Due to COVID-19, Telerik Academy Alpha and Upskill programs may be held online partially or fully, depending on the situation.
Here is how we continue to provide stellar IT training online.
Quality Assurance (QA) Engineers make sure everything from apps and websites to complex platforms run seamlessly. They play a key role in every tech company and demand for them is as high as ever.
Sounds exciting? Make the first step to your thriving IT career. Master the advanced QA skills companies seek. With 2-3 evening classes a week, you can now balance work, university or other responsibilities while attending the QA program.
Whether you have zero or little programming knowledge, we will equip you with the skills to succeed. You only need to be 18 years of age or older, and eager to kickstart your career as a QA engineer. If you want to join the IT industry, but becoming a developer is not the path for you – then this is your perfect choice.
QA engineers ensure bug-free software, seamless usability, and smooth user experience. No wonder they are such key part of the entire software development process. Working closely with software developers, they make sure all user or client requirements are met and bugs fixed.
1. Ace the entrance exam by studying our extensive preparation materials.
2. Take part in our exam preparation course.
Submit CV and application form
*Until Nov 8 for prep course applicants and early bird exam
Attend webinar (optional)
Take online cognitive assessment
*Until Nov 8 for prep course applicants
Take early bird entrance exam (online) *Reserves you a spot
Join entrance exam prep. course (for beginners)
Take final entrance exam (online)
*Gives you a second chance
To help you master the fundamental concepts of Java (the programming language used in the QA Alpha program), we’re organizing a free course that will take you from zero coding skills to a successful Alpha applicant in just 6 weeks.
We’ll guide you every step of the way - from setting up your development environment and learning the basics to writing your first lines of code and getting ready for our career-jumpstart program.
You'll learn in a small group, allowing for a tailored teaching approach that will boost your results. To succeed you must be fully committed to the course, attend all lectures and spend additional time for self-preparation.
Prerequisite: No programming skills are required. You must complete your Alpha application and pass our cognitive assessment by Nov 8.
Eligibility: Participants will be selected based on their application and overall motivation.
Schedule: 5 Saturdays (10:00 am - 1:00 pm) and 1 Thursday (07:00 pm - 10:00 pm) - Nov 14, 21, 28 and Dec 5, 12 and 17.
Commitment: 100% participation. Expect weekly on average 3 hours for training and 10+ hours for self-prep.
20% of the program is dedicated to polishing your soft skills. Our Learning and Development Trainers will help you develop your ability to manage feedback and expectations, ask the right questions, prioritize and stick to your high-value activities.
At Telerik Academy Alpha QA you will:
Basic programming knowledge (language of your choice) and good English language skills. No previous experience in the IT industry required.
To get the most out of the program and then jumpstart a rewarding career, you’ll need to focus on your studies for 6 months.
Lectures are held 2-3 times a week (Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday, 7:00-10:00 pm). You can maintain a part-time or even a non-demanding full-time job during the program as long as this doesn’t interfere with your progress.
The program is intended to be onsite, but may be held partially or fully online, depending on the COVID-19 situation. Expect an average of 9-12+ hours per week and additional time for self-preparation.
Courses are conducted in Bulgarian, but all learning materials are in English.
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