Published on Wednesday, April 14, 2021

QA Software Tester Apprentice



QA Software Tester Apprentice

Job Description:  

We're looking for a driven hard-working individual with a real passion for testing; wants to work in a talented team on exciting projects; along with a real drive to use the latest technologies to create innovative products.

Your duties and responsibilities in this role will consist of:

Core Responsibilities:

  • Reviewing requirements to ensure they meet QA standards
  • Ensuring traceability is maintained through day to day testing
  • Testing of new and existing features and/or services required by the business
  • Working closely with developers and project team members
  • Participating in daily stand-up meetings, retrospectives
  • Writing Scripts, reports and updating issues using our chosen issue management software
  • Perform manual testing
  • Work closely with testing leads 
Desired Skills:  
  • Good communication skills
  • Must be computer literate with an enthusiasm for IT and technology, along with an analytic mind
  • Have strong organisation and time management skills - be able to multi-task and be a problem solver
  • Must have an excellent attention to detail
  • Previous test experience or exposure to testing
  • Previous exposure to a software development language/automated testing language
  • An understanding of the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC)
  • A Technology/Maths qualification
Personal Qualities:  
  • Motivated and eager to learn
  • Ability to work as part of a team and independently
  • Must have a can-do attitude with ability to work under pressure, be enthusiastic and proactive
  • Hard working and conscientious
Desired Qualifications:  5 GCSEs grades A*-C/9-4 or equivalent (including English and maths).
Things to Consider:  


  • Company Pension
  • After 6 month probation automatically enrolled onto company health benefits scheme
  • 23 days annual per year
  • Be part of a great vibrant team!
Link to Vacancy:
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Closing Date:   19th May
Additional Information:  FusionHR support over 400 schools and businesses nationally with HR and Health & Safety Services. With a team of education specialists, along with business and legal specialists, our team offer both commercial advice and a safe pair of hands.

The Estio Training programme gives people the opportunity to get experience in the IT industry whilst still employed in a real paid job with no cost or debt.

Learners will receive six weeks of intensive training. Whilst in the workplace, apprentices will also receive continual coaching, help and guidance from a dedicated Skills Development Coach who will be there to ensure that they get the most from their work experience.

This apprenticeship will give you a Level 4 Software Tester standard with training in areas such as:

  • Functional skills, maths L2 and English L2
  • Software Development Fundamentals
  • Testing Tools (Part 1)
  • Testing Tools (Part 2)
  • Testing Concepts (Part 1)
  • Testing Concepts (Part 2)

Some of these modules will include an option to take an examination in order to receive a professional certificate.

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