BCS Foundation Certificate in Agile

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.

Delivery Method

The BCS Foundation Certificate in Agile course is available as a classroom and virtual training course for on-site delivery only.

For an on-site quote please call us or send an email to info@ba-solutions.co.uk

Our virtual tutor-led business analysis training courses are delivered via Zoom. Online BCS exams will also require use of Zoom and installation of exam software on the delegate’s laptop or desktop PC.

Course Tutors

Our BCS Agile course tutors for both classroom and virtual courses, are practising business change professionals with at least 10 years training delivery experience All have been teaching the BCS foundation certificates for over 5 years.

Suitable 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.

Course Dates


What is included?

  • 3-day tutor led training course
  • BCS Foundation Certificate in Agile examination, taken at the end of the course
  • Sample exam paper taken and assessed with support and guidance from the course tutor.
  • Experienced tutors who have also worked on business change projects for at least 10 years
  • Engagement with other delegates to learn from their experiences and to share your own
  • Case studies and exercises to apply techniques learnt

Learning Outcomes

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

Course syllabus

The BCS Foundation Certificate in Agile course covers the following topics (with syllabus weightings):

  • Why Agile? (7.5%)
  • Individuals and their Interactions over Processes and Tools (7.5%)
  • Working Software over Comprehensive Documentation (7.5%)
  • Customer Collaboration over Contract Negotiation (7.5%)
  • Responding to Change over following a plan (10%)
  • The Agile Mindset (25%)
  • Common Agile Practices (20%)
  • Agile in practice (10%)
  • Delivering the Business Solution (5%)

To view the full BCS syllabus for the Foundation Certificate in Agile please click here.

Course preparation

There are no prerequisites for attending this course.

No pre-reading is required.

Additional course information

BCS Foundation Certificate in Agile courses take place 09:00 – 17:00 each day with the exam taken at the end of the final day.

BCS Examination and Accreditation Details

The BCS Foundation Certificate in Agile exam is taken on the final afternoon of a classroom or virtual course.

The exam fee is included in the costs shown above. The format of the examination is a one-hour closed-book multiple-choice examination consisting of 40 questions. Candidates need to achieve a minimum of 26 marks out of 40 to pass the examination. Candidates who are awarded a pass for the examination are awarded the BCS Foundation Certificate in Agile.