Software Test Analyst Certification

Gain the knowledge and skills you need in order to work as a test analyst for software applications.


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    16 weeks

    10-15 hours per week




    USD 480


    67,000 yearly USA

Course Summary

With the software tester certification you will quickly have access to professional opportunities in a growing area of technology. This certificate includes knowledge and skills that you need to work as a software testing analyst.

What will I learn?

    Upon completing the certification, you will master the fundamental concepts of software testing, being able to run functional tests that improve the quality of applications, and you will know about:

  • The software development process and the role of a tester within it

  • The incident life cycle and how to categorize and prioritize incidents

  • What a tester should consider when working with mobile and web systems

  • Reporting and monitoring "bugs " - documentation , categorization and prioritization

  • Interpreting and executing test cases

  • Handling incident management tools

  • Basic testing design (equivalence partitions and limit values)

  • Everything related to job search (how to make a CV, cover letter, simulating a job interview, create a profile on LinkedIn and more).

  • Incident management tools and test cases (LeanTesting , Mantis, Testlink).

  • Soft skills

Our teaching methodology includes:

  • Instructive videos, segmented into shorter units, with a duration of 1 to 5 minutes.

  • Written reference material

  • Practical exercises for everyday use

  • Forums and continuous online assistance

  • Online classes with one instructor-led, live class a week

  • Evaluation quizzes

  • Prerequisites and Requirements

  • Basic IT knowledge (mail, documents, spreadsheets, etc).

  • Programming knowledge is not needed.

  • No previous technical requirements.

Course Syllabus

Meet the instructors

  • Federico Toledo


    Federico has over 10 years of experience in consulting, research and testing related to the area of development as well as more than 7 years of teaching experience at various universities. He has a Bachelor’s degree in computer engineering and graduated cum laude from University of Castilla-La Mancha, Spain with a PhD in testing. While receiving his doctorate, he was a part of the eminent Alarcos Research Group which received the 2008 Quality Award in R&D, awarded by the Association of engineers of Castilla-La Mancha and the Federation of Enterprises of Technology. He has published scholarly articles and is frequently invited to participate in international conferences and seminars. He recently published “Introduction to Information Systems Testing,” one of the first books in Spanish on testing with a practical approach.

  • Gabriela Sánchez

    Testing Leader

    Consultant at Abstracta and professor at the ORT University in Montevideo, Uruguay (of the Project Management and Software Engineering subjects ). She holds the title of a testing leader at CES, a 3 years testing career. With over 5 years of experience in the area of IT, QA, and QA management, a couple of her main interests related to testing are teaching and conducting academic research.

Channing Luden, USA

QA Engineer at Renaissance Learning

"Abstracta Academy does an excellent job in breaking down the mystery and complexity surrounding performance testing. Their course on performance testing with JMeter provides a great entry point for testing professionals looking to start their journey into the performance testing world..."

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Introduction to the world of Testing

Here you will understand the basics of the world of technology that you need to know in order to work as a tester. You will understand what testers are, their functions, and the importance of their role and their work.


Understanding software development

Here you will understand how the software is built, about the different development methodologies, among them the one that predominates in modern development: agile methodology.


Preparing for a software testing job

The main goal in this module is helping you finding a job. To achieve that we will see how to work with a team, auto-organization techniques and delve on and delve into everything related to the job search.


Test cases and incident report

In this module we start to delve in the tests, their definition, design, testing techniques and much more!