At the start, there was a soft skills course for girls who want to begin an IT career. However, the need for this was confirmed by neither students nor employers. The latter needed very specific hard skills, and only then they valued the soft skills.
It turns out that every year several tens of thousands of accountants change their profession. And even after 40 years. We are not talking about those who graduated from university and immediately changed their specialty. It is also happening in other industries. The updated product allowed them to become a competent manual tester in 21 days. Moreover, to complete at least two practical tasks on freelance exchanges and not to come to the interview empty-handed. And at the end, their resumes and portfolios were immediately sent to recruiters.
Students studied Software testing techniques on different platforms and environments. Software development processes and reporting and evaluation methods. The educational process was based on video materials and the principle of crowd learning. This gave a high result, as well as reduced operating expenses for training to 0.