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QA Engineering Bootcamp
5-month part-time online program for beginners
QA Engineering Bootcamp
5-month part-time online program for beginners
What is QA?
QA Engineers play a vital role in the tech industry—they design and run tests to catch bugs and work with developers to fix them.
Bugs destroy a user’s experience! If you’ve ever had an app or webpage crash, you’ll know exactly what we mean. In an app, it can be a mere annoyance, but software is everywhere from cars to power stations. In some cases, bugs can be life-threatening.
Anyone can become
a Quality Assurance engineer
The fastest way into tech
Master QA engineering in just five months! Land a role with help from our career support team.
Endless opportunities
Join a world of over 113k junior-level positions, with more than 20k remote-eligible options.
Engineer title sans degree
Call yourself an Engineer — no special tech background or degree required. Learn everything you need to know from us, including simple scripting!
Manual + Automation Bundle
Maximize your earning potential and job opportunities with manual and automation test skills.
You will learn
to test software, write bug reports and use scripts for automation testing
What you will get with Practicum
Charles
Postman
Console
Playwright
Jira
SQL
JavaScript
Job-search strategy
LinkedIn profile
Real projects
Mock interviews
Cross-browser testing
Test cases
Regression testing
Mobile testing
API testing
Web application testing
Manual testing
Bug reports
Automation testing
Agile
Average starting__salary:
$67,000
Practicum is the best coding bootcamp 3 years in a row
graduates
find a tech job after 6 month
See what goes into these numbers in our
H2 2021 Graduates Outcomes Report
1k+
87%
100% refund if you
don’t get a job within
6 months
The only bootcamp
with its own interactive platform
Flexible, part-time schedule to fit around your life
Learn in a work-simulated environment
Interactive platform
Our curriculum breaks down real cases from real companies. Concepts and skills come in short, digestible, interactive lessons that prep you to get and perform the job.
Sprints
Week 1 — Theory + Practice
The learning process is divided into sprints, or two-to-three week long work intensive periods. Most tech companies work this way, so you will come prepared. Each sprint consists of interactive lessons and features a project with a deadline.
Weeks 2 & 3 — Work on project
5 portfolio projects
You are going to perform real-life projects from day one. In 5 months, you’ll have built a solid portfolio to demonstrate your applied skills in quality assurance and manual testing.
Study is challenging but we’ll help you
Learning a new profession can feel daunting — that’s why we dedicate hours of support to help you with your specific needs. We are here to cheer you on, provide advice, and help with coding tasks.
Web Application Testing
SQL
Cross-Browser Testing
Regression Testing
Mobile Testing
Jira
Test Cases
Don’t give up!
You’re surrounded
Community Managers
Make group learning fun
Code Reviewers
Give you feedback
Tech Support
Solve technical issues
Career Coaches
Get you employed
Senior Students
Provide you guidance
Tutors
Teach you skills
Our job is to make sure you find a career you enjoy
Career Prep Course
Learn how to write a standout resume and a cover letter, create LinkedIn and GitHub profiles, make a professional portfolio, and other employment pro-tips.
4+ free hours of mock interviews will give you the confidence to nail a real one
One-to-one sessions with a career coach to develop a job-search strategy.
Career coaching
Support beyond graduation
We stay in touch during the first two months of employment, to make sure you are confident in your new position.
4.8 out of 5 rating based on 330+ reviews
Enyel Sequeira
While you are learning, you are also learning Agile methodology, which is used for most companies out there.
Nathanael Anderson
Along the way I had a ton of fun, participated in group projects and Hackathons, went to talks, worked in sprints, and learned a TON.
Jake McCambley
Learning to collaborate with others, and learning to build real projects gave me a massive leg up in the interview process.
Pinwei Wu
It's what Practicum does best — they help you build a portfolio, so you can show anybody that you really know how to do it.
Linda Kovacs
The mentors, community managers and support staff are top-notch and care greatly about student advancement and, ultimately, success.
William Schutte
The entire team is so caring and thoughtful, and are willing to help in any way they can. They really make the program feel personal.
Alvin Wong
Worked in pharmacy
It was helpful to convert my non-tech related resume into a more tech-focused one.
Yuliya Khilko
The best part about Practicum is the project-based learning approach. All projects that I've completed were a great addition to my portfolio.
CSP Lead agent at TTEC
Loannis Psichias
The code review is an important part of the course, it's proved vital to both understand the nitty-gritty, and apply best practices when writing code.
Makenzie Wells
The projects are modeled from real-world scenarios, which made them quite interesting to work on and solve.
Jackie Lu
At Practicum I was glad to have recourse to the career program, where students review each other's resumes and provide moral support.
Chukwuemeka Okoli
My favorite part of the program is the project and code review. At the end when your project is approved, there is that satisfaction that comes from achieving a feat.
Rachelle Perez
We are part of a group trying to achieve something together despite working individually, helping each other when needed and celebrating each other’s win.
Thao-Vy Vuong
Practicum is a very good way for students to comprehend and practice our skills. That helps a lot for a person with no prior coding skills.
Jaylen Gentry
If you’re looking for a detailed bootcamp with great support from a big name in data science you can’t do much better than Practicum.
Former physics & statistics professional
Developer at Workbay
Former Petroleum engineer
ML engineer at Leidos
Former B.S., University of Florida
Data Analyst at Tesla
Former Technical Engineer Research
Full-stack Software Engineer at Cove.tool
Former molecular Biology and Chemical Engineering research fellow
Junior React Developer Contractor at Lululemon
Former Bis Dev at a diabetes startup
Sr Director of Technical Operations at Remind
Worked in Journalism
Software Engineer at Accenture
Former bartender
Web Developer at Neurogazer
Worked in pharmacy
Remote Junior Software Developer at Expression Networks
Worked in International Development
Clinical Data Analyst | Population Health Research at ResMed
Worked in Tourism Sales
Associate Data Scientist at Spotify
Worked in Mental Health and Outdoor Recreation
Full-Stack Software Engineer at Zencare
Teaching Assistant
Automotive technician
Program structure
Tuition
Join a 5-month bootcamp. Learn online with a flexible
schedule and conveniet payment options.
Get the best deal by paying up front.
One-time
Pay in monthly installments.
Loan
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*
Monthly
$3,800
$790/mo
One-time payment
$3,950 total
Practicum neither provides any financial services nor represents any financing providers
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For U.S. applicants only
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Get paid or get a refund
If you don’t get a job within six months of graduating Practicum, we will refund 100% of your tuition. Read more in the  Terms of Use
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