Software Testing Basics

Blended learning

The course includes lectures at the university and studies online. Study software testing with leading in-field experts. All tutors are software testing specialists and QA managers of the a1qa software testing company.

After completing the course, you’ll be granted with 2 certificates:
from QA Academy and the University!
Training location:
Faculty of Computer Science
and Information Technology,
Riga Technical University,
Riga, Setas str., 1, 5th floor,
Department of Applied Computer Science
Group size
Course length
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What should I know beforehand?
We require no preliminary education. The course has become a starting point into IT career for hundreds of students without in-field education.
Is the course taught in English?
Yes, during the studies you’ll master software testing terminology in English, which is the language of IT world.
Who teaches the course?
Our instructors are a1qa company specialists with dozens of completed projects in testing. They will teach you from their experience.
One course - two certificates?
Right! After completing the course you’ll be granted with 2 certificates: from QA Academy and the Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology at Riga Technical University.
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Yuliya Yakovleva
Yuliya Yakovleva
  • 4+ years in software testing
  • Software testing engineer at a1qa
Main area of expertise: Agile testing

“Always strive for the best and remember the sky is the limit!”

What our graduates say

Alexandra Zorina
“The course will be useful to both a beginner and advanced specialist. Every lecture is followed by a fundamental home assignment which is very similar to real-life tasks. I appreciated the course diversity as it covered many aspects of testing various types of applications. After diligently completing it, it’s very easy to find a job in the QA industry”.
Maria Getikova
“Tester’s job requires creativity, attention and knowledge of English (IT can’t exist without English today) and great diligence! QA Academy courses will familiarize you with the tester’s job and help to determine if it suits you!”
Tatyana Chuyanova
“Testing was an unknown country for me before I registered for the course. During the studies I acquired basic knowledge on software testing and managed to broaden my user’s horizons by performing all the tasks. The course helped me to choose my future path”.
We partner with a number of IT companies who are interested in providing our graduates with job in QA.
The next course starts in September 2020. Submit your application now, and we will get back to you.
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