Information Technology

Quality Assurance Comprehensive Course

Start: Dec 2018       Type: Evening / Weekend Classes       Duration (hr): 165

This unique program is a result of our twenty years experience in the world of professional training of various categories of students. It expresses of our understanding the most efficient and complete way of preparation for real work as Quality Assurance Specialist. This program is not designed as “crush” or online imitation of learning, but instead focuses on providing all our trainees with an opportunity to learn skills required on the modern QA market in classical pace and classroom environment. The courses are lead by a group of instructors who are working professionals in their field. Only this Hands-on, Instructor-lead and carefully developed Comprehensive Classroom Training can prepare students to obtain and maintain successful employment in Quality Assurance. This will work even for people without extensive background in information technology field. 

This classroom program introduces student to All the subjects needed to find and maintain employment in modern Software Quality Assurance environment. Students will receive hands-on training in the following sections:
1. Foundations of Software Quality Assurance (Manual Testing) - This module provides full comprehensive training of Quality Assurance process, and prepares students to enter, or to advance a career in Software Testing. Students will learn Software Development Life Cycle, testing concepts, test documentation, tester’s role in the project, test management process, test tools, test types and methods, test techniques and definitions according to the industry standards. The module includes Functional Testing, Positive and Negative Testing, GUI Testing, Black Box, White Box, Usability, Regression. Test types and techniques will be discussed for all Test levels, Unit, Integration, System, User Acceptance. Students will get  practical Quality Assurance training, including how to create a Test Plan, Test scenarios, Test cases, Test Data, Defects, and full Defect life cycle. Information on the latest interview trends and effective interview strategies are also included.
2. Automated Testing with QTP / UFT - Gives you a comprehensive understanding of QuickTest Professional / Unified Functional Testing as an automated functional testing tool. During this course topics such as recording and running tests, adding synchronization points and verification steps, modularizing and reusing tests will be covered. You will manage objects in the Object Repository, and use the Object Spy tool to view object properties at run time. Also discussed: Advanced features of QTP/UFT and test creation through scripting in the Expert View.
3. Quality Center/TestDirector Concepts - Provides students with the skills necessary to use Quality Center for test management. Covers the features and capabilities of Quality Center.
4. Introduction to Python - Python for people with little programming experience. The first exercises work on basic Python concepts like strings and lists, building up to the later exercises which are fully functioning programs dealing with text files, processes, and http connections. You do not need to be an expert programmer to use this material.
5. Selenium Fundamentals - Familiarizes students with the basics of testing web applications using Selenium. Testers will learn how to build, enhance, and maintain scripts using both the Selenium IDE and the Selenium 2 and some advanced techniques in this section.
6. Agile Methodology and Scrum - The agile methodology of software development marks a considerable departure from traditional sequential development (“waterfall”). In fact, many aspects of agile are so drastically different from waterfall that it is often helpful for individuals who are new to agile to take a course to better understand its principles and practices. This module includes preparation for Scrum certification exams.
7. Understanding Relational Databases and SQL - Provides students with the understanding of database concepts and the essentials of the SQL language. Through a series of hands-on activities you will learn data selection and manipulation using multi-vendor compliant SQL syntax.
8. Introductory UNIX - Familiarizes students with UNIX environment and provide them with hands on experience using very powerful and popular in corporate world Operating System (OS). The instructions include customizing user's environment, file manipulation commands and file permissions, introduction to vi-Editor, some basic and intermediate UNIX commands that will help you get your job done quicker and simpler and simple scripting which will show you the power of automation.
9. JIRA Essentials - This module includes basic concepts of JIRA (issue, project and workflow), JIRA Workspace, JIRA Dashboard, and crucial elements of work with Issues, Searching and Reporting.
10. Resume and Interview Preparation Workshop - This workshop-module provides students with the best strategies and interview techniques crucial for finding a QA Analyst job. The workshop includes valuable job searching tips, reviewing the most frequently asked QA interview questions, practicing mock interviews, providing strategies for creating and building up a competitive resume for specialists of all levels – with or without IT experience. The module helps students to identify their unique skills and experience they can use to stand out from other candidates, the most important Do and Don’ts in the job searching process, how to make a great first impression and convey interviewers. Students will get familiar with the situation in the market and dealing with recruitment agencies.
This program is valuable for people even without extensive background in information technology field, and who are interested in learning methods of assuring quality performance for newly designed software. After this program students will be well prepared for real work as Quality Assurance Specialist acquiring broad variety of major QA and various auxiliary skills including skills necessary to work in any industry including finance and banking.
*165 instructor-led class hours, plus labs
Computer user skills; IT related education or work experience is a plus, but not required 

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