Telerik Academy Alpha will equip you with the real-world tech and soft skills you need to jumpstart your IT career.
6 months. You can maintain a part-time or a non-demanding full-time job, which doesn’t interfere with your progress.
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday (6:30 pm – 9:30 pm). Start: May 2
20+ hrs/week, including time for self-preparation and teamwork activities
For your safety, it will be held online. Keeping everything else unchanged
Conducted in Bulgarian, but all learning materials are in English
Eager to learn more? Check our QA webinar!
We'll help you develop crucial programming and QA skills for a lasting career as a Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer.
QA engineers ensure high quality software, seamless usability and a smooth user experience. No wonder they are in such high demand.
QA engineers are just as sought-after specialists as software developers.
For QAs there is no such thing as a boring day. They experiment with new technologies, devices and platforms daily.
It’s among the main roles in a development team responsible for the quality of the product as a whole.
You get the best of both worlds: software development, quality management and team collaboration.
(New to programming)
(Some programming experience)
To get most of Alpha QA, you must be dedicated
May 2 - Oct 27
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
(Attendance is required)
From zero coding skills to a Junior QA – your journey begins with our free self-preparation materials or our free instructor-led programming fundamentals course.
During the course you will:
No programming skills are required. You must complete your Alpha application by Feb 19
6 Sessions - Feb 23 and Mar 1 (6:00 pm - 9:00 pm) and Mar 11, 18, 25 and Apr 1 (10:00 am - 1:00 pm)
Participants will be selected based on their application and overall motivation
3-4 hrs/session and additional 5-6 hrs/week for self-preparation
Hands-on tech education
Every class is combined with hands-on assignments, workshops and projects. With 100% focus on practice, we create a learning experience tailored to your needs, where our trainers become your mentors.
Learning online from anywhere
Enjoy an unparalleled program from the comfort of your home. We transitioned every aspect online to keep the same renowned high quality, engaging experience and hands-on training.
Teamwork and soft skills boost
To help you stand out from the candidate pool, we dedicate 20% of the program to polishing your personal and teamwork skills.
8-weeks trial period
Our program sounds challenging, but it’s doable. Just try it yourself. With our 8-weeks trial period, if you drop out at the beginning of the program, you don’t pay any tuition. Simple as that.
Meet our hiring partners, get dedicated career coaching and have the freedom and confidence to start a job anywhere in the IT industry - within or beyond our network.
Perfected over the years and validated with companies, our Alpha QA program
prepares you for your first IT job.
Congratulations! You’re now a Master Junior ninja, and ready to kick-start your career.
You will receive a Telerik Academy certificate – widely recognized in the IT industry in Bulgaria.
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Our alumni jumpstart their careers in some of the best tech companies.
The rigorous QA program included crucial programming knowledge, which helps me keep up with the constantly evolving technologies. It equipped me with the right skills and mindset to succeed at my new workplace.Read Damyan’s story
Despite lacking any previous experience in the field, Telerik Academy helped me kickstart a successful IT career. My investment paid off in so many ways – I acquired invaluable knowledge and landed a job in just two weeks after graduating from the program.Read Ivan’s story
For years I’ve only worked on the HTML/CSS part of websites and apps, skills that are no longer relevant in the industry. I decided to take the leap and join Telerik Academy. It helped me fill in my knowledge gaps and get an inside look into some of the top IT companies in Bulgaria.Read Zvezdelina’s story
Joining Telerik Academy could be your single most important career investment.
For 24 months with a bank partner*
If you start a job at any
For 24 months with a bank partner*
If you start a job within our
*Illustrative installment payment method. Different terms may apply based on borrowers’ credit score and creditworthiness as well as the bank’s current offering.
Absolutely! If you have no programming skills, we recommend you participate in our free programming fundamentals course. You'll master the programming basics with the help of industry experts and get ready to ace our entrance exam. Participants in the preparation course are selected based on their application and overall motivation.
We've had students of various ages and stages of their lives in the past and they’ve succeeded in their journeys to a successful QA career. Age is just a number – the only thing that matters here is your motivation to learn, develop new skills and commit to the program.
You only need to be 18 years of age or older to enroll in the course. If you're younger than 18 years, you can check our Telerik Academy School programs.
If you are ready to master new skills, you enjoy solving problems, working with people on fascinating projects and are detail-oriented, then you are off to a good start!
Quality Assurance is for everyone motivated to learn and absorb new knowledge. Still, the first step is to start coding. Join our free programming fundamentals course and keep learning. Nail the entrance exam to our Alpha program and keep coding and mastering QA under the mentorship of our experienced trainers. Pretty soon, you’ll know the answer. If you decide this isn’t your cup of tea, you can drop out with no consequences up to 5 weeks of program start.
The standard tuition fee for Telerik Academy Alpha QA is BGN 4 600. You can either pay it in full upfront or in monthly installments of BGN 207* via a bank loan (based on a 24-month repayment schedule).
If you opt to pay with a bank loan, we are giving you a grace period of up to 6 months after graduation, during which you can focus on finding a job and not worry about any tuition re-payments.
If after graduation you are employed by one of our partners, you will get a 25% discount, and thus pay BGN 155,25*/month (based on a 24-month repayment schedule). If you’ve opted to pay your tuition upfront (BGN 4 600), should you start with a partner, you will get BGN 1 150 back.
We continue to offer students the option to pay for their studies with a tuition fee deferral with the help of the European Investment Fund (EIF) and our partnership with Allianz Bank Bulgaria. Individuals must be Bulgarian citizens and 18 years of age or older for the bank loan. They must have completed the application process for the Alpha program and be admitted to the chosen program.
* Illustrative payment method.
Yes! To help you stand out from the candidate pool, we dedicate 20% of our Alpha programs to polishing your personal and teamwork skills - how to manage feedback and expectations, ask the right questions, prioritize and much more. Plus, you will have a professional-grade portfolio. This includes your final project - a real-world web application built from scratch. And just before you graduate, our career services kick in to prepare you for the hiring process and to quickly settle into your new job.
We are also right by your side, providing you with up to 6 months career-related services designed to help your job hunt and first moths at work.