Software Test Engineer Certificate Program

Software Testing classroom

The Software Test Engineer (STE) Certificate Program is designed to qualify students for jobs as entry-level software testers. These jobs require workers who can successfully find software bugs and provide logical, concise written reports on them.


To train students to complete these tasks, the program provides a solid foundation in C# programming fundamentals, testing principles and methods, and test planning, modeling, and reporting as well as an introduction to C# automation and structured query language.

Who should take the certificate?

The program was designed with the guidance of software testing industry professionals to best reflect the skills needed to succeed in today’s workplace. Because courses emphasize learning by doing, they incorporate extensive lab exercises to teach skills such as client-server testing and bug eradication. All instructors are experienced professionals currently working in the software-testing field, and Bellevue College Continuing Education has been successfully training software testers for more than ten years.

Why invest in the Software Test Engineer Certificate?

Software testing is one of the most highly sought after career skills by employers in the Pacific Northwest.


The certificate currently requires 199 hours of instruction and typically takes about 12-14 months to complete.



Learning Outcomes:

  • C# Programming skills
  • Software testing protocols and processes
  • Professional Testing methods
  • Modeling and reporting

Student Quote:

“I still use the testing methods and models I learned in this program and I have to test all of my own code.” –R.W.


To register for a free information session, click on the session description below.


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