November 26, 2014



SO can offer a number of services to employers related to the software testing training program. Your employees can be trained by SO to become professional software test analysts. Either fresh hired staff or existing staff who want to have a career change within the company can be trained.

When training your staff we can offer two options:

  1. Your staff participates in our standard NZQA accredited course
  2. Your staff will receive a customized course adjusted to you processes and time lines.

Benefits of both options:

1. Standard course

  • Standard content is NZQA Level 7 accredited
  • Group interaction
  • Scheduled dates
  • 12 weeks program (part-time)
  • Fixed course fee and student loans apply
  • NZQA Certificate and ISTQB Foundation Certificate 

2. Customized course

  • Optimized content adjusted to companies processes
  • Start and end date determined in consultation
  • In-house training
  • Full-time or part time
  • Length of program can vary between 6-12 weeks

Note: NZQA certificate can only be obtained when course length is 12 weeks.

Customized course can be adjusted to your organization’s needs.

Customization will cost NZ$ 500.00 per day/session.


After completing the course we can coach your employees in their day-to-day work to make sure they apply their newly trained skills in a consistent and effective manner. This way they will become solid and professional software test analysts.

Coaching fee: NZ$ 100.00 per week. This includes a weekly visit and support/advise via email or phone contact during business hours.

ISTQB Foundation

SO can run an in-house course for the ISTQB Foundation course.

Course fee negotiable. Dependent on number of students.