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The primary role of a Software Tester is to ensure that software operates as intended. Testers typically design and prepare test plans and conduct software testing as appropriate to ensure that software is fit for purpose.

They document and report the results of testing activities. They have a good understanding of the software lifecycle and software development practices.

  • What will I learn?

    You will learn how to plan, design and deliver a range of test strategies, plans and scripts on software applications (including desktop, web, mobile, embedded, mainframe) and how to log and report on these in a range of environments.

  • How will I be assessed?

    End Point Assessment, ongoing support through the programme to complete assessments and tasks.

  • Entry Requirements

    4/C or above in GCSE English and Maths.

  • Progression & Career Opportunities

    This Apprenticeship can lead to a Degree Apprenticeship or a career as a Software Tester.

  • Cost of Study

    All course fees associated with Apprenticeships are paid by the employer. If your employer pays into the Apprenticeship Levy your fees will be paid through this process.

  • Additional Information

    As part of the Level 4 Software Tester youll be registered as a member with the British Computer Society and be on a fast track to a range of industry recognised qualifications, in demand by employers including: ISTQB Software Testing Foundation / Level 4 Apprenticeship (equivalent to a Foundation Degree) / Microsoft Technical Associate in HTML CSS and Javascript / Microsoft Technical Associate in C# / British Computer Society Development Essentials / Microsoft Office Certifications in Word, Excel, PowerPoint.

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Course Details

Qualification Level Apprenticeship
Study Mode Apprenticeships
Start Date Rolling programme
Duration Approx 96 Weeks
Course Code WST4SOFT/DN-1
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