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L4 Software Tester Apprentice (AN Computing Ltd)

Estio Training
L20 8LZ, Bootle
£16,000 Per Annum
Closing date
5 Dec 2023

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Role Type
Start Date
18-24 months

Job Details

Level 4 Software Tester

Weekly Hours Worked – Monday to Friday 9am-5pm – Hybrid working available

About the company:

We are An Computing. Our software services range from technology consulting and business analysis to QA, application maintenance and solution integration. Our integrated service lines have been shaped by nearly a half decade of delivering value to our customers and are built on a deep understanding of business needs and market trends, along with the technology expertise and software industry best practices.

At AN Computing, we offer efficient IT solutions that evolve with your company’s needs. We can offer companies individualized software solutions on any scale because we know how to utilize the powers of different technologies and integrate them seamlessly.

Job Description:

AN Computing is looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Software Tester Apprentice to join their growing team based in Liverpool.

Your duties and responsibilities in this role will consist of:

  • Collaborate with the project team to understand project requirements and objectives. Develop detailed test plans that outline the scope, test objectives, and test strategies.
  • Create and maintain comprehensive test cases, test scripts, and test data that cover various aspects of the software, including functionality, performance, security, and usability.
  • Execute test cases and record test results systematically. Identify defects, track them in a defect tracking system, and work with developers to ensure timely resolution.
  • Conduct regression testing to verify that software changes and updates do not introduce new defects or negatively impact existing functionality.
  • Contribute to test automation efforts by creating and maintaining automated test scripts using relevant tools and frameworks.
  • Maintain detailed documentation of test plans, test cases, and test results. Ensure that testing processes are well-documented and easily accessible to team members.
  • Actively participate in code reviews and provide feedback to developers regarding code quality and potential issues.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including developers, product managers, and business analysts, end users, to ensure a shared understanding of project requirements and quality goals.
  • Stay updated on industry best practices and emerging testing methodologies. Suggest process improvements to enhance the overall quality assurance process.
  • Generate and distribute test reports to project stakeholders, including management, to communicate the status of testing efforts and any identified issues.


  • 5 GCSEs grades A*-C/9-4 or equivalent (including English Language and Maths)

Skills Required:

  • Critical thinker and problem-solving skills.
  • Team player with great interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Good organizational skills and detail-oriented mindset.
  • Fluent in both written and spoken English.

Personal qualities:

  • Confidence.
  • Strong motivation.
  • Organised, good timekeeping, attention to detail.
  • An ability and desire to learn new skills quickly.
  • Genuine passion for technology and desire to build a career in this area.

Future prospects:

The role offers long term security and the opportunity to progress into a permanent position.

Training to be provided:

Estio apprenticeship training programmes are delivered virtually by our fully qualified and industry experienced training team. Using their expert knowledge, we’ve purposefully built our programmes around the real-world use of modern technology, so that the skills we create can be directly applied in the workplace.

Throughout the apprenticeship learners receive coaching, help and guidance from a dedicated team who are there to ensure they get the most from their work experience.

Successful completion of this apprenticeship gives you an accredited Level 4 Software Tester, with training in how to:

  • Ensure that the software used within your business operates as intended.
  • Design and prepare test plans and conduct software testing as appropriate to ensure your software is fit for purpose.
  • Collect and interpret the results of testing and make appropriate recommendations.
  • Understand the software lifecycle and apply software development practices.
  • Document and report test results.
  • Store, manage and share test data in a secure manner.

For a full list of programme modules visit:


We are an IT and Digital apprenticeship provider, specialising in bringing high quality training to digital apprenticeships across England. We offer level 3 and 4 apprenticeships in IT, Software Development, Software Testing, Cyber Security, Data Analysis, Digital Marketing and Business Analysis.

We bring people together: we partner with employers to create digital apprenticeship opportunities, and work hard to find the talent to fill these roles.
We bring new skills to the nation: our trainers have all worked within the industry, so they’re the best people to transfer the skills you need.

We help you start your dream career: our digital apprenticeships provide you with the skills and qualifications, as well as the experience, you’ll need to kickstart your career in an industry you love

Company info
01133 500 333
Estio Training
Leeds House
2 New Lane
LS11 5EB

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