Annual wage £10,400.00 Working week Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5:30pm Total hours per week: 40.00 Apprenticeship duration 24 months Possible start date 05 Mar 2018 Date posted 15 Dec 2017 Distance 98.2 miles Apprenticeship level Higher Level Apprenticeship Reference number VAC001343514 Positions 1 available
Requirements and prospects Desired skills
Prior software testing experience is ideal, but not mandatory, and a hard-working and methodical work ethic is of high importance.
- We are looking for someone who will quickly adapt to our current testing procedures; is really keen to learn and willing to take on new challenges
- Time and workload management skills
- Excellent organisational, communication and people skills
- Be computer literate with experience in scripting / programming and have a passion for technology
- Attention to detail
- Able to take a methodical and logical approach to work
- Ability to learn quickly and work within a rapid development environment
- Desire and creativity to push the limits of a product and search for faults
- Experience in MS Office and familiarity with more than one operating system (Windows, Linux, MacOS)
- An enthusiastic and professional attitude and commitment to learning new skills.
• Must have completed a Level 3 Software Development Apprenticeship with QA
• Or a matching qualification with another training provider
• A Levels at grade C or above in either Computing, Electronics and /or a numerate subject
Future prospects 92% of QA Apprentices secure permanent employment after finishing their apprenticeship. Additionally there may be opportunities to undertake further apprenticeship training as many of our programmes offer on-going development tracks. Things to consider Working week • Competitive salary - from £200 per week upwards, depending on skills and experience Benefits & Future Prospects: The company will invest in a full training and development plan for the successful candidates to increase their knowledge of our products and the languages we work with. Important Information “QA's Apprenticeship programmes may be funded in part by the European Union through the European Social Fund, which supports the development of employment opportunities and a skilled workforce.” The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year. Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year. The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over. Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).