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We are looking to recruit a Software Tester apprentice to join our friendly team based in Sheffield.
As a software tester apprentice at Irwin Mitchell, your role will encompass the planning, designing, and execution of comprehensive testing to ensure the quality and reliability of our software products.
Your primary responsibility will be to meticulously plan, design, and execute tests in close collaboration with our product teams. This will involve gaining a deep understanding of project requirements and objectives.
Depending on project requirements, you will also get involved in the development and maintenance of automated test scripts.
What you’ll be doing
Who is it for?
This apprenticeship is perfect for someone who is looking to begin a career within the software testing arena. This apprenticeship is a great alternative to university as it provides you with the chance to earn whilst you learn.
What we’re looking for
What will I study?
Given the nature of the role, you will be working with Estio who are our training provider and they will provide full study support for this apprenticeship. This is an apprenticeship opportunity and following completion; you will also obtain the Level 4 Software Tester Apprenticeship qualification and apprenticeship badge of honour which is recognised by the British Computer Society . You can find more details on this programme by clicking on this link Software Tester Apprenticeship | Estio.
What are the entry requirements?
You’ll need 5 GCSEs at grade A* to C or 9 to 4 (or equivalent), including Maths and English. You’ll also need at least 3 A Levels (or equivalent) at Grade C or above (excluding General Studies) in order to meet the minimum academic requirements needed to complete this apprenticeship.
If you have a law degree, you are unable to apply for this apprenticeship however you could apply for a Training Contract with us. Visit our Early Careers Recruitment website for more information.
Our apprentices receive a full benefits package including:
We also offer a huge number of well-being initiatives to encourage positive mental health both in and out of the workplace as well as flexible working options to ensure that you are fully supported to work the way that best suits you. We’re committed to being a diverse and inclusive workplace where our colleagues can flourish. We have a range of groups to celebrate our people across sexuality, disability, age, gender and culture.
As part of the Irwin Mitchell Group’s on-boarding process all successful applicants are required to complete the group’s employment screening process. This process helps to ensure that all new employees meet our standards in relation to honesty and integrity therefore protecting the interests of the Group, existing employees, clients, partners and other stakeholders.
The background checks made will establish your eligibility to work in the UK, and criminal record check and financial checks with a credit reference agency will also be undertaken.
The employment screening process will fully comply with Data Protection and other applicable laws.
Irwin Mitchell LLP is an equal opportunity employer.
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