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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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Join live or learn via self-paced recorded training. Practice new skills with hands-on assignments and 1:1 career mentorship sessions
Gain real work experience you can feature in your resume and talk about in your job interviews. Our intership is integrated into the program
Finish the training program with the technical skills needed to start your career in QA
We’ll enhance your resume and LinkedIn, apply for jobs on your behalf and prepare you for interview questions
Our graduates acheive an average starting salary of $69-100K per year within months of finishing the program
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Improve your resume and LinkedIn profile. Present your skills and experience so you land the job you want
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Use our proven job hunting tactics and navigate the employment market effectively with your mentor
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Your mentor will guide you until you find a job. Practice mock job interviews and be ready for any question that may come up!
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Get pre-recorded job interview questions, record your responses, and get feedback from your mentor
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Discuss testing types. Learn how to find and report bugs. Study how software is made and learn the different software development methodologies.
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
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
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 methodologies. Discussing Waterfall and Agile. What is Agile Scrum and how does it work. Agile Release planning
Review types of documentation software. Learn to write test cases, use Chrome Dev Tools, and report bugs through JIRA.
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
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
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. Evolution of Mobile Industry and Operating Systems. Types of mobile applications. XCode, ADB. Working with builds and logs
Testing mobile application. Exploring application and creating test cases. Filing bug reports.
Learn about client-server communication, using Chrome Developer Tools networking for server testing, and review version control and test environments.
Client-Server communications. BrowserStack for cross platform testing. Google Chrome Network tab, Charles Proxy and Basic Unix commands.
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.
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.
Discussing Homework assignments. Reviewing Test Cases and bug reports. Part I
Discussing Homework assignments. Reviewing Test Cases and bug reports. Part II
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. How to search and apply for job positions. Communication with Recruiters and hiring Managers. Interview Questions and Answers
Recap - Types of testing, A/B Testing. Explanation of Development Cycle based on mobile application. More Interview Questions.
Job market and Salary Negotiation (Benefits and compensation). Discussing full-time and contract positions. Tell me about yourself. Interview questions
Resume and LinkedIn profile. How to make a perfect resume (Tips & tricks). Why LinkedIn profile is important. Best practices.
Learn to write basic SQL queries, explore test automation and automation scripts, and study Selenium and other testing frameworks.
Introduction to Databases. How to write simple SQL queries. Structure and Testing of databases using SQL
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.
Practice answering the most important job interview questions and get additional guidance on your job search.
Final lesson. Discussing most important Interview Questions and Answers. How to handle yourself during interview. Why soft skills are important.