We’ve seen digital transformation accelerate in 2020, with organisations needing to transform to the latest Cloud and DevOps technologies and adopting Agile cultures to stay ahead.
All organisations are going on the journey, but some have more challenges than others, often owing to the longstanding nature of their business.
You may have key people to retain who understand business systems and processes, but whose role or department needs to change due to modern tech needing different skills and roles from what you have today.
We believe retaining loyal talent and business expertise is preferable to hiring or upskilling from scratch and we’ve developed QA Tech Bootcamps to help you achieve this.
QA Tech Bootcamps are the fastest way to reskill your tech teams today for the modern world and the roles you really need tomorrow.
As part of the Bootcamp programme we give all delegates free access to our Cloud Academy platform to undertake around 10 hours of self-learning prior to joining. Using this platform they will learn:
- Command line Fundamentals
- Algorithm Development
- Source Code Management
- Cloud Fundamentals
Delegates will learn how to:
- Manage a software project with an Agile mindset
- Create a functional application back-end for business logic
- Link a database to an application
- Build an application through a CI pipeline
- Deploy an application to the cloud
Delegates deliver an individual software project that incorporates the following key modules / skills:
- DevOps as a Culture
- Agile Project Management
- Source Control
- CI / CD basics
Delegate uses Cloud Academy to get a basic understanding of concepts prior to academy. Blended virtual learning, combining Cloud Academy content and self-paced labs to develop strong foundations of skills.
Delegate comes onto bootcamp to practically apply learning from the discover phase, alongside learning new content and software tooling. During the 5-week programme, they will learn:
- Agile Scrum
- Version Control
At the end of week 5 delegates are given a small project they complete back in work to prove knowledge and gain a SFIA rating Learning Outcomes.
A successful learner will be able to:
- Develop in Python
- Test and deploy into production
- The learner will get continued access to the Cloud Academy platform to facilitate ongoing learning
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How can I create an account on myQA.com?
There are a number of ways to create an account. If you are a self-funder, simply select the "Create account" option on the login page.
If you have been booked onto a course by your company, you will receive a confirmation email. From this email, select "Sign into myQA" and you will be taken to the "Create account" page. Complete all of the details and select "Create account".
If you have the booking number you can also go here and select the "I have a booking number" option. Enter the booking reference and your surname. If the details match, you will be taken to the "Create account" page from where you can enter your details and confirm your account.
Find more answers to frequently asked questions in our FAQs: Bookings & Cancellations page.
How do QA’s virtual classroom courses work?
Our virtual classroom courses allow you to access award-winning classroom training, without leaving your home or office. Our learning professionals are specially trained on how to interact with remote attendees and our remote labs ensure all participants can take part in hands-on exercises wherever they are.
We use the WebEx video conferencing platform by Cisco. Before you book, check that you meet the WebEx system requirements and run a test meeting (more details in the link below) to ensure the software is compatible with your firewall settings. If it doesn’t work, try adjusting your settings or contact your IT department about permitting the website.
Learn more about our Virtual Classrooms.
How do QA’s online courses work?
QA online courses, also commonly known as distance learning courses or elearning courses, take the form of interactive software designed for individual learning, but you will also have access to full support from our subject-matter experts for the duration of your course. When you book a QA online learning course you will receive immediate access to it through our e-learning platform and you can start to learn straight away, from any compatible device. Access to the online learning platform is valid for one year from the booking date.
All courses are built around case studies and presented in an engaging format, which includes storytelling elements, video, audio and humour. Every case study is supported by sample documents and a collection of Knowledge Nuggets that provide more in-depth detail on the wider processes.
Learn more about QA’s online courses.
When will I receive my joining instructions?
Joining instructions for QA courses are sent two weeks prior to the course start date, or immediately if the booking is confirmed within this timeframe. For course bookings made via QA but delivered by a third-party supplier, joining instructions are sent to attendees prior to the training course, but timescales vary depending on each supplier’s terms. Read more FAQs.
When will I receive my certificate?
Certificates of Achievement are issued at the end the course, either as a hard copy or via email. Read more here.