Diploma in Software Quality Assurance and Testing

A Diploma in Software Quality Assurance and Testing will focus on software and systems testing in their implemented windows or web based applications and/or business solutions or packaged software development in an integrated environment.


Are you looking to take your IT skills to the next level? Have you considered a career in Systems Testing and Quality Assurance? A Diploma in Software Quality Assurance and Testing from Sunview College provides students with the ability to assist companies in software and systems testing. Systems testers use manual and automated testing methods within existing implemented windows, web based applications, or packaged software development in an integrated environment.

Course Benefits – Add Globally Recognized Certifications to Your Resume

System Testing graduates will be well prepared with the knowledge and practice of the following certifications:

  • QA

Certification fees are not included in program fees

This exceptional program qualifies graduates for careers such as:

  • Application tester/ Application testing technician
  • Software test coordinator/Software tester
  • Systems tester/ Systems testing technician
  • User acceptance tester
  • Software Architect
  • Software Design Engineer/ Software Design Verification Engineer
  • Software Designer/Software Testing Engineer
  • Systems Integration Engineer – Software/Technical Architect – Software

Job Duties

Main duties for people in this field could include:

  • Developing and documenting software testing plans
  • Installing software and hardware to configure operating system software in preparation for testing
  • Executing, analyzing, and documenting results of software application tests and information and telecommunication systems tests
  • Developing and implementing software and information system testing policies, procedures, and scripts.

Course Structure


Unit ID Unit Name
001 Operating Systems Fundamentals
002 Basics of Programming
003 Fundamentals of Computer Networks
004 Foundations of Software Engineering
005 Foundations of Software Testing
006 Software Quality Management
007 Automation Testing Techniques
008 Project Management

Entry Requirements


    • Ontario Grade 12 or equivalent


  • Mature Student (18 years of age or older) & A passing SLE TEST

Next Steps

Get the Support You Need to Advance Your Career

Successful training isn’t about getting a diploma – it’s about getting results in your career. At Sunview College we focus on practicality. We believe that once concepts are understood in theory, your focus should be on the experience. By emphasizing hands-on practical experience over textbook reading, you will be better prepared to face workplace challenges with confidence.

We provide guidance for students looking to secure good placements in strong organizations in Canada and other countries. Financial Aid is available to those who qualify.

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