Software Tester Higher

The aim of this apprenticeship is to provide the skills and knowledge required of a successful software tester. The primary role of a software tester is to ensure that software operates as intended. This is achieved through detailed design and testing of software. Learners develop an understanding of preparing test plans and conducting accurate software testing, while completing documentation and reporting of test activities. The software development lifecycle and software development practices are covered within the apprenticeship to provide a sound base of knowledge.

This programme is at Level 4.

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Job Roles:

This apprenticeship will help you fill roles such as:

  • Software Tester
  • Test Analyst
  • Quality Assurance Tester
  • Automation Tester
  • Configuration Technician
Course Content:

The modules your apprentice will complete as part of this apprenticeship are:

  • Systems Development Lifecycle
  • Software Applications Testing
  • ISTQB Certified Tester Foundation
  • Design an effective Web User experience
  • External Assessment, Synoptic Project and Overview

The training is delivered using a variety of methods, including Online Live, workshops and self study. Apprentice’s will receive monthly contact through our virtual assessing.The assessor will carry out a full progress review every 8 weeks and a feedback action plan every 8 weeks, meaning the types of contact will alternate through the programme. Courses will run typically every 5-8 weeks, and the order of the modules can be subject to change.

The exams associated with the apprenticeship standard programmes will be delivered in the nearest test centre. This programme includes 1 mandatory exam that the apprentice needs to pass in order to complete and achieve the apprenticeship.

Duration: 18 Months | Training 4 Weeks
Training Method: Online Live and Workshops

Baltic Training do not deliver training in isolation. In addition to the experience gained through meaningful employment the apprentice will develop key business skills which will strengthen their employability within any chosen path.