A unique learning pathway designed to support a holistic approach to effectively embed Agile practices across an organisation. This Agile certificate provides the widest curriculum from Agile and Lean, and offers the knowledge, tools and capability for people to better manage change and deliver products and services.

Who is it for?

  • Project managers, software developers, product managers, IT service managers and business managers who are interested in Agile practices.
  • Anyone requiring an understanding of Agile Scrum as well as organisational leaders and managers wanting to understand the value of Agile Scrum practices, or those who work in an Agile environment.

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:

  • The Agile way of thinking
  • Scrum practices
  • Scrum planning and estimation
  • Monitoring Scrum projects
  • Advanced Scrum concepts

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

Download our latest syllabus (PDF)

Please note: The old syllabus for BCS EXIN Practitioner Certificate in Agile Scrum will retire on 1 June 2022. If you have candidates currently training for this syllabus please ensure their examinations are taken before this date.

Download the old syllabus (PDF)

Download specimen paper (PDF)

Download answer key (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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What format is the exam?

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

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