QA Tester Apprenticeship

  • CVL
  • Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, UK
  • Sep 09, 2016
QA Tester

Job Description

This is fantastic opportunity for an ambitious individual to join an exciting and vibrant company and have the opportunity to work with experienced employees and develop your future career. You will be working for... A Software Development Company based in Newcastle upon Tyne. The employer is looking to give young people the freedom to express their talents and investigate technology. Be part of QA’s 10k in Tech and add yourself to the UK’s tech explosion! In this job you will... - Test software applications - Ensure quality software is produced - Participate in the company culture of self-learning, knowledge sharing and continuous improvement The successful candidate will be working alongside, and learn from, other testers who provide dedicated QA resource to development teams. Your training will... Start with a 12-14 month IT apprenticeship, which consists of training in small groups and work based assessment, covering: Object-oriented programming (OOP), SQL data modelling, Web and systems development, Event-driven programming. You will gain City & Guilds Level 3 qualifications in IT Systems & Principles and IT Professional Competence, as well as a Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) in software development fundamentals. This fantastic opportunity can potentially lead to you earning £40k in the IT sector. Who should apply… - Someone who has a keen interest in technology and computing - Someone who has strong communication skills, both written and verbal - Someone who is confident, motivated and organised - Someone who ideally has 7 GCSE’s ( C grade and above) including English and Maths What happens when I complete my apprenticeship… 92% of QA Apprentices secure permanent employment after finishing their IT apprenticeship.Additionally may be opportunities to undertake further learning such as Higher apprenticeships. It only takes a minute to apply for a IT Software apprenticeship with QA and begin your IT Software career with great prospects today. QA’s apprenticeship programmes are part-funded by ESF. The ESF is Europe’s main instrument for supporting jobs, helping people get better jobs and ensuring fairer job opportunities for all EU citizens