Certified Agile Tester (CAT)
The 5 day Certified Agile Tester course is available in London, Manchester, Edinburgh and cities across the UK.It leads to the iSQI certification which has become the leading agile testing qualification worldwide for experienced test professionals. The course consists of four days in the classroom, where the split is around 50% theory/classroom discussion and 50% practical workshops and team exercises that take Participants through the activities of a typical agile project. The two part exam takes place on Day 5.The course introduces experienced testers to the practices they will need to understand and use to be effective team members and testers on an agile project. Designed as a very interactive course, Participants have the opportunity to discuss and share their experiences with others and to extend their knowledge of testing in agile projects. Practical exercises based on a complete agile life cycle are used to help Participants to put learning and their knowledge in to practice throughout the course. Participant’s soft skills are assessed throughout the course based on their contributions to the classroom discussions and practical exercises
Suitability - Who should attend?
There are no mandatory pre-requisites for CAT, but we do recommend you have some experience of testing as the course assumes some knowledge and will not teach basic testing knowledge, such as fundamentals of testing, test case specification or testing terminology.
Training Course Content
The Certified Agile Tester course covers 4 days of training leading to a practical assessment and formal written exam on the 5th day. All Days include a daily Scrum and Soft Skills Assessment
Day 1: History and Terminology:
- Agile Manifesto, Principles and Methods
- Introduction Daily SCRUM Problems with Traditional Agile Manifesto & Principles Agile Methods
- Agile Process Option Roles Intro to Agile Exercise Sample Questions
- Planning Requirements & Specifications
- Iteration 0 Release Planning Task Board
- Test Strategy Estimation Iteration
- Planning Burndown Charts Sprint
- Practice Exercise Sample Questions
- Testing Continuous Integration
- Version Management
- Pairing Acceptance Criteria
- Regression Testing
- Defect Management Testing
- Exercises Sample Questions
- Teams Test Automation
- Non Functional Testing
- Debt Technical & Testing
- Test Driven Development
- Teams Agile for Large Projects Summary
- Testing Exercises Sample Questions
- Practical Assessment
- Written Exam
- Revision Written Exam
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