Do I need prior experience in the tech industry for this program to be suitable for me?

Our training program is specifically tailored for individuals new to the tech industry, making it an ideal pathway for those without a technical background. The program only requires a computer, internet access and approximately 10-15 hours per week of your time.

Is prior technical experience necessary to pursue a career as a Software Tester?

Not at all! You do not need any technical background, coding expertise, or a specific degree to become a Software Tester. Most of our members have had no previous experience in the tech field. Our program is designed to equip you with all the necessary skills and knowledge to succeed as a Software Tester.

What is the process for joining Onion Training Academy?

Joining Onion Training Academy has no barriers. The only prerequisites are having determination, motivation and committing approximately 15 hours per week.

Can I expect support throughout my learning journey?

We take great pride in offering unparalleled support to our members. Our online test community is available to address any concerns you may have, ensuring you have the guidance you need. As a member of our community, you will have the opportunity to ask questions, actively participate in discussions and contribute to Q&A sessions. We are committed to creating a supportive and engaging environment for all our members.

What is the duration of the training program?

While the course material can take up to 45 hours to complete, you have the freedom to study at your own pace. You can choose to spend a few hours per day or per week on the material – it’s entirely up to you. With no set schedule or pressure, you have the flexibility to learn in a way that suits your lifestyle and needs.

What is the workload and format of Onion Training programs?

Our programs are designed to be convenient and flexible. They are conducted online. You can expect to dedicate approximately 10-15 hours per week. The curriculum is accessible on our platform, allowing you to learn and practice at your own pace, whenever it suits you.

Is all of the course content available straight away or is it time-released (drip fed)?

The content of the course is released in a drip-fed manner, meaning that you won’t have access to all the course material at once. Instead, we follow a structured approach where each module’s content becomes available to you upon completing a task or milestone at the end of the previous module. This approach is designed to promote a focused and effective learning experience, allowing you to fully grasp and apply the concepts before moving on to the next stage. By drip-feeding the content, we aim to provide a structured learning path that supports your progress throughout the duration of the course

What kind of equipment is required?

All you need is a stable internet connection and a computer; no other equipment is necessary.

How does the Onion Training platform operate?

All of your learning materials are integrated into a single browser window on our platform.

How was the curriculum developed, and how frequently is it updated?

Our curriculum is regularly updated to align with the demands of industry requirements and insights from professionals in the field. It is divided into manageable units and incorporates practice sections and quizzes.

How long will I be able to access the course materials?

As a member of Onion Training Academy, you will enjoy lifetime access to our platform, which includes access to all the resources in our digital library. This ensures that you can revisit the course materials whenever you need to refresh your knowledge. We are committed to supporting you throughout your learning journey.

What are the benefits of becoming a member today instead of waiting?

Taking action is crucial at this moment. As you were likely searching for a software testing course and found us, it’s evident that you are seeking answers to your questions, including the ones you may not even be aware of yet. To have a successful and profitable career, you require a reliable source to address your queries and provide the necessary support. This includes access to a supportive community and most importantly, a sense of accountability.

The Onion Training Academy serves as the ideal platform to fulfil these needs. By becoming a member today, you gain access to a wealth of resources, guidance and a supportive community. The Academy will not only help you acquire the knowledge and skills you need but also provide the support and accountability necessary for your growth. If you genuinely aspire to make a difference in your career, now is the opportune time to take that step and become a member of the Onion Training Academy.

Do I need to quit from my current job?

It’s not necessary to quit your job. Our members successfully complete the program while maintaining their full-time employment. Our program offers flexibility. You can study and practice at your own pace, as all the necessary resources are provided on our online learning platform.

If I'm just starting out with my career, would the training program be suitable for me?

If you’re just starting out in your career and feel like you’re at square one, Onion Training Academy is definitely the right place for you. Our program covers all the essential aspects for growing a career as a Software Tester.

By joining the Academy, you’ll gain access to training modules specifically designed for beginners like yourself. These modules will provide you with the foundational knowledge and skills necessary to kick-start your career as a Software Tester. Additionally, our community is filled with supportive members who can offer valuable advice and support as you embark on your career journey.

This is the perfect time for you to join the Academy because not only will you have access to training materials, but you’ll also have a supportive community that can assist you along the way. We’re here to help you succeed in building your career from the ground up.

What awaits me after completing the course?

After successfully completing our course, you’ll be well-equipped with the knowledge and strong fundamentals necessary to prepare for the ISTQB Certified Tester Foundation Level certification. This qualification is widely recognised throughout the industry, opening up numerous opportunities for your career advancement.

How can I gain practical work experience?

Internship Opportunities: We’ve teamed up with several software agencies, and they offer fantastic 3-6 month internship programs. Keep an eye on our community, where we regularly share details about these programs. It’s a great chance for you to apply your skills in a real work environment. Just remember, there might be some terms and conditions to consider.

Job Openings: If you’re looking for a longer-term commitment, some of these agencies occasionally have job openings. Be vigilant and stay connected with our community to catch these job posts when they come up. This could be your big break into the world of software testing!

I'm already a software tester that's doing well, what can the Academy do for me?

If you’re already a successful software tester, you might be wondering how Onion Training Academy can benefit you. While you may already be doing well in your career, the Academy can still offer valuable advantages.

The Academy is designed to help you further refine and enhance your skills as a software tester. We provide resources and guidance to assist you in fine-tuning your expertise, staying updated with industry trends and expanding your knowledge in specialised areas.

It’s important to note that the Academy is not limited to beginners. It is a community that caters to individuals at various stages of their careers, including experienced professionals like yourself. By joining the Academy, you can benefit from a supportive community of like-minded individuals, networking opportunities and access to advanced content and insights.

Can I get one-on-one help and support during and after the training program?

While we do not offer private, one-on-one support, we have implemented various avenues to provide assistance and support throughout your journey.

Our community serves as a valuable resource for feedback, advice, and support. You can engage with fellow members and our team within the community at any time. We are actively present in the community on a daily basis, ensuring that you receive guidance and assistance whenever needed.

While private support is not provided, we have established a supportive environment through our office hours, Q&A calls and community interactions to address your questions and provide ongoing support during and after the training program.

What if I'm not satisfied with my experience on this training program?

We are confident that you will have a fantastic experience at the Onion Training Academy. However, we understand that individual preferences and expectations can vary. If, for any reason, you are not completely satisfied with your membership, we offer a 14 day money back guarantee* in the first 14 days of subscription with no questions asked. We genuinely want you to succeed and we believe that by fully engaging with this program and dedicating yourself to the learning process, you will witness remarkable results. Your satisfaction is important to us and we are committed to ensuring your experience is a positive one.

*Terms and conditions apply.


What happens if I decide to cancel my membership?

While we would be thrilled if all our members stayed with us indefinitely, we understand that people’s circumstances and preferences change over time. If you choose to cancel your membership, we will be disappointed, but the process is straightforward. You can easily cancel your membership from ‘My subscriptions’ in your account area.

Once you cancel your membership, you will no longer have access to the Service, including all content and community resources, once your current membership period is completed.

What is your refund policy?

We offer a 14 day money back guarantee should you be unhappy with the Service in the 14 days of subscription. To request a refund under the guarantee please cancel your subscription via ‘My subscriptions’ in your account page and mention the details in the form.

Here’s how the refund amount is calculated:

  1. The refund will be based on the full cost of your subscription fee paid on joining, which includes any individual discounts applied.
  2. Additionally, the percentage of the course(s) completed prior to your cancellation request will be taken into account.

For example, if you have completed 20% of the course, you will receive a refund equivalent to 80% of the fee paid.

Please note this guarantee does not apply if you receive immediate access to downloadable bonuses as part of your joining offer, due to the nature of the product.

You may cancel your monthly subscription at any time via your account page, but due to the nature of the Service, no refunds will be made for any membership fees already paid, excluding the 14 day money back guarantee as stated above.

Upon cancelling you will no longer have access to the Service, including all content and community resources, once your current membership period is completed.

I’m not 100% sure if this training program is right for me, do you offer a trial so I can test it out?

Currently, we don’t provide a trial period for the program. However, we understand the importance of making an informed decision. To help you gain a better understanding of what our membership entails you can view our member benefits. This will give you a closer look at the training features and benefits. If you still have any lingering questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us. We’re here to assist you.

If I have further inquiries, whom can I contact?

If you have further questions, please get in touch via our contact us form.