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What is QA?

Software Quality Assurance is a set of activities for ensuring quality in software engineering processes. SQA practices are implemented in most types of software development, regardless of the underlying software development model being used.

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Meet your career advisor and choose a financing option. Start your journey toward a successful career in QA


Attend LIVE sessions

Join live or learn via self-paced recorded training. Practice new skills with hands-on assignments and 1:1 career mentorship sessions


Start internship

Gain real work experience you can feature in your resume and talk about in your job interviews. Our intership is integrated into the program

Landing a job


Finish the training program with the technical skills needed to start your career in QA


Get application assistance

We’ll enhance your resume and LinkedIn, apply for jobs on your behalf and prepare you for interview questions


You’re hired!

Our graduates acheive an average starting salary of $69-100K per year within months of finishing the program

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Nivethitha Thirumurthisamy

The three-month manual QA program was really good. It helped me get to know the basics, and the tutors taught it in a way that anyone can easily understand. They guided me through any doubts I had along the way and helped me get better.

Temmie Sidas

Careerist was one of the best things that ever happened to me. I lived in a low income bracket my entire life, but now Careerist has allowed me to finally have a stable income and a better life. They gave me the knowledge and experience I needed to jump into the field, and I couldn't be happier.

Nkaime Norbert

My experience with Careerist has been nothing but memorable and extremely fruitful. The instructors are very knowledgable and patient. They helped me write my resume, did mock interviews, assisted with my job search, and even gave me advice as a new employee. I recommend Careerist to everyone.

Veronika Karpova

I started the QA course in January and got a job in August. I had zero knowledge of the industry, but that didn't stop me from switching to this career with successful results. I'm incredibly thankful to everyone at Careerist! Do I recommend this place for starting your career in tech? 10,000% YES!

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Improve your resume and LinkedIn profile. Present your skills and experience so you land the job you want

Proven job search guidance

Use our proven job hunting tactics and navigate the employment market effectively with your mentor

Unlimited mentorship and support

Your mentor will guide you until you find a job. Practice mock job interviews and be ready for any question that may come up!

Self-service video practice

Get pre-recorded job interview questions, record your responses, and get feedback from your mentor

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Learn from industry insiders with decades of big-tech experience who are ready to help you get hired

Patrick Siebenthal

QA Engineer with 6+ years of experience at Facebook (Meta), Google and Intel

Lana Levinsohn

Sr. Software Developer in Test with 8+ years of Silicon Valley experience in companies like Reddit

Brandon Cowley

Software QA Engineer at Beachbody testing various platforms and products within the company. Previous experience in fitness, real estate, and sales

Max Glubochansky

QA professional with 9+ years of experience at Apple, Intel, Silicon Valley companies

Sofiia Tsapchuk

Over 7 years, Sofiia has worked her way up to Automation Team Lead at a major tech company

Iurii Sokolov

QA Engineer with 9+ years of experience in mobile & VR applications at Facebook and Intel

Hezron Padlan

QA Lead with 12 years of experience working on various projects for companies like Google, AT&T and Bank of America

Maria Carissa Navarrete

QA professional with 14 years of experience at FluorDaniel, Xerox, and Deltek Systems

Alex Khvastovich

QA Manager with 9+ years of experience working for srartups from around the world

Ignacio Britos

QA Engineer/Manager with 14+ years of experience at Entel, McAfee,CambridgeSoft, and more

Vitaly Erokhin

QA Automation Engineer with 12+ years of experience at variety of tech companies worldwide

15 weeks of learning

Module 1

Software QA Fundamentals

Discuss testing types. Learn how to find and report bugs. Study how software is made and learn the different software development methodologies.

Job market overview and your career

Career and Job Market Overview. Understanding of Quality Assurance and Software Testing. Meet your instructors.

Functional testing / Regression testing / Non-functional testing / black box testing / types of testing / exploratory testing / automation testing / white box testing / software testing

Overview of main testing types. Software bugs classification

Discussing main testing types. Working with software errors (bugs). How to file a bug report. Types of Software issues and it's prioritization.

Software testing methodologies / Performance testing / Boundary value analysis / Accessibility testing / Web application security testing / Manual testing / Usability testing

Software Development Life Cycle

Explanation of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC). Introduction to Bug Tracking System (JIRA). Types and structure of tickets in JIRA. Bug life cycle.

STLC / Bug life cycle

Software development approaches: Waterfall & Agile

Software Development methodologies. Discussing Waterfall and Agile. What is Agile Scrum and how does it work. Agile Release planning

Agile methodology

Module 2

Web Testing

Review types of documentation software. Learn to write test cases, use Chrome Dev Tools, and report bugs through JIRA.

Writing test cases based on web application

Types of documentation. What is a test case. Writing test cases based on Product Requirement Document (PRD). Test case management system (TestRail)

Test cases / Requirements Traceability Matrix (RTM) / Test coverage / Test plan / Test estimation / Test management tools

Testing web applications with Chrome Developer Tools

Chrome Dev Tools (Chrome Inspector). Web and mobile web testing. Writing test cases for a website without requirements. Reporting bugs in JIRA

Web application testing / Test strategy / Jira / Use cases testing / Bug reporting

Module 3

Mobile Testing

Review mobile operating systems. Learn about Android Debugging Bridge and exploratory testing, plus how to install apps and collect logs with XCode.

Intro to Mobile Testing. Working with builds and system logs

Intro to Mobile testing. Evolution of Mobile Industry and Operating Systems. Types of mobile applications. XCode, ADB. Working with builds and logs

Testing mobile applications and writing test cases

Testing mobile application. Exploring application and creating test cases. Filing bug reports.

Module 4

Server Communications and Test Environments

Learn about client-server communication, using Chrome Developer Tools networking for server testing, and review version control and test environments.

Client server architecture. Basic UNIX commands

Client-Server communications. BrowserStack for cross platform testing. Google Chrome Network tab, Charles Proxy and Basic Unix commands.

Deployment and Test environments

Deployment environments. Staging, Test/QA and Production - How do testers use these. Overview of CI/CD tools for Manual QA. How to apply changes and run a build with a new software version.

Module 5

Test cases and Bug reports. Homework review.

Learn best practices for test cases, study the main components of a JIRA bug report, and learn to find and prioritize real-life software issues.

Homework discussion Part I

Discussing Homework assignments. Reviewing Test Cases and bug reports. Part I

Homework discussion Part II

Discussing Homework assignments. Reviewing Test Cases and bug reports. Part II

Module 6

Preparing for the Job Market

Find out how and where to look for jobs, improve your resume and LinkedIn, review common interview questions, and practice salary negotiation.

Job application funnel. Interview questions and answers

Job application funnel. How to search and apply for job positions. Communication with Recruiters and hiring Managers. Interview Questions and Answers

More types of testing. SDLC. A/B testing

Recap - Types of testing, A/B Testing. Explanation of Development Cycle based on mobile application. More Interview Questions.

Salary and benefits negotiation

Job market and Salary Negotiation (Benefits and compensation). Discussing full-time and contract positions. Tell me about yourself. Interview questions

Writing your resume & Linkedin profile

Resume and LinkedIn profile. How to make a perfect resume (Tips & tricks). Why LinkedIn profile is important. Best practices.

Module 7

Advanced Testing skills

Learn to write basic SQL queries, explore test automation and automation scripts, and study Selenium and other testing frameworks.

Databases. Writing simple SQL queries

Introduction to Databases. How to write simple SQL queries. Structure and Testing of databases using SQL

Introduction to Test Automation

Introduction to QA Automation. How test automation works in a Software company. Overview of automated test scripts. Most common tools and frameworks for qa automation.

Module 8

Final Lesson - Q&A Session

Practice answering the most important job interview questions and get additional guidance on your job search.

Final Lesson: Q&A

Final lesson. Discussing most important Interview Questions and Answers. How to handle yourself during interview. Why soft skills are important.