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The purpose of this Qualification is to produce well trained people who can conduct a practical investigation to provide stakeholders with information about the quality of the software product or service under test. It will provide learners with both theoretical and practical learning to develop their ability as software testers in the workplace. In essence, it will equip the learner with the ability to apply the software testing process of validating and verifying that a software programme/application/product:

  • Meets the business and technical requirements that guided its design and development.
  • Works as expected.
  • Can be implemented with the same characteristics.

The Qualification not only consists of knowledge and skills required to equip the learner to perform the function of Software Testing professionally with insight but contains building blocks of skills and knowledge that can be developed further in Qualifications in Information Technology and Communications (ITC) at higher levels on the NQF. The intention is:

  • To promote the development of knowledge, skills and values that are required in the Information Technology and Communications (ITC) Software Testing industry.
  • To release the potential of people, for athem to grow and develop and stimulate the economy.

· To provide opportunities for people to move up career paths by being more valuable to their organisation, the economy and themselves.

Admission Requirements

Grade 12 Pass or Equivalent (NQF Level 3)

English Pass of 50% and Above

Mathematics Pass of 50% and Above

Mathematics Literacy Pass of 50% and Above

Industry Relevance

Systems Testing


Full Time – On Campus

Day Classes : Mon- Friday





Course Outlines

  • Introduction
  • Java Basics
  • Agile Scrum with Jira tool
  • QA Specific Roles in the Project – (Test Life Cycle)
  • Thinking and Writing Testcases Effectively with respect to Industry Standards
  • Process to follow when you find Bugs in Application
  • Types of testing
  • Test Pyramid Strategies
  • Functional & Non-Functional Requirements Testing scope
  • Bugzilla – Testing tool for Defect Tracking

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