Jump To IT

Please have in mind that the Jump2IT Training Program is currently running and all available seats have been filled. You can follow this landing page for upcoming news regarding the 2024 edition of the academy.

About the Program

Transform your future by developing in-demand tech skills and boosting your career prospects in the Tech & Information Technologies industry.

Our training program is designed to provide you with modern skills and mentor guidance, aiming to improve your employment opportunities to pursue a meaningful and future-proof career.

The program is sponsored by one of the largest independent technology services companies worldwide – Accenture – with featured support of SkillsAssembly & ITCE Training Center.

Gain in-demand skills & certification

Get into the IT industry by completing this one-of-a-kind program which covers a variety of in-demand technical and business skills for a future-proof career transformation through globally-accepted certification!

Get personal approach

Learn from experienced mentors in a productive training atmosphere – through a combination of classroom training, business simulations, and discussions delivered through an individual approach.

Skyrocket your career in IT

You will be provided with excellent networking opportunities with professionals from the industry during open workshops and Career Days to get you prepared to successfully find a job.

What to Expect?

You will learn the fundamentals of tech skills in Software Quality Assurance through a series of instructor-led training sessions, numerous testing exercises at the end of each module, time for self-paced preparation, and exam prep sessions. The knowledge that you have accumulated in the Software QA sphere will be concluded by the internationally recognized ISTQB Certification.

The training program is accompanied by a blend of additional training modules which you will find below.

Core Training Modules

Software Quality Assurance Fundamentals

Enhance your IT literacy and become trained in Agile Software Testing and Software Quality Assurance (SQA). 

Get prepared to complete a comprehensive quality assurance check of a software application.

  • Software Development Models
  • Software Testing Process
  • Defect Management
  • Requirements Analysis
  • Test Levels, Test Types
  • Test Planning
  • Agile Testing
  • Risks Management
  • Testing after changes
  • Static Testing
  • Test Design Techniques
  • Specific Applications Testing
  • Introduction to Automation Testing

Additional Training Modules

Cloud Technology Fundamentals

To support your confident transition to IT, you will study the fundamentals of cloud technologies as well as HTML and web services which are widely popular and are considered as core competencies in the industry.

  • Core cloud concepts
  • Fundamentals of Microsoft Azure Core Services
  • General security features
  • Introduction to XML & HTML
  • Introduction to Web Services

Business Productivity in Microsoft 365

This module will help you get comfortable using Microsoft 365 cloud environment by summarizing the most frequently used features and valuable tips that will make you more productive in your daily work tasks. 

You will learn essential features in the following Microsoft products:

  • Productivity with Microsoft 365 suite
  • Productivity with Microsoft Teams and modern online collaboration platforms
  • Microsoft Excel for IT

Soft Skills

The ability to communicate effectively is critical for our personal and professional success. That is why, you will be introduced to essential business and interpersonal skills through a series of lectures, discussions, and lots of exercises in a positive and safe environment.

  • Business Communication
  • Adaptive Business Communication
  • Assertiveness Skills
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Resolving Conflicts at Work
  • Time Management

Your Commitment

This 24-week training program is aimed at highly motivated people determined to transform their career and enter the IT world. The program is fully sponsored by Accenture and ITCE with featured support by Skills Assembly.

Self-funding Fee: 645 lv. incl. VAT

  • 235 lv. incl. VAT for graduation box and lab environment
  • 410 lv. incl. VAT for the purchase of the ISTQB Foundation Level exam voucher

The self-funding fee is considered a commitment to the student’s certification and in addition is used to sponsor a real-world lab environment and graduation box.

Weekly Training Schedule:
Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays: 18:30-21:30h 
Some Saturdays: 09:00-12:00h 

Expected weekly time commitment: 24+ hours including time for self-preparation, instructor-led sessions, team projects, and lab environments.

Become ISTQB Certified!

The internationally recognized ISTQB Certification will help demonstrate your professional competency in the field of software testing. Our Training Program will get you the needed preparation to pass the ISTQB Foundation Level exam and accelerate your career transition to the IT idustry.

Training Program Stages

Please have in mind that the Training Program will be delivered in Bulgarian.

Application Period

The application period for entering the academy will stay open until the 7th of April, 2023

Training Program Period

  • Academy Duration: 18th of April – end of September 2023
  • Opening Ceremony
  • Online Instructor-Led Sessions
  • Self-paced learning
  • Team Assignment
  • Lab Environment

Certification Period

  • ISTQB Exam Prep Sessions in September
  • Graduation Event – end of September

Meet JumpToIT Alumni

Andrey Simov 
Quality and Security Lead at Amazon Alexa

JumpToIT was a turning point in my career. The knowledge I’ve gained and the contacts I’ve made open and keep opening doors for my professional growth in the IT industry.

JumpToIT Alumni – Class of 2018

Dimitar Kolev
Mobile Developer at Mansion Group

JumpToIt Training Program gave me the confidence to further pursue my dream job as a mobile developer. This program is an amazing opportunity to learn what you can expect from working in a big IT company – how to communicate and navigate in the ocean of processes, teams, tasks and be well prepared for the day-to-day work.

JumpToIT Alumni – Class of 2018

Gergana Ignatova
Junior SAP Consultant at KPMG IT Service OOD

Jump2IT is my flying start to the dreamt new career path. Here I discovered a whole new world – dedicated professors, from whom I learned so much, and amazing colleagues, who became my friends. The solid technical preparation that the Jump2IT program gave me, made it easier for me to continue upgrading my knowledge and skills as a current KPMG employee and to reach new professional heights. This is what I call a working formula for success!

JumpToIT Alumni – Class of 2020

Tsvetan Dukov
Quality Assurance Engineer at Experian

For me, the best advantages of the program were the attitude and commitment of the whole team. Their help and support throughout the whole Training Program and after its ending were of great importance. A huge part of the training modules had a completely practical approach, so it is very hard to say which aspects of the academy were most helpful. The training sessions combined specialized technical knowledge, as well as soft skills training which are essential for the successful adaptability within the working environment.

(Watch Tsvetan’s short interview to learn more about his experience with the Jump2IT Training Program –> HERE)

JumpToIT Alumni – Class of 2020

Media Appearances

Your Profile

  • You are unemployed or working in a non-IT industry field
  • You are in the final year of your graduation from university with a non-IT specialty 
  • Have completed university with a non-IT specialty 
  • You are highly motivated in entering the IT industry, and you are interested in developing yourself in the field of Testing and Software Quality Assurance (SQA) 
  • You are fluent in Bulgarian, and your English language skills are on Intermediate level (at minimum) 
  • You are a team player with excellent communication skills 
  • You are eager to learn 
  • You have problem-solving abilities and analytical skills 
  • You have the required availability to attend all classes during the training program 
  • You are committed to successfully completing the program and demonstrating a great working ethic

Please note that all students must be technically equipped with a laptop or computer to ensure their participation in the online Microsoft Teams sessions.

Frequently Asked Questions

What perspectives can I expect upon completion of the training program?

This program is designed to prepare the students to find a job in the IT industry and give them a successful start at their new careers where they will further learn and grow.

Are there any limitations on age?

No. Anyone is welcome to apply – no matter what age, gender, or background.

Will I receive a certificate upon completion of the program?

Yes, you will receive a certificate of completion that demonstrates your accomplishment of successfully completing the program and which you can share with potential employers. Furthermore, the fee for the program covers an exam voucher for an ISTQB Certification which you will be able to pass within a certain time period once the Training Program has finished.

I don’t have experience in IT and I haven’t completed any technical studies – can I still apply?

Yes, you can – that’s the whole point! This program is aimed at people who are with non-technical background and wish to enter the IT industry.

What does the application process look like?

The application process takes place in 3 simple steps:

  1. Submit your application resume & motivation letter.
  2. The candidates who successfully pass the next application round will be notified and invited to an interview. 
  3. The final group of candidates will be asked to enroll in the program and pay the tuition fee to secure their seat. 

Developed by:

Petar Torneff

Director ATC Accenture Bulgaria

Borislava Vladimirova

Corporate Citizenship Lead at Accenture Bulgaria

Dimitar Georgiev

Training Manager at ITCE & Co-founder at SkillsAssembly

Gergina Georgieva

Marketing & Business Development Manager at ITCE

Project Team:

Rumen Banov

Software Quality Assurance Trainer

Antoniya Neycheva

Microsoft Office & Business Productivity Trainer & Consultant at ITCE

Kiril Baranski

Microsoft Trainer & Consultant at ITCE

Miroslav Siarov

ServiceNow Trainer & Consultant at ITCE

Nikolay Panchev

Cloud & AI Consulting at TeamLandi

Nikolay Markov

Cloud & AI Consulting at TeamLandi

Rossitsa Calderon

Soft Skills Trainer at ITCE

Natalina Yankova

JumpToIT Community Lead & Training Administrator at ITCE

Sanya Palicheva

Marketing & Community Specialist and Business Development Executive at ITCE

Petia Popova

JumpToIT Community Lead & Business Development Executive at ITCE

Nikoleta Zdravkova

Digital Marketing Specialist at ITCE

About Us

We are guided by the belief that every motivated person deserves the opportunity to develop modern skills and grow in the highly perspective and fast-growing IT industry.

United by this common vision, SkillsAssembly partners with Accenture Technology and ITCE to deliver best in-class training program and bridge the gap of constantly growing demand for talent by empowering people skillset and knowledge to ensure their future career realization. 

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in Strategy and Consulting, Interactive, Technology and Operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network, we work at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. 

With more than 624,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Our purpose is to deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity. We embrace the power of change to create 360° value for our clients, people and communities.

Approximately 70% of our business is now in digital, cloud and security. In Bulgaria, Accenture Technologies is among Top 20 IT companies on the market. The company’s goal is to promote digital transformation at scale and fast-paced innovation and enables its clients to grow revenue. Our Technology Teams work together to solve industries’ and organizations’ most challenging problems with leading-edge technologies. 

Visit us at www.accenture.com

ITCE supports enterprises in their Digital Transformation journey through a portfolio of innovative training and consulting solutions. The company has been one of the market leaders in IT & Management training services for the past 20 years, providing a portfolio of accredited and custom developed courses, management coaching programs, games, simulations and seminars aimed at providing organizations with knowledge in the most innovative forms and shapes based on the customer needs. 

Our portfolio of training services includes Agile Project Management, Business Analysis, IT Service Management, Enterprise Architecture, DevOps, Software Development, Cloud Solutions, Microsoft, ServiceNow and more.

Visit us at www.itce.com

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