Software Tester Apprenticeship: Blackpool, Leeds, Manchester or Newcastle (£27,565) & London (£31,061)
DWP. Digital with Purpose.
DWP is the UK's biggest government department. Our in-house DWP Digital teams are changing DWP products and services so they work better for the millions of people who use them.
Our engineering community is responsible for using the latest tech, tooling and thinking to make this happen.
We're growing all the time, and we have an exciting opportunity for 14 new Apprentice Software Testers to join our team.
Delivering World-Class Products: What do our software testers do?
The Software Tester's role is to discover whether an application runs as it was designed to and, if it's not working correctly, report what problems have been discovered.
A Software Tester will use their own detective skills, digital tools or computer programming to solve problems and discover if an application works correctly.
Software Testers find problems within functionality of a new application, record the evidence as to why this is not working and communicate to other members of the software development team - ultimately fixing the problem and making sure the stuff we spin up and turn out works.
Developing World-Class People: Your apprenticeship experience
Learn by doing: You'll get hands on experience of Software Testing, delivering important stuff that millions of people will use.
You'll be working alongside experienced experts, with access to coaching, mentoring and support, from your line manager and from our brilliant engineering community.
Learn by studying: you'll study towards a Level 4 Software Testing qualification, where you'll develop the skills, knowledge and behaviours you'll need in your careers.
Learn by immersion: You participate in an immersive bootcamp delivered by our chosen training provider Makers Academy, where you'll to develop your Test Engineering fundamentals, supported by experienced technical coaches throughout.
We'll give you 20% of your work time for off-the-job training to allow you to complete your apprenticeship within your working hours.
There's a lot to learn and do, so you need to be ready to be proactive, work hard and participate in the many opportunities you'll be given to showcase your skills.
During your apprenticeship you'll produce a portfolio showcasing everything you've learned, including:
To be eligible for the apprenticeship you are required to hold the following minimum eligibility criteria:
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