Medical Software Quality Assurance (Level 8 NFQ, 15 ECTs)
OverviewThis programme will provide participants with fundamental theoretical and practical skills, abilities, and knowledge for assuring the quality of medical device software applications in accordance with the relevant regulatory requirements and quality management systems. All applicable Standards pertaining to Medical Device Software are covered during this comprehensive programme and participants will be capable of creating and executing test cases and tracking software issues from their diagnosis to resolution, and generally assuring the quality of developed software.
This is applicable to standalone software which is a medical device, software which is part of a medical device, medical device applications and for software used in the Medtech regulated environment.
The programme will be delivered virtually over 2 x 8-week modules through virtual classes, self paced eLearning and project work. Online classes will take place on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. Throughout the programme there is a strong emphasis on developing practical skills and upon completion, learners will be able to apply the theory behind what they have learned in their workplace.
This course is ideal for those responsible for assuring the quality of software in a medtech regulated environment, including Regulatory compliance personnel, Software Testers, Software Engineers, Quality Engineers, Quality Assurance personnel, Project Managers, Technical Consultants etc
Please download the brochure for a full overview of the programme syllabus, assessment and learning outcomes or contact us for further details.
Syllabus & Delivery ScheduleModule 1: Foundations of Software Testing
Module 2: Software Quality Assurance Standards
*Module 1 follows the ISTQB Foundations syllabus in preparation for the ISTQB exam.
Start Date / Online Introduction: 20 May 2021
Module 1: (May - July 2021)
Self-paced eLearning (ISTQB Syllabus):
- 21 May - 21 June 2021
- 24, 29 June, 01 July 2021
Module 2: (September - November 2021)
Online Classes (60-90 minutes):
- 21, 23, 28, 30 September
- 05, 07, 19, 21, 26, 28 October
- 09, 11 November
Note* Approximately 30 hours will be required for online learning and project work.
Entry RequirementsA 3rd Level qualification (certificate, diploma, degree) in Software, Quality or a Science related discipline is desired.
Experience in software Quality Assurance activities, such as software testing, will be taken into account in lieu of a third level qualification
QualificationThe programme will be accredited to Level 8 NFQ with 15 ECTs
Virtual classroom & self-paced online learning, Online
Starting: 20 May 2021 (2 x 8 week Modules beginning in May & Sept)