Advanced Level | iSQI® Certified Agile Tester

USD 1,930.00

Five day course. This five day course provides an understanding of the principles of the Agile methodology and gives testers a sound foundation to get started in Agile environments. The theory will be covered over the first four days followed by an examination on the fifth day. The course and trainers are iSQI® accredited to an international standard. Register for this course.

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Course Information

Theory + Practical Assignments (The theory is supported by practical assignments to ensure that it is understood and can be applied. Candidates will learn the principles behind the Agile approach to software development, be able to identify the differences between the role of testers in Agile projects and the role of testers in other projects, be able to help an Agile team focus on testing and also to learn to deal with challenges from other disciplines, inside and outside the team. The course will also focus on the social skills of the tester).

History and terminology(Agile Manifesto, principles and methods)



Testing and retrospectives

Test automation


Task boards

Technical aspects of Agile environments

Test-driven development



07 – 11 Nov | Makati, Philippines

Examination Details(Exam is divided into 3 phases : A practical exam (2 hours) will assess how candidates deal with planning, applying techniques and feedback; A theoretical exam (2.5 hours) will consist of open questions including scenario-based questions; An assessment of soft skills during the 4 days of training will focus on collaboration and knowledge sharing; There are no formal requirements for entry to the course; Minimum score 65%).

Exam mode (Exam is taken on site on the 5th day of course)

The qualification(iSQI® CAT Certified Agile Tester).

Exam fees are not included in the registration fees quoted and are to be purchased separately.

Certification by :iSQI International Software Quality Institute

The International Software Quality Institute (iSQI GmbH) is a leading provider of certification examinations all over the world. Focusing on IT professions, iSQI plays a large role in certifying the know-how of professionals on 6 continents in over 90 countries in 10 languages.


Target Audience

The course is intended for people who enter an Agile environment and have to perform test activities; who already test in an Agile environment, but want to improve their effectiveness; and those who are interested in test activities within an Agile environment (managers, Scrum masters and developers).


1. Candidates should bring a laptop that is bootable via USB.
2. It is highly recommended that candidates have taken the ISTQB® Foundation Level certification.
3. Familiarity with these topics (Test Design – EP/BVA/State Transition/Decision Tables/Exploratory; Basic Test Terminology; Understand the difference between functional and non-functional testing including the basic concepts of Performance and Usability Testing; Performing all the activities associated with the fundamental test process).
4. iSQI recommends the ISTQB® Certified Tester – Foundation Level training and certification programme to prepare for iSQI® Certified Agile Tester (CAT).

You will learn

You will gain an understanding of the testing role within an agile project and be able to effectively apply practical skills associated with that role. You will be able to understand the principles behind the agile approach to software development, differentiate between the testing role in agile projects compared with the role of testers in non-agile projects, positively contribute as an agile team member focused on testing, appreciate the challenges and difficulties associated with the non-testing activities performed in an agile team and demonstrate a range of soft skills required by agile team members.

Important Note

This course is brought to you in partnership with Pinta Education Ltd and Polteq.

Training Grants – applicable to courses in Malaysia

Vertical Distinct Sdn Bhd is a PSMB (Pembangunan Sumber Manusia Berhad) Approved Training Provider and the courses offered in Malaysia are HRDF (Human Resource Development Fund) claimable. For guidelines and details on how to submit your application or claims to the HRDF, please visit HRDF.

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