BCS Agile Foundation Certification Training

Course 3512

  • Duration: 3 days
  • Exam Voucher: Yes
  • Language: English
  • Level: Foundation

The course is designed to introduce the core concepts of Agile practices, values and principles, across a range of Agile approaches irrespective of the type of business solution you are implementing.

Practical activities are used to reinforce the concepts and in doing so provides a solid base for the delegate to pass the BCS Foundation certificate in Agile.

    BCS Agile Foundation Certification Training Delivery Methods

    • In-Person

    • Online

    BCS Agile Foundation Certification Training Course Information

    In this BCS Agile Foundation Certification course, you will learn how to:

    • Recognise the factors that drive Agile adoption
    • Understand the Agile manifesto
    • Apply an Agile mind-set
    • Identify the roles in Agile Teams
    • Apply common Agile practices and application
    • Continue learning and face new challenges with after-course one-on-one instructor coaching

    BCS Agile Foundation Certification Training Exam Information

    • The course includes the BCS Agile Foundation exam with voucher, to be taken post-course.
    • Pass mark is 65% (26/40)
    • One-hour, closed book
    • 40 multiple choice questions
    • Pass mark is 65% (26 out of 40)

      BCS Agile Foundation Certification Training Outline

      • The origins of Agile
      • The Agile Manifesto and its principles
      • The Agile Mindset
      • Team Roles and Responsibilities
      • Servant Leadership
      • Cross-functional and self-organising
      • Continuous improvement
      • Transparency
      • Maximising the amount of work not done
      • Sustainable pace
      • Incremental and iterative delivery

      Team Leadership and Organisation

      • Daily stand-up meetings
      • Agile boards
      • Iteration planning and review
      • Retrospective
      • Refinement
      • Limiting work in progress


      • Product roadmaps
      • Backlog
      • User stories
      • Three C’s (Card, Conversation, Confirmation)
      • Definitions of Done and Ready


      • Relative sizing
      • Story points
      • Velocity

      Software Development

      • Pair Programming
      • Mob Programming
      • Test Driven Development (TDD)
      • Behaviour Driven Development (BDD) Refactoring
      • Emergent design
      • Continuous Integration / Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) Automated testing

      Overview of the most common approaches

      • Scrum
      • Kanban


      • Refactoring solution architecture
      • Decoupling team dependencies
      • Decomposing into independent goals
      • Shortening cycle time

      Maintaining a healthy Agile approach

      • Agile metrics
      • Short lead time from business need to solution deployment
      • Team is continuously improving
      • Mean time to restore

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      Course FAQs

      The course will benefit Business and IT professionals, organisational leaders and managers interested in Agile practices and methodology and wanting to understand the value of Agile practices. It will also be of value to those who work in an Agile environment, including software testers, developers, product owners, business analysts and Scrum masters.

      The BCS Institute is The Chartered Institute for IT.

      As a successful Agile Foundation candidate, you will be eligible to apply for BCS Associate membership as well as professional RITTech registration, giving you wider industry recognition of their skills and commitment.

      Enhance your team's effectiveness and boost productivity with instructor-led training delivered privately to your organisation, live online, or to any preferred location!

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