Certified Master Agile Tester (CMAT)

Certification Overview

Certified Master Agile Tester (CMAT)

Exam Code: CMAT-011

The Certified Master Agile Tester (CMAT)™ introduces core agile philosophies such as servant leadership, adaptive planning, frequent feedback for learning, and a focus on value-driven versus plan-driven delivery.

Courses compare and contrast agile management with traditional management approaches and give participants principles and tools to apply in their teams and organizations. Learning objectives focus on delivering agile projects as well as applying agile management principles beyond projects to broader organizational contexts. As agile leaders progress in organizations, they set the vision and overall goals, then empower their people to lead teams and achieve exceptional results.

The CMAT certification training program is to accelerate your career in the Agile testing in an advanced environment.

Pre-requisites: Candidate must achieve the Certified Agile Tester Foundation Level Certification.

E-Course Duration: 20 to 25 Hours

Exam Information

The exam comprises of 100 Multiple Choice Questions out of which the candidate needs to score a percentage of 70% (70 out of 100 correct) to pass the exam.

Exams are online and proctored based, using a webcam and a reliable internet connection exams can be taken anywhere and anytime.

The total duration of the exam is 1 hour 30 Minutes (90 Minutes).

No external sources of information may be accessed during the exam held via ProctorU. Further details of the materials permitted are provided:

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  • If a Candidate does not pass the exam in the second (2nd) attempt, the candidate must wait for a period of at least fourteen (14) calendar days from the date of their attempt to retake the exam for third (3rd) time or any subsequent time.
  • The exam can be taken any number of times.

The Certified Master Agile Tester (CMAT)™ Certificate is valid for life.

CMAT™ is a Trademark of GAQM.


Note: The Certified Master Agile Tester (CMAT)™ Candidate must achieve the Certified Agile Tester Foundation Level Certification.

Note: The Certified Master Agile Tester (CMAT)™ Certification has no pre-requisites (Completion of an E-Course is not mandatory from GAQMBok portal), but we highly recommend doing the E-Course as maximum number of questions are drawn from the E-Course in the actual exam

Course Outline

Module 1 – Agile Fundamentals

  • Quick Overview on Agile – Agile history, manifesto & principles

Module 2 – Agile Testing

  • What is Agile Testing?
  • Agile Testing mindset
  • Agile Testing Principles

Module 3 – User Stories and Role of Agile Testers

  • Collaboration for user stories
  • Agile Estimation Techniques
  • Agile Testing Principles

Module 4 – Agile Testing Iteration Zero

  • Test Strategy and Release Planning
  • Test Preparation
  • Test Environment
  • Test Data
  • Tools
  • Regression Strategy
  • User Story elaboration
  • Metrics
  • Test Metrics

Module 5 – Optimized Test Design and Test execution

  • Documentation
  • Exploratory Testing
  • Orthogonal array and Pair Wise Test Design Technique
  • Buddy Testing / Pairing in general
  • Scenario based testing
  • Non-GUI based testing concepts

Module 6 – Agile testing – Practice Iteration 1 & 2

  • Implement the tool kit for Iteration 1
  • Test Plan Creation
  • Test Design and Test Scenario Creation
  • Test Execution during the iteration
  • Retrospective
  • Test Plan Creation
  • Test Design and Test Scenario Creation
  • Test Execution during the iteration
  • Retrospective

Module 7 – Test Automation and Regression Testing

  • Why Automation?
  • Continuous Integration

Module 8 – Agile testing – Other Facets

  • Development Driven Tests
  • ATDD and BDD
  • Non-functional Testing
  • Why AC are not same as DoD
  • Managing Testing Debt
  • Refactoring
  • Agile for a large and distributed teams
  • Agile for Independent Testing organizations
  • Why Automation?
  • Continuous Integration

Target Audience

  • Advanced Level Agile Testers
  • Experienced Testers wanting to become valuable members of an Agile team; Test Managers, SCRUM Masters and Developers
  • Moving into an Agile project performing testing activities
  • Already performing testing activities in an Agile project and wish to increase their effectiveness
  • Interested in the testing activities within Agile, such as Managers, SCRUM Masters and Developers
  • Anyone who wants to move to Agile Testing
  • Testers, Developers, Dev leads, Test Leads, Dev Managers, PM’s, Test Managers, QA Leads, QA Managers, Test Programs managers, BA’s, Test Automation engineers, Agile Practioners, Scrum Masters, Agile Team Members, Testing CoE Leads and Heads, Testing and agile evangelists.

Registration Process for E-Course and Exam

Premium Package
(E-Course Version)

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  • Valid for 40 days
  • The Package also includes E-Voucher/Access Key for Certification Exam
  • The E-Voucher/Access Key can be used via ProctorU Globally.
  • Hard Copy Certificate will be shipped to your mailing address and a Digital Badge will be sent to your email if you qualify in the exam.
  • Course Duration: 40 Days
  • Price: 300 USD


  • Self Explanatory
  • E-Course is Valid for 20 days
  • This Package doesn't includes E-Voucher for Certification Exam.
  • Candidate has to purchase the E-Voucher separately to take the Certification Exam.
  • Course Duration: 20 Days
  • Price: 128 USD


  • Validity: 240 Days
  • Price: 170 USD
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