- NAS Reference
- Annual wage
37.50 per week
- Working Week
9am - 5:30pm, Monday to Friday.
- Date Posted
- Start Date
- Expected Duration
Now Taking Applications
- Employment Type
Higher Level Apprenticeship
THE PRODUCTIVITY GROUP
Description of Opportunity
Do you want to start a career in development or take your knowledge to the next level? This is an opportunity to learn new skills and develop existing knowledge in a challenging role with a dynamic and growing organisation.
We are searching for a highly motivated individual to work as part of our growing team.
For more information about this vacancy please contact - QA LIMITED (Ref ID: VAC001790606)
Passion to learn and succeed
Logical and creative thinking
Good problem-solving skills
Ability to demonstrate high degree of accuracy and detail
Ability to use own initiative as well as working as an effective team member
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to work efficiently in fast-paced environments on multiple projects
Good documentation skills
Level 3 Software apprenticeship, or
A Level in a STEM subject (within the Technology and Maths fields only) and successful completion of our Aptitude Test, or
BTEC Diploma in IT and successful completion of our Aptitude Test, or
A minimum of 12 months of experience within the last 24 months or 18 months in the last 36 months in an IT role.
Specific roles that are acceptable are:
IT Support roles e.g. Help Desk, First line
Software testing or any work that utilises basic coding
Any other technical job that uses IT equipment or software
Any data analytics or reporting related role
You may also have a combination of qualifications and experience which demonstrate the minimum foundation needed for the programme. In this instance you could still be considered for the programme. The learners would still be required to successfully pass the Aptitude Test at first attempt.
If you hold international equivalents of the above qualifications, at the time of your application you must be able to provide an official document that states how your international qualifications compare to the UK qualifications.
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Desirable, but not essential experience: [having any of the following will be highly beneficial]
Knowledge of programming principles and ubiquitous development languages (Python, NodeJS, PHP).
Knowledge of CMS frameworks such as Django
Knowledge of working on cloud platforms especially AWS
A good understanding of database engines such as MySQL and Postgres.
Knowledge of implementing Data Tracking codes such as Google Analytics
Experience of working in various size development teams.
Aware of agile principles and associated work methods (e.g. sprints, scrums, etc).
Knowledge of running SQL queries on data tables
QA’s apprenticeships are funded by the Education & Skills Funding Agency (ESFA), an executive agency of the Department for Education.
To be eligible for a Government funded apprenticeship you must have lived in the UK or European Economic Area (EEA) for the last 3 consecutive years.
92% of QA Apprentices secure permanent employment after finishing their apprenticeship. Additionally there may be opportunities to undertake further apprenticeship training as many of our programs offer on-going development tracks.
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We deliver support through our flagship programmes which provide tailored, in-depth support, as well as through our website where we provide business leaders with the inspiration, resources, and guidance to move forward.
We publish research and studies from the frontline of small business, helping improve the understanding of what businesses need. Our campaigns spread awareness of the productivity movement, demonstrating the benefits, and tackling information gaps and fixed mindsets.