Testers are the people who evaluate the quality of each product. It is up to software testers to determine whether a new software, game, or Android app will be launched or not. Our QA/AT courses will teach you how to find errors in products, and when you complete your training, you'll be a qualified professional ready to hit the ground running in the market.
Start of classes: 14 March 2022
experience from the very first week
100% for all students from Ukraine
developers — 1200 $
in partner companies for the best students
5 lessons per week, 4 hours a day
This profession is for those who:
Are critical thinkers, fancy working in the development domain, programming and becoming a specialist that’s high-demand in the labour market.
Have basic knowledge in programming and teamwork skills. Are willing to build a portfolio displaying the work they’ve done.
Are interested in creating applications, web resources and willing to take part in the development of IT projects which allow them to work from anywhere in the world.
How can you start your career in IT?
Fill out the form
Complete the admission test
Get a grant covering 100% of the cost of the course
Study and pass the exam
Take an interview at the company
Apply and get a grant covering 100% of the cost!
1. Introduction to testing
- Testing - the key to quality.
- Duties of a tester.
- Systems development life cycle (SDLC)
- The role of the testing expert on each stage of software development
2. Kinds and levels of testing
- Functional testing, non-functional testing, testing connected with modifications
- Basic principles and aims of documentation testing
- Component testing, integration testing, system testing, reception testing
- The difference between static and dynamic testing
- The difference between research testing and ad/hoc testing
- Testing of the user interface and quality of life changes
- Principles of determination of Real Job.
- Real Job about Business needs
3. Techniques of test design
- Basic techniques and methods of manual testing
- Classes of equivalency
- Boundary values
- Causal relationship
- Comprehensive testing
- Pair testing
- Error prediction
4. Test documentation (Artifacts in testing)
- Defect. Defect Life Cycle. Priority. Criticality. Defect cost at different stages.
- Bug reports. Improvements
- Product specification. Requirements.
- Features. Acceptance criteria.
- Test Cases/ Check List / Smoke & Automation Check List
- RTM (requirement traceability matrix)
- Test Report
- Mind map
- Test Plan
- Elements and examples of work in JIRA
- Types and statuses of Issue Workflow for JIRA
6. Approach to the testing process
- MoSCoW( Must Should Can Would)
- Testing priorities (1.Availability 2.Simple Check 3.Complex Check 4.Real Job)
- The range of goals’ (1.Business needs 2.Acceptance criteria 3.Specification 4.Target audience)
- Module testing
- The use of diagrams (UML, Gant’s diagram, State, Use case, Activity)
- Metrics of testing
- Test coverage
7. Testing WEB-applications
- Kinds of testing used in the testing of WEB applications
- Review of DOM, CSS, network
8. Testing of mobile applications
- Mobile platforms iOS, Android
- Kinds of testing used in the testing of mobile apps
- Peculiarities of testing: narrow places in mobile applications (blocking of the screen, incoming call, memoryleaks, work with the mobile net of data transfer)
- Kinds of mobile applications
9. Organization in IT team
- Principles of work after the reception of Task (Dev / QC / QA)
- Principle of team selection ( 4 psycho types)
- Communication with developers (what questions should the tester ask)
- Communication inside the team (distribution of time and goals)
10. Software Development Methodologies
- Agile Scrum
- User story
- Backlog/Sprint backlog
- BDD, TDD
- Setting the right priorities in the iat of goals
11. Continious Integration/Continious Delivery
- The system of versions’ control
- BD models (Hierarchic, network, relational, objective)
- (Data Manipulation Language): SELECT, INSERT, UPDATE, DELETE
- JOIN, UNION, inserted enquiries
- AGGregated functions, GROUP BY
13. Testing of API
- Client-server architecture
- HTTP. REST/ SOAP. URI, URL, methods (GET/POST), their elements and difference
- Formats of data transfer. XML, json, YAML
- Protocol testing using SoapUI
- Postman / RestClient / Restlet Client
- Protocol checking using JMeter
14. Automatization testing
- С# core – classes, objects, conditions, cycles, functions, arrays
- Processing of exceptions
- Analysis of the line calculator
- UT Unit
- UT NUnit
- Analysis of the texts of the line calculator
- Stabs and mocks
- WinForm (calc) + Test
15. Tools of auto testing
- Choice of tests for automation. The profitability of automation.
- Analysis of button calculator on HTML (Java Script)
- Analysis of the texts of the button calculator on HTML (Java Script)
16. Tools of auto testing
- Page Object Pattern
- BDD Frameworks (Cucumber, SpecFlow)
- Automation Test reports
17. Xamarin – Android
- Analysis of line calculator on Xamarin
- Analysis of the texts of line calculator on Xamarin
What will your resume look like after training?
- Bug reports
- Test Cases/ Check List / Smoke & Automation Check List
- Test Report
- Mind map
- Test Plan
- DOM, CSS, network
- BDD, TDD
- (Data Manipulation Language):SELECT, INSERT, UPDATE, DELETE
- XML, json, YAML
- UT Unit, UT NUnit
- WinForm (calc) + Test
- Creative problem solving
- Time management
- Negotiation skills
- Adaptation and analytical skills
- Good communication skills
EMPLOYMENT WITH DEVEDUCATION
The QA Engineer profession is an easy way to start an IT career for both techies and scholars. The DevEducation QA Engineer (Automation) course program includes theory as well as immersion into real IT products testing. Upon graduation, you will have a clear understanding of QA/AT duties and will be able to start your IT career.
For a very low price, DevEducation gives you the opportunity to:
Advance from a beginner to a sought-after tester
Build an impressive portfolio
Improve your qualifications and market value
Take the first step towards joining an in-demand profession — apply now!
What do graduates say about us?
- Dmitry Vasilina
- Ekaterina Belaya
- Nadejda Ivanova
- Alexander Sincha
- Yana Shuvayeva
- Vladislav Kuts
Most frequently asked questions
1 . What language is spoken during training?
The courses will be conducted in either Russian, Ukrainian or Azerbaijani depending on the country of your training. All courses use English-language IT terminology. *Russian language understanding is required for course participation regardless of your location.
2 . What Verification/Certification do I get after attending the courses?
A genuine Certificate of Completion confirming skills that you learned will be given at the end of the course.
3 . How do I get employed after completion of the course?
Each student will get an invitation for a job interview with one of the DevEducation’s partners upon the course completion.
4 . What time does the training course take place?
The classes are usually conducted in the morning. However, you can request a detailed schedule of the chosen course from an administrator in your city.
5 . What is the qualification of the course trainers?
Courses are conducted by field experts, who have over 5 years of experience, and are currently employed by our partners’ IT companies.
6 . What assumed liabilities are for the student who receives a grant?
Grant recipients shall not be legally or financially liable to the IT college. You have the right to refuse the grant or use it for the next course completion.
7 . Does DevEducation guarantee my employment after the course completion?
Your employment with a partner IT company is guaranteed, if you pass the interview successfully. However, we can't provide a 100% guarantee of your employment, since many factors depend solely on the student. If you don't miss any of your classes and do all your homework, your employment chances are very high. While every student is different, 87% of our graduates got a job right after graduation - we are proud of that.
8 . What if I miss some lectures?
We strongly recommend attending all lectures in order to get the best out of the course content. However, if you happen to miss a lecture or optional course, be sure to do the homework associated with the lecture as well as all other lecture tasks A maximum of 20 grants is allocated for each course. We expect you to attend all classes scheduled 5 days a week and do all your assigned tasks. We may recommend a student to opt out of training if he/she misses multiple classes without a serious reason. The majority of our students are mature, self-sufficient people that are determined to do their best. Attendance and progress are your personal responsibility in the first place. Your success is up to you - if you pay proper attention to the course, it will be quite easy for you to get a good job and achieve your goals.
9 . What if I neglect to do some of the assignments?
The course is built around finding solutions and answers, including answers to self-learning tasks. That’s the reason why failure to do assigned work will result in the loss of your grant and automatic expulsion from our courses. We want our students to succeed. If we see the effort and desire to truly understand the material, we want to work with you. If that drive just isn’t there, this will be a different conversation.
10 . Where can I see each of the course’s curriculums?
The course curriculum can be found at deveducation.com. Select the courses section and open the desired course.
11 . I'm still not sure which course I should pick. Where can I find out additional information on each?
We’ve arranged an “Open Door Day” event particularly for this purpose. It is also possible to visit us on any other day by prior agreement with the head of the college. You can also submit a request on our website and register for one of the open events conducted on business days.
12 . What qualifies someone to receive a grant?
Visit deveducation.com, select the desired course and check the “Perfect Student Profile.” There you can get an idea of knowledge required to receive a grant.
13 . What career will I be able to pursue after completing the QA/FrontEnd/Mobile course?
Upon the QA/AT course completion, you will be able to develop a career in software manual testing or software automated testing. You will be able to understand all basic tests, documentation creation, automation workflows, and all the steps of the software lifecycle. Your level of skills will enable you to implement all this across real-life projects; Upon the FrontEnd course completion, you will be able to work as a programmer in the web development field. You will also be able to code a site and create desktop apps; Upon the Mobile course (Xamarin or React Native) completion, you will be able to become a programmer in the mobile development field.
14 . Are software testers in demand in the job market?
Testers are people that check sites and applications for errors. Hundreds of new web resources appear every day making a professional tester an absolutely irreplaceable link in the chain of high-quality site or app development. This career will be in high demand for a while. Automated testing is also becoming a fast-growing career. QA/AT course completion in DevEducation college will provide you an opportunity to work in either of those two fields.
15 . What salary can I expect from being employed with your partner company?
Compensation varies from person to person, job to job and is based on the results of your job interview. Your salary may also depend on the city of your employment. Usually, our graduates are offered an average junior wage in the region. How you approach our courses and your dedication to studying will assure that you have what it takes to be a qualified developer in these fields, and will consequently provide the most beneficial impact on your future compensation.
16 . Why is the course called "Basic"?
The Basic course duration is 4 months, and the course is based on one of the programming languages. Language selection will depend upon the needs of IT companies in the region where you are trained. In most cases, this will be Java or C#. The Basic course includes the essential material required for working on real-life projects. Upon the Basic course completion, a student may choose a specialization: FrontEnd, Mobile Xamarin or Mobile React Native, Java Advance, C# Advance. You can become a professional in any of these fields in 1.5-2 months.
17 . What knowledge is required to be enrolled in IT courses?
You can get enrolled at The Base Java/C# course or Testing course in our college. You need to have basic knowledge of the following: Programming basics; Advanced computer skills; A desire to study, learn something new and achieve your goals.
18 . What companies are DevEducation college partners?
You can find a list of our partners in the Our Partners section at deveducation.com. They are various companies in different cities, and their number grows steadily. Major partners: WizardsDev Field of activity: development of business software, analytics, data security; xCritical Field of activity: development of FinTech services, online trading systems, Web and mobile apps; Global Cloud Team Field of activity: development of outstaffing software.
19 . Can I study online?
Until September 2021, we worked offline only. Now you can study online as well. Our partner companies need hundreds of qualified IT specialists. So we teach only the relevant skills you need for future work. After training, the best students undergo an internship and get employed. To keep the high quality of education online, we've created a virtual lab to work on projects. Now you can train and get a job from anywhere in the world.
20 . Are there any age restrictions for studying in DevEducation college?
Our target audience is ambitious, highly motivated people at the age of 18-27, but there are always exceptions. It depends a lot on your mandatory pre-enrollment interview, where you show your abilities. 33 is the maximum age for enrollment for any course in our college. We have accepted 16-year-olds, however, in this case, we won't be able to provide an opportunity for full-time employment.
21 . Do I have to sign an enrollment contract with DevEducation college?
If you received a grant, you will be offered a contract indicating the course name and the number of learning hours. Upon the course completion, you will receive a Completion Certificate.
22 . Can I study at DevEducation college while being employed?
We offer a 5/2 curriculum and quite a significant amount of homework. You will have to decide whether or not you will be able to work and study simultaneously. 50% of our students study while being employed. However, we warn everyone it can be tough to do so.
23 . Why is the price of the course so low?
DevEducation is a non-commercial project, and we strive to provide every student who is eager to study with an educational grant. A student's desire to receive a grant means that they are really enthusiastic about the IT industry. We support people that are eager to become real professionals. The course price will be significantly low for you if you receive a grant. This is just a tool to filter out careless students and keep the committed ones. We do not gain any profit for selling the courses. Our key benefit is to provide highly-qualified professionals for IT companies. The qualification of our professionals is much higher than that of those recruited via job sites and HR services. We provide the highest-quality training in the IT education market in terms of further employment. The content of our learning programs is initially based on real-life work statements of modern IT companies. We know for sure what skills and knowledge are required to get a job. We have sponsorship agreements with our partner companies allocating money for educational grants. This makes our courses accessible to any enthusiastic student. Despite the fact that we totally comply with the needs of the business, we still stand with our students in terms of the learning process.
24 . What level of English language skills are required for the course enrollment?
You have to be at least a pre-intermediate level to receive a grant and to be enrolled for the course. If your English language skills are not as high as expected, but you have perfectly completed all other tasks during the interview, you can still apply for a grant and be enrolled on the course.
25 . Why don't you offer any classes after 19:00?
This is a standard time for any business education. People may be quite exhausted after 8-9 hours of working. It is not productive to have students go through such an extensive curriculum in the evening. Besides, we learn from real-life projects, so by providing money for grants, companies take a serious risk in case our students fail.