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    Job Summary
  • Salary
    £150 (per week)
  • Location
    York
  • Sector
    Technology Level 3
  • Duration
    12 Months
  • 1 Position Available
  • Closing Date
    31st January 2017
    EMPLOYER
  • Employer Name
    PureNet Solutions Limited
  • Distance from acadmey
    • 4.4 Miles
    • 16 Minutes
  • Address
    Great North Way, Nether Poppleton YO26 6RB, United Kingdom

Job Description

We are currently seeking a Software Tester Apprentice to join our established Software Testing team at PureNet Solutions. if you are unsure of your career path, a Software Testing role is a good opportunity to develop your skills.

Reporting to the Software Development Manager and working under the guidance of the Lead Software Tester, during your Apprenticeship, you will:

  • Learn how a software company builds web sites which allow businesses to trade online
  • Learn how to interpret requirements documentation and generate tests to run through
  • Work with leading UK online brands and help us deliver to help them deliver
  • Use the latest browsers and mobile devices to find bugs before clients find these

If you are unsure of your career path, a Software Testing role is a good opportunity to expose yourself rapidly to technology and work with technical professionals.  We wish you to act as a user (and yourself) to help define solutions to client problems and find the software bugs before clients do!

We have a variety of clients from small to large, local to world famous with projects that range from simple to highly complex.  This is an excellent time to join a vibrant company as we are growing fast and there are plenty of opportunities to grow within the company.

Skills required:

  • Demonstrable study within an IT based subject
  • A-C grade in either Mathematics and/or Computer Studies / ICT

Skills desired:

  • Good communication, team working and social skills
  • Ability to work effectively both individually and as part of a small team
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • An understanding of popular browsers across a range of tablets, phone and desktops.

Working Week

Mon-Thurs 9am-5pm Friday 9am-4.30pm 37 hrs pw

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Requirements & Prospects

Qualifications

Ideally a minimum 4 GCSE’s C and above Including Maths, English and ICT (or equivalents)

Desired Skills

Demonstrable study within an IT based subject
A-C grade in either Mathematics and/or Computer Studies / ICT

Personal Qualities

Good communication, team working and social skills
• Ability to work effectively both individually and as part of a small team
• Excellent attention to detail
• An understanding of popular browsers across a range of tablets, phone and desktops.

Future Prospects

Progressions could be that the successful apprentice can apply for a full time role with PureNet or apply for a Level 4 apprenticeship if they are available at the time. There is no automatic progression from the apprenticeship.

    TRAINING
  • Apprenticeship Length
    12 Months
  • Training Provider
    Aspire Achieve Advance Ltd
  • Academy Location
    York

Training

Throughout the duration of your Apprenticeship you will be required to attend the 3aaa Technology Academy in York for up to 12 weeks on a block release basis for structured training. The remainder of your training will be completed in the workplace with your Employer. You will work towards a Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship for IT, Software, Web and Telecoms Professionals. The qualifications consist of:
• Edexcel Advanced Apprenticeship in IT, Software, Web and Telecoms
• L3 Diploma in ICT Professional Competence
• L3 Extended Diploma in ICT Systems and Principles
• Level 2 Functional Skills English, Maths, ICT (if applicable)

Qualification Gained

Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3)