project.
  • Assist the Agile team in test automation activities.
  • Help business stakeholders define understandable and testable user stories and acceptance criteria.
  • Work and share information with other team members using effective communication styles and channels.


Candidates for the ISTQB Foundation Level Extension – Agile Tester certificate must hold the ISEB ISTQB Foundation Level certificate.

ISTQB Agile Certification Exam

  • This training prepares you for the "ISTQB Agile Tester Foundation" examination.
  • The ISTQB Agile Tester Foundation Certificate is awarded to those who pass a written one hour multiple-choice exam of 40 questions. Candidates must score 65% or more to pass the exam.
  • NOTE! Examination costs are not included in the course price.

Trai­ning ma­te­rial

This training is run by an officially accredited trainer using an officially accredited training material. The training material and test are in English or in Finnish: see the language info next to the training date.


Course can be run as a classroom course or a remote online course. Please choose your preferred training method in connection with the registration. Course begins at 9.00 and ends at around 17.00.