CTG Academy

ISTQB Agile Tester (CTFL - AT)

This two-day accredited course serves as a preparation for the “Foundation Extension: Agile Tester” certification and responds to all requirements imposed by ISTQB. Participants will be introduced in the world of agile software development and testing, the differences between agile and traditional testing, different test methods, techniques and tools, aimed at agile environments.

Following the ISTQB Foundation Certificate, the Extension as Agile Tester Certificate provides a supplementary level of knowledge and practical expertise in the ISTQB Certification scheme. To participate, trainees should already hold the ISTQB Foundation certificate.


Currently no (other) upcoming dates are planned for this course


Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Recognize the foundations of Agile software development
  • Write better user stories
  • Understand how retrospectives can be used to improve existing processes
  • Explain the differences between a traditional and an agile approach
  • Understand the role and required skills of a tester in an agile team
  • Recognize different agile test methods
  • Function as an agile tester
  • Determine quality risks associated with a project or product
  • Assess the required test effort
  • Select and apply different test techniques in an agile context

Typical Audience

This course aims at people who want to experience testing in an agile environment This includes test analysts, test engineers, test coordinators, test managers, analysts and developers, but also project managers, quality managers and development managers.

Course Prerequisites

Successful completion of the ISTQB Foundation Certificate is a prerequisite to taking the ISTQB Foundation Extension Certificate examination.

Course Delivery

Throughout the course, an accredited trainer and software testing expert provides lectures and gives exercises based on real-world projects.

Different mock exams ensure an optimal preparation for the real certification exam.

Courses can be given in English or in Dutch. Course material is in English.

The course and the exam are offered to you in cooperation with our partner Improve QS.

Course Venue

The course duration is 2 days.

This course can be given at the client’s site or at CTG.

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€ 1100/2 days.

All prices are exclusive of the exam fee, which is subject to change. At the time of publishing the exam fee is € 275 per person.

All prices are VAT excluded; course material, lunch and beverages are included.


  • By Participant : If a subscribed course participant is replaced by another participant or if the public course is postponed to a later date no cancellation costs apply. A participant or a group that fails to attend, or that cancels a course without at least 15 working days written notice prior to the course start, is liable for the full subscription cost.
  • By CTG: CTG reserves the right to cancel a course at any time.

Course Logistics

All classroom courses begin promptly at 9 am and are scheduled until 5 pm. All courses are organised at the CTG premises in Diegem (Belgium).

All courses can be given at the client site and are available for groups as well. Please contact us if you wish further information.

* Prices subject to VAT

Course Outlines

  • Foundations of agile development
    • Agile Manifesto
    • User stories
    • Retrospectives
    • Continuous Integration
    • Release and Iteration planning
  • Differences between traditional and agile development
  • Testing in agile projects
  • Hallmarks of a great agile tester
  • Agile test methods
    • Test Driven Development
    • Behaviour Driven Development
    • Test Pyramid
    • Testing Quadrants
  • Assessing quality risks
  • Estimating test effort
  • Test techniques in Agile
  • Tools used in agile development
  • Rehearsal
  • Examination

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