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QA Course

QA Course Overview

Are you ready to be the guardian of software excellence? In today’s fast-paced tech industry, the demand for skilled QA professionals has never been higher. Quality Assurance is a critical function in any software development process, ensuring that applications are reliable, bug-free, and user-friendly.

Our online QA course is designed to transform you into a high-tech hero. Whether you're starting from scratch or looking to enhance your skills, our program covers everything from fundamental testing principles to advanced automated testing techniques.

Skills You Will Gain by Completing Our Online QA Training Program

  • Understanding of QA Fundamentals
  • Test Planning and Management
  • Manual Testing Techniques
  • Automated Testing Tools
  • Bug Tracking and Reporting
  • Performance and Security Testing

As a Qualified QA Course Graduate, You’ll Be Prepared for Roles Such As:

  • QA Analyst
  • QA Tester
  • Automation Engineer
  • QA Team Coordinator
  • Performance Test Engineer
  • Software Quality Engineer
  • Mobile QA Tester
  • QA Consultant
  • Test Manager
  • User Acceptance Testing (UAT) Coordinator

Industries You’ll Be Able to Work in With Our Online QA Course

  • Technology and Software Development
  • Finance
  • Healthcare
  • Telecommunications
  • Automotive
  • E-commerce
  • Government and Public Services
  • Gaming and Entertainment
  • Manufacturing
  • Education

Dmitri Danilov
Head of DevOps and Automation

  • B.Sc. in Computer Science from Hadassah Academic College, Jerusalem, IL
  • Head of the DevOps group in the Development department and instruction leader
  • Over five years experience in embedding automation and DevOps for our clients
  • Practical Training Supervisor

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QA Curriculum

The QA Course program is made up of a number of courses (modules).‎
We know that each of us arrives with a different background and level of knowledge. In order to tailor the content to best fit your needs, you can choose the track that is most suitable for you:‎
QA Course studies at the college are currently conducted online.‎

Comprehensive Track

This track includes all the courses in the program and is designed to make you an expert in the field.‎

  • Designed for students with little to no experience.
  • Requires 9 to 12 months to complete.‎
  • 510 academic hours.
Standard Track

This track includes only the courses and content specifically designed for the QA Course program.‎

  • Designed for students with prior knowledge in the high-tech industry.
  • Requires 6 to 7 months to complete.
  • 380 academic hours.
Self-Designed Track

This track allows you to select only the specific courses and content that you are interested in and wish to complete.‎

  • Designed for students with experience in the field.
  • Requires 1 to 3 months to complete, depending on the courses chosen by the student.
Automation
Python 90 academic hours ok-full-icon Comprehensive Track ok-standard-icon Standard Track

The focus is on Python 3, aiming to provide the knowledge and experience required for programming real-world applications in an object-oriented industry. You will learn how to develop software using Python. You will be taught techniques and appropriate tools to professionally develop high-level Python programs suitable for high-tech companies. This is a very practical course in which we will also be using circuit boards.

Python is currently considered one of the most popular and sought-after programming languages in the IT industry. Its popularity and widespread use in various industry projects make Python one of the most demanded programming courses. The high demand and diverse employment opportunities make Python highly beneficial to specialize in for a rewarding professional career with multiple growth opportunities.

Java 60 academic hours ok-full-icon Comprehensive Track

Object-oriented programming language developed by Sun Microsystems, now a subsidiary of Oracle. It is one of the most widely used programming languages today and is a core component of the Java software platform. The language's syntax is heavily based on the C++ syntax, but it includes many extensions to support modern operating systems, internationalization, security, internet environment, and other additional features.

Java development includes applications such as Android apps, gaming applications, and cloud server interaction. You will learn the fundamentals of the language, Java principles, object creation, functions and methods.

SQL Course 30 academic hours ok-full-icon Comprehensive Track ok-standard-icon Standard Track

In this course, you will learn and practice SQL (Structured Query Language) and gain thorough familiarity with MySQL. The goal of the course is to learn how to communicate and perform various operations with the database.

Most software operates with large amounts of data in the background. Nowadays, this data can be stored in different types of databases, like MySQL or Oracle in the backend. During software testing, some of this data needs to be verified, for example, to check if the relevant data is stored correctly in the databases. Therefore, knowledge of database basics and SQL queries is essential.

In the course, we will cover topics such as SQL Formal Definitions, The Relational Model, SQL Key Notes, SQL Properties, SQL User Objective, Data Definition Language, and more.

Selenium 30 academic hours ok-full-icon Comprehensive Track ok-standard-icon Standard Track

Selenium is an open-source automated testing tool intended for testing web applications. With Selenium, it is possible to perform automated tests on various types of platforms. Automation tests with Selenium include both user-side and server-side testing.

JIRA Course 20 academic hours ok-full-icon Comprehensive Track

This course offers comprehensive training in Jira, an industry-standard tool used for issue tracking, bug tracking, and project management in software development and other domains. Jira is an open-source automated testing tool that facilitates testing web applications, enabling automated tests on various platforms. It serves as a valuable asset for managing and executing tasks in the project management process, making it an essential tool for tech companies.

Jenkins 30 academic hours ok-full-icon Comprehensive Track ok-standard-icon Standard Track

Jenkins is an open-source automation server used for automating the processes of building, testing, and deploying computer software. It is a popular and widely used tool in the world of software development. This Jenkins course will provide you with the necessary knowledge to understand Jenkins and use it to create products more efficiently and quickly.

With Jenkins, a DevOps professional can create and build an automated process that includes various stages in the software development cycle. This process includes building the software (build), testing it (testing), integrating the code (integration), and achieving zero downtime in its operational environment.

GIT (Version Control) 25 academic hours ok-full-icon Comprehensive Track ok-standard-icon Standard Track

Git is an open-source version control system that serves as a tool for managing code versions and the software development process. Its primary purpose is to help developers efficiently manage code and track changes in software files.

In this course, you will learn the core features of Git, workflow techniques, and methods to undo changes or maintain multiple project versions. Additionally, you'll discover how to collaborate effectively with other teams and developers. Designed for programmers seeking the best and most suitable way to manage code development versions, the course covers essential workflow principles, core features, version control, collaboration, and more.

Manual Testing
Computer Architecture 20 academic hours ok-full-icon Comprehensive Track ok-standard-icon Standard Track

Become familiar with the design and architecture of a computer system, focusing on its main components, including the central processing unit (CPU), memory operation, the use of registers, and more.

Web Foundations 10 academic hours ok-full-icon Comprehensive Track

This course covers testing for a web-based system, including data security tests, load resilience (e.g., adaptation to various languages, different browsers, and various operating systems), compatibility (user-friendliness, GUI), usability, and accessibility. These tests include both the client-side and server-side.

HTML5 Course 20 academic hours ok-full-icon Comprehensive Track

Our comprehensive and specialized HTML5 course will equip you with a complete toolkit for crafting web pages. Throughout this course, you will delve into the latest advancements in HTML5, allowing you to master the creation of tags, links, tables, forms, and other essential components crucial for web development.

CSS3 20 academic hours ok-full-icon Comprehensive Track

Uncover the art of shaping the visual aesthetics of web pages by harnessing the power of CSS. In this course, you'll discover how to consolidate design directives into a single file, instantly harmonizing changes across an entire website. Gain proficiency in deciphering fundamental css code and hone your ability to spot and rectify errors. As you progress, you will master the art of crafting captivating and responsive web page designs that stand out in the digital landscape.

Linux Admin Course 50 academic hours ok-full-icon Comprehensive Track ok-standard-icon Standard Track

In this course, you will learn how to seamlessly operate a Linux system and techniques to maximize your utilization of Linux's capabilities. The curriculum is divided into two sections.

The first part of the course will cover installation, file management, and permissions. By the end of this part, you will be proficient in managing the system seamlessly.

In the second part of the course, you will delve into system configurations, users management, network cards, Linux kernel management, and more.

Linux is an open-source, free operating system known for its relatively high security. It provides software testers and developers with efficiency and freedom of action. The vast majority of software applications, such as servers, applications, databases, or internet services, are deployed on Linux operating systems. Therefore, it is critical for software testers to possess knowledge and experience in Linux. This course equips you precisely with such expertise.

Bash Scripting 25 academic hours ok-full-icon Comprehensive Track ok-standard-icon Standard Track
Bash is a highly convenient and efficient shell (command line interface) environment. Developed by GNU contributors, it is essentially the default shell in Linux/GNU systems, serving as a vital foundation for the system. Like any shell, it encompasses a robust command system as well as an efficient scripting language.
Networking Course 40 academic hours ok-full-icon Comprehensive Track ok-standard-icon Standard Track

Computer networking at the CCNA level: This course provides extensive knowledge in both theoretical and practical aspects of installation, maintenance, configuration, understanding of routers and switches, operation, network troubleshooting, and familiarity with computer networking protocols at the CCNA level. You will become familiar with the fundamental concepts and devices in networking, aspects and layers of LANs/WANs and the structure and functioning of architectures and protocols used in IP networks.

QA Methodology Course 40 academic hours ok-full-icon Comprehensive Track ok-standard-icon Standard Track

In this course, we will cover significant topics that are important in the software-testing field. The course delves into fundamental concepts of databases, programming languages, and system analysis and explores development and software-testing methodologies and techniques.

Admission Requirements

  • Basic computer knowledge
  • No prior knowledge in software development or programming is required
  • Morning course — between 4 to 6 months — bootcamp-style.‎
  • Evening course — spread over a longer study period, lasting up to a year. The evening hours allow students to combine studies with work.‎
QA Tester Certification

Certifications and Credentials

Requirements for eligibility for the QA certificate:

  • Participation in at least 80% of the course hours
  • Submission of a final project / final exam with a score of 70 and above
  • Obligation to submit course assignments, including exercises, homework, and projects

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FAQ

There are no strict admission requirements for QA studies, but it is desirable to have one or more of the following:

  1. Individuals without prior experience in the field who are interested in pursuing a career in the tech industry, e.g., college/university graduates seeking professional transition.
  2. Knowledge and experience in Windows and Linux operating systems — an advantage.
  3. Background and/or experience in programming languages — an advantage.

In any case, candidate acceptance will be subject to a professional knowledge assessment and an interview.

After completing a software testing and QA course, you'll have various job opportunities in the software development and quality assurance field. Some potential job roles include:

  1. QA Tester: Responsible for testing software applications, identifying bugs, and ensuring the product meets quality standards.
  2. QA Analyst: Analyzes software requirements, creates test plans, executes test cases, and reports defects to improve software quality.
  3. Automation Tester: Develops automated test scripts using testing frameworks and tools to streamline testing processes.
  4. Test Engineer: Designs and executes test cases, collaborates with development teams, and contributes to improving software quality.
  5. Quality Assurance Engineer: Ensures that software products meet defined quality standards and follows QA best practices throughout the development lifecycle.
  6. Software Quality Analyst: Evaluates software functionality, performance, and user experience to ensure high-quality software products.
  7. Software Quality Analyst: Evaluates software functionality, performance, and user experience to ensure high-quality software products.

These roles are just some of the opportunities available after completing a software testing and QA course. Depending on your skills, interests, and the specific industries you are interested in, you can find roles in various sectors such as finance, healthcare, e-commerce, gaming, and more.

We believe that your success is our success, and your achievement depends on your commitment to learning. Therefore, the QA course is divided into topics, and at the end of each one, there is either a written exam or a project for submission.

The projects will be done individually and with full support from the instructors and college staff. The advantage we see in projects is tremendous, as they provide you with the experience required in the industry. This way, by the end of your QA studies, you will have a significant advantage.

The training for software testing and automation development does not require prior knowledge in the field. The comprehensive and professional software testing training program covers all the relevant technologies for the job market thoroughly and practically.

Currently, the QA and Automation course lessons take place online. Contact us for more information on the schedule for the next QA and Automation course.

We would be happy to advise, guide, and answer any questions.
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