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)

 

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