Agile Tester Extension

Agile Testing has a relatively short history, but it’s already made its mark in software testing and is only growing in relevance. Sign up for our ISTQB Agile Tester Extension certification exam to gain entry into this exciting new field. The examination goes over your practical training and up-to-date knowledge on how to work in an agile team and perform tests the agile way.

What are the entry criteria?

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

Agile Testers Know How to:

  • Work cooperatively in an agile team familiar with principles and 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 in test automation activities;
  • Help business stakeholders define understandable and testable user stories, requirements and acceptance criteria;
  • Work and share information with other team members

Certified Tester Foundation Level: Agile Testers are expected to possess the necessary skills to effectively work within an Agile team and environment.

Agile Tester Extension Exam Contents:


Agile Tester Extension Learning Objectives


Agile Tester Extension Exam Structure

Similar to the Foundation Level Certification exam, Agile Tester Certification exams follow the 40-question, multiple-choice format. Questions have only one correct answer and in order to pass the exam, exam takers need a score of 65% and above. The exam’s duration is 60 minutes, extended by 25% for non-native speakers, i.e. 75 minutes.