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QA Express


QA Express is a daytime career change program. QA Express takes 16 weeks to complete and involves 3 sessions each week from 10 am until 2 pm.

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QA Flex


QA Flex™ is an evening (5:00 pm – 9:00 pm) career change program perfectly suited for students who are working during the day or who have other scheduling challenges.

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What People Say

I am happy to land in Disney with a new role as Automation testing Engineer

I am very busy with my new job, but I am happy to be busy. I would like to drop some messages for you. Being in this job around 3 weeks including today, I am happy to land in Disney with a new role as Automation testing Engineer. I spent 10 -12 hours every day learning new stuffs and I try to catch up the speed of team. Thank you for your help and thank Portnov Computer School providing enough knowledge to be successful in QA test career.

March 23, 2023

Crucial Decision to Change Career.

Now, when taking a look over my shoulder at February 2022, I realize how crucial the decision to join Portnov Computer School was for the change of my career. Enormous support from the school and its teachers as well as lots of studying and interaction with group mates do not leave a single PCS student behind in the learning process. Throughout the whole course, I always knew that whatever technical or course-related questions I had, I could always get clear and professional responses from the school and our teachers, who are real professionals with many years of experience in QA and IT. I’d like to extend special thanks to Janna, Olga, Mike, Artem, Luiza, Sofia, Yan, and Galina for their patience, professionalism, and support I was receiving during and after the completion of the course. So, now a year has passed by, and I work as a QA engineer, am advancing my test automation skills at PCS’ boot camp, and continue to progress with learning Java, fundamentals of which I learned in our technical classes at PCS. I have and will certainly recommend this school to my friends and those who are ready to work hard to start their careers in QA.

February 10, 2023

I got a job offer!

I would like to thank you sincerely for your help and big supportive assistance in my educational journey! I started studying at Portnov Computer School on 06/24/2022. Today, 01/17/2023, I got a job offer! For such a short period of time, my instructors were able to give me all the tools and information I needed in order to succeed. I want to thank Janna, for the wonderful lectures, and for her heartfelt educational approach. She explained thoroughly and understandably! I want to thank Artem, for being professional and patient, which meant a lot to me. He explained difficult techniques in simple-minded ways. I want to thank Galina R, for her help and kindness. I had Job Clearance with Galina, and she was able to create a very welcoming atmosphere.
It was very pleasant and easy to talk to her. She was always interested in my success, and took the time to consult me through my interviews. Some of it was done on her free time. It allowed me to gain confidence, and helped me get my job offer!
I suggest that every student meets with Galina!
I want to thank Sofia a lot, along with all of the administrators.
Michael Portnov, thank you for this wonderful school!
You aren’t just leading courses, you are helping people change their lives!

January 28, 2023

It was the best decision

It was the best decision to pick Portnov Computer School as a starting point in my career change. I truly appreciate all the knowledge and support I got from school. And I am very thankful to all our instructors that lead us in this way to IT. All materials at school are up to date, instructors have real work experience in this field. And also school gives an opportunity to get hands-on experience of working in real projects.

January 25, 2023

Great teachers and plenty of practice and support during the entire course

I wanted to thank Portnov Computer School for providing all the necessary information and resources to get my first job in the IT industry. Great teachers and plenty of practice and support during the entire course. I specially wanted to mention the internal internship with Sofia – which was an amazing opportunity to experience the day-to-day tasks of a professional QA Engineer and prepare for the interview – as a result I got a job 2 weeks after graduation! Janna, Olga, Artem, Sofia and Michael – the effect you had on my life is mind-blowing and I can be more grateful. Thanks again!

November 25, 2022

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Portnov Computer School is a job market driven short-term career change facility, which measures its success in job placement of graduates.

  • We have been specializing in Software Quality Assurance career training since 1994.
  • We are pleased to know that over 6000 of our alumni are successfully working in the Software Quality Assurance profession.
  • With over 20 years of experience in preparing our graduates to enter the QA job market and expertly assisting them in developing their resumes.

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