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Software Testing and Software QA (Quality Assurance) career change programs since 1994. Portnov Computer School offers career training, internships, real life projects, resume preparation, job placement assistance to its on-campus and online QA students.

We have hundreds of testimonials coming from former graduates of Portnov Computer School, hiring QA Managers and recruiters. Almost every day we are getting emails with sincere words of appreciation.

Here is the link below to the dedicated site where we are bringing all the testimonials together from many sources. That is the most complete collection with links pointing to where testimonials are coming from.

So, read 100+ testimonials on the QA Career Change site

The majority of our students join Portnov Computer School because they want jobs, not degrees as 90% of them already have college degrees in all the imaginable fields including IT, mechanical and electrical engineering, teaching, accounting, etc.

Are you looking for a career change? Do you not feel confident to start your job search campaign? Not happy with your current job? - If your answer to any of these questions is YES, then Portnov Computer School might be a solution.

Whatever your previous professional and educational background, there is a good chance that within 4-6 months you will be working in the Software QA field after completion of job market driven training offered by Portnov Computer School.

Our school instructors bring together years of experience in working for industry leaders, such as Microsoft, Oracle, Citrix, VMWare, eBay, HP, Adobe, Cisco, McAfee, Wells Fargo Bank, Visa International, etc. They have knowledge of and in-depth industry experience in testing technologies in all the hottest areas of today's job market.

 

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Portnov Computer School Goes Online
by Mikhail Portnov - Wednesday, August 24, 2011, 07:06 PM
 

Los Altos, CA

Portnov Computer School is now offering its well known Software QA program online to career changers worldwide.

Portnov Computer School, the world’s oldest and largest Software QA training institution, is now offering online classes to meet the growing demand for software testing and software quality assurance training all over the USA and the world. Due to these online classes, The Portnov Computer School’s high quality, top notch training programs are available internationally, when previously they were only offered to people in the Silicon Valley area.

As Mikhail Portnov, the school’s director explains, "There are two business trends which result in a high demand for our online program internationally. Firstly, USA software development programs are being outsourced to various countries all over the world. To work on those offshore projects, specialists are needed who understand the American definition and practice of software quality assurance and software testing. Secondly, Entrepreneurs from all over the world are developing software products which are targeted at the American market. Therefore, software quality specialists are needed who are able to produce software which satisfies the needs of the American market and customers."

The school didn’t go online in the past, as they could not find a satisfactory way of providing students with the hands-on experience which is essential for a career in Software Quality Assurance. Finally, the school has found its way to incorporate hands-on project experience into the online curriculum and this sets Portnov Computer School apart from any competition.

Participating in online classes is also a faster and more personalized way of learning. Students are able to learn from the comfort of their own home and it is therefore more convenient in today’s fast paced world. It overcomes timing, attendance and travel difficulties.

About Portnov Computer School:
Portnov Computer School is a technical institute which is particularly known for its success in helping educated immigrants and other career changers find jobs in the Software Testing and Software Quality Assurance niches of the local job market. The School offers guaranteed internship placement with Silicon Valley companies in the occupation in which the students are trained. At least 50% of interns become employed by these companies.

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"Testing Mobile Applications" Training is Made Available Online By Portnov Computer School
by Mikhail Portnov - Wednesday, August 24, 2011, 07:05 PM
 

Portnov Computer School is now offering its market driven "testing mobile applications" training program online to career changers and software testing professionals worldwide.

Portnov Computer School, the world’s oldest and largest Software QA training institution, is offering its "testing mobile applications" training program online so that software testers from all over the world can learn the skills involved in testing mobile applications, which has become a booming market in recent years.

"The demand is enormous. The supply of people that companies can hire with this skill is non-existent, and the demand/supply ratio in this niche is unbelievably high," explains Mikhail Portnov, the School’s director. "This course will not only help working QA professionals improve their skills, it will help them get better jobs. Right now is the best time ever to look for a job in software testing, especially if you target the mobile application testing niche market."

About 12 years ago, software companies made a dramatic move from developing Windows Applications to Web applications. Now, in a similar move, they are heading towards mobile applications. People are needed who know how to test these applications so therefore, learning this skill set is extremely beneficial to career software testers, as well as industry newcomers. Portnov Computer School aims to equip software testers with this knowledge.

The course was customarily developed for Portnov Computer School’s needs by industry experts. It has already proven its effectiveness and within two years, it has been taught to Software QA students in a classroom format. The curriculum covers both fundamentals of wireless communication as well as specifics of testing mobile software applications with respect to major mobile platforms such as IPhone; Android; Windows Mobile and manufacturers such as Samsung; Toshiba; Motorola and Nokia.

About Portnov Computer School:
Portnov Computer School is a technical institute which is particularly known for its success in helping educated career changers to find jobs in the Software Testing and Software Quality Assurance niches of the IT job market. The School offers guaranteed internship placement with Silicon Valley companies in the occupation in which the students are trained.

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