QA and Automation

Program in partnership with Amdocs and the municipality of Sderot
scholarships up to 94% for eligible**

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What does a QA tester do and why should I study it?

The abbreviation for QA comes from the words Quality Assurance. A QA tester is the one who is responsible to make sure the quality and proper service of the software. The QA tester is the one who builds and plans different scripts, looks, and locates bugs, documents them, and alerts the software developers for them to fix them. The screening process needs be done in a very thorough way using critical thinking while paying attention to every single detail. The QA tester needs to understand what is going on inside the software while combining basic code knowledge, which we will learn in this program.

In the past, QA testing was preformed manually but lately there is an increase in using automated testing, that is more efficient. With automated testing the QA tester can run the tests over and over, using cutting edge automation testing tools. Due to this change, having knowledge of automation testing tools has become an integral part of the QA world.

A good QA tester with top skills and automation tools knowledge can have a huge impact on the quality of a product as well as the company’s name in the market and correspond with his/her salary and status in the company.

About the program

The program works under the academic casing of Google and Reichman University. It gives its participants the practical and theoretical knowledge within the QA world, while maintaining hands-on experience and skills using the most advanced tools. This innovative program combines the domain of manual QA testing together with automated QA testing.

The program will help participants acquire knowledge with many testing tools as well as different types of testing such as unit testing and integration testing. We will learn how to plan and write different scenarios of testing together with methodologies such as Agile and Jira Software. This program will enable participants to have acquire basic knowledge in software development suitable for QA such as: Introduction to Java, HTML and JS. It will familiarize its participants with Database, SQL, REST and testing tools like Jmeter and Postman. In the Automation part of the program we will also learn the popular tool for Web QA – Selenium and Appium for Mobile QA. The program includes practice on these tools as well as 2 projects in manual and automated QA. Through this special program, participants will also learn and use AI tools to experience how it can help and make the job of the QA tester much easier.

Program Syllabus
Learning Model
  • 6 months
  • Sundays: 09:00-17:00 In person in Sderot
    Thursday 16:00-20:00 Online
    *High-tech English class - Mondays, 16:00-18:00, starting 24/6/24
  • Hybrid model - In-person and online learning
  • Lectures, workshops, exercises and a practical project
    *Lectures in Hebrew. Presentations, homework and exercises will be given in English.
AI: Learn about it and apply it

AI is a major component of all training programs at the high-tech school. In this program, we will learn about AI and how to use the various tools to optimize our work. Additionally, we will present high-quality products, analyze information, and share insights.

In addition to getting to know Google’s leading AI tools such as GEMINI, in this program, we will delve into Google’s Gemini Code Assist tool which assists in writing code, and Vertex AI, which facilitates the deployment and maintenance of AI models quickly.

With an emphasis on promoting innovation through the use of AI technologies responsibly and professionally, the program will impart relevant skills and develop the ability to successfully integrate into the future labor market.

Program Outline

Screening Process

Questionnaire, Home Assignment, Learning ability examination, Interview

*No previous experience needed
Professional Training

Hands-On Experience

Final Project

Your entry to the Tech Industry!

Integration into the Industry

Guidance, Workshops, Tools for career development and job interviews

Screening Process

In order to be accepted into our programs, you must go through a selection process that includes several stages.
The process is designed to ensure that you are a good fit for the program, to identify potential for the profession, and to give you a small taste of the field of study. The selection process does not require prior experience.
Good luck!


Fill in personal details and general information

15 min

Home Assignment

Task from the program's field. *no previous experience required

Few days to submit

Learning Ability Test

Online test that checks learning abilities and English level

2.5 hours


An opportunity to get to know you in person

30 min

Acceptance to the Program

How exciting! Now is the time to sort the payment/ apply for a scholarship

Upcoming classes
Registration is closed!
QA - May 2024

Amdocs | Sderot

  • How much does the program cost?

    The program costs 44,150 NIS including VAT

    As part of the program, we provide incentive scholarships. scholarships up to 94% will be given to participants who are found to be suitable and eligible for the scholarship, including participants from underrepresented populations in the high-tech industry, who wish to integrate and work in the studied field for the first time.

    Furthermore, taking into account the security situation, unique scholarships will be given to participants and residents of evacuated settlements in the south and north of the country.

    • To ensure high chances of success in the program, eligibility for the scholarship will be examined after the candidates’ success in the professional tests and personal interviews.
    • Those interested in the scholarship will be required to apply for the scholarship as well as to issue documents and certificates for themselves and their family members. These documents and certificates will be required at advanced stages of the screening process.
    • The scholarship committee examines each case individually. An answer will be given at the end of the screening process.
    • Living expenses scholarships for the duration of the training period will be given in certain cases, according to the recommendation of the scholarship committee. The scholarships vary between programs and depend on the socio-economic status of the participant.
    • Payment of the full tuition fee or its relative part is due only upon official admission to the program.
    • There will be the option to pay in installment, in subject to the terms and conditions
    • No double promotions.
    • The cost of the English course, for those who are required to pass it, is 4,700 NIS including VAT. If you are found eligible for a scholarship for the training program, you will also receive a relative scholarship for the English course.
    What does the curriculum include?

    View the Syllabus (link)

    When and where does the program take place?

    Sundays 09:00-17:00 at Amdocs Sderot

    Thursdays 16:00-20:00 Online

    *High-tech English class – Mondays, 16:00-18:00, starting 24/6/24


    Can I work while studying in this program?

    Yes. This program is suitable for people who would like to work while studying, although this program is intensive and includes projects that need to be handed in on time. This program is intended for people who are willing to go the extra mile and invest their time to study.
    We do recommend that you make arrangement with you work beforehand.

    What kind of certificate do I get?

    After completing the program, you will get a certificate signed by Google and Reichman University.