This Agile certificate will answer the questions: What is Agile? What is Agile working? And how can I embed Agile into my organisation? This certification will equip candidates with knowledge that can be applied in a variety of situations and promotes effective working within any Agile team.

Who is it for?

  • Business and IT professionals who are interested in Agile practices and the Agile methodology.
  • Anyone requiring an understanding of Agile as well as organisational leaders and managers wanting to understand the value of Agile practices
  • Those who work in an Agile environment, including software testers, developers, product owners, business analysts and Scrum masters.

Entry requirements

  • There are no entry requirements for this certification. Training with a BCS accredited training provider is recommended.

What will I learn?

You’ll gain a broad understanding of agile including:

  • Why Agile? The factors that drive Agile adoption
  • The Agile Manifesto in detail
  • The Agile mindset
  • Roles in Agile teams
  • Common Agile practices
  • The practical application of Agile

The syllabus includes training objectives, details of modules and learning hours, plus a recommended reading list:

Download our latest syllabus (PDF)

The exam for the old version of the syllabus will be available up until 30 November 2020 and the last date for resits is 31 December 2020.

Download the old version of the syllabus (PDF)

 

Useful resources

Visit the BCS Bookshop to find Agile books and resources.

Have a read of these Agile blogs:

How do I get this certification?

Training and exam (recommended)

Take this course with one of our accredited training providers.

How long will it take?

Classroom courses normally last three days.

Where can I study?

At a BCS accredited training provider near you.

How much does it cost?

Course prices vary depending on your chosen training provider and course format.

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Exam only (self study)

Ideal if you’re self-motivated and already know something about Agile.

How long will it take?

It usually takes a minimum of 18 hours to prepare for the exam.

Where do I sit my exam?

At any Pearson VUE test centre across the world.

How much does it cost?

Exam price: £155 + VAT - though prices may vary depending on training provider. 

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What format is the exam?

  • One hour ‘closed book’ with 40 multiple choice questions
  • Pass mark is 65% (26/40)

Download our latest specimen paper and answer key (PDF)

This certification has been refreshed. If you're planning to start your studies from 1 July 2020, please use our latest specimen paper and answer key.

Download specimen paper (PDF)

Download answer key (PDF)

The old version (above) will be available up until 30 November 2020 and the last date for resits is 31 December 2020.

 

This qualification is not regulated by the following United Kingdom Regulators - Ofqual, Qualifications Wales, CCEA Regulation or SQA.