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BCS Foundation Certificate in Agile

Gain a solid understanding of the concepts and values of Agile by challenging conventional methods and thinking.

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 applications of Agile

Useful Resources

Visit the BCS Bookshop to find Agile books and resources. Have a read of these Agile blogs:

  • Improve business processes with agile

  • Agile on a large scale

How do I get this certification?

Take the complete training programme (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?

Prices for courses vary depending on your chosen training provider and course format.

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 can I take the exam?

At a BCS accredited training provider near you.

How much does it cost?

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

What format is the exam?

  • One hour ‘closed book’ with 40 multiple choice questions

  • Pass mark is 65% (26/40)